Tag: Region Free

  • News Hacker Produces Region Free Exploit for Current New Nintendo 3DS System Version

    New 'stability' update no doubt on the way

    Though the DS days of mass hacking and playable ROMS through common R4 cards are a thing of the past - to the relief of developers and publishers - there are still those that mod the 3DS for niche purposes. Such has been Nintendo's aggressive approach to firmware updates to lock out exploits, any attempts...

  • News 3DS Region-Free Hack is Hacked by Hackers

    Irony goes into overdrive

    Not so long ago we reported on a hack that utilises a flashcard and edits to a launcher to enable a 3DS to play legitimate cartridges region-free. Intriguingly, the tweak made the launcher itself unable to play ROMS and illegal game copies, but did mean a 3DS could run games from anywhere in the world, though admittedly...

  • News 3DS Hack Removes Region Locking For Retail Cartridges

    Plays legit cartridges only

    It's no secret that some gamers would like Nintendo to drop its region locking policy, especially in light of major rivals doing just that with their latest systems. It's not a simple argument, as Nintendo has legitimate reasons and the demand for playing games from other regions is probably, when all is said and done,...