Hot Nintendo Wii How-Tos

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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: Install Wiiflow with cIOS 249 and 222 / 223

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 thumb drive or a more substantial external hard drive. This video demonstrates how to do this in a way that is easy to follow.

How To: Hack / install the homebrew channel on a Wii

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 firmware version 4.2. If you upgraded to 4.3, we apologize, but the hacker are still working on hacking those, so be patient.

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 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: 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: 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: Walkthrough MadWorld "Rin Rin" boss fight

This is a video walkthrough of the ultra violent and gory game MadWorld, exclusively for the Nintendo Wii. Mahalo has produced this full walkthrough for MadWorld, complete with high-quality videos. The guide explains everything from the point system and basic combat techniques to complete boss strategies. Be sure to check it out for tips and strategies on leading Jack to blood-spattered victory.

How To: Reassemble a Nintendo Wii

Fixing your own electronical equipment can be difficult, but save you quite a bit of money. The bad thing is that once you've opened it up, putting it back together again, can be quite a hassle. Once you've opened it up, you're pretty much on your own. So in this tutorial, find out how to reassemble a Nintendo Wii. Good luck and remember that opening your Wii, may have voided your warranty. Enjoy!

How To: Build a cheap homemade DIY Nintendo Wii gun

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 that playing with your own homemade Wii gun!

How To: Capture console gameplay video with a TV card

If you want to have any kind of impact in the discussion of video games online (and that is one big and jaded discussion) it will behoove you to be able to capture images of the games you're playing, be they console or PC. It's easy for the PC, but many people have no idea how to capture screenshots or videos of their console gameplay that they can share later on their computer. This video is here to clear up that confusion, showing you how to install a PCI TV card in your PC that will allow ...

How To: Connect to the Internet with your Nintendo Wii

This video tutorial shows how to connect to the Internet using the Wii video game system. The advantage of connecting to the Internet with your gaming system is to play games, such as Animal Crossing or Call of Duty, with other players. You can also get the Internet Channel which allows you to watch YouTube videos and do other tasks you would normally do on the internet. You will need a wireless router to do this. On the Wii home menu, click on Options, Wii Settings, and scroll once to the ri...

How To: Track fingers with the Wii remote

Using an IR led array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote by Johnny Chung Lee from Carnegie Mellon University. The grid software is a custom program written using a C# wiimote library and DirectX. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perfom this with the Wii remote.

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