Is it possible to get the DKC Trilogy through hacking?

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    So I have only just into the series since the 3DS Version of Donkey Kong Country Returns and I would defiantly like to play the ones on the SNES. Problem is I have never had a SNES and Nintendo removed the games from the store.

    I wanna know if it is possible to hack my to get them. Is it possible?
     


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    Yeah you can download the wad file and install that to your wii. The wad is like .zip, its just the game released by Nintendo and packed together so others may install it on their wiis using a wad manager.

    OR as the above user posted use the emulator. Of course if you want Nintendo's official version then you'd want to install the wad.
     
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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Emulators are far safer to install than wads, have better compatibility and have save states. RetroArch Wii is one of the best emulators, if not the best for the Wii. Trouble is if the wad had an incorrect banner png size, that will corrupt the firmware on the system menu.
     
  5. kirbymaster101

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    Emualtor>wad unless its n64 games.
     
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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    N64 games are the exception. Unofficial 16-bit console emulators are generally far more accurate. The Wii's Snes emulator can't even emulate Super FX games lol.
     
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    Yes I know emulators are better but his question wasn't how he'd go about using emulators on the wii but rather if he could hack his wii to obtain those games that Nintendo released and the answer is yes he could if he installed a wad.

    As for wads being dangerous PAH! inconvenient though, yes, much slower than just downloading roms and placing them on a SD.
     
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    Well yeah. Biggest thing is arguably being inefficient. Gigantic amount of space needed relative to a plain rom.
     
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    I sill don't understand why Nintendo pulled the DKC trilogy off the Wii. Was there ever an official statement?
     
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    We know they retain all the rights to the DKC assets and aren't owned by Rare anymore (which is good), but the removal is a mystery. I doubt they would have licensing issues with their own IP. Glad I use RetroArch Wii; if more games are removed, I'm more justified to use it.
     
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    And the LATEST NEOGEO GAMES!
     
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    It sales were VERY VERY POOR, it's not a mistery.
    They pulles severla more games like the Ghost 'n Goblins game for NES, etc.
    All because of poor sales.
     
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    Hielkenator GBAtemp Psycho!

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    yes there was.
     
  14. the_randomizer

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    But they did add Ghosts'N Goblins to the Wii U VC, which is weird.





    But they never said WHY did they? The hell with it, screw the VC, I'll play it on the Wii U whether Nintendo likes it or not :rofl2:
     
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    And they replaced the game with the ARCADE VERSION ON Wii.
    Maybe they want to pull the same shit again for new users?
     
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    Weird indeed. Oh well. Glad I have RetroArch on there, undoubtedly the best emulator for Snes, NES, Genesis, well you get the idea.
     
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    Agreed, though I prefer the officail GenesisGX as the RA sometimes has frame rate / jittering problems with fast scrolling games like Sonic.
    But you probably know that.
     
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    I'm just glad they used a new audio sampling instead of that stupid Hermite filter. No more tinny audio! Oh, and the bug reports go here...I think https://github.com/Themaister/RetroArch/


    Edit: Damn, I can't find the place to report issues.

    Edit 2: Found it http://forum.themaister.net/viewtopic.php?id=561
     
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    Yes, I know.
    I do not bother to post problems anymore since most of the time the end user gets beaten down if they have a problem / found a bug anyway.
    Evenif RA is the best pack of emulators it still has it's shortcomings but the devs to not seem to see it most of the time.
     
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    That's why I don't report them either. Okay, the tinny sound issues I reported and helped test and was eventually resolved, but the overscan. Yeah, right. I'll let someone else do it.
     
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