The Nintendo Wii Pocket Guide

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Pearson Education, Feb 2, 2009 - Games & Activities - 240 pages
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Here's your essential companion to the best-selling Wii game console. This handy, low-priced Nintendo Wii Pocket Guid e steers you through how to
  • Set up your Wii and connect it to your network.
  • Make your way around the Wii Channels.
  • Pick and use Wii controllers, including the Wii Remote, Nunchuk, and Classic and GameCube controllers.
  • Create and edit your own Mii—using Wii software or third-party tools—and take charge of other Miis.
  • Go beyond games and use the Wii to browse the Internet, send and receive email, set parental controls, and create memos and calendars.
  • Shop the Wii Shop Channel and buy and spend Wii Points to purchase Virtual Console games.
  • Choose the best Wii games and play older Nintendo games on the Wii.
  • Find handy accessories.
  • Tinker with your Wii to get the most out of the game console.


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Bart G. Farkas is the author of more than 90 books, most of which are strategy guides for computer and video games, but he has produced a reasonable catalog of technology books as well, such as Secrets of Podcasting: Audio Blog ging for the Masses and The BlackBerry Pearl Pocket Guide.

A former registered nurse, pilot, musician, and petroleum transfer technician, he spends his time writing fiction and nonfiction books in the idyllic climes of Cochrane, Alberta, in the company of his wife, three children, and two cats.

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