In a forum post just a few days ago, the team behind the 3DS's new homebrew application revealed the requirement for installing it: a copy of the 3DS puzzle-platformer Cubic Ninja. It appears that, in a similar vein to the way Project M launches from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, developers can exploit Cubic Ninja's custom stage loading procedure to execute custom code. For many, this incredibly low barrier to entry (before the announcement, you could find copies for just under $2) was a wonderful sign of things to come. Unfortunately, this luck was not made to last.
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