Nintendo 3DS hacker uses obscure game to crack its previously impenetrable security

Shawn Knight

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Nintendo's 3DS has been on the market for what's coming up on four years now yet somehow, modding enthusiasts have been unable to find a pure software hack that allows the portable console to run homebrew games.
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RustyTech

Cuz no one cares about DS, otherwise it would have been hacked in 24 hours.
 

Skidmarksdeluxe

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Cuz no one cares about DS, otherwise it would have been hacked in 24 hours.
It's true that not many people care about the 3DS but it must've been difficult to crack because no matter how obscure or unloved a platform is it will quickly be hacked because that's what gives hackers their fix.
 

Kibaruk

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Cuz no one cares about DS, otherwise it would have been hacked in 24 hours.
It's like saying that no one would care about PS4 because you are a pc gamer, it's only your opinion and no fact at all. I've seen great mods on older DSs.
 

SNGX1275

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It's true that not many people care about the 3DS but it must've been difficult to crack because no matter how obscure or unloved a platform is it will quickly be hacked because that's what gives hackers their fix.
Unfortunately not true for AppleTV 3rd Generation. March 2012 release date, so maybe there is still some hope.