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Is the Wii Fit U board compatible with the original Wii?

I have Googled this for ages and can't find an answer. I know that the Wii Fit board is compatible for the Wii U, but how about the other way around: original Wii & new Wii Fit U board?
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Is the Wii RVL-101 compatable version of the Acive Life mat controller?

Is there a Active Life game mat controller that works with the Wii RVL-101 console? I can't find the hidden panel.
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Why will my Skylanders Giant Wii game not work in the Wii U?

My 6year old son loves playing Skylanders. He has the Skylanders Giant game for the Wii and is wanting to play it on his new Wii U. I thought the Wii games were supposed to still work on the Wii U, ...
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Does Animal Crossing: City Folk still work over LAN?

I have one copy for my Wii, but now my girlfriend would like to play co-op with me on our Wii U. I dont really want to go out and buy a second copy if we can't play over LAN together now that ...
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Why are my Wii Remotes being laggy and choppy?

So I'm playing Super Smash Bros for Wii U (offline) and the controls are doing all sorts of weird things. Sometimes there's just crazy lag (like I'll hold left to run and it takes like 2 seconds for ...
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What is the recommended upgrade path from Wii and 3DS to Wii U?

I've just got a WiiU and am going to dust off my Wii and transfer my Wii data to it. I've connected to the new store and Nintendo network via my 3DS. Is there an order to transfer my Wii data and ...
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How do I save in Mini Ninjas?

I'm trying to save, but I can't find the "save" button. Where exactly is the save button?
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Wii Virtual Console — Black screen

According to Nintendo, when you get a black screen playing Virtual Console games, you can fix it by pressing Z+A+2 on the "Operations Manual" screen. However, I don't have a Wii Nunchuck, only a ...
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Have the Skull Woods Dungeon's wallmasters been made easier on Virtual Console?

I am a long time fan and veteran player of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past for the Super Nintendo, and I recently downloaded the Wii Virtual Console version of the game. Last night, I beat the ...
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii freezes at map selection menu

Recently I decided to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl for my Wii. The game appeared to load fine, until I tried to play a multiplayer game. I selected some characters, and as soon as I pressed +, the ...
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Can I see a list of which Nintendo eShop games I own somewhere?

Spending the rest of my coins on Virtual Console games, and there's a lot of overlap between Wii, Wii U, 3DS. Just want to make sure I'm not buying one I already have somewhere. Thanks!
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boot.elf not found - Smash Stack Wii

I have a 2GB SD card and I wanted to install the Homebrew Channel on the Wii so I did the Smash Stack method (private folder and boot.elf) and it says "boot.elf not found (-1)". I checked the SD Card ...
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Does mario 64 on the wii u look any better than it did on the wii?

It is still in 4:3, and I've seen people say it is still only rendered at 640x480... which is disappointing, it would be cool to see some basic upgrades like widescreen and a higher native resolution. ...
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Running import Gamecube games with GeckoOS

The Nintendo Wii is region-locked, so it can't run import games. There is however a homebrew application called GeckoOS, which I have already successfully used in order to play an European Wii games ...
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Are games specific to a Wii console or the disk

Are game saves specific to one wii console? For example if I I sold my wii and bought a wii u and played my old wii game on the wii u would the save be there of would I have to start the game again?
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Nintendo Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter on Nintendo Wii

so I'm realizing my black Nintendo Wii doesn't have the gamecube ports on the top part. I thought the top was a lid and it looked like the top was supposed to come off when the front part of the top ...
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Wii u 220 v adapter?

My friend bought me a WII U from US and the WII U adapter supports 110 voltage and where live, the 110 voltage is not supported. I don't know what voltage range is supported there. How can i find what ...
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Using a Wii classic controller with Xbox

I just ordered an original Xbox and a controller. However, I also have a Wii classic controller pro that I don't use anymore. I am wondering if there is some way for me to connect my Wii controller to ...
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Can I use PS2-to-WII adapters for Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Dance Dance Revolution?

I just got a Nintendo Wii, and I don't want to have to purchase new instances of all my varied PS2 controllers. I've got Guitar Hero guitars. I've got Rock Band drums. I've got Dance Dance ...
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Can I purchase just the Skylanders disk, without the starter pack?

We purchased the Swap Force starter pack; the kids have figures from that, giants & swap force, all which play on the original portal. Now they have completed Swap Force game, I am hoping to buy ...
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Connecting my Wii Balance Board to my Wii U?

Does Wii Fit, played on a Wii U, support the Wii Balance Board? I tried to sync it, but nothing happened. I mean 'nothing happened' as in, I pressed both Sync buttons, and the light from the Balance ...
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Will the make of wii component cables affect picture quality

I'm thinking about getting component video/audio cables for my wii, instead of the existing composite cables (run through a composite to scart adaptor), as I understand I might be able to improve ...
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Joining Club Nintendo without a PIN

I´ve just bought a second-hand Nintendo Wii console, and I have previously bought a second-hand Nintendo DSXL. I´m trying to register for Club Nintendo, but it asks me to enter a PIN number which I ...
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What's the difference between playing a GameCube game on a GameCube and a Wii?

I'm currently looking to play some old GC games I picked up (namely Zelda Ocarina of Time and Wind Waker) but I don't have a console. I understand that Nintendo Wii systems that have the product code ...
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Wii U Transfer: Hung on Loading Data From SD Card Screen

I just purchased a Wii U yesterday and after the initial setup I wanted to transfer my Wii data to my Wii U. I had to do some preparation for the transfer because I have a hacked Wii. I hadn't used it ...
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Transfer “save data” from Wii-mode to “Wii U-mode”

So the question is; I've now got an original Wii. If i play a VC-game on this, i understand that i can transfer this game onto a Wii U in "Wii-mode" if i buy this in the future. So far so good. I also ...
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Do gamecube games on the Wii use the Wii's system clock?

I have recently got a Wii, partly to play Gamecube games (on disc), and I was just wondering where games that use the system clock get their date and time. Do they use the system clock for the Wii, or ...
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Resetting a Wii to factory settings

I am donating my Nintendo Wiis to a group of people far more deserving of them however after turning them on for the first time in ages they're all full of old saves, old miis, network settings, games ...
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Which controllers do I need for playing GameCube and N64 games on a Wii?

I'm completely new in the world of video games, so forgive me if I'm clueless. I just bought a used Wii and found out that it was modified so that it can play N64 and GameCube games. I'm not sure what ...
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Wii controllers disconnect

When I turn on my Wii, and I press any button on any controller, it connects properly. If I press a button on any other controller, any other controller which was already connected loses connection, ...
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Disney Infinity on the Wii

I was considering buying Disney Infinity for my son for Christmas. Now, we have a Wii, and I am not prepared to buy a new console. I don't know anything about Disney Infinity but I understand that ...
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Wii to Wii U account transfer but my wii was lost in a move

I have no idea what happened to my Wii months ago when I moved but I shrugged it off because I was planning to get a Wii U. I just ordered a wii u and wanted to know if anyone had any luck with ...
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Do Wii U Virtual Console discounts go off purchased games or games that are saved to the Wii system?

I have transferred my Wii information to my Wii U and was wondering if I can delete the Virtual Console games I purchased on my Wii to save space. Or am I required to download the games and keep them ...
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Is this (Wii) Guitar Hero controller normal?

I bought this Wii GH controller on ebay and I can't handle to put it together. My guess is that the neck is from another controller because the connection ports are totally different. Please tell me ...
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How to fix Error code: 221002 on Wii

I am trying to do a system transfer from my Wii to Wii U and I have to accept the User Agreements but I can't because I keep getting error code 221002. I've checked the Nintendo support website and it ...
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Can the Wii U Remote Plus be used to play Wii games?

I have a Wii U console. I ordered The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess from Amazon to be able to play them on my Wii U, since I never owned the Wii previously, ...
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Are unofficial Wiimotes a good alternative to official Nintendo ones?

I'm looking for new Wiimotes, for the legacy Wii. My goal is to buy the 3rd and 4th Wiimotes for my console. These devices will be primarily used to play some games with children, like Mario, not ...
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HD TV and Wii connections [closed]

My Wii has Red, White and Yellow pins. My Philips LED HD TV has sockets as above. I tried all combinations of connecting the Pins in different sockets, always get "No Video signal" in TV. Can some ...
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Will 3rd party USB-Ethernet adapters work with my Wii?

The Nintendo Wii console has an accessory that is sold by Nintendo as a USB to Ethernet adapter, for the Wii. The description of the item indicates it is for the Wii itself. I've realized these ...
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How many possible times can one play through Altered Beast?

My brother and I played through this and got part way through the second run before we died completely. Is there a limit on the number of play throughs, where meaningful changes will occur to the ...
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How do I know by looking at the Wii game case which type of controllers are necessary/optional and in what quantities?

I Have a game with a picture of a nunchuck, but it isn't required. Furthermore, it doesn't say how many you CAN use. I was led to believe that to play two players I needed two nunchucks and that ...
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Can't restore my Wii: BootMii Won't Work

I am trying to restore or un-modify my Wii. When I try to start BootMii from the Home Brew Channel, I get only a black screen. Can somebody please help me? I don't know how the heck I would have ...
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Transfer Mii from Wii U to the virtual Wii on the same console

I spent many hours crafting the perfect Mii for my Wii U console. Then I run the virtual Wii mode on that console. I was hoping my Mii would appear there too, but it doesn't. Is there any way to ...
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Are all Wii WiiWare and Virtual Console games available on Wii U eShop?

Does the Wii U eShop contain all the WiiWare and Virtual Console games from Wii Shop Channel? Are there any such Wii games known to be specifically not compatible with the Wii U (e.g. with regard to ...
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Does the Wii/Wii U sensor bar need to be plugged into the console to function?

Is the Wii/Wii U sensor bar a receiver or simply a transmitter? I'm running into the problem where I can't just run the sensor bar cord across the entire room to the screen, and I don't want to buy a ...
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Would an old Nintendo Wii remote work with a Wii U (without the gamepad)?

I want to buy this Wii U I found on ebay but it does not come bundled with the WII U gamepad. Would I be able to use an old Nintendo Wii remote (with plus) to navigate the Wii U menu or would I need ...
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Can I convert my old Wii Points into a more useful form?

I have an old Nintendo Wii sitting in a closet. I vaguely recall my store account having a balance of a few hundred Wii Points. Can I somehow convert these points into credit for the Nintendo eShop ...
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WiiMote turns off in Wii Shop Channel

I have a Wii running system version 4.3U and two NYKO WAND WiiMote controllers. For some reason, when I open the Wii Shop Channel, the WiiMotes will instantly turn off. Attempting to turn them back on ...
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Wii Swapforce missing entire area?

My husband has the swapforce game for the PS3 and my son and nephews have it for the wii. My husband has areas that the wii doesn't have. For example when you jump (forgive me, I am a MOM not a ...
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Is there a wristband-like controller for the wii?

We've been playing Just Dance and Wii Fit quite a bit lately and I was thinking a small wrist-band or watch type controller would be handy. The wiimote gets heavy for my 5-year-old and you really ...