R4 card archive

  • Nintendo 3DS R4 card could prevent resale
    Gaming

    Nintendo 3DS R4 card could prevent resale

    By 9 March 2011

    Nintendo is combating piracy on its 3DS handheld games console through a new system in the bowels of the device. It is understood that the new machine logs all activity, including the use of illegal or hacked cards and flash carts, including the R4 card...

  • VIDEO: Nintendo 3DS R4 flash card hack
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Nintendo 3DS R4 flash card hack

    By 28 February 2011

    The Nintendo 3DS isn't even out yet here in the UK, or on the other side of the pond, and has only been available in Japan for a couple of days - but that hasn't stopped hackers from wielding their naughty powers on it already. And whilst this video doesn't...

  • UK renders Nintendo DS R4 cards illegal
    Gaming

    UK renders Nintendo DS R4 cards illegal

    By 29 July 2010

    The London High Court has ruled against game importer Playables Limited, for the import of the infamous R4 (Revolution for DS) cards, which are primarily used to play pirated games on Nintendo's handheld consoles. While they also allow custom, legal code...