Nintendo And Japanese Game Companies Win $944K Worth Of Damages In R4 Piracy Lawsuit

Nintendo has announced that it has won a considerable amount of damages in its continuing legal battle against R4 sellers. In a statement released today, a Tokyo court ruled that two major R4 distributors must pay Nintendo and 49 other Japanese gaming companies - Square Enix, Capcom, Konami, amongst others - a total of 95,625,000 yen, … Continue reading Nintendo And Japanese Game Companies Win $944K Worth Of Damages In R4 Piracy Lawsuit

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Nintendo Plans To Hunt Down Video Game Pirates And Block File Sharing Websites

Nintendo has urged the U.S. Trade Representative to put pressure on countries where pirating of its video games are rife. Nintendo says that its suffering huge losses due to the increasing amount of online piracy. The company also says that it wants certain file sharing websites to be blocked so that consumers can't get hold of … Continue reading Nintendo Plans To Hunt Down Video Game Pirates And Block File Sharing Websites

Nintendo Wii: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Is The Most Pirated Wii Game Of 2010

The sublime Super Mario Galaxy 2 has taken the accolade for most pirated Nintendo Wii game of 2010 according to TorrentFreak with over 1,470,00 downloads served. 1: Super Mario Galaxy 2 (May 2010) - 1,470,000 downloads 2: Wii Party (October 2010) - 1,220,000 downloads 3: Donkey Kong Country Returns (November 2010) - 920,000 downloads 4: … Continue reading Nintendo Wii: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Is The Most Pirated Wii Game Of 2010

Nintendo Wii: The Nintendo Wii Is The Most Pirated Games Console

Online gaming publication CVG is reporting that the Nintendo Wii is the most pirated games console with an incredible 25,770 torrents, versus 24,240 torrents for 'PlayStation' and 24,108 for Xbox 360. PC: 113,624 available torrents PSP: 31,742 available torrents Wii: 25,770 available torrents PS3: 24,240 available torrents X360: 24,108 available torrents DS: 18,714 available torrents Source   … Continue reading Nintendo Wii: The Nintendo Wii Is The Most Pirated Games Console

Nintendo: We Can’t Blame Piracy For Poor Software Sales

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has told investors that the company can't solely blame poor software sales on rampant piracy. "I do not think we should attribute bad software sales solely to piracy" "It is true there is always the influence of piracy, but it is important for us to increase the number of our consumers who … Continue reading Nintendo: We Can’t Blame Piracy For Poor Software Sales

Nintendo DS: Nintendo Blocks Flash Carts Via DSi Firmware Update

Nintendo have taken further steps to reduce piracy on the Nintendo DSi by providing a firmware update that effectively blocks the majority of flash carts that are readily available for the popular handheld. The 1.4.1U update provides a number of system related fixes but according to numerous gaming publications the firmware update goes one step further and prevents … Continue reading Nintendo DS: Nintendo Blocks Flash Carts Via DSi Firmware Update

Nintendo 3DS: Nintendo 3DS Piracy Prevention Is ‘Too Sophisticated’

Nintendo have informed games developers that their anti-piracy measures for the 3DS are extremely sophisticated. Ian Curran, THQ's executive Vice President of Global Publishing, has been informed that the piracy prevention methods for the Nintendo 3DS are extremely sophisticated in comparison to the Nintendo DS. "The problem with the DS market in the last few years, particularly with the DS … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS: Nintendo 3DS Piracy Prevention Is ‘Too Sophisticated’