Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Five-year-old Gets Nintendo 3DS for Christmas, Preloaded with Porn

by Shane McGlaun

I think most parents who go to GameStop or other places where they sell used game consoles expect those devices to have been inspected and cleaned of any digital content before being resold. It looks like in at least one case, that notion is completely incorrect.

nintendo_3ds

A man named Mark Giles recently purchased a used Nintendo 3DS for his son from a GameStop in Colorado.┬áThe boy, who is five years old, began playing with his new console only to discover that it came preloaded with nine pornographic images. Apparently, the person who traded the console in at GameStop hadn’t bothered to clean the photography from the memory and GameStop didn’t bother to check before reselling the console.

GameStop issued an official statement that says the company has official policies on refurbishing used items before selling them. However, the company admits that sometimes devices slip through. The man was given a brand-new 3DS console for his son along with some games. However, he says that the damage has been done and that his son can’t unsee the images.

This certainly wouldn’t be the first time that a device was resold with somebody else’s content on it, and it surely won’t be the last.

[via Fark via Huffington Post]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (1):

  1. greg says:

    The 3ds is for children over the age of 6 and up. What a horrible parent. This kids eyes will be ruined due to the 3d screen.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

R2-D2 Bento Box: May the Lunch Be with You

R2-D2 Bento Box: May the Lunch Be with You

A New King T-shirt Mashes Star Wars with The Sword in the Stone

A New King T-shirt Mashes Star Wars with The Sword in the Stone

Parents Give Son\

Parents Give Son's Bedroom a Portal Makeover: You'll Always Be Test Subject #1

Own This Life Size Metal Star Wars AT-ST

Own This Life Size Metal Star Wars AT-ST

Eddard Stark Action Figure Still Has His Head

Eddard Stark Action Figure Still Has His Head

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by