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Wii update renders Freeloader useless

And don't expect Nintendo to do anything about it. The recently released and pointedly punctual Wii system update 3 added limited USB keyboard support but removed the system's ability to run Datel's Freeloader discs. Originally intended for Nintendo's previous console, the Freeloader would (usually)...

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Latest firmware update kills Freeloader

One of our readers wrote in to inform us that, with the latest firmware update for the Wii, Freeloader no longer works with the system. In trying to load the software, the Wii merely spits error messages at the user, laughing maniacally as they attempt to use it. This is just another feature that ...

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Rumor: Wii Freeloader this month?

This particular bit of news concerns PAL gamers, but-- if it's true-- we can all benefit soon enough. A listing has popped up for a Wii Freeloader on an Italian shopping site called YouToo.it. The listing says that it will be released on June 30 for € 24,99 ($33.59), but that the price and ...

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Wii Freeloader is en route

After a bunch of Perrin Kaplan flip-flopping and general mass hysteria, it turned out that the Wii would in fact be region-specific after all. Importing games that the world has deemed too insane for the American public is one of our greatest joys in this world, and lo, Nintendo cut us down without ...

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FreeLoader GC doesn't work in our Wii

Despite a report to the contrary, we can't get the GameCube FreeLoader to work on a Wii. We've tried to use FreeLoader to play GameCube titles from other regions, but the sad, unrecognized-disc screen taunts us over and over. We're using FreeLoader 1.06B -- alleged to be the right version by intern...

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