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Wii Menu 4.3 brings performance upgrades, removes homebrew

Over the last day or so, a message has gradually disseminated through North America's Wii systems, alerting users to a new Wii Menu update (we personally received it at around 1AM EST). Wii Menu 4.3 doesn't add any neat features to the user experience; rather, it seems focused entirely on taking...

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Nintendo unleashes Wii Menu 3.4, updates ToS and removes save files

Nintendo is at it again, unleashing yet another Wii Menu Update which puts us at 3.4, as our glowing Wii just informed us. Aside from augmenting the Nintendo User Agreement, the new system update will also "check for and automatically remove" all "unauthorized modifications to save files."...

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Twilight Hack reinstated, new patch for Wii menu 3.3

It's about time. Less that five days after Nintendo released the Twilight Hack killer known as Wii menu update 3.3, the folks at HackMii have released their previously tested workaround, giving new life to the homebrew community. We can only assume the next menu update that tries to thwart the hack...

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Twilight Hack prevention already thwarted

Nintendo's anti-Twilight Hack hack (also known as Wii menu update 3.3) has already been, erm, hacked. Coders at the HackMii blog have figured out the code used to essentially block the homebrew community and found a way past it. While the fix hasn't been released yet, it's only a matter of time....

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Nintendo adds Update 3.3 to repaired Wiis, internet not happy

Usually, the news that Nintendo updated the firmware on your Wii while it's away for repair would hardly count as news at all. Since yesterday, however, when everybody caught wind of how the latest Wii Menu Update knocked the Twilight Hack and Freeloader on the head, Nintendo's meddling hasn't...

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New Wii update spells the end for Freeloader [Update 1]

Turns out the Twilight Hack wasn't the only casualty of the latest Wii Menu Update. Import gamers everywhere are turning on their Wiis to find that the Freeloader disc they purchased to play (for example) Super Smash Bros. Brawl (remember that?) on their PAL Wiis is also rendered useless by the...

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New Wii menu update 3.3 nullifies Twilight Princess hack

We've got some good news and some bad news. Let's start with the bad news: Nintendo's latest Wii menu update (3.3) effectively plugs up the Twilight Princess hole that served to foster a homebrew community – or, perhaps more accurately, it casts the homebrew community into a realm of...

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Wii Menu Update 3.3 kills Twilight Hack [update 2]

Well folks, looks like the party has come to an end. All of you enjoying your free Tetris are up the proverbial creek sans paddle. Your Wii should be glowing blue as you read this right now. The latest update, which rolls the Wii Menu to 3.3, not only kills the Twilight Hack, but also allows...

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