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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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What is the biggest SD memory card a Nintendo Wii can support?

OK I read that the Wii can support SD cards up to 2 GB then I read of an update that removed this limitation. What is the actual maximum SD card size the Wii can support if I keep it updated with ...
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Which wifi channels does the Wii support?

The Nintendo support site recommends using channels 1 or 11, which are too crowded in my area. I can't find any documentation on which channels the Wii actually supports. Edit: Screenshot:
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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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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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Were there any known defects with the Nintendo Wii?

I want to get a Wii to play the new Zelda game, but I am on a pretty tight budget. I have only about $150 to spend, so my best option appears to be buying a used Wii at GameStop for $80 and buying ...
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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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How do I use my iMac as a “monitor” for my Xbox 360 and my Wii?

I ditched cable a long time ago and have been making do with Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes for my television needs. The displays on the new iMacs these days are big enough and high enough quality that I ...
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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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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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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 you capture video of your Wii gameplay?

I'd like to be able to capture video of me playing games on my Wii, especially when getting past tricky levels so I can share my techniques/tricks with others. Obviously, I could just point a camera ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I start a GameCube game without using a Wii Remote?

Is it possible to just use the Wii as a GameCube without the need for a Wiimote (using only the Wii console and the GameCube controller)? If not out-of-the-box, what settings should I set, and will I ...
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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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Wii controllers keep losing connection. What can I do?

I have a Wii and two controllers. In the last few months the controllers lose the connection to the Wii rather often. It's bad enough that we cannot play Mario Kart any more (because one player gets ...
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Do the Wii U remotes work with the old Wii system?

I know that the old remotes work with the new system, but do the new remotes work with the old system?
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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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I deleted a duplicate Mii from my Wii U. It was one that I'd imported from my Wii. Is it also gone from the Wii menu?

Somehow, I had one version of my Mii on my Wii, and one version on my 3DS. When configuring my Wii U, I used the 3DS version, since that was the only one I could import on initial setup. After ...
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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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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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Super Paper Mario freezes in world 2-2

Whenever I talk to Mimi in world 2-2 of Super Paper Mario my Wii freezes. Do I have a bad disk, or is it my Wii? (Actually, I can talk to her once, but if I try again, the freeze happens.)
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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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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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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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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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How can I tell if Nintendo Wii accessories are genuine/official?

The Wiimote and Nunchuk resale market (e.g., Amazon/eBay) varies between questionable and legit. Many reviews complain about scam products mixed in with resale of certified genuine hardware. What are ...
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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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Using a Wii/PS3 guitar heroes guitar on a PS3/Wii console

I'd like to know if there's any way to use a Wii guitar (drumset, etc.) on a PS3 - or a PS3 guitar on a Wii. Do I need any adapters?
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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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How do you beat the Grandmaster Galaxy in SMG2?

I've been stuck on the Grandmaster Galaxy for a couple years now. I can make it to the Boomerang Bros., where the goal is nearly in sight, but I can't make it past them. How do I get past them?
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What do the gray/silver crown icons mean in Super Mario Galaxy 2?

In Super Mario Galaxy 2 for the Nintendo Wii, when choosing a galaxy to go to, some galaxies have a gray (or maybe silver is a better description) crown-like icon next to them. I can't tell if this is ...
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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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Does the Dolphin Emulator Support 3DTV Output?

I can't figure out if the Dolphin emulator just does that red/blue 3D or actual 3D. I'm thinking about purchasing a 3D TV soon and I'm wondering if it'll be compatible.
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Is it possible to use a Wii Extension controller on a PC without a Wiimote?

Just today I bought this Wii extension controller with the intent of using it on my PC, since the box says that a USB port is used for the wireless emitter. Unfortunately that wasn't the case; the ...
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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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How can I land for a treasure hunt in Sid Meier's Pirates for the Wii?

I got a complete treasure map and I know where to land to find it. But I cannot, my ship keep bouncing on the beach. I played that game long ago on my computer and I'm trying the Wii version. I don't ...
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Is it possible to start over playing Skylanders on the Wii?

In Skylanders on the Wii, is it possible to start over, deleting what you have played and upgraded to so far?
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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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The Legend of Zelda (Original) Virtual Console can't select item to use on b!

I bought The Legend of Zelda for Virtual Console and my problem is, that I can't select any item on the B button in the subscreen. Of course I read the discription that says I should use the d-pad (I ...
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Close Quarter Combat in Call of Duty Black Ops

In black ops, when getting in close to an enemy (ignoring the knife of course), is it better to ignore the scope and shoot from the hip? Or is it better to scope in for the accuracy? I was thinking ...
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Call of Duty Black Ops Perks

I'm playing the Wii version of Call of Duty: Black Ops. Of the perks available, I'm thinking of going for the stealth perks, but was wondering which perks combined together do you think is the ...
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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 ...