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Can I use my BENQ projector with a Wii?

I've got a Benq W100 projector. Is it possible to connect my Wii to this projector? How? What kind of cable do I need? Many thanks in advance. Update: I've uploaded a picture of the projector. I ...
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What are the possible alternate title sequences?

I recently got gold in every Grand Prix race in Mario Kart Wii, and now there are various opening title sequences. Some of the alternate sequences are Mario saying something slightly different, and ...
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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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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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Can I turn off blood effects in Goldeneye 007 for Wii?

Can I turn off blood effects in Goldeneye 007 for Wii? If so, how?
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Any way to extract music from Nintendo Wii Games?

I love the music from some of the Nintendo Wii games, like A Boy and His Blob or Super Mario Galaxy. Is there any way to extract the music from these games digitally so I can listen to it on my ...
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Any games interacting between DS and Wii? [closed]

I remember there was a Final Fantasy game for the Gamecube where you could also use your Game Boy Advance to control or have some advantages by playing on both platforms... So are there any games out ...
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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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Challenge Mat adapter?

I bought a new Wii, and the Challenge Mat I had with my old Wii does not attach to my new Wii system. Is there an adapter for it?
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How well does Metroid Other M take advantage of the Wiimote's unique features?

Since I am near the end of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption for the Nintendo Wii, I am considering new games for me to play next. I am interested in Metroid: Other M, but I want to know without spoliers ...
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Differences between Mario Bros for the NES and 25th Anniversary Super Mario Bros?

As part of the 25th anniversary celebrations, Nintendo has released a couple of Wii bundles that include some sort of variant of Mario Bros: 25th Anniversary SUPER MARIO BROS is pre-installed, the ...
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Easiest way to screenshot an XBox 360, Playstation 3, or Wii Game?

What's the easiest way to take a screenshot of an XBox 360 or other console game? Do I really have to buy a video card with HDMI/HDTV support, plug the XBox into that, and do the screen cap on the ...
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Compatibility of US Rock Band equipment with Australian Wii? (RB3 in particular)

I want to pick up the wireless keyboard for Rock Band 3 for Wii. In Australia, as far as I can tell, only EB Games has imported it, and it costs nearly $200AU for the pleasure. Including shipping, ...
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Is the Nunchuk required for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed?

Is there any way for two players to play Star Wars: The Force Unleashed without a Nunchuk (or only using one Nunchuk)?
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What is available for vintage game download on Wii?

After purchasing some Nintendo credits, what can be bought online? MarioKart DS and GCN? Yoshi's island DS? Can you buy tracks for Mario Kart Wii too? Thanks
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Start new career for Band Hero on Wii?

I am borrowing a friend's Wii with their Band Hero game, but it has their name as the "player", and they have unlocked everything in career mode. Is there a way to create my own career without wiping ...
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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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Wii on PC monitor - occasionally blacks out

I use an ASUS PC monitor (unfortunately I can't remember the model type etc, however it is a LCD monitor with HDMI, DVI and VGA ports, as well as a speaker) I bought a Wii/PS3 Cable in the hopes that ...
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What are my options for motion control on the three consoles?

What are my options for motion control on the three consoles? What are the pros and cons of each motion control system on the Wii, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3?
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Is there any way to transfer WiiWare and Virtual Console games to a new Wii?

I'm going to be moving in with my fiance soon, and he already owns a Wii. I'd like to be able to transfer my WiiWare and Virtual Console games over so that I can sell my old system and he won't have ...
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Guitar Hero game play on Wii versus XBox 360 and Playstation 3

I recently tried Guitar Hero World Tour on an XBox 360 the other day and am considering buying a Guitar Hero game for the Wii, my only console. My question is since the Wii does not match the hardware ...
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What nintendo wii games require you to use a nunchuk controller? i.e. Is it worth getting one? [closed]

Not looking for a definitive list or anything but of the most popular Wii titles, which ones require you to use a nunchuk controller? Also, are there games that optionally allow use of the nunchuk ...
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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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Which console to buy for Rock Band 3

I do not currently own any consoles, but Rock Band 3 looks so appealing for me that I am considering buying a console solely for that game. Discounting Nintendo DS, the game supports PlayStation 3, ...
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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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The ending for Super Mario World (Wii Virtual-Console)

I recently just beat the game on the Wii Virtual Console and the ending was just Mario, the Princess, and Luigi standing there. Does nothing else happen?
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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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Are there any issues if I bought a Nintendo Wii from the US and use it in India?

Will there be any issues if I buy a Nintendo Wii from the US and use it in India? Issues like ports or game campatibility, etc.
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Are there adapters to use one controller (possibly Xbox) as both Wii classic controller and as Gamecube controller?

Basically I want to have one single gamepad (and I like the Xbox layout best, but it's not imperative), so I am searching for one of the following solutions: One or two adapters USB (at least Xbox ...
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How to quickly pair a guest's Wii remote?

Every time my friends are over with their own pair of Wii remotes, I have to do this hit-or-miss pairing dance over and over again. I'm not sure what the "correct" way of doing this is, and the manual ...
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Can multiple Wii balance boards be used at the same time?

One online shop offers two Wii balance boards as a package, but I found information on wiki that two balance boards cannot be used at the same time. So, is there a reason why they offer two Wii ...
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Do some Wii games require a Classic Controller?

Are there any Wii games that require me to use a Classic Controller and won't work with a Gamecube controller or Wiimote+Nunchuck? Are there any controllers that have both a Wiimote and a Gamecube ...
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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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Can I hook my Wii up to an HDMI or DVI monitor?

I have a 15" TV and a 24" HD LCD flat screen monitor. I have a Wii, which is currently hooked up to the smaller TV. Is there anything I can do to play my wii on the flatscreen? The monitor is HDMI ...
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Wii Guitar Hero World Tour microphone

What kind of microphones are supported by Wii Guitar Hero World Tour? I bought a box which contained one guitar only and would like to get a complete kit; two guitars, drums and microphone. Can I use ...
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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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Differences between the Gamecube and the Wii version of Twilight Princess

What are the differences between the Gamecube and the Wii version of Twilight Princess? Are they just the same game, only with another control scheme (Controller for Gamecube, Wiimote for Wii), or are ...
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Is EA Sports Active multilingual?

I would like to buy the Wii game EA Sports Active but it doesn't have the usual multilingual badge I see in most Wii games. The box is only in German here in Switzerland, so can I expect the game to ...
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Wii Scratching Disks

I've had 3 disks broken not by the handling, but by the Wii itself. It's a circular scratch that's pretty noticeable so I'm sure the Wii's doing it. Replacements are costly and it takes a half of my ...
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Differences between PS3 and Wii version of Rock Band The Beatles

I'm considering buying Rock Band The Beatles for my only gaming console, the Nintendo Wii, but I was wondering if there are any big differences between the version on Wii and the version on ...
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Madden 11 (Wii) Feature List

I'm looking for a list of features for Madden 11 for the Wii. I understand there will be a franchise mode? Does the franchise mode incorporate all of the usual features of franchise mode (free ...
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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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In “A Boy and His Blob” for the Nintendo Wii, is there any reason to rescue the blobs in world 4?

In "A Boy and His Blob" for the Nintendo Wii, I have gotten to the fourth world, but have not yet beaten the game... so please don't tell me the ending :-) I have been trying to rescue all the blobs ...
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Spoiler: “A Boy and His Blob” (Wii), why the I - III and IV - VI in the final bonus level?

Spoiler Alert! In A Boy and His Blob for the Nintendo Wii, the final bonus stage of the game opens with three doors labeled 1 - 3 in roman numbers (I, II, and III). Each door goes to a sortof ...
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How to enable all the hint movies in New Super Mario Bros. Wii?

I've got all star coins (including World 9) but not all the movies from the castle are available. What should I do to enable them?
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How do I use Wii remote and other controllers for PC games?

Is there a device or adapter (similar to the one asked about here for the Xbox 360) to allow me to use my Wii remote and classic controller to control PC games?
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Fix for Puzzle Quest Interface for Wii

The UI for Puzzle Quest on Wii seems to flake out a lot, selecting the wrong thing, not selecting where your pointer is. Is there anything that can help out with this, like upgrading to the new ...
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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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Will I brick my Wii if I install a HomeBrew operating system?

I've heard about the HomeBrew stuff (wiki) that'll let me download and install simple games and even write my own, but is it fully compatible with the latest updates? I've heard horror stories of ...
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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)