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Some games wont play ie wii play,wii sports,sonic & mario at olympics, yet three other games play no problem none of the disc are scratched or dammaged in any way they show up in the wii menu but when sellected screen blank and remote turnes off then on and screen back to wii menu hellllllllllp

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I had the same problem. I called wii support (1800-255-3700) and they gave me the solution. Some new games include a wii update that must be installed before the game will work. Insert the disk. When the wii menu comes up point the wii remote at the spinning disc and click A. Follow the instructions for installing the update. Your game will work once the update completes.

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Sounds to me like it could be a problem with the optical laser in the disk-slot, a faulty RAM (memory) stick, or a software problem. 

Step 1) If you know someone that has another Wii, try and see if they're games will play (example: Wii Sports). If they do, then you know the problems are with the games, and not with the Wii.

Step 2) If the other games do not work, then your best bet is going to be to call Nintendo if the console is in warranty. If it isn't, your best bet still may be to call Nintendo and see if you can get a special price on repair, or even if they can repair it at all. If Nintendo ignores you, then try and find an online shop that will do it for you.

Sorry for this inconvenience! If this answer helped you, please rate it. Any other questions? Just ask.

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