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Back Up and Play Your Wii Games From an External Hard Drive

A disc that never leaves the case can never be scratched. Save your Wii games to an external hard drive with this handy tutorial for speedier and scratch-free playback.

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Jonny Drama3102d ago

Freaking Sweet.. there is a store in my town that rents wii games so i just technically got about 100 wii games

Chrisny853102d ago

if this works, looks like wii is gonna become the new dreamcast.

Evocation3102d ago

Nah, I doubt a lot of mums/young kids are likely to start doing this so the party games for the wii are safe.

However with already bad "hardcore" games sales on the wii, this could really nail the coffin on them. :/

LightofDarkness3102d ago

Meh, my Wii's been chipped for over a year now. I won't even download the games any more.

blind-reaper3102d ago

@1.2

how many "moms" actually buys a lot of games?? so it is irrelevant

BLuKhaos3102d ago (Edited 3102d ago )

I just bought a used NDS phat and an aceKard so that means I get to enjoy the DS's entire library without Ninty ever seeing a dime from me(pft like that's going to make a difference lmao).

ThanatosDMC3102d ago

So get used games, rip it, return used games.... no, i didnt read the article.

clevernickname3102d ago (Edited 3102d ago )

@Jonny Drama

Wow, there is an actual place that RENTS Wii games? Incredible.

What's next, movies you can play at home on your TV screen? Technology is so amazing.

N4g_null3102d ago

There is no zelda work around any more. This is only for Wiis that already have the home brew on them LOL.

What You'll Need

* A Wii with the Homebrew Channel installed

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Microsoft Xbox 3603102d ago

This is probably better news than what Nintendo will be announcing at E3. ;)

qohelet3102d ago

the levels of hypocrisy are mindboggling :

the same people are basically saying

-"nintendo sucks and killed gaming"
&
-"oh cool i can pirate the whole DS/wii library"

fuk'n teens

SpoonyRedMage3102d ago

I know, it shows how much people care about the industry but a lot will say "Nintendo abandoned me as a core gamer." and then download all their core games and deprive Nintendo of income.

Kwertie3102d ago

I think Nintendo have creamed enough income off of people who bought the system. Seriously, it's nowhere near as advanced as the Xbox, yet it costs more. What the hell?

ChickeyCantor3102d ago

Have a bubble, its exactly what i thought.

G4drake3101d ago

i believe nintendo is already working on how to stop that

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DanteLinkX3102d ago

wii has been getting the best scenerario around. Glad to see it getting so customized.

LegendarySins3102d ago

It would be excellent if it did.

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