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Nintendo puts a stop to Wii Homebrew

Firmware 3.3 tough on crime.

Nintendo has stomped on the Wii saved game hack that allowed clever people to run their own code on the console.

Firmware update 3.3 has done the stomping, according to Wiifanboy, which means no more user-created Tetris or Pong on the Homebrew Channel hackers had set up.

However, if you had the Channel already installed, early reports suggest it lives on.

Mind you, the update isn't all bad; Nintendo has also added the ability to pick up a Mii in the Mii Plaza and move it directly to the Mii Parade. Which is just what we were after.

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