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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.)
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What do you need to play gamecube games on your wii?

Which additional accessories are required to be able to play gamecube games on the wii? (besides a Wii and a Gamecube game)
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Metoid Prime Trilogy freezes when starting Metroid Prime 3

When i'm trying to start Metroid Prime 3 my Wii freezes, is this a problem with my disk or does my Wii has a problem (I've got a launch-date Wii) Don't know if it is related, but in Metroid Prime, in ...
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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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What video connection gives the highest quality output on a Wii?

I'm about to buy a high definition TV and want to hook my Wii up to it. What video connection should I use to give the best quality picture?
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Is it possible to alter the placement of Wii Channels?

I have enough channels on my Wii now that they have spilled over to a second page. It's very cumbersome to have to move to that second page to access those channels when there are other channels on ...
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Game Boy Player with Wii

I used to play GBA games at home with the Game Boy Player accessory for the Nintendo Gamecube. It connects to the bottom of the GameCube, adding a base to it. Is there any way that it could be ...