Post 64962

TiltFX Gives PSP Tilt Control

By Spencer . March 23, 2010 . 10:22am

Thanks (maybe?) to Datel you can play WipEout Pure and Tomb Raider: Anniversary with tilt control.

Post 13908

Datel removes foiled Freeloader from products

By Spencer . June 22, 2008 . 11:46pm

In accordance with the recent firmware update for the Wii, Datel removed all versions of the Wii Freeloader from their retail site A link to the product page still exists on Google, but the internal search engine excludes the Wii Freloader. A pragmatic decision. It would be unethical for Datel to sell a defunct […]

Post 13772

Nintendo kills the Freeloader with firmware update?

By Spencer . June 17, 2008 . 7:26am

Yesterday night, a new firmware update for the Wii added drag and drop Mii Parade functionality. The small update also prevents use of the “Twilight Hack” to install the Homebrew Channel, but if the channel is installed some reports indicate it will work.   A number of readers sent tips in regarding the Freeloader and […]

Post 11056

Booting up the “Wiiloader”, Japan Edition

By Spencer . March 17, 2008 . 12:21pm

  I have a copy of Datel’s Freeloader for Nintnedo Wii, but unlike some early reports the disc clearly says “for use with Japanese consoles.” The discs are region encoded so if you’re thinking about getting one make sure you select the correct version.     Let’s open up the pacakage… what? This is a […]

Post 10541

Wii Freeloaders not ready? Or is Datel out of stock?

By Spencer . February 29, 2008 . 11:20am

I still haven’t been able to reach Datel over the phone, but I got a partial e-mail response regarding the status of the Wii Freeloader. They didn’t answer any technical questions, but they “clarified” the ship date. Here is what I got back:   Hi thanks for your email At present we do not have […]

Post 10520

Datel completes work on the “Wii”loader

By Spencer . February 28, 2008 . 5:44pm

I’m sure you’ve read this somewhere else by now, but in case you haven’t a Nintendo Wii version of the Freeloader exists. Datel’s device allows gamers to boot Wii games regardless of region similar to the Gamecube Freeloader, which was recently blocked by a Nintendo firmware update. Until the next firmware fix this nifty tool […]

Post 2805

Datel releases a MP3, video and homebrew player for the DS

By Spencer . January 22, 2007 . 5:07am

Datel has a killer alternative to the Nintendo MP3 player and the Play-Yan. Their new Games ‘n’ Music accessory plays MP3s, movies and can run homebrew applications. Twenty five games come packaged on a CD and you can get more online. The device comes with a 128MB Micro SD card, which is probably nothing if […]

Post 2694

Datel updates the Freeloader to work on the Wii

By Spencer . January 11, 2007 . 6:22am

Depending on the version of the Gamecube Freeloader you have it may or may not work on the Wii. Datel is clearing the issue with updated Freeloader discs that are Wii compatible. There are four versions of the Wii ready Freeloader and one multi region disc that works with all Gamecubes and Japanese Wii consoles. […]

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