Nintendo believes that all-new anti-piracy tech in 3DS will be foolproof to cracks from illegal downloaders.
i'll believe it when 3-4 years had passed from its release.
agreed. If Nintendo really does claim they combated piracy on DSi successfully then they are EXTREMELY wrong. I know many people with DSi and flashcart.
However you can only play in standard DS mode. You can't play any DSi exclusive games or use DSi exclusive features. The extra DSi stuff is protected but you are right that it isn't fully protected.
If it can be ENCODED, then it can be DECODED...that is, unless it's impossible to decode, like md5 hashes. The reason piracy is ACTUALLY a problem is because of export laws when it comes to encryption. If they really wanted to prevent piracy, they'd fix those laws.
md5 hashes have been décoded since long ... salted md5 hases are another thing ....
Hope wii and xbox does learn from ps3 this time, adopt the holy fcking blu-ray and eradicate pirates once for all...make them buy games, those cheap asses. Thinking what nintendo is going to do with the 3DS, since they mentioned games could be installed, lets see how would they fight the fact of people just taking borrowed some friend's games and isntalling them...uala Disagree, lol, delicious when your tiny little download for free world dissipate...
the blu ray has nothing to do with the ps3's own protection . You realize every blu ray movie is only , along with every ps3 game iso (even if those arent really useful) The ps3 would be as protected with a dvd player instead if they chose too .
Yea, patents that have recently surfaced have shown that the PS3 is using several keys to stop code from executing. You need 1 to decode the other and so on.
I'm a pirate.. Arr! that was lame.
hahahaha bubble up sir.
You should try the DSTWO card. Its the only card ever with its own CPU to speed up emulation of snes games and stuff, it also has upgradable firmware like every month also, I can even update my DSI-XL and nothing can stop it. I love it with my 8gig card.
Looks like a job for Geo Hot. Although his hack of the PS3 was halted and he never did make the custom firmware he promised.
What ever happened to Dark_AleX. He was practically the entire PSP hacking scene and he was messing around with the PS3 and then disappeared out of no where.
Sony ninja's took him out
The rumors were 1 of 4 Sony Killed him Sony Jailed him Sony Hired him he used his skills to flee and live in hdiding but i think he works for sony. But Nintendo should know nothing is 100% if its made with a computer it can be cracked with a computer some how in some shape or form. i give it 7months :]. but ill have 20 3DS games by then
Dark_Alex was never responsible for hacking the PSP. He just created the custom firmware after it had already been hacked and running Homebrew Enablers. (Not to understate that accomplishment.)
for starters he never said something serious about ps3 , only that once upon a time he was considering it ... the rest is the rumor posting him as a potential savior . He basically gave up on the psp scene , and didnt even really started on the ps3 one
While i hope they are right, i still think there will be a huge attempt to hack the machine.
See it this way, if the 3D effect is set to only be used with the Cartridge plugged, then there is not way to pirate these games and give the full experience, yes the 3DS is what make that possible, but the game has to be essentially designed for that, let see if they can learn from all this. Can't wait to the era were pirate will be eradicate from this dying industry...just look at the psp, we would have had some god gems ported from the DS but seeing as the pirates or user download games more than them buy it, no way that would ever happen.
As long as there is a product to hack, there will be hackers. And since this thing's going to sell like hotcakes, there will be a huge interest to hack it.
And once it gets hacked, hardware sales will skyrocket while software sales will plummet.
I dont think sales will plummet Hardware will be through the roof but Quality games will still sell. Also to note piracy laws are getting tighter even if the system is hacked the games can have some sophisticated encryption
lol I give it a week. Hackers are going to be one this like a fat guy on a doughnut, almost every single homebrew developer is going to want to make their own 3D apps. The only realy way to stop piracy is cloud gaming.
It will take a week for it to be fully pirated.
I'd put money down on it taking a few months. It'll need games worth pirating beyond doing it just for sport.
but you never ever ever ever ever ever ever ever say your device is hack-proof. some people take that as a challenge.
the ps3 is a prime example still being hacked to this day and the only thing geo hot can do now is make up theorys as to how to hack the ps3
if sony came out and said "hey, no one will ever hack ps3 ever" then more people than geohot would be trying to crack it. not to say it would be easy, but im sure it can be done. the only thing that i think makes hacking ps3 not worthwhile, is the file sizes of the games. gow3 is like 38gb's. who wants to sacrifice that much hdd space for one game?
but they kinda did with even legal threats . Let's not pretend there wasnt enough people or they couldnt afford a ps3 to crack it . Many tried and keep trying . Sometime you just gotta praise a job well done . And the whole the file are to big is a running gag defense at best . People constantly download pc games of now at least 2 dvds ranging from 9 to 14 gb of data . Blu ray movies rips average 15 to 20 gb and are popular .
movies are one thing, but who wants to sit while a 38gb file downloads? what you do with your own time is your business, but with my connection, i think i beat gow quicker than i couldve downloaded it. but hey to each his own.
asyouburn you are right blu rays way to big for pirates and its big put of but still think there would be CF if it was possible most hackers are not aiming for piracy more for homebrew and stuff. But if this is true then i really can see some really big franchise coming for the 3ds
i see your point and raise you a bubble
i dont think dark alex was aiming for piracy it jujst came along with the firm ware
openly challenge them (Rolls Eyes)
Can you only read 1/2 a sentence? It clearly says THQ in the title ...
"Nintendo believes that all-new anti-piracy tech in 3DS will be foolproof to cracks from illegal downloaders." Thats what they told this guy at THQ
Again, its not Nintendo saying this, its THQ! Nintendo simply said they have it in it, hardly an open challenge and hardly Nintendo saying it. Its A guy from THQ saying that there is antipiracy stuff in it. Seriously guys stop twisting things to suit your own world view.
I'll say it will take 7-14 days to hack
how much later was the ds hacked after it's release?
From the start you could play gba hacked games i think. that lead to using gba cards and the new ds flash cart in connection to run pirated stuff. then they saw you didn't need gba cards to bypass anything or something like that if i remember. its just consumers didn't pirate like they do now and it was on a low level. So it didnt gain the recognition and reputation it has now
This will be hacked in the first year or the second year of release because you all know how the ds internet is no youtube or any flash on website and the psp has all this apart from that i cant wait to get one looking every day to pre order this
Kojima such beautiful words T_T
Hope this one is different, non hackable will mean more and better games and thats a big plus for us. Lets hope they aren't too full of themselves like so many other companies who claimed "un-hackable" software/hardware.
all in time lol.
I highly doubt that. Everything gets hacked eventually.
lol ok nintendo hurting sales...how many ds's have you sold so far
well this is logic it means no 3d on PC no 3ds
they have nothing to do with each other, firstly the technology is different, and so are the games.
a very large amount of ds owners only bought a ds because it was easy to pirate games for. i cant see the 3ds selling as well as the ds if this happens.
I'm sure its only a matter of time until some ass breaks the code and stars a piracy site for the downloads.
Can be destroyed by man.
called the titanic? its unsinkable...not even GOD can sink it. lol way to give them more incentive. the ps3 has been hack and can play roms.although its much easier to play old game however. you need a blu ray burner and blu ray disks, ect... anyway, one of the ways they involuntary halter piracy is with the size. a good 2 G mirco sd card could hold what? 15 or so games. however, the 3DS has the max size of 2 Gs. i'd assume most would use about 1 to 15.Gs, so you need to buy a rather expensive micro then. TBH, you'd want a 16G or more, and those cost from $35-$100, and thats just the micro. you still would need the card itself. those can range from $12 (acekard 2i FTW) up to $50+. so to pirate them, just by guessimating, it would cost you about $60-$90 for the whole thing. although, if you were looking to pirate, i wouldn't jump on the ship too soon. r4's are well know, however, their quality has drastically gone done. theres r4 clones, and clones of clones. i'd say wait a good 2-3 years before you would buy one.
Protect us consumers against massive amounts of shovelware and I will not hack your handheld. I would say the biggest reason the average hardcore person hacked a DS is because they were tired of spending $30 and getting garbage over and over.
software no matter what kind of software can be minipulated one way or another, or it wouldn't be software. And hardware is always able to be modified.. Saying that it is anti-piracy will only bring the pirates sooner because you said that!
and it will be hacked like DS
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