1. T-hug

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    After the recent reveal of a WiiU mod by team WiiKey, old time scene release group 'Venom' have released the first WiiU game dump:

    The_Avengers_Battle_for_Earth_PAL_WiiU-VENOM

    The game weighs in at a hefty 23GB (23823.40 MB)

    You can see the release NFO here:
    [​IMG]

    It looks like the scene is gearing up towards full on pirating of the WiiU.
    How do you feel about this? Tell us in the comments!
     
  2. Costello

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    I love how the homepage article just leaves us hanging after "Remember:" :D
    so that's it. Here it comes.

    FYI Nintendo denied claims that the console was hacked because they thought there was no pirated games on the scene (source: www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-04-30-group-responsible-for-first-wii-mod-chip-claims-to-have-hacked-wii-u-to-play-copied-games )

    (from a Nintendo Rep.)

    Well I guess they're going to have to revise that statement
     
  3. AlanJohn

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    I like to buy consoles when they have been fully hacked and get a decent game library, but most of the time the latter comes first.
     
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    it always starts with the wiikey so did it on the wii :P
     
  5. JoostinOnline

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    So that means:
    always = two times out of the dozens of consoles that have had piracy
     
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    To be fair the Wii drive was not all that different to the GC one and prior to the wiikey lot there was the presentations at various hacker cons with the notable picture

    [​IMG]

    http://hackedgadgets.com/2007/02/18/hacking-the-nintendo-wii-console/


    Needing an AES key to play though.... my wild guess is that is the unique to the pressing key for the filesystem or some sliver thereof.
     
  7. Satangel

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    So it begins.... Exciting news to say the least.
     
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    If Venom wants to prove their guts, they better try the 3DS.
     
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    027c9557648a1a999aa7848319bb5ef2 <------- whats this?

    And the releases begin again (tho not important till we can play them)
     
  10. hhs

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    I am unapologetically glad to see this thing in the works. I will probably buy the chip if it proves itself. Nintendo is going to counter by selling a different peripheral for every mainline game.
     
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    we need a wiiu release section now :P
     
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    That's pretty interesting. but I'm not really interested in playing backed up games. I like having the original games to increase my collection.
    I more care about debugging games as like as we do it with the usb gecko :P
    anyways, I will stay tuned for any kind of news about wii u hacking!
     
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    you can still buy the game and use the chip to rip it to a hdd
     
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    Thanks for the post.
    I'm still looking for ISO.

    Will try and find a better NFO for you.
     
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    Here.. we.. go..!

    Not surprising, but the most interesting question will be whether this is really 100% proper as a rip (compare to say, DSi games). The future looks interesting for the WiiU in many ways. On one hand, there is the future game library or, in some cases, the lack of it. On the other there is the possible boost in sales the console will receive after the news of a backup loader and ripped games.

    I'm really waiting to see what Nintendo has to say in the matter. I doubt hacked/modded consoles are accessing online game at the present time due to the nature of the devices. At least I wouldn't try anything in the open if I was testing a new product or add-on that was reverse-engineered from a commercial product..
     
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    great... things are getting interesting :creep:
     
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    Woop it begins, I cant wait to pirate avengers battle for earth U.... um

    Anyway regardless its a relief to see the ball rolling for at least one console this gen, I knew Nintendo wouldn't let us down. :creep:


    :hrth: :hrth: :hrth: :hrth: :hrth: :hrth: :hrth: :hrth: :hrth:
     
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  18. MADKATZ99

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    dayum, 23GB, I hope a wiiUscrubber will come out soon D:
     
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    Exciting news, maybe a Wii U will be worth it.
     
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    you know, that's exactly what I was thinking.
     
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