This weekend, an alleged affiliate of Japanese peripheral manufacturer Keys Factory posted a very juicy tweet which instructed followers to check out the company’s line of 11 3DS accessories, due to launch simultaneously with the system on November 20th. Was it really an unintentional slip? You’d think that anyone would know not to post sensitive, potentially NDA-covered information in a public place, no matter how small and low-trafficked it may seem.
Above: Be careful what you tweet, your reveal of sensitive release date information could be retweeted well over 100 times within hours
The tweet itself has since disappeared… along with the entire account associated with the alleged developer. Yowza. Did Nintendo Japan flex their legal muscle to take this down? Or did "Nocchisan" realize that he might have just committed a terrible (and perhaps lawsuit-worthy) mistake? In spite of whatever went down, we’ll likely find out if this release date is the real deal later this week at Tokyo Game Show.
Sep 13, 2010
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