New Wii Backup Loader Opens Gateway to All-Out Piracy

It's the Holy Grail of Wii piracy—load DVD game backups without any sort of hardware modification. And it's just been demonstrated in a very legit-looking video » 9/15/08 9:30am 9/15/08 9:30am.The Wii Backup Loader is a simple program that runs from the and can load specially modified ISOs from the DVD drive. The hack is still considered a work in…

Special Dongle De-Bricks Dead Wiis, Loads Any Homebrew

Internally, Nintendo uses a tool called a "Waikiki adapter" to boot Nintendo Wiis in recovery mode—bricked or not. Now one modder has apparently duplicated the device, a simple flash drive that fits in the GameCube memory port of the Wii, and set a demonstration to some righteous 80s guitar riffs. If commercialized,… » 9/04/08 2:30pm 9/04/08 2:30pm