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Entries from February 2009

Why the Wii will never get any better

February 28th, 2009 · 68 Comments

Yes, this is another Wii rant. There are plenty of other articles talking about the poor recent game offerings, the hardware limitations, and the primitive online play. I’m not here to talk about those. Instead, I’m going to talk about the Wii’s software stack, and how it compares to other consoles. The Wii’s software architecture [...]

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DVDX for System Menu 3.4

February 19th, 2009 · 14 Comments

A few months ago we released a small, hidden channel called “DVDX” which essentially allowed homebrew to read DVDs on any Wii console without requiring hardware modifications. Since that release some things that you are probably all aware of have happened: Nintendo released an update that blocks the installation of fake-signed titles like The Homebrew [...]

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BootMii and the new boot1

February 18th, 2009 · 53 Comments

From the checker statistics, we’re seeing about 10% of Wiis with the new boot1 (all newer ones). What will happen to those new Wiis that have it? At first, BootMii will not be compatible with those Wiis. A modified boot2 will not run on them, period. However, there is a way of accomplishing some of [...]

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