Soulja Boy Says He's "Not Scared of Nintendo" as He Releases Rival Games Console

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Soulja Boy may be getting a visit from Nintendo’s lawyers sooner rather than later: while legal action seemed inevitable after the rapper announced he would be selling video game consoles that appear to infringe on copyright laws, Soulja may have directly incited the wrath of the Japanese gaming giant after taunting them on Twitter: “If Nintendo was gon do something they would have the first day. My console not going anywhere everything I’m doing is 100% legit stay mad and I’ll keep getting richer. ‘Nintendo ain’t gon do SH*T.’”

The consoles have attracted speculation over whether they could face legal action due to their resemblance to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Game Boy. The release of the Retro SouljaBoy Mini has particularly garnered comparisons to Nintendo’s gaming devices, which Soulja Boy addressed in a string of scathing tweets hitting back at the claims. In the since deleted tweets, Soulja Boy wrote: “I’m not scared of Nintendo or none of u f***ot nerds making YouTube videos eat a dick and thanks for the free promo.”
 

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Who the heck is soulja boy, I have never even heard of him. Sounds like a washed up wanna be rappa with no clue. Nintendo is gonna beat him down, and all that money he's making that he's foolishly bragging about will all be gone.

You can't fix stupid….
 

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Who the heck is soulja boy, I have never even heard of him. Sounds like a washed up wanna be rappa with no clue. Nintendo is gonna beat him down, and all that money he's making that he's foolishly bragging about will all be gone.

You can't fix stupid….
Quite famous 10 years ago:

 

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Well Nintendo don't fight streets of Compton style,,,,,, Ooooo no, their game are much more nasty.
Homie gotta bust out a slew of new moves to avoid disaster.
 
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A few years ago (around 2014, not certain), Soulja Boy used to rent a nice house in the Atlanta area. I got a call from the house owners who were trying to sell off the furniture, some stereo equipment, and some very nice coin op video games. I was told at that time that he had a tax lien or something and couldn't come back to the state of GA, so he just abandoned everything. I bought everything I wanted and made a couple thousand off the arcade games alone. I still have two of his barstools in my house and a few stereo components just because. :)
 

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I usually think Nintendo goes way to hard with IP protection, especially when it's stuff done by fans for non profit purposes. However in this case I hope Nintendo reams this guy out with no lube, legally speaking of course.
 

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Soulja Boy invented the Stanky Leg.
So he "invented" a shitty dance that goes with a shitty song. Nice life.

Now he has a game console.
More like stuck his name on a piece of generic aliexpress Saturday night special hardware and loaded it up with copyright infringing ROMs.

He’s a true Renaissance Man for these modern times. Haters gonna hate. Soulja Boy is basically modern day Ben Franklin.
He is as elegant and as smooth as swallowing a handful of razor blades.
 

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Soulja Boy invented the Stanky Leg. Now he has a game console. He’s a true Renaissance Man for these modern times. Haters gonna hate. Soulja Boy is basically modern day Ben Franklin.
You're either trolling or as high as the dumbass was when he decided to pull this publicity stunt.
 

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I wonder how long it will take for nintendo to sue to stop having their ip infringed. Nintendo has a nice, big pimp hand and it is only a matter of time before it comes down hard.
 

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Look at all of these haters. How many game consoles have you invented? Soulja boy is a poet, an inventor, and a soulja.
Guy's half Robin Hood, half Nikola Tesla, and half Bob Dylan. If Elon Musk could sing and drop ship, he would be Soulja Boy. The only thing Chuck Yaeger was scared of was Nintendo lawyers. That's how brave Soulja is.

Soulja was also the only person to beat Supa Hot Fire.
 

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I think he probably got in deep at some Chinese casino or something and was forced to push this stuff.... or he's using retarded ghetto hood logic "Well if they didn't arrest me when I stole it, then it's totally legal!"

That said I find it funny that Nintendo is going after him for this, but Amazon which sells all this crap... nope they're still selling it and NoA or NoJ doesn't try to stop them legally.
 

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I think he probably got in deep at some Chinese casino or something and was forced to push this stuff.... or he's using retarded ghetto hood logic "Well if they didn't arrest me when I stole it, then it's totally legal!"

That said I find it funny that Nintendo is going after him for this, but Amazon which sells all this crap... nope they're still selling it and NoA or NoJ doesn't try to stop them legally.
Nintendo only recently patched things up with Amazon after Amazon refused to sell Nin systems following a pissing match between the two when the 3DS had its disastrous launch. I wouldn't be surprised if they occasionally send "take this illegal thing down" requests, but I imagine they're trying to avoid another big fight.
 

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Look at all of these haters. How many game consoles have you invented? Soulja boy is a poet, an inventor, and a soulja.
He ain’t even a soulja. He got roasted when comparing himself to the real deal.

Appreciate the trolling though, keep it up :)
 

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Don't worry, Nintendo already are assembling a case. I think 2019 he'll change his name to sued-ya-boy.
 

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Soulja Boy may be getting a visit from Nintendo’s lawyers sooner rather than later: while legal action seemed inevitable after the rapper announced he would be selling video game consoles that appear to infringe on copyright laws, Soulja may have directly incited the wrath of the Japanese gaming giant after taunting them on Twitter: “If Nintendo was gon do something they would have the first day. My console not going anywhere everything I’m doing is 100% legit stay mad and I’ll keep getting richer. ‘Nintendo ain’t gon do SH*T.’”

The consoles have attracted speculation over whether they could face legal action due to their resemblance to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Game Boy. The release of the Retro SouljaBoy Mini has particularly garnered comparisons to Nintendo’s gaming devices, which Soulja Boy addressed in a string of scathing tweets hitting back at the claims. In the since deleted tweets, Soulja Boy wrote: “I’m not scared of Nintendo or none of u f***ot nerds making YouTube videos eat a dick and thanks for the free promo.”
That's not why he is being sent c&d it is because he is putting pirated games on the consoles all this is going to result in is those cheap android powered consoles from China getting more public notice and if they ship with infringing games they will get attention too

This moron seems to be trying to pull a Kanye West.
 

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That said I find it funny that Nintendo is going after him for this, but Amazon which sells all this crap... nope they're still selling it and NoA or NoJ doesn't try to stop them legally.
The difference is that Amazon is not directly selling these items, Chinese third parties are. Nintendo would send takedown requests long before litigation, and amazon would most likely comply.

Soulja boy is selling this crap direct. Very different. Its only a matter of time before Nintendo has their way with him.
 
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