This tag should only be used if the question is about the Wii operating system or hardware, or a game feature truly unique to the Wii.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
3answers
290 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

Wii U Transfer: Hung on Loading Data From SD Card Screen

I just purchased a Wii U yesterday and after the initial setup I wanted to transfer my Wii data to my Wii U. I had to do some preparation for the transfer because I have a hacked Wii. I hadn't used it ...
1
vote
1answer
108 views

Wii to Wii U account transfer but my wii was lost in a move

I have no idea what happened to my Wii months ago when I moved but I shrugged it off because I was planning to get a Wii U. I just ordered a wii u and wanted to know if anyone had any luck with ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Wii u 220 v adapter?

My friend bought me a WII U from US and the WII U adapter supports 110 voltage and where live, the 110 voltage is not supported. I don't know what voltage range is supported there. How can i find what ...
4
votes
2answers
193 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Can I purchase just the Skylanders disk, without the starter pack?

We purchased the Swap Force starter pack; the kids have figures from that, giants & swap force, all which play on the original portal. Now they have completed Swap Force game, I am hoping to buy ...
4
votes
3answers
166 views

How do you beat the Grandmaster Galaxy in SMG2?

I've been stuck on the Grandmaster Galaxy for a couple years now. I can make it to the Boomerang Bros., where the goal is nearly in sight, but I can't make it past them. How do I get past them?
3
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
164 views

Joining Club Nintendo without a PIN

I´ve just bought a second-hand Nintendo Wii console, and I have previously bought a second-hand Nintendo DSXL. I´m trying to register for Club Nintendo, but it asks me to enter a PIN number which I ...
6
votes
3answers
541 views

Does the Dolphin Emulator Support 3DTV Output?

I can't figure out if the Dolphin emulator just does that red/blue 3D or actual 3D. I'm thinking about purchasing a 3D TV soon and I'm wondering if it'll be compatible.
5
votes
4answers
16k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
585 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Using a Wii classic controller with Xbox

I just ordered an original Xbox and a controller. However, I also have a Wii classic controller pro that I don't use anymore. I am wondering if there is some way for me to connect my Wii controller to ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Can I use PS2-to-WII adapters for Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Dance Dance Revolution?

I just got a Nintendo Wii, and I don't want to have to purchase new instances of all my varied PS2 controllers. I've got Guitar Hero guitars. I've got Rock Band drums. I've got Dance Dance ...
7
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

Connecting my Wii Balance Board to my Wii U?

Does Wii Fit, played on a Wii U, support the Wii Balance Board? I tried to sync it, but nothing happened. I mean 'nothing happened' as in, I pressed both Sync buttons, and the light from the Balance ...
6
votes
1answer
19k views

Is it possible to start over playing Skylanders on the Wii?

In Skylanders on the Wii, is it possible to start over, deleting what you have played and upgraded to so far?
0
votes
1answer
107 views

Will the make of wii component cables affect picture quality

I'm thinking about getting component video/audio cables for my wii, instead of the existing composite cables (run through a composite to scart adaptor), as I understand I might be able to improve ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

The Legend of Zelda (Original) Virtual Console can't select item to use on b!

I bought The Legend of Zelda for Virtual Console and my problem is, that I can't select any item on the B button in the subscreen. Of course I read the discription that says I should use the d-pad (I ...
3
votes
1answer
536 views

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 ...
3
votes
5answers
238 views

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 ...
-2
votes
3answers
267 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
175 views

What's the difference between playing a GameCube game on a GameCube and a Wii?

I'm currently looking to play some old GC games I picked up (namely Zelda Ocarina of Time and Wind Waker) but I don't have a console. I understand that Nintendo Wii systems that have the product code ...
18
votes
5answers
49k views

What Wii consoles can play GameCube games?

I hear the newer ones do not play GCN games. How can one distinguish these consoles? (Date of manufacture? Console color? Bundled games? GameCube controller port panel? Something else?) For instance, ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

Do gamecube games on the Wii use the Wii's system clock?

I have recently got a Wii, partly to play Gamecube games (on disc), and I was just wondering where games that use the system clock get their date and time. Do they use the system clock for the Wii, or ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
19
votes
2answers
1k views

Resetting a Wii to factory settings

I am donating my Nintendo Wiis to a group of people far more deserving of them however after turning them on for the first time in ages they're all full of old saves, old miis, network settings, games ...
4
votes
1answer
276 views

Wii controllers disconnect

When I turn on my Wii, and I press any button on any controller, it connects properly. If I press a button on any other controller, any other controller which was already connected loses connection, ...
9
votes
2answers
18k views

How can I start a GameCube game without using a Wii Remote?

Is it possible to just use the Wii as a GameCube without the need for a Wiimote (using only the Wii console and the GameCube controller)? If not out-of-the-box, what settings should I set, and will I ...
12
votes
1answer
4k views

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?
1
vote
1answer
76 views

Disney Infinity on the Wii

I was considering buying Disney Infinity for my son for Christmas. Now, we have a Wii, and I am not prepared to buy a new console. I don't know anything about Disney Infinity but I understand that ...
3
votes
0answers
110 views

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 ...
6
votes
4answers
33k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Are all Wii WiiWare and Virtual Console games available on Wii U eShop?

Does the Wii U eShop contain all the WiiWare and Virtual Console games from Wii Shop Channel? Are there any such Wii games known to be specifically not compatible with the Wii U (e.g. with regard to ...
4
votes
1answer
952 views

Can I convert my old Wii Points into a more useful form?

I have an old Nintendo Wii sitting in a closet. I vaguely recall my store account having a balance of a few hundred Wii Points. Can I somehow convert these points into credit for the Nintendo eShop ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

Do Wii U Virtual Console discounts go off purchased games or games that are saved to the Wii system?

I have transferred my Wii information to my Wii U and was wondering if I can delete the Virtual Console games I purchased on my Wii to save space. Or am I required to download the games and keep them ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

How to fix Error code: 221002 on Wii

I am trying to do a system transfer from my Wii to Wii U and I have to accept the User Agreements but I can't because I keep getting error code 221002. I've checked the Nintendo support website and it ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Is this (Wii) Guitar Hero controller normal?

I bought this Wii GH controller on ebay and I can't handle to put it together. My guess is that the neck is from another controller because the connection ports are totally different. Please tell me ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

wii - Bomberman Generation doesn't play BGMs

I recently bought Bomberman Generation, released on 2002 for the Gamecube, and tried to play it on my Wii. The game works fine, but the BGMs that were supposed to play in cut-scenes, menus, etc, just ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
284 views

Are unofficial Wiimotes a good alternative to official Nintendo ones?

I'm looking for new Wiimotes, for the legacy Wii. My goal is to buy the 3rd and 4th Wiimotes for my console. These devices will be primarily used to play some games with children, like Mario, not ...
-1
votes
2answers
186 views

HD TV and Wii connections [closed]

My Wii has Red, White and Yellow pins. My Philips LED HD TV has sockets as above. I tried all combinations of connecting the Pins in different sockets, always get "No Video signal" in TV. Can some ...
1
vote
4answers
11k views

Using a Wii/PS3 guitar heroes guitar on a PS3/Wii console

I'd like to know if there's any way to use a Wii guitar (drumset, etc.) on a PS3 - or a PS3 guitar on a Wii. Do I need any adapters?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Will 3rd party USB-Ethernet adapters work with my Wii?

The Nintendo Wii console has an accessory that is sold by Nintendo as a USB to Ethernet adapter, for the Wii. The description of the item indicates it is for the Wii itself. I've realized these ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

How many possible times can one play through Altered Beast?

My brother and I played through this and got part way through the second run before we died completely. Is there a limit on the number of play throughs, where meaningful changes will occur to the ...
17
votes
11answers
3k views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Can't restore my Wii: BootMii Won't Work

I am trying to restore or un-modify my Wii. When I try to start BootMii from the Home Brew Channel, I get only a black screen. Can somebody please help me? I don't know how the heck I would have ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
339 views

Is it possible to merge a mii created on a wii with one created on a 3DS?

I have created a new Mii on my 3DS (not imported from a Wii) and set it up as my Mii-verse Mii. I was planning to copy my Wii profile to a Wii U in the future, is it possible to merge my Mii from my ...