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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 ...
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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 ...