Earlier this month, a hacker discovered that an old Nintendo game from 2011, called "Cubic Ninja," could be used to hack into the company's handheld game system, the 3DS. Using the game, hackers could install "homebrew" software onto the 3DS. Show More Summary
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Jordan “Smealum” Rabet and a team of fellow hackers have finally relased the first exploit that allows homebrew applications to run on any Nintendo 3DS model. Called Ninjhax, the software takes advantage of a previously obscure …
The likes of Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft have gotten better over the years at securing the consoles from external modification, though persistence (and a bit of smarts) can get you a long way. The PS3 eventually fell thanks to some determination and now the Nintendo 3DS has been hacked, so to speak, allowing users to run unsigned code on the platform. More »
Nintendo has always been very wary about allowing independent and homebrew developers making games for their consoles, and the 3DS is no exception. It’s locked down, and a few 3DS and console hackers have spent years searching for a method that will easily allow anyone to run unsigned code. Show More Summary
A bug in obscure 2011 game Cubic Ninja has provided the key for hacking and running code on the Nintendo 3DS handheld console.
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It’s been well over 3 years since the Nintendo 3DS hit the shelves — and in that time, the device has proven itself remarkably resistant to hacking and modification. Until now. This evening, a hacker going by Smealum released an exploit that seems to allow 3DS owners to run unauthorized code — or “homebrew”, as it’s known — on their devices. Read More
Nintendo is releasing the same game twice in one year, and its fans couldn't be happier Super Smash Bros. is out on the Wii U Friday, after inhabiting the 3DS for two months. The 3DS version was, in effect, an amuse-bouche for fans,Show More Summary
During its Nintendo Direct online event on Wednesday afternoon, Nintendo announced the classic N64 game "The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask" will be remade on the Nintendo 3DS, the company's 3D handheld console. For those unfamiliar with the game, "Majora's Mask" was by far one of the darker "Zelda" games ever created by Nintendo. Show More Summary
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Late 1990s Nintendo classic The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is getting a fresh remake for the 3DS handheld next year, Nintendo announced Wednesday afternoon. The Nintendo 64 title told a story of Link quite different than other Zelda titles. Show More Summary
Oh, so a head-scratching leak from Target wasn't enough to convince you? That's fair, how about something a bit more concrete? Nintendo just revealed in its most recent Nintendo Direct stream that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is indeed getting...
Were you one of those kids who never got to play Zelda: Majora’s Mask for the Nintendo 64 because it required that damned expansion pack? Good news! Because everything old is new again, Majora’s Mask is coming back to the shelves 14 years later — but this time, it’s being remade for the Nintendo 3DS. Fans of the series have been clamoring for a remake for years. Hopes… Read More
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Nintendo's original 3D handheld launched in 2011 and three years is a seriously long time in tech -- especially for Nintendo. Fortunately, it's been a hit -- over 44 million units sold so far -- following a tradition of handheld console leadership...