Nintendo Releases Solution to Metroid: Other M Bug

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Sep 27, 2010
  1. SPH73
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    http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/w...oid-other-m.jsp

    I played through the entire game and did not encounter this problem. It still makes me wonder if Nintendo will release a "1.1" version of this game.

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  2. soulx

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    This is why Nintendo should have a better online system.
    Developers would be able to release updates to games via Wi-Fi.
     
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    or maybe a new firmware ?
     
  4. AshuraZro

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    Don't see why they wouldn't unless they intend to suddenly stop manufacturing and selling the game.
     
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    Wait wait wait.
    The only way to fix a bad save, is to send them a save file on a physical SD card?
    That's....bullshit. Good fucking lord, just email it to someone!
    Better yet, ANYBODY with basic save hacking experience could fix it!
     
  6. Ammako

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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    i encounter this problem [​IMG]

    this is whay i use wiird codes [​IMG]
     
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    No, firmware updates on the Wii can't modify games, and I doubt they're going to waste precious space on a save game fix for one game that has such a rare bug.
     
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    You got to send in your SD card to repair the saves?

    Might as well just start the game from beginning again.

    Nintendo, you should be ashamed. [​IMG]
     
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    Quick Edit: I am not serious about this

    They should give guides how to install the homebrew channel and download a gct code that unlocks the door =P
     
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    IMO possibility of patches makes devs lazy or at least gives them an excuse to be.
     
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    I'm under the understanding that this glitch isnt in the Pal version
     
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    Oh, you mean like the Twilight Princess Bug that makes it impossible to finish the game?
    Or the Super Paper Mario Bug that freezes the game?
     
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    I was able to complete both games several times without ever experiencing those bugs. Nintendo's first party titles tend to be more bug-free than other console first party titles (pre-patches), and are much more bug-free than 3rd party titles (holy shit Activision. Do you playtest at all?)
     
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    You guys really need to learn how to read with your eyes wide open OR learn proper English....read again

    ^ There are other options available people -_- Just contact them.
     
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    if u knew a little bit of code hacking then u could run thru the door like i did (due to the help of fellow skidrow users) in PoP:FS
     
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    Game breaking bug + Nintendo = game breaking lousy solution. The customers win! Who is gonna do all of that (the solution) just to get their sav file fixed? I wouldn't.
     
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    I wonder what exactly they tweak in the save file...if someone works that out, it should take a half skilled developer about half an hour to make a simple homebrew app that will decrypt the save, do the same edit, and re-encrypt it. Probably using HW_AHBPROT so no patched IOS is necessary.

    Of course, AFAIK, the bug can already be "fixed" with homebrew by using Gecko OS to load the game with the walk through walls cheat and just walk through the locked door. At least, I imagine this should be possible, dunno if it has actually been tested.

    As for all the people complaining about an apparently terrible service for fixing the issue: I think its quite a good solution. Reasonably easy for the non-tech savvy.

    The only other real option I can think of would be to release a downloadable channel in the Shop Channel, which could modify the save. The channel would have to require the original disc to be inserted (no IOS patches are needed to access save if original disc is inserted, nor HW_AHBPROT), and it'd just patch it, and then you could delete the channel. Perhaps a little overkill, but I think it'd be a better option really, as its near(er) instant. Only problem is for those without internet on their Wii, but they could avail of the current service.
     
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    I was thinking that too, it's not like the save files are that big...
     

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