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Wiimote buttons not working

In mid zelda the plus and minus buttons stopped working, in addition you can't swing the remote to swing the sword. But everything works on other games, what could be wrong?

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  • barker99 Jan 04, 2008

    same as above

  • knejuhl Apr 07, 2009

    I've only had my wii for a few months and 3/4 of the way through Legend Of Zelda my +,- and home button stopped working in game. They work in other games and in the wii menu just not in the this game,

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Cant find Sword



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