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Wii Forecast, News, other channels going offline in June

Everybody Votes ... until June 28. Nintendo of America has informed us that many of the network-reliant Channels on the Wii will go out of service on that date, including the Forecast Channel, News Channel, Everybody Votes, Check Mii Out, Nintendo Channel, and data exchange between friends. Mii...

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BBC iPlayer relaunching as a dedicated Wii Channel

The BBC iPlayer, only available in the UK, is proof that streaming video can work on the Wii -- like the Wii no Ma service, Minna no Theater Wii, and the Nintendo Channel. Well, maybe not that last one, given the stuttery playback of Nintendo Week whenever we attempt to watch it. As rumored, the...

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We predict that Europe will receive a new Wii channel tomorrow

Yes, we can accurately predict that a new Wii Channel will be available in Europe tomorrow, but only because Nintendo announced it. Nintendo has dug into its archive of Japanese Channels and dusted off the Today & Tomorrow Channel, which offers daily horoscopes for every Mii on your console, as...

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Wii Food Delivery Channel open for business in Japan

Today, Nintendo of Japan finally made it possible to invoke the proverbial "/pizza" through the Wii. The Demae Channel ("Food Delivery Channel"), a Wii channel that allows users to place delivery orders on the Wii, launched today. If you're in Japan and you like to eat food, you can now order pizza,...

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Smile! Wii photo printing channel may leave Japan

Excellent news, fans of ... various ... services ... being made available through Wii Channels! There's one more item of Channel-related news out today. A trademark found on the European trademark database suggests that Nintendo is looking to take its Digicam Print Channel to Europe (and potentially...

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Food Delivery Channel arriving hot and fresh in Japan in 2009

Wii owners in Japan who don't feel like cooking a recipe from their DS will no longer be doomed to a meal free of Nintendo's influence. A company called Yume no Machi will release a new channel next year that will allow people to order delivery directly from the Wii. IGN predicted just such a thing...

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Preview Wii Speak Channel and a puppy with these screens

Thanks to the Japanese launch of the Wii Speak Channel, we can now see a bit of a preview of what's coming up for the rest of us (tomorrow in Europe, ??? in North America) in the world of talking at our TVs. Nintendo has opened their Wii Speak Channel page, featuring screenshots of the Channel's...

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Nintendo doesn't see Fortune Telling Channel in Europe's future

Edge Online has received some unfortunate tidings for people desperate to learn about their Miis' future: as of right now, it appears that the Today and Tomorrow's Lucky Fortune Telling Channel is destined to remain in Japan. Or, at least, remain in not-Europe: "There are no current plans to...

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Wii Menu hack now available to adventurous homebrewers [update]

Yesterday's jaw-droppingly comprehensive Wii Menu hack, which enables cross-region Wii, Gamecube, and downloadable games, as well as various display and UI tweaks, was unavailable to the public when the video (encore presentation above!) was released. But today creator Crediar has released the...

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Wii Menu hacked to pieces

Homebrewer Crediar has recorded a video of a truly epic series of Wii Menu hacks that pretty much bust the system open. All kinds of hacks are on display, both cosmetic and substantial. Most notably, Crediar has opened up the system not just to discs from every region, but channels (which suggests...

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