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Why does NBA 2K11 crash when I play My Player mode?

I was playing My Player, and when I tried to play the next game my Wii suddenly crashed with a buzzing sound. I reset the game, loaded my player again and tried to play the next game and it still ...
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Which console versions do Amazon.com sell? [closed]

Since they are in the US, I'm assuming Amazon.com sells the North American one? Or do they sell both? I am looking for the European version but I don't see any version in their catalog: ...
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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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How to unlock the 6th world in Escape Vektor for the Wii?

I've gotten a star in every level and all 5 worlds, but I am unable to unlock the path to the 6th world, which I believe is grayed out and directly above the first world.
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How do I safely sell a Wii with VC games on it?

I want to sell my Wii with the VC games included, but am afraid there might be some personal info on the system somewhere. If I delete my shop account & format the system memory, will the next ...
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Game compatibility on Wii

I have recently acquired my sister's Wii(PAL) from Australia. I live in the Philippines(which is an NTSC region). She sent me a NBA 2k11 with the Wii(PAL) and I was hoping if I could play any NTSC ...
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Does the Wii still corrupt 1019 GameCube memory cards?

I just bought Eternal Darkness and intend to play it on my Wii. I apparently need a GameCube controller and memory card, so I've done some shopping for a Wavebird (man, they're expensive!) and ...
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What features does Rock Band 3 for Wii lack?

What features are missing in the Wii edition of Rock Band 3 that the other (PS3 or Xbox 360) editions have? Gameplay functionality only, not console characteristics such as video output resolution.
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On the Wii Virtual Console version of The Legend of Zelda, how can you save a game in progress?

In the original Legend of Zelda for the NES, there was a trick where you could (if I remember correctly) press ↑ and select simultaneously on the 2nd controller to bring up the Save dialog. ...
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How can I legally try Wii games before buying them?

The only method I can think of is to download a ROM and test it with an emulator, and then delete it 72 hours after I download it. However, I'm uncertain if this is legal. How can I test a Wii game ...
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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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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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What criteria make for good Mii coaches on Champion's Road?

In PES 2010 on the Wii, you can train Miis for your team. In doing so, you choose 2 players from your team as coaches and once chosen you are given a "compatibility rating" out of 3. What do you need ...
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Semtex Launcher in Call of Duty Black Ops

So what's the setup for launching semtex in call of duty: black ops? Semtex as the lethal and what else? Is it the china lake secondary? Thanks.
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How do I get all facilities in Champions Road in PES 2010?

I've won all competitions in Champions Road in PES2010 on the Wii but I have still the Telescope facility to buy. My funds have 46,000 and the Telescope costs 50,000 - how can I buy this if there's no ...
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Do Wii Virtual Console games not honor the system mono/stereo setting?

My main TV is an old and busted CRT with one nonfunctional speaker. Obviously, I have the Wii set to Mono sound. However, when playing Super Mario World on the Wii via Virtual Console, I'm still ...
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Are Wii games multilanguage (EU Region)?

Are Wii games multilanguage in EU region? I live in Italy but I found some very good prices on UK sites, so I am wondering if games sold there have Italian language included. If there is no general ...
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Why can we suddenly not connect two guitars and drums to Rock Band on Wii?

So, we've had Rock Band 3 for the Wii for about a month, and it's been working fine. We've got two guitars (one rock band 2 vintage, one newer), plus the pro drumset. Everything was working fine, but ...
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Wii game patches

I am an avid passionate PC gamer, but I decided to buy a Nintendo Wii to play with my girlfriend and my nephews when they visit us. Unfortunately I have zero knowledge of console in general, coming ...
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Workout with wii or kinect

What is better for doing workout (yoga, pilates, karate, fighting games) - Wii or Kinect? Important for me is precission. The system should be able to tell me that I'm doing some moves bad, that my ...
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Brain replacement for a Wii?

My mom's Wii has gotten to where it won't read disks, and my Wii has a fan that's gotten really noisy. I have a spare Wii that I could scrounge for parts, and a tri-wing screwdriver, and I've been a ...
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Move saved games from Wii to PC

My younger son (3) broke the disc for our Wii version of Lego Star Wars, The Complete Saga. My older son (7) would like to play it some more, and I'm thinking of just buying it for the PC through ...
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Where to post game cheats?

My ten year old son spent several hours mapping out the Power Up Panels in New Super Mario Bro's Wii, and now he'd like to share his findings with the internet masses. The trouble is, I don't know ...
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What cheat codes exist for Goldeneye Wii?

I just recently found out about the cheat codes for this game, and the sites I've viewed have three listed: Does Goldeneye Wii have any other cheat codes?
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Donkey Kong Country Returns [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you get all three badges in Donkey Kong Country Returns levels? On each level there are three circles, one for the KONG that is the red one, the second for the ...
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How do I serve a fast ball in Wii Sports?

I recently replaced our damaged Wii Sports disc after a year or so of it being out of commission. My son and I have been having a lot of fun playing together. When we play tennis, I'm getting vague ...
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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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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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What's wrong with my wii?

Today, I got the game Just Dance 2 and after I inserted the disk into the Wii machine, it said it needed to be updated to the newest version of the OS. I pressed Yes. Once it was done updating, I ...
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Call of Duty: Effectiveness of Claymores

Sometimes people set off my claymore but live through it. Is there a perk to help survive explosions from equipment, or is this simply my placement? Any tips for better placement? Thanks.
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What do hits on bosses in Donkey Kong Country Returns mean and how do I earn them?

In Donkey Kong Country Returns for the Nintendo Wii, after beating a boss it always tells me I got "1 Hit". It's clear to me that I am supposed to do something to get more hits, presumably during the ...
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Taking Down Helicopters

With the M72 Law, when I look lock onto an attack helicopter and fire, the helicopter makes an evasive maneuver and I miss. It seems like the best way to take down a helicopter is just to line it ...
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How to reset the frequency to 50Hz on a Wii that has been set to 60Hz, without a TV supporting 60Hz?

I changed the settings of a Wii to 60Hz, and I can't reset it to 50Hz since the displaying on my TV does not support 60Hz. I have read over the internet that there is a manipulation that can be done ...
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American Wii plugged in a European socket (110V plugged into 220V socket); what happened?

I have an American Wii and a USB hard drive. I plugged them both in using the wrong transformer and now my Wii doesn't turn on anymore, but the USB hard drive still works fine. Is the Wii ...
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GoldenEye Wii splitscreen online?

I was wondering if GoldenEye 007 for the Wii supports online play for 2 people on the same console? Could my wife and I play online at the same time from the same console?
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Where can I download old Wii demos?

Based on this answer. I do know that old Wii demos are removed from Wii shop, is there any place I can download them? P.S. I have "original" Wii, so pirated versions won't work here and I'm not ...
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Can I share Wii demos with friends?

It seems Wii demos are only available for a limited time. It is possible to store them on SD cards and share them with friends if I've got one my friend failed to download before it was removed?
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Why are there only 12 Wii Demos?

I just started to use Wii Shop, but I'm shocked that there are only 12 Wii demos. What is the reason for this? I know that there are not many Wii games, but 12 demos looks like nothing when you ...
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Is it possible to connect an initially not-online profile to the Internet in Rock Band 3 for Wii?

When I first set up my band in RB3, I didn't have an Internet connection, so I pressed "Not online". However, I've now managed to get online but can't seem to find any way to change the setting. Is ...
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Wii Shop Channel out of service

I have just connected my old Wii and when I go to the shop (to download demos) it says its out of service. Is it turned off forever or can I somehow use it?
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Does the Wii Sport Kit improve your control?

I found a sports kit with the following: Steering wheel Tennis Racket Golf club Baseball bat Cricket bat Do any of these improve your control?
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ION Drum Set Pedal Compatibility

I currently have a RB1 set that I got way back when it originally came out, but I've been considering getting a new set so that I can start playing pro drums on RB3. I figure that if I'm going to get ...
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Best settings for Wii using component cable to an HD PAL TV?

I've got a Wii connected via component cables to an HD PAL TV (supporting up to 1080p). Like most HD PAL TVs, it can accept any number of different signals. Available video settings on the Wii are ...
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DVD drive thrashing on Wii

My kids just started playing the old Ben 10 Wii game (the one before Alien Force), and while they (and I) really like it, I can't get over the fact that this particular title thrashes the DVD drive ...
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Give and Go on NBA 2k11 Wii

I'm playing NBA 2k11 on a Wii, using a Classic Controller. On the Scrimmage help, it says that to perform a Give and Go, I need to hold L and R, and then pass using b. However, whenever I try that, it ...
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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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Is PS3 with Move an alternative to Wii?

My girlfriend tried the Wii during holidays and she told me that she liked play Wii Sports game. Now I would prefer to buy the PS3 with Move because I think I can use it more, not only for Move-based ...
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Tracking my Wii Sports Tennis scores

What's the least obtrusive and most efficient way to track my Wii Tennis scores? I realize I could write down the info I wanted after each game, but that takes time and breaks the rhythm. I know ...
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Where can I find Rock Band instruments for Wii

I've been searching for Rock Band instruments for the Wii and I cant seem to find anything. It seems that they aren't carried in stores any more and they only place i can find them is private sales on ...
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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 ...