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Yes, press "A" and "B" to "pinch" the channel, and you can move it wherever you want (except for the Disc Channel).


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Figured it out. It was actually in the manual. (who would have thought to look there?) ;-) You hit + (start) to bring up your inventory, then ↑ and - (select) at the same time. All on the first controller. Done!


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Wii Classic The original Wii supports GameCube games on disc, and has GameCube controller ports hidden under a plastic door. Wii Family Edition There is an "updated" Wii that goes by "Wii Family Edition" on the retail box. It is identical in many ways to the old style Wii, down to the form factor. However, it does not support GameCube discs or ...


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There is no difference except for the colour. I'm not familiar with the actual prices, but one thing to pay attention to is whether or not you're looking at a normal Wii Remote or the Wii Remote Plus that includes the MotionPlus sensor. If that's not it, then the price difference you're seeing is simply due to the "novelty" of the black controller.


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So the Wii Joystick uses a Blue Tooth interface which is a little different than the N64 controller. As a result this answer deals more with the latter than the former. The N64 controller uses a single transmission wire on which it encodes bits to send signals back to the N64 console. To accomplish this bits are encoded on that wire as follows: This ...


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A Wii, Gamecube games of course, and you will also need: Gamecube gamepads (nothing else will be detected once you enter gamecube mode. You will have to turn off the Wii to leave the game, for example, like you would on a Gamecube) Gamecube memory cards, if you want to save.


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After pressing the Home button on the Wii Remote, click on the Wii Remote Settings option at the bottom of the screen. You'll be presented with a volume setting for the Wii Remote's internal speaker.


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The red and orange lights indicate whether the Wii is connected to the Nintendo Network or not. If the light is red, it means your Wii isn't connected and won't get mail, updates, etc. until you start it again, while the orange light means it is connected.


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The main difference is that the whole game is flipped, horizontally. In the Game Cube version, Link is left handed (as he was in all previous games). In the Wii version, he is right handed. In order to avoid re-doing all of the graphics in the game, they just flipped the entire game - Lake Hylia is in the southeast corner instead of the southwest corner, if ...


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I'm fairly sure from my view on this, that it would be illegal in most countries, as you are not the legal owner of the content to begin with. It does sound morally right to delete it and then buy it if you like it, but at the same time it's not legal. There are some solutions for it though: Rent it. There are still video stores out there that will rent a ...


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I am not sure how reliable is this source, but here it is: My son was really excited to get this game last Friday. Unfortunately, his enjoyment has been tempered by the extreme bugginess of the release. Since he made it to the 6th year, the game has crashed constantly. We finally called customer service this morning and were informed that it has ...


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The wiimote can be connected to a computer using BlueTooth. There's a tutorial here on how to connect the wiimote to the computer via a program called BlueSoleil, which is often bundled with BlueTooth sticks (it was bundled with mine). The computer should recognize it as a joystick. Also, this page lists some interesting things you can do with it. Johnny ...


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You want to buy the component cable, which supports the Wii's maximum output resolution of 480p. 480p (DVD-quality) looks much better than the 480i (more like pre-DVD, analog TV quality) you get with the (included) composite cable. It's still not the 720p, 1080i, or 1080p that newer TVs can handle, but the Wii doesn't output in those resolutions.


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Probably the cheapest way to do it is to use a USB capture card. Personally I use the EzCap116 which works nicely. You can hook the cable and device directly into your computer and play using capturing software. I recommend AmaRecTV, which will allow you to record video, play with aspect ratios, deinterlace, full screen and so on. If you want to play on ...


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With Wii Menu 4.0 and above you can use up to 32gb SDHC cards. Full details can be found on Nintendo's customer support site. You can use SD, SDHC and miniSD or microSD with adapters.


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To create a fast served ball (the one that's on fire), you have to hit the ball when it's at its peak. I don't have a specific strategy to do so, but that's how you do it.


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The original Wii controller contains just an accelerometer, so it is only able to capture simple movements, like up/down. Wii MotionPlus contains a gyroscope that captures more complicated movement. From Wikipedia: The [Wii MotionPlus] incorporates a dual-axis tuning fork gyroscope, and a single-axis gyroscope which can determine rotational motion. The ...


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I've softmodded my Wii to run HomeBrew software, and haven't updated the main Wii OS since, the changes are not that important, and if you wait for the new softmod to be avaibable for the new version, you can do it that way. There is a very small chance of bricking, and the newer methods are very foolproof.. Regarding upgrading, Menu 4.2 : Deletes the ...


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The real question you want to ask yourself is "what kind of games do I want to play." That question affects the "best" choice pretty heavily. Hopefully, the below list will give a better overview to help your choice. The Nintendo Wii Largest current library cheapest standalone console You can acquire controllers (wii-motes) or even wii motion-plus ...


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There is no official way to apply updates to a Wii apart from connecting it to the Internet. Wii games are never patched: Nintendo has a strict no-patch policy, with the idea that a game shouldn't ever need patches after release to be feature-complete or free of major bugs. The result of this is threefold: You don't need to connect it to the internet to ...


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The Wii VC games technically shouldn't obey the Wii sound settings because each game is suppose to be a direct port which is ran on top of an emulator. To my knowledge, the hardware for most (if not all) of the consoles that are emulated on the Wii did not have a stereo/mono option. Instead, the Mono/Stereo output was controlled and toggled from within ...


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You can't wipe your Wii without wiping the VC games, and they can't download them without having full access to your Wii Shop account and any credit card information it stores. You can't sell a Wii with VC installed without handing the buyer considerable amounts of personal and financial information. It's also, aside from that, against the licensing of VC ...


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Very many games use the nunchuk. The Super Mario Galaxy games require the nunchuk; both are very popular. Mario Kart Wii can be played with a whole host of control schemes, though I feel that nunchuk + Wiimote is one of the more accurate ways to play. One of the schemes is the standalone Wiimote (with optional steering wheel, but it's the same scheme). ...


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I believe the reason is technical in nature. The Wii has a very limited amount of disk space. I don't think there is enough room for storing demos, especially for downloadable games. In recent system updates, Nintendo has created the ability to play games from an external SD card. Maybe there will be more demos as a result. Limited disk space was also ...


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The other thing to bear in mind is that some (older) games won't recognise larger cards so you may end up having to buy several cards anyway. We have a 8GB card that the kids store Wii channels on that works just fine, but Guitar Hero won't recognise it so we have to use a 2GB to store the GH downloadable content (extra songs etc.)


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According to Wikipedia: "PAL copies of the game contain a bug if the language is set to English, German, or Spanish. In Chapter 2-2, the game will freeze if Mario speaks to the character Mimi without first picking up the key. Nintendo of Europe is replacing the game disc for no charge with a version that does not contain the bug."


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In addition to Pokemon Battle Revolution as noted in ChrisF's answer, Animal Crossing: City Folk allows you to connect to it's DS counterpart (Animal Crossing: Wild World) and import characters. Also, My Pokemon Ranch (as stated by Michael Madsen) is a WiiWare game that functions similarly to Pokemon Box for the Gamecube - it acts as a very large storage box ...


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Commonly with virtual console games, you can hit the center button (Wii menu?), and exit the game. This will automatically save the state of the game. Next time the game loads you'll begin at that spot; however, after reloading once the save state is no longer available -- resetting the system won't allow you to resume from that state again.



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