freeloader

  • Datel's Freeloader now out for Wii: Region-free gaming ahoy

    [photopress:wfl.jpg,full,right] Datel has released Freeloader for the Nintendo Wii (which, incidentally, is a lot more fun when you’ve got a nice buzz going, as I found out last night). The unlicensed disc lets you play Wii games from any region on your console. So, if you’re living in beautiful Leeds and want to play, I don’t know, some U.S. game, now you can. It also… Read More

  • Wii Firmware Update Breaks Freeloader Disc, Nintendo Can't Be Bothered

    A firmware update for the Nintendo Wii rendered Datel’s Freeloader disc completely useless yesterday. Freeloader lets users play imported games on the GameCube and, until yesterday, the Wii. Following the update, the Freeloader… she is dead. Yup, now gamers who want to play imported GameCube titles on their Wii will have to get one of those warranty-voiding… Read More

  • Freeloader Steals Energy From The Sun

    Saying that the Freeloader is a “pocket-sized” device is a bit of an overstatement, but it could certainly fit in a purse or backpack quite nicely. Freeloader basically leeches energy from the sun and converts it into juice for your iPod, cellphone, or electronic gadget of your choice. It comes with multiple hookups for all of your devices and can charge via USB should you be out on… Read More