Hot Nintendo Wii How-Tos

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: 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: Install a drivekey Wii modchip

If you're looking to do a bit of hacking for your Nintendo Wii, this video is what you need. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to install the drivekey modchip for the Nintendo Wii easily. This is easy to put in and will help with your gaming experience. But do remember once you've opened up your Nintendo Wii, the warranty might expire, so do so wisely.

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: Perform a Software Update on Your Nintendo Wii System

Using the Wii Options menu, it is possible to upgrade your Wii software to the latest version released from Nintendo for the gaming console. You will need to have an active internet connection to download the update first, so make sure that the Wii is connected to your home network. Be sure to check for upgrades every so often so that you have the latest features!

How To: Install the homebrew channel to your Wii

In this video, we learn how to install the homebrew channel to your Wii. You will need: the Zelda twilight princess game, SD card, homebrew installer, and Wiibrew hack. First, go to Wiibrew and find where it says Twilight Hack underneath "homebrew". Go directly to download and install this on your computer. After this, type in "homebrew" and click the link to find the channel, then download it and save it to your computer. Now, go back to the Wii homebrew page and click where it says the twil...

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: 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: Backup Wii games to SD to play in HD

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 Wii games to SD to play in HD.

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.