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Entries from September 2009

Silly games

September 30th, 2009 · 156 Comments

As you all know, Nintendo pushed a huge update yesterday. Turns out it’s a rather lame attempt to block, among other things, our installer. They also remove The Homebrew Channel and DVDX on every system menu startup, but for that they just hardcoded the used title IDs. So let’s play this silly game: let’s switch [...]

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Wii Menu 4.2: a lack of imagination

September 29th, 2009 · 58 Comments

As you can see in the latest Wiimpersonator log, Nintendo has released an update for the Wii software — “Wii Menu 4.2″. Nintendo’s release notes state, rather blandly, September 28, 2009 Wii Menu 4.2 Unauthorized Modifications Because unauthorized channels or firmware may impair game play or the Wii console, updating to Wii Menu version 4.2 [...]

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Gameboy Color Boot ROM dumped after 10 years

September 28th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Hey everyone. This is my first post here. Some of you may know me from the GameCube homebrew scene. Anyway, this post is not about the Wii or the DSi. It’s more of a vintage hardware hacking post. The Nintendo Gameboy Color was released by Nintendo to the public in 1998. Since then no one [...]

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