WiiBrew:News/February 2008

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  • 29 February 08
Release 14 of devkitPPC (the gamecube toolchain aka libogc) just hit the streets. This version includes support for the Wii. News post. Grab the code.
  • 27 February 08
Victor Muñoz has released a disc-signing tool for the Wii -- "Trucha Signer". More info.
  • 26 February 08
WiiBrew.org suffered from Slashdot yesterday, today it's time for Digg to hammer the wiki.
  • 25 February 08
WiiBrew.org suffered the wrath of being Slashdotted. After a brief stint of downtime and some generous donations, WiiBrew (as you can see) has returned.
Nintendo has released system update 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. GC-Linux main page PoC Download(Works with usb Gecko)
Emu_kidid released his Wii Mode MP3 Player.
  • 22 February 08
Beardface has released a new version of the 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 User:DesktopMan has managed to port Tetris to the Wii. The game can be loaded using the Twilight Hack. Download the video [1] (also on Youtube [2]) and the ELF file [3] from his website.
  • 15 February 08
laZmike displays a small "Hello, World!" demo using the Twilight Hack. You can view the video at [4]
  • 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 [5] (smooth video but takes a while to load) or [6] (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, a new tool with a ridiculous big list of requirements.
  • 12 February 08
The Project of the Month page is now up - Congratulations to 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 here!