While the Wii may be one the most popular console today, many people may be unfamiliar with all the many uses and features of the system. In this step by step guide, learn how to utilize the SD cards or a USB drive with the Wii (which most people are not completely familiar wi ...more
Want to play Nintendo Wii games from a USB hard disk or thumb drive? If you have a soft- or hard-modded, you can. You'll need to install [WBFS Manager http://wbfsmanager.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=26808] and download a copy of Wii Flowa. For a detailed ...more
If you want to watch Adobe Flash videos (such as YouTube clips) on your Nintendo Wii, you might find some difficulty in updating your Flash player. This video shows you how to properly update the software, both for your Wii in general and Adobe Flash in specific, so that you c ...more
In this video the author shows how to play Wii ISO's without actually burning them do disks using the USB flash drive. A normal DVD disk's average capacity is 4.7 GB, but a normal Wii Play game takes about only .09 GB space. In a DVD we will be wasting a lot of space when you ...more
Watch this video to learn how to install Wad on the Nintendo Wii. Wad is a program that allows you to run Wii hacks, homebrew games and emulators.
This is a video teaching how to use the Wiiflow USB loader with an external hard drive. This will allow you to store Nintendo Wii games in an external Desktop hard drive. The narrator shows you his consoles and his hard drives while loading the cover on his Wiiflow. The Wiiflo ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to load virtual console games onto your Nintendo Wii. You'll need the Twilight Hack and an SD card for this process. The Twilight hack allows you to run unofficial software through the SD (Secure Digital) card inserted into ...more
ios249 is a sweet little hack for the Wii that allows you to play backup burned copies of games on your console. Pirated games will work too, although we DO NOT condone piracy. This video will walk you through the whole rather elaborate process of installing it on a hacked Wii ...more
Want to get the Wii Opera Browser for free? This will not work with a USB, only a SD-card. Steps according to corradostyler94 listed below. 1.) Downloading and unpacking the browser on your Computer: Download the browser for your Wii-System Download link for USA: http://ul. ...more
Formatting an SD card to FAT32 format, the format that the Nintendo Wii can read, is the very first step that you need to take to hack you Wii. There's a lot of other reasons to do it as well, so even if you don't have a Wii you're trying to hack but want a FAT32 formatted SD ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to copy an original Wii game to a USB or an external harddrive without using a computer. This is helpful if you are sharing games with someone else, or if you would like to create a backup of your current Nintendo Wii games. You can also use this pr ...more
In this video, viewers learn how to install Wiiflow. Viewers will need to install cIOS 249 and 222 / 223. Wiiflow is USB Loader that you can use on a Wii that have modified or hacked. Wiiflow enables you to play your "legal ISO backup" by using any USB storage device like a th ...more
The Twilight Hack is currently the only safe, public way to enable homebrew on an unmodded Nintendo Wii. The Twilight Hack is achieved by playing a hacked game save for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess which executes a homebrew application from an external SD card
If you were around when the Nintendo Wii first launched, you remember how revolutionary the device was at the time. When I first encountered one, I was amazed at the simplicity of its controls, namely the fact that the Wii Remote (aka Wiimote) just felt like such a natural way ...more
Both your Wii and your PC need to be connected to a router that has an internet connection. If you have a wireless router, the Wii can connect to it without any additional hardware. Instructions are provided with the Wii. Your Wii must have the internet channel enabled. This ...more
Save tons of money by building your own LED pen that works with a multitouch smart board / whiteboard. You'll also need a WiiMote (Wii Remote) to use in conjunction with your homemade LED pens that you'll be making in this video. To get started with this awesome project, you'l ...more
This video tutorial will teach you how to use the Nintendo Wii Shop Channel to download and play your favorite console games on your Nintendo Wii. To follow along, you'll need either a WiFi Internet connection or Wii Lan adapter. Instructions: 1. Click on the Wii Shop button ...more
This video tutorial will show you how to use a Wii controller to play games on your iPhone 3GS. Follow these easy steps to start playing games on your iPhone with your Wii controller: Open Nintendo 64 for iPhone. Turn the Wii remote on and off, and hit the 'One' and 'Two' butt ...more
Nintendo Wii is ubiquitously known for being a family friendly console, but a recent commercial reveals a risqué release for a steamy, adults-only alternative. Called "We Dare", the game is described as a "sexy, quirky, party game that offers a large variety of hilarious, inno ...more
Google Play has no shortage of Nintendo emulators: SuperGNES (Super Nintendo) Gameboy Color A.D. (Game Boy Color) My Boy! (Game Boy Advance) nds4droid (Nintendo DS) DroidEmu (SNES, NES, GBA, GBC, etc.) Those are just a few of what's available out there. The only problem with ...more
Using infrared (IR) light pens and the Wii Remote, it is possible to create very low-cost multi-point interactive whiteboards and multi-point tablet displays. Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The software can be downloaded at http://johnnylee.net
You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to program your PC to recognize analog input or joystick/joypad input from a Wiimote using GlovePie and another piece of software called PPJOY PP ...more
This is a walk through on how to beat Super Paper Mario. It includes every level of the game, and secrets you might not of known about. Part 1 of 36 - How to Beat Super Paper Mario for the Wii. Part 2 of 36 - How to Beat Super Paper Mario for the Wii. Part 3 of 36 - How to B ...more
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to install a ...more
In this how-to video TechVW shows you how to watch Hulu, Netflix and more on a Wii home gaming system. He shows by using a web program called PlayOn that can be accessed through Wii Opera, you can connect to your computer to play videos streamed over the network. He goes on to ...more
For this tutorial to work, you will need the Homebrew channel already loaded onto your Wii, an SD card (preferably one with more than 64 MB of storage) and your chosen homebrew application. Then just follow the steps in this video to load your apps!
This is a Tinkernut video cast. This video shows you how to control your computer (mainly games and miscellaneous programs such as Google Earth) using your webcam. Use a wii remote to send IR commands to your computer. You will need the software found here: http://www.camspa ...more
This video demonstrates how to set up your computer to play WoW with a Wii remote. The video walks you through downloading the correct programs to your computer, connecting the Wii remote to your computer, and playing WoW with the Wii remote.
In this video, we learn how to use the Wiiflow forwarder channel. First, go to the Wiiflow USB loader on your Wii. After this has loaded, click on the game that you want to use. Once you click this, go to the settings button and click through until you find the defaults for th ...more
Learn to disassemble the Nintendo's "Wii" with Tech-On. Part 1 of 3 - How to Disassemble a Nintendo "Wii". Part 2 of 3 - How to Disassemble a Nintendo "Wii". Part 3 of 3 - How to Disassemble a Nintendo "Wii".
mybigleftnut90 teaches you how to burn Wii backup games for Mac. After you get a backup game for the Wii, you need to make sure the DVD you'll be burning it too is DVD-R as these work best. Also make sure that the size of the backup game is not larger than the blank DVD you ha ...more
This two-part video tutorial from OzModChips show a detailed instructional on how to install a solderless mod chip in a Nintendo Wii. Solderless Wii modchips are popular for the Wii gaming console. The one installed in this video is specifically the d2pro mod chip. OzModChips ...more
Trucha Bug Restorer is a powerful piece of homebrew software that you can use on your Wii to make sure that it is formatted properly in order to play burned games and use other hacks. This video will show you how to use it to set up an installation of cIOS on your Wii, which i ...more
For all you Nintendo Wii fans out there, this tutorial will show you how to softmod your Wii in order to play certain games. Those games are backups or downloaded Wii games that can be made using some tricks with your computer. Note: There is always a danger to damaging your d ...more
Do you have a Nintendo Wii? Perhaps a Wii shooting video game? Well, this video tutorial will show you how you can build your very own Wii gun for about three dollars! This means you save about sixteen dollars total! This is a super cheap DIY Wii gun. There's nothing better th ...more
How to make a cheap gun for the Nintendo Wii.
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to backup an ...more
News : Until Project Rainfall Succeeds, We Must Hack the Wii for Xenoblade Chronicles in North America
For as much money as they've made from North American video game audiences over the years, Japanese game developers don't seem to have very much faith in them. Dozens of great titles from their 40 years in the industry have appeared in Japan and across Europe, oftentimes even ...more
So you've finally managed to pick up the Nintendo Wii. Next up is the basics. Lucky for you, we've found this video that gives you a basic tutorial for syncing the Wii remote to the Nintendo Wii system.
This video shows you how to take apart a Nintendo Wii. WARNING: this will void warranty. All time and date data will be reset, but the game save data should remain the same.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to install the Twilight hack for you Wii. The twilight hack is an exploit that reads a elf file off the root of your secure digital (SD) card. To start up this hack, you'll need to load the Zelda: Twilight Princess game bef ...more
You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how you can program GlovePie scripts that will emit sounds from the Wiimote's built in speaker.
A tutorial on how to turn your laptop or desktop PC into a Wii, for under $50, and in less than 10 minutes. Note* this will not play actual Nintendo Wii games but will allow you to use the Wii modality to play PC games and games made specifically for this setup. For more deta ...more
You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. See how to program scripts in Glovepie to use the infra-red sensor on the Wiimote to move the mouse cursor. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use the Wiimote's IR functi ...more
Did you know that you can make a Nintendo Wii Wiimote function as a mouse or joystick on your PC? Here's how you can use your Wiimote as a PC controller using a bluetooth adaptor or card and some specialty software called GlovePie.
If there is any doubt that nerds deserve to rule the world, please watch this brilliant home brewed invention. Using the infrared camera in the Wii remote and a head mounted sensor bar (two IR LEDs), you can accurately track the location of your head and render view dependent ...more
Create your very own Michael Jackson Mii using the Nintendo Wii.
For this tutorial to work, you will need a Nintendo Wii with the homebrew channel loaded onto it, a USB flash drive and a USB loader homebrew app. Once you have your USB loader downloaded onto a PC, follow this tutorial!
This absolutely Wonderful Pick of the Day could not be more conceptually different from yesterday's Pick. (Therein lies the fun of curating our site.) Wii-packing. Nerd. Asian. Has-not-missed-too-many-meals. Carnegie Mellon. How great is it that he is hacking around with a Wi ...more
Installing the Homebrew channel on your Wii is one of the smartest things that you can do as a Wii owner. It allows you to use the console for all sorts of things like playing ROMs, movies, and homebrew games on your Wii. This video wills how you how to do it on a Wii with fir ...more
One of the few technical advantage the Nintendo Wii has against its high-tech rival the XBox 360 is that it allows users to browse the web on their console. Trying to do so using only a Wiimote, however, is impractical. Did you know that you could use a USB keyboard instead? T ...more
This video guide for Super Mario Galaxy 2 is from NextGenWalkthroughs and focuses on obtaining all 120 of the green stars. So, pull out your Nintendo Wii and get ready to collect all of those green stars! This is just part of the 242 stars in the game. But wait… make sure you ...more
John Park from Make Magazine hacks a Nintendo Wii controller and turns it into a personal flight recorder that can sense and measure the stomach-churning G forces of roller coasters and other high-speed, high-risk activities. This Maker Workshop episode will expand your uses ...more
The used video game market represents a huge portion of retail game sales. It's the only avenue in which most people can afford to buy AAA games. But game publishers aren't exactly big fans of used game sales, since they only benefit from gamers buying new ones. GameStop and B ...more
Want to know how to pair your Wiimote controller with your Nintendo Wii video game console? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this Wii owners' guide from the folks at Butterscotch can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information and det ...more
Sweet Johnny Cage shows you guys how to use and set-up the all new Freeloader by Datel for the Nintendo Wii. Now you can play your favorite import Nintendo Wii and GameCube titles on your American Wii! We offer no guarantees on the performance of this product. Please check wh ...more
Wireless can be a pain sometimes with video games on the Internet, with disconnections and signal losses, but why not revert back to a wired connection? This video will explain how to connect your Nintendo Wii to a wired network using Actiontec Powerline Networking technology. ...more
You can connect your Nintendo Wii Wiimote to your PC using GlovePie input emulation software and a bluetooth connection. Learn how to program your PC to detect motion from dual input the Wiimote using GlovePie. You'll be able to connect two Wiimotes to your PC.
Evan shows viewers how you can use the PlayOn option on your Wii to watch videos on Netflix or Hulu. He starts off by showing how you can set up your wireless network and your connection settings. You will need to do this first if you have never done this before. To get PlayOn ...more
The Wii is one of the most popular systems to mod because of the ease of doing so and the relative lack of high-quality games for it relative to its competitors. This video will show you how to run backup Wii games from an SD card using some basic free software. Get to modding!