Nintendo blocks flashcarts on Wii and DSi

Nintendo blocks flashcarts on Wii and DSi

Sep 10, 2010

Contributing to the piracy prevention buzz currently circling consoles, Nintendo has waded back into the ring and stepped on the toes of the homebrew and software piracy scene with a new firmware update that has stopped flashcarts from working on the DSi and Wii. The update was released on Tuesday with the official purpose being behind the scenes performance...

Modified Xbox 360s get hit with the ban stick

Modified Xbox 360s get hit with the ban stick

Nov 12, 2009

Xbox 360 owners who have modified their consoles to play pirated games are no longer just on Father Christmas’ naughty list, but also on Microsoft’s. The modified consoles have been permanently banned from Xbox Live, possibly affecting as many as one million users according to the Guardian. Microsoft has just given the figure of ‘a small percentage’...