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Questions tagged [nintendo-wii]

The Wii is a seventh generation television console, and is Nintendo's first home console to feature a built-in shop. Use this tag if the question is about Wii's operating system, hardware, or a Wii-only game feature. You can also use this tag for the Wii Family Edition or Wii Mini, but DO NOT use ...

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How can I record or stream Nintendo Wii gameplay? [on hold]

I planning to do a Sonic Unleashed speedrun on the Wii, and I want to stream the gameplay. I'd prefer to do this on the actual console on my TV, instead of, say, an emulator. Is there a way I can do ...
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Is There a way to add Wii Points after 26 march?

Because i want to add Wii Points after 26 march. Is There bug to add them?
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How can I turn off wii remote sound completely?

My wii remote controller has an intern problem, it's making an annoying sound and I really like to turn off completely. I tried to turn off all controller sound, turn off vibration and the anoying ...
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Is there a legitimate method for saving/restoring installed games on Wii after the shop is shut down in 2019?

Nintendo is planning on shutting down the Wii shop services in 2019. After March 2018, you can't buy points anymore, and after January 2019, the channel itself will cease working. This also means ...
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When playing an N64 game on Wii virtual console, what is happening when the spinning N logo appears?

This is more of a technical question It appears as if there's a significant loading delay on some N64 VC games. I recently purchased a used first gen Wii (the one with Gamecube controller ports), and ...
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Are the GameCube, Wii, and Wii U vulnerable to the year 2038 problem?

The year 2038 problem is a thing in lots of embedded systems that use a 232 integer to track seconds. Basically, once January 19th 2038 happens, an overflow runs the believed "current time" back to ...
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Launching a Wii game on USBLoaderGX takes me back to the Homebrew Channel. How can I fix this?

I'm new to softmodding. I have a 2011-era black Wii running Wii system menu version 4.3U. I have the latest version of both the Homebrew Channel and USB loader GX. I had heard that Wiimfi was built ...
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What is required for the Skylanders Trap Team expansions?

I need to buy my kid the Skylanders Trap Team expansions and since resellers are gouging everyone for these I need to know what the absolute minimum is. There are the expansion towers that unlock the ...
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N64 Zelda Rumble on Wii?

For Zelda Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask, I'm considering getting a Wii instead of N64, so that the graphics will be better. I'm not currently interested in Wii U or 3DS. Leary of GameCube. ...
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Changing the time on a wii console

Is it possible to change the time on a wii console as mine chages dates at about 7:30 in the evening
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How many levels are there for the tanks game in Wii Play?

I have researched how many levels there are in the tanks game in Wii Play and I found answers that had varying numbers. Some websites said 110 and others said just 20. How many levels are there in the ...
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Brush movement on Okami, Wii version

I'm playing Okami on Nintendo Wii and I noticed that the attack movement with the brush sometimes doesn't work as it should, mainly on the parts with Susano, where you should make him think he is ...
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Will a UK-bought Gamecube Memory Card work in the USA?

I have a UK-bought Gamecube and Wii (which I have been told will not work with US televisions), and some Gamecube games (which I have been told will not work with US Gamecubes/Wiis) - is the same true ...
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Considering buying a Wii from Craigslist, what should I be looking out for?

I have decided to buy a used Wii and there are two bundles I am looking at on Craiglist that contain the console, sensor bar, cords, some controllers and nunchucks , and some games. If and when I go ...
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Guitar Hero PS3 Calibration Lag Horrible on HDTV with HDMI Cord

Back when guitar hero was popular we played it all the time. Then we got an HDTV and we have never been able to calibrate. Love to do whatever it takes (purchase new system?) to make this work again ...
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my wii had a wrap on it but the surface is now rough

my wii had a wrap on it, I took it off but now the surface is rough is there anyway to make it smooth again ?
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Can I play old WII console games from Australia and Europe in USA if I buy a US console?

Due to my work I lived in Australia and later in Europe between 2006 - 2008. In Australia I purchased a Wii console and some games for it. Due to the voltage and TV (PAL) standards being the same in ...
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GameCube Games with Bonus Content on Wii [closed]

There are Gameboy games that offered bonus content when played on the Gameboy Advance like the Oracle series. Are there GameCube games which offer additional content when run on Wii hardware
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Identify what replacement DVD module to purchase

Our Wii Family Edition (RVL-101 USA) has stopped reading the game disks we put in. All other functions work well. Following some manuals I found online, I opened and cleaned up the internals (down to ...
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Are AR codes dangerous?

I'm using Dolphin Wii emulator for Zelda: TP, but I already completed a lot of the game and I don't have the save so I have to redo loads. I was thinking about jumping ahead by using AR codes to speed ...
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eShop version of Metroid Prime Trilogy freezes on WiiU

I downloaded the eShop version of Metroid Prime Trilogy and played for a few hours. I later moved it to a USB drive. Now, I can get to the initial menus, pick a game, save file, etc., then the whole ...
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Wii remote extension connector doesn't detect nunchuk

I recently acquired a Wii Remote with built-in Motion Plus. Unfortunately, despite the second hand store (Cex) saying they had tested the controller, the extension connector doesn't seem to work with ...
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Wii DVD drive disassembly and reassembly

Can someone please tell me how I can properly disassemble and reassemble a Nintendo Wii DVD disc drive? I know someone by the name 'Console Zombie' has posted a tutorial on YouTube for the Wii U ...
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How can I tell if my Wii Remote is counterfeit? (with pics)

I bought a refurbished Wii and I felt the remotes were not performing as well as I remembered them. So I started looking up the net and it seems that counterfeit Wii remotes that look quite like the ...
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Some WiiWare titles will not play nor move from the SD card

I downloaded some WiiWare titles, and they worked just fine directly on the Wii. When I started running out of room, I moved some of these titles to a 2 gigabyte SD card. Upon trying to play them from ...
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Can one still redeem Wii Points in the Wii Shop Channel after discontinuation?

With the closing of WiiConnect24, Nintendo WiFi Connection, and now even Club Nintendo, is it still possible to add Wii Points and buy WiiWare and other software in the Shop Channel?
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Why is there a yellow light on my Wii?

I have an original Wii model that I bought recently. I have never used a Wii before, and in the user manual, it says that the power light should be red when off. However, sometimes it is yellow, and I ...
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Can you Super Swim on the Gamecube Version of wind waker on the Wii?

What I'm asking is that I could use storage on the gamecube when I play the game. But it seems to be more difficult when play it on the Wii. On a GameCube disc. Since Super swimming is fun, Is it ...
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Wii remotes disconnect as soon as I enter a channel

I own a original USA rvl-001 wii unmodded. Original motion+ controllers. They sync fine at the health and safety message. They work for long periods if I stay in the wii menu or settings page. But if ...
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Smash bros GameCube controller on Wii

Is the Super smash bros for Wii u controller itself (not the adapter as I know it's not compatible) adapter compatible with an original Wii or GameCube? I don't want to purchase used ones from Ebay ...
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How to play as the Axis side?

On the Turbografx 16 you could play as the Axis side (green) by doing the following: At the title screen choose game mode (new game or 1p continue) then hold Select and press Button I. With the ...
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Who composed the soundtrack for the Brave Wii game?

Brave, for the Wii, has different music than the movie soundtrack. Who composed the music for the game?
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Who composed the soundtrack for the Tangled video game?

The Tangled Wii videogame has music distinct from that of the movie. It's actually quite good music, and I'm interested in finding a copy of it. Unfortunately, my attempts to Google for it are foiled ...
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Is the Wii Fit U board compatible with the original Wii?

I have Googled this for ages and can't find an answer. I know that the Wii Fit board is compatible for the Wii U, but how about the other way around: original Wii & new Wii Fit U board?
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Is the Wii RVL-101 compatible with the Active Life mat controller?

Is there a Active Life game mat controller that works with the Wii RVL-101 console? I can't find the hidden panel.
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Why will my Skylanders Giant Wii game not work in the Wii U?

My 6year old son loves playing Skylanders. He has the Skylanders Giant game for the Wii and is wanting to play it on his new Wii U. I thought the Wii games were supposed to still work on the Wii U, ...
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Does Animal Crossing: City Folk still work over LAN?

I have one copy for my Wii, but now my girlfriend would like to play co-op with me on our Wii U. I dont really want to go out and buy a second copy if we can't play over LAN together now that ...
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Why are my Wii Remotes being laggy and choppy?

So I'm playing Super Smash Bros for Wii U (offline) and the controls are doing all sorts of weird things. Sometimes there's just crazy lag (like I'll hold left to run and it takes like 2 seconds for ...
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What is the recommended upgrade path from Wii and 3DS to Wii U?

I've just got a WiiU and am going to dust off my Wii and transfer my Wii data to it. I've connected to the new store and Nintendo network via my 3DS. Is there an order to transfer my Wii data and ...
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How do I save in Mini Ninjas?

I'm trying to save, but I can't find the "save" button. Where exactly is the save button?
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Wii Virtual Console — Black screen

According to Nintendo, when you get a black screen playing Virtual Console games, you can fix it by pressing Z+A+2 on the "Operations Manual" screen. However, I don't have a Wii Nunchuck, only a ...
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Have the Skull Woods Dungeon's wallmasters been made easier on Virtual Console?

I am a long time fan and veteran player of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past for the Super Nintendo, and I recently downloaded the Wii Virtual Console version of the game. Last night, I beat the ...
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii freezes at map selection menu

Recently I decided to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl for my Wii. The game appeared to load fine, until I tried to play a multiplayer game. I selected some characters, and as soon as I pressed +, the ...
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Can I see a list of which Nintendo eShop games I own somewhere?

Spending the rest of my coins on Virtual Console games, and there's a lot of overlap between Wii, Wii U, 3DS. Just want to make sure I'm not buying one I already have somewhere. Thanks!
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boot.elf not found - Smash Stack Wii

I have a 2GB SD card and I wanted to install the Homebrew Channel on the Wii so I did the Smash Stack method (private folder and boot.elf) and it says "boot.elf not found (-1)". I checked the SD Card ...
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Does mario 64 on the wii u look any better than it did on the wii?

It is still in 4:3, and I've seen people say it is still only rendered at 640x480... which is disappointing, it would be cool to see some basic upgrades like widescreen and a higher native resolution. ...
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Running import Gamecube games with GeckoOS

The Nintendo Wii is region-locked, so it can't run import games. There is however a homebrew application called GeckoOS, which I have already successfully used in order to play an European Wii games ...
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Are games specific to a Wii console or the disk

Are game saves specific to one wii console? For example if I I sold my wii and bought a wii u and played my old wii game on the wii u would the save be there of would I have to start the game again?
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Nintendo Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter on Nintendo Wii

so I'm realizing my black Nintendo Wii doesn't have the gamecube ports on the top part. I thought the top was a lid and it looked like the top was supposed to come off when the front part of the top ...
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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 ...