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#REDIRECT [[WiiBrew:News]]
Old news can be found here, for the latest news [[Current_events|Current events]]
* '''16 March 08'''
Bushing showed a [http://www.metacafe.com/watch/1160910/wii_homebrew_channel video] with the worlds first homebrew channel on a Wii (Warning: don't immediately jump on IRC to ask for a release, if it ever gets released it will be right here.)
* '''15 March 08'''
We're now on a new server, It should be much, much faster. We also have a squid proxy set up and dishing out static pages before you ever hit the mediawiki thanks to pab-. -Ch0p
* '''14 March 08'''
[[Twilight Hack]] alpha3a is out. Front SD with FAT16 support!
* '''10 March 08'''
[[Geckoloader#v0.0.3|geckoloader]] v0.0.3 is out. Less requirements and more features. Happy happy, joy joy!
* '''9 March 08'''
[[AtaWii]] Beta 1.0 has been released ( An Atari St emulator )
An SDLoader for Wii to be used with the Trucha Signer was released yesterday at the Spanish forum of [http://www.elotrolado.net/hilo_SDLoader-con-Trucha-Signer--carga-DOL-_972190 elotrolado] (This is an ISO Image used to make development faster. The ISO is a loader which loads files (*.dol) from the SDGecko so developers don't have to re-burn a DVD every time they make an update, they just have to update the SD card. A modchip is still needed.)
Super Smash Bros Brawl System Update
Super Smash Bros Brawl (NTSC) apparently includes a required system update before the Wii is able load the game. The update is only available through the game disc itself and not through Wii Online Update. It is most likely just bug fixes for the game and includes the standard warning about the update possibly bricking the wii if you have any "Unauthorized Modifications", but so far this update does not appear to affect the Twilight Hack on unmodified consoles. -Cyber
* '''4 March 08'''
Version 0.2 of the [[Wii Proof of Concept Linux]] has been released over at [http://gc-linux.org GC-Linux.org]
[http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gc-linux/wii-linux-PoC-0.2.tar.gz Download link]
* '''1 March 08'''
Eke-eke has released a Wii version of his [http://www.tehskeen.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3919 Genesis Plus emulator]. The first Genesis Plus emulator with the ability to play Virtua Racing.
[[Geckoloader]] is released by dhewg. Geckoloader is a Wii program that transfers DOL binaries over USB Gecko, for faster loading and testing of homebrew applications.
* '''29 February 08'''
Release 14 of devkitPPC (the gamecube toolchain aka libogc) just hit the streets. This version includes support for the Wii. [http://www.devkitpro.org/devkitpro/devkitppc-release-14-is-final/ News post]. [http://wiki.devkitpro.org/index.php/devkitPro:Getting_Started Grab the code].
* '''27 February 08'''
Victor Muñoz has released a disc-signing tool for the Wii -- "Trucha Signer". [http://www.ingenieria-inversa.cl/?p=12 More info].
* '''26 February 08'''
WiiBrew.org suffered from Slashdot yesterday, today it's time for [http://digg.com/linux_unix/Linux_runs_natively_on_the_Wii Digg] to hammer the wiki.
* '''25 February 08'''
WiiBrew.org suffered the wrath of being [http://games.slashdot.org/games/08/02/25/1940203.shtml Slashdotted]. After a brief stint of downtime and some generous donations, WiiBrew (as you can see) has returned.
Nintendo has released system update [http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/systemMenuFeatures.jsp Wii Menu 3.2] across all regions. It does not appear to affect current exploits. Details in [[Homebrew status]]
* '''24 February 08'''
GC-Linux has released a Wii Proof of Concept mini-distro. [http://gc-linux.org GC-Linux main page]  [http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gc-linux/wii-linux-PoC-0.1.tgz PoC Download](Works with usb Gecko)
emu_kidid released his [http://tehskeen.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25840 Wii Mode MP3 Player].
* '''22 February 08'''
Beardface has released a new version of the [http://wiibrew.org/index.php?title=Image:EasyIOS.tgz EasyIOS] application for the Wii.  The new version is a stable release that allows those too lazy to code to contribute to the development effort.
* '''19 February 08'''
[[Team Twiizers]] (tmbinc, segher, bushing) released an updated version of the [[Twilight Hack]]. It is now possible to load ELF files from an SD card using an SD Gecko (or similar). Be sure to read the included README.
* '''19 February 08'''
Christian Auby aka DesktopMan has managed to port Tetris to the Wii. The game can be loaded using the Twilight Hack. Download the video [http://www.auby.no/files/wii/tetris.wmv] (also on Youtube [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sUa1zxzKx4]) and the ELF file [http://www.auby.no/files/wii/tetris.elf] from his website.
* '''15 February 08'''
laZmike displays a small "Hello, World!" demo using the Twilight Hack. You can view the video at [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIqVGRe0eyU]
* '''14 February 08'''
"Auby" has managed to have the Twilight Hack load a pong game! As of right now, it doesn't do much because there are no controls. You can see it in action at [http://www.auby.no/files/wii/pong.swf] (smooth video but takes a while to load) or [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDPTkMRYUq0] (choppy video but loads a lot faster) Happy Valentine's Day to Everyone!
TikTok n' Botch run tachtig on Zelda exploit, make "release".  Film at 11.
* '''13 February 08'''
say hi to [[Wiifuse_server|wiifuse_server]], a new tool with a ridiculous big list of requirements.
* '''12 February 08'''
The [[Project of the Month]] page is now up - Congratulations to [http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~johnny/projects/wii/ Johnny Lee] for his Wiimote work.
* '''11 February 08'''
Contest is over! Guess why :) [[Twilight Hack]]
* '''4 February 08'''
We are currently running two logo contests; Check them out [[Logo Candidates|here]]!
== Really old news ==
There seems to be a reallt old news page too [[WiiCR-archive]]

Latest revision as of 19:24, 30 May 2009

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