Nintendo Wii D2CKey and D2Pro Mod-Chip Source Code Available

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237w ago - This weekend d2project has made available the source code for two Nintendo Wii mod-chips, namely the D2CKey and D2Pro Mod-Chip.

To quote: "This is the official open source repository for d2ckey and d2pro. VHDL, MN102 drivecode, and Gamecube configuration / update discs is hosted here.

All code is licensed under GPL v3. If you are interested in contributing to this or similar projects please contact the project owner."

Cool news indeed, and below are the related downloads, as follows:

D2Pro 5/6 Wire VHDL Source Code / D2Pro 15/13 Wire Source Code / D2Ckey VHDL Source Code (A3PXXX Version) / Update/Configuration Disc Sources / D2Pro Drivecode Source v1.5 (MN102 Assembler)
 

BannerBomb v2 Alpha for Nintendo Wii Firmware 4.2 is Available

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237w ago - Comex released today BannerBomb v2 for the Wii System Menu 4.2. From what I have read, it works great on 4.2 E/U Firmware. But give a try for yourself and let us know your experience with it.

Download: BannerBomb_v2 ALPHA

To quote: I can't get enough of a sample size on IRC, maybe he can help. This version is for 4.2 only, any region. I'm have absolutely no idea how consistently it will work, but I'd appreciate if you'd test it whether or not you already have homebrew.
Actually, they didn't even try to fix the actual exploit. The only change was that the size of banners in saved channels is now limited to 100 kilobytes. After several months, that's their "fix".

Still, it means that the 400kish nop sled in bannerbomb can't fit anymore; I think the SD menu is somewhat more reliable than data management with respect to memory addresses, but not sure yet.

For this version, instead of Data Management, you must use the SD menu.
 

Nintendo Wii WODE Jukebox Web site is Live - Interesting Facts!

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238w ago - We've previously covered the WODE which is set to revolutionize the Nintendo Wii modification scene.

USB Loaders have their downfalls as they don't boast 100% compatibility and are limited to the WBFS a file system designed for the loaders.

The WODE is a totally hardware based solution that comes with the compatibility and reliability of a modchip - something you can't get with software loaders. Anyway, the WODE Team have just launched a Web site for their upcoming modification.

It doesn't reveal much, but the opening animation is interesting. It seems the stand for the Wii houses a port and the intro shows it using a USB hard drive or an Ethernet card. That totally got my attention.

To quote: WODE will include a Flatmod type mainboard that attaches (solderless) to the Wii drive cable similar to other available chips.

It also comes with it's own vertical stand that harnesses a slave board with built-in LCD, USB, and SD slot. The SD card is used to house the powerful Linux-based WODE software.

WODE is compatible with WII DMS, D2B, D2A, D2C, D2C2, D3, D3-2 boards. The OS is LINUX and allow to manage WIFi connection and many...
 

Scene It? Coming to PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and XBox 360

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241w ago - The 'Scene It' franchise will be bringing Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! to the Sony PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft XBox 360 consoles this holiday season.

Screenlife today announced the latest home console iteration of the bestselling Scene It? brand. Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! will be the first videogame in the Scene It? franchise available for Wii and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems and marks a return for the brand to the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft.

Press Release: SCREENLIFE AND WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE SCENE IT?® BRIGHT LIGHTS! BIG SCREEN!

LAUNCHING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON FOR XBOX 360 AND, FOR THE FIRST TIME, Wii AND PLAYSTATION®3 SYSTEM

Previous success on the Xbox platform combined with casual gaming's explosive growth create a tremendous opportunity for Screenlife to bring its unique brand of entertainment trivia game play to millions of new consumers.

Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! offers a wide variety of media-rich trivia that provides movie fans and social gamers with a lively, competitive group gaming experience. Trivia content in the game will include recently released 2009 movies as well as fan favourite Hollywood hits from the last four decades. There...
 

SunDisk Chip for Nintendo Wii Reviewed!

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242w ago - The kind people of team D2SUN (linked above) have sent out some samples of the new Nintendo Wii SunDisk Chip for testing.

After testing this chip out I have to say that there is not much more one could even expect out of a drive chip.

Some high points:

• Chip comes retail packaged nicely.
• Quality of the pcb is excellent.
• Chip is large but fit's perfectly under the drive when placed correctly.
• So much more than just a drive chip, having the ability to dump disks directly to the onboard nand, copy .iso from pc to chip and vice versa, and loading them from the chip effectively emulating the drive all together.

It almost seems that the only thing it cannot do is play the game for you

Here is the feature list followed by some pics!

The SUNDISK final SPEC:
• plug and play,100% solderless
• come with A.I. Boot to auto choose region, support JAP/USA/KOR/EUR all regions perfectly,100% smart and play & play!
• support all old and last wiis
• support D5/D9 games
• support homebrew roms
• support GC games
• support all Wii games with same region
• support partial Wii games with different region
 







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