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Problem with certain games...

I have had a Wii for about 6 months, it was working fine until a few days ago. Until Christmas, I only had five games, each one worked fine, (although none of these games included unlocking levels, some inlcuded goals) For Christmas I received Super Paper Mario game for my Wii, I played on it straight away.

After reaching about a 1/3 of the way through the second realm/area, the game stopped. I was at a point where you must visit a selection of rooms, then report back to character, at this point, the game froze. The Wii remote also froze, the controls no longer worked, the TV than emitted a long middle pitched sound which didn't stop until the Wii console was turned off on the console buttons. Even if the game was ejected, the picture stayed.

I first thought this was an error with the game, I took it back and bought another copy in a different shop altogether. The same problem occured at the same spot. I was very dissapointed so I went out and bought the Simpsons game to play instead. This game workled perfectly until, what I can only assume is around the same point as Super Paper Mario, the same problem occured.

These games are the only ones I have experienced this paticular problem with, although different glitches have occured with other games, i.e. The MySims game struggles to load music, sometimes stutters. The Sims2 Castaway has frozen for long periods of time, kept loading for several minutes e.g.

I was wondering whether the problem lies with my games, or with my console.

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  • jackbiram Jan 05, 2008

    The same thing happened to me only with Guitar Hero 3:Legends of Rock.
    Got it for christmas then about 3 days after getting it it started freezing and emitting a loud constant tone. My Wii has only ever frozen maybe twice before that and Im not sure whether its the game or the console.



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Sounds like the laser is getting stuck.

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