Hot Nintendo Wii How-Tos

How To: Play Wii games off SD cards or USB drives

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 with). It takes you through the installation process and where the SD card/USB drive will go on both the Wii and a desktop computer. When the process is complete, you won't have to use the disc every time you play the game...

How To: Format an SD card to FAT32 for Wii hacking

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 card for some other reason, this video should still teach you everything you need to know.

How To: Update the Flash player on your Wii so you can watch YouTube videos

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 can watch as much Flash media on your Wii as you care to find! This is very quick - all you really have to do is find the right update in the Shopping section of your Wii.

How To: Use the WiiFlow USB Loader with an external hard drive

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 Wiiflow will let you store all of your Wii games onto a large hard drive, instead of your Nintendo Wii. It allows you to play the games from the USB loader without a game disc. This is a convenient way to play your games witho...

How to Play Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

After two years of anticipation, Link is finally back in the latest installment of the series, Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to play the newest Zelda game. This tutorial also covers the new features of this Wii game.

How To: Play Wii games from a USB HDD/flash drive easily

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, step-by-step overview of the process, watch this gamer's guide.

How To: Install ios249 on the Wii and play backup games

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 with the Homebrew channel. You will need to download a whole mess of free software:

How To: Play Wii ISO's without burning disks (USB Flash Drive)

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 burn the games to it. Instead of DVD disks if you use a flash drive you can store huge number of games on a single drive and also use the USB drive as an other storage device. In this lengthy video the author shows how t...

How To: Install virtual console games on your Wii for free

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 your Wii. Since the Twilight hack was found through the lastest Zelda game Twilight Princess, the game needs to be loaded every time before you can run any "homebrew" software.

How To: Watch Hulu on the Wii

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.

How To: Use a USB keyboard to type on your Wii

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? This video will show you how to connect a USB keyboard to your Wii, making it MUCH easier and more practical to use the Opera web browser available in the Wii Store. Now can surf the web on a giant screen while reclined o...

How To: Use PlayOn to watch Netflix, Hulu and more on the Wii

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 you will have to purchase it from the Wii Store using Wii Points. Evan also shows how you can link your internet channel to PlayOn so that you can view videos in just seconds. Watch all his tips and techniques and you c...

How To: Bowl a super power curve in Wii Bowling

Wii Bowling is probably one of the most played video games in the Wii Sports package bundled with the Nintendo Wii. But not everybody can play it well. There's always that one person that throws that humungous curve ball that barrels down the lane and destroys all ten pins with the bowling ball. Well, that could be you, after watching this brief video tutorial on how to bowl a super power curve in Wii Bowling. Try to master this, and if you succeed, you can master the game.

How To: Connect your Nintendo Wii to a wireless network

The video shows you how to connect the Nintendo Wii to an available wireless network. First, you have to turn the Wii on. When the menu screen appears, you then click on the "Wii button" in the bottom-left corner. Next, go to "Wii Settings". On the following screen, you have to use the blue arrow on the right to go to the second page of options and select "Internet". Go to "Connection Settings" and click on an "Open Connection". From here, go to "Select Wireless Connection" and then "Search f...

How To: Use Trucha Bug Restorer to mod / hack your Wii

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 is the program that allows you to play burned backup copies of games.

How To: Use Wiiflow USB Loader

In this tutorial, we learn how to use Wiiflow USB Loader. First, go to the homebrew channel and then click on the wiiflow usb loader. After this, you will see a bunch of games for you to choose from. Browse through these until you see one you like, then select it. You can click the arrows to browse between different games and look at the covers of them. After you find one that you like you can play it right away from your PC. To change your settings, go to the lower left hand corner and chang...

How To: Use the Wiiflow forwarder channel

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 the game. You can use this Wiiflow forwarder channel to play a ton of different games in just seconds. You can view the games using different views, making it easier for you to see what games are available. When you are fi...

How To: Add Wii points to purchase WiiWare games and more on the Nintendo Wii

Just buying the main disc-based games for the Nintendo Wii is actually limiting yourself quite a bit! There's a ton of classic arcade titles, Nintendo games, and old Sega games for you to choose from among many other titles all in the Wii Shop Channel! But to play them, you will need to purchase them with Wii Points which is your currency transferred into points. If you're scratching your head as to how to do this, you will get a chance to find out in this video.

How To: Hack a Wii firmware v. 3.2 or higher from any region

Hacking the Wii is a fun and not-too-challenging way to have a lot of fun with your console and give yourself a geeky sense of accomplishment. This video will show you how to hack a Wii from any region and with any firmware version between 3.2 and 4.2 using these files for versions 4.1 and below and these for version 4.2. If you've already upgraded to 4.3 that's too bad, because as yet 4.3 is hackproof. You'll just have to wait for the hackers to figure it out.

How To: Watch Hulu, Netflix and more on a Wii

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 show the different services offered and how to access each of them and a brief display of how they are used and what features they have.

How To: Burn Wii games

In this tutorial, learn how to bypass Nintendo's copyright protection and burn Wii games to share with your friends. This video will show you exactly what you need to know to outsmart the system and copy your games to another disc.

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