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3DS system update adds on-board save data backup

The latest 3DS system firmware update (ver. 2.0.0-2U) adds the ability to backup saved game data onto the handheld's SD card, which is good news for people with cramped cards and/or hoarding sensibilities. This allows players to delete games or applications without removing their progress/work in s...

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WiiGator chomps down on modchips, plays GameCube backups

The WiiGator backup launcher is now available for gamers who'd prefer to keep their shelves untouched. The problem with painstakingly organizing game collections -- in alphabetical or autobiographical order -- is that you're bound to reach for a game the middle of the stack, ruining your careful w...

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Wii can run back-ups without a mod chip?

Apparently, all one needs to run back-ups on their Wii is nothing more than a little technical know-how and an inexpensive cable. At least, we found this out whilst browsing YouTube today and coming across user Textb00k's video, that is. As you can see, in the embedded video available past the p...

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Today's hottest game video: Wii modchip

Today's most-watched YouTube game video just shows some guy inserting and mounting discs in a Spanish-language Wii. Boring? Yes. But the M. Night Shyamalan-worthy twist is that these aren't ordinary discs; they're homemade burns. And the Wii? It's been modded to play "backups" with the Wiinja chip. ...

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Wii and the back-up conundrum

Contained in the embedded video, available past the jump, You Tube user Yadokingu takes us step-by-step through the Wii's security features and showing several backdoors one could use. Now, we don't condone doing anything that would void your warranty or get you tossed into jail, but this video i...

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Copy HD-DVDs using Xbox 360, high-end PC

Want to make a digital copy of that new HD-DVD for "backup" purposes? No problem: all you need is an Xbox 360, the HD-DVD drive add-on, and a computer powerful enough to kill a small yak. Apparently, the Xbox 360's HD-DVD drive is one of the only ones on the market that outputs 720p and 1080i signa...

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