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Topic: 3DSWare is the wrong name?

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LordTendoboy

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1. Posted:

Why do people call it 3DSWare? Nintendo doesn't even have an official name for 3DS downloadable titles.

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Hokori

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2. Posted:

yes but the Trademarked the name a while back

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Noire

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3. Posted:

I'm pretty sure it's because

tendoboy1984 wrote:

Nintendo doesn't even have an official name for 3DS downloadable titles

and it's easier to just follow the conventions.

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Cipher

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4. Posted:

@SuperOtaku Nintendo trademarks a lot of things. They trademarkes 3DSWare and Nintendo 3DSWare but they've never used them and have actually gone on record to say that it's not the correct name.

The correct name, as stated on the Nintendo UK website and in places on Nintendo eShop, is Nintendo 3DS Download Software.

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LordTendoboy

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5. Posted:

MechaPhoenix wrote:

I'm pretty sure it's because

tendoboy1984 wrote:

Nintendo doesn't even have an official name for 3DS downloadable titles

and it's easier to just follow the conventions.

True

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6. Posted:

Cipher wrote:

@SuperOtaku Nintendo trademarks a lot of things. They trademarkes 3DSWare and Nintendo 3DSWare but they've never used them and have actually gone on record to say that it's not the correct name.

The correct name, as stated on the Nintendo UK website and in places on Nintendo eShop, is Nintendo 3DS Download Software.

Those trademarks also prevent others from using the names.

Also, @tendoboy, the same reason why people refer to new systems as "System2", such as "Wii 2" before it was named Wii U. 3DSware distinguishes original 3DS download titles from VC or DSiware games and like Phoenix said it's easier to follow

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Noire

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7. Posted:

tendoboy1984 wrote:

True

And now for the troll part of this presentation.

You're AGREEING with me?! Aren't you just supposed to argue a point for no legitimate reason!!!!

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LordTendoboy

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8. Posted:

MechaPhoenix wrote:

tendoboy1984 wrote:

True

And now for the troll part of this presentation.

You're AGREEING with me?! Aren't you just supposed to argue a point for no legitimate reason!!!!

Um yeah. You made a point and I agree with it. Until Nintendo comes up with an official name, we will just have to stick with calling them "3DSWare". And I highly doubt there ever will be an official name, other than "3DS Downloadable Software".

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9. Posted:

glad to see you've come to a conclusion on your own, tendoboy. :3

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