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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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Which Wiimote works best with Wii U?

I just purchased a Wii U (with the gamepad) and a Nyko Pro controller. The last Nintendo system I owned was Gamecube and as such I am out of touch with Wii accessories. I understand a number of them ...
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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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What are the extra features of Cave Story on the Wii?

I recently was told that Cave Story was ported to the Wii. It was an excellent game on the PC, the perfect match of excellent gameplay and story. The Wii version isn't just a straight port, is it? Are ...
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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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How are the many signals of a N64 or Wii joystick sent to the console by only 2 wires?

I am curious as to how only 2 wires (perhaps 3 or 4) inside a N64 or Wii gamepad are able to send the many signals of the different inputs at once. It used to be that for just one ON/OFF input, we ...
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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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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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Wii extended range sensor bar

My gaming room is just a bit too big. At the far end, where most of my couch space is, the Wii is on the limit of it's detection range, skipping from one frame to the next. I have heard there are ...
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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 it possible to transfer Wii Virtual Console games to the 3DS?

I bought some NES games on the Wii that are also sold in the 3DS shop. Is it possible to transfer them from the Wii to the 3DS?
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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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Will a step down converter from 220V to 110V-100W “toast” a Nintendo Wii?

I was checking the normal AC 110V to DC adaptor that comes with my Nintendo Wii and it says "52W" but my only options for buying are 50W, 60W or 100W. I am assuming the 50W won't be enough so I don't ...
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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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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 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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Spoiler: How do I get this coin on Deep Dark Galaxy?

After you beat the game, there are purple comets for each level whereby you have to collect 100 purple coins to get the star for that level. In Deep Dark Galaxy, there's two purple coins under the ...
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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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Why does my wii not read disc any more?

The disc are brand new, and it simply refuses to read a disc. If it reads a disc and I play it for about 5 seconds, it then says "a rare error occured please remove disc and turn off console" Why?
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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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How does ranking adjustment in Wii Sports Boxing work?

The ranking adjustment system in Wii Sports Boxing confounds me. My current ranking is in the 800s, and the opponents pitted against me by the game are ranked from 900 to over 1000. I regularly beat ...
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How is the Wii U's region locking applied?

Can someone please let me know how the Wii U is region locked? ie. what are the regions that games can be bought from for both the Wii U and how this applies to backwards compatibility for Wii ...
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I just bought a new TV and now my Wiimote has a delay for its action

So I just bought a new LCD tv that I thought would be better than my old CRT. however, I've noticed a significant delay between when I press a button during gameplay (Black Ops) and whe the action ...
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What does the number next to the skull and crossbones mean?

In Sid Meier's Pirates (on the Wii in my case), when sailing there is a minimap with various symbols and numbers next to it. The manual that comes with the game makes no mention of what these ...
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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 additional songs work on the Wii version of Rock Band 3?

I know that former iterations of both this game and Guitar Hero games provided "expansion discs" or something of that nature to release some of the songs that were available as DLC for the Wii ...
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What is the purpose of the Red Star Power?

After using the Red Star Power in the "Gate" universe and collection all 100 purple coins, you get a new power star and then there are a few red star power pickups around the observatory. Is there ...
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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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Contra Rebirth Wii on Dolphin: can't move when shooting

I run Contra Rebirth WiiWare at Dolphin Emulator for Ubuntu. I'm using Logitech Rumblepad2 that I use to emulate Wiimote. And I can't run when I'm shooting. What's wrong?
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How do I forward Wii mail to another Wii?

How do I forward mail that was sent to me in my Wii mail to another Wii? I want to send LetterBomb to my friend's Wii without using a MAC address. I have all the files on an SD card for him, I just ...
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How to get under the ring and use the tables, ladders and chairs?

My son has come to a frustrating part in the WWE13 game on the Wii. He is unable to get under the ring and reach for tables, ladders, and chairs. What buttons to need to be pressed to get through this ...
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NBA2k11 Wii - Right Stick Passing

Is anyone able to use right stick passing on NBA 2k11 for Wii? I tried displaying the icon pass icons, by pressing Zr, and then flicking with the right stick, but it results (always) in a shot to the ...
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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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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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Connecting my Wii to my TV over HDMI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I hook my Wii up to an HDMI or DVI monitor? I've read a few questions about this on here about this and was wondering if anyone could confirm that this would work ...
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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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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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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 take snapshots (~savegames) of the current game in the Nintendo Wii emulator?

I'm replaying old SNES games and right now the Boss of DK Contry 2 (King K. Rool) gets the best of me. I always die just shortly before the end and have to replay the whole thing all over again. I ...
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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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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 anyone know where I can find cheat codes for Goldeneye 007 Wii?

I know that the game hasn't even been out for a week, but does anyone know if any cheat codes have been released by Activision yet? I know that they must exist since there is a cheat codes menu ...
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Can you use the Wii Classic Control for the Wii version of Destroy All Humans?

I find the controller layout of Destroy All Humans for the Wii to be too annoying to play for long, using the IR sensor to control the camera is just a pain. I really liked using dual analog sticks ...
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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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Are there any hidden areas or easter eggs in Lego Batman?

Are there any secret areas that would allow me special privileges in Lego Batman for the Wii?
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What's the Family Trainer Dancing Mat Controller for?

There is some kind of weird dance controller for the Wii. What's this for? What games are compatible with it?
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Playing Wii Without a TV [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using a laptop as the monitor for a console Is it possible to use the Wii without a TV? I don't have a TV, and have no plans to get one anytime soon. I'm thinking ...
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High Scores on Wii Fit Plus

Does Wii Fit Plus only display your own high scores? I am sure that yesterday both our scores were there, but now I can only see my own. Thanks.
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Is there any way to import a Mii into the Wii Channel on the Wii U

On my Wii, I have a button in my Mii Channel to transfer a Mii to and from my Wii remote, as seen in this tutorial. On the Wii Channel of my Wii U, I don't have that button. I've also tried to ...