Ex: Nintendo has won a major victory in the Netherlands against retailers that sold R4 cards for the DS and Wii mod chips.
Yarrrr! 'Twas a good run matey but alas the law be all over me booty.
ROFL Bubbles for you
lol! Nice one! Bb On topic: I cant find a valid theory for this but I actually think that piracy helps a console to succeed! I mean, every major console that can be hacked or modded always enjoys the top spots in either hardware and software charts. Look at the PS2! Every store and every person I know knew that it was possible to mod it in order to play pirate games. And look where it took the PS2! The most pirated console ever!
im pretty shure piracy doesnt help it, just look at the psp.
Good to see Nintendo winning against illegal copiers, I pay so should they
seriously, it's lame that some people get games for free
It's not really. I nearly can 100% assure you you'd be doing it if you had the ability too.
no its great. why pay when i can get every goo ds game on my micro sd card for free?? and dont sayabout supporting publishers they still make their billions
And still i dont do it... i find it morally wrong... and since gamemakers work their asses off (except for activision maybe) i find it unfair to STEAL something they put so many hours working on...
Matthew lol...you live in your own little world dont you.
Lf_sIcKmAn another person comparing stealing to piracy When you steal a car that person is without car when you download anything music,games,movies no one is left without this not stealing. most pirates will not buy most of the games they download so publisher are not losing money most of time. No one can justify piracy because its wrong but it's not stealing.
you wouldnt mind if you spent 4 years of your life working on something and then people just DOWNLOAD it for free and you wouldnt get a single cent? I don't know about you but most of those people have families to attend to... it is STEALING your hard work... nothing else to it... In a perfect world there would be no money and everything would be free... I wouldnt mind still playing old little NES but in HD... Message here is dont be selfish... and truly support the games you like by PAYING for them... Uncharted 2 and Infamous 2 and Gran Turismo 5 are perfect examples of what happens when you do support companies by buying their games...
Nintendo didn't win against the illegal copiers, they beat the guys who supply the means for the pirates to do what they do. This just cut down the sales of R4 cards, but probably wont have any affect on those that pirate and play DS games on their PCs.
This is called victory? What a laugh. Prevention is better than cure.
why were companies allowed to sell products like that to begin with?
Because Nintendo can't dictate what products can and can't be sold on the global market.
With out it,DS well never reach 60m sale,and yes i had one like most of people i know.
I am pretty sure DS sold more than 60 mil. But take that with a grain of salt.
N4G is a community of gamers posting and discussing the latest game news. It’s part of NewsBoiler, a network of social news sites covering today’s pop culture.