Chapter 3. The Channels

The Wii Channels are available in the form of miniature television-style screens tiled on the main Wii menu (Figure 3.1). These channels are your Wii’s windows to the world, so to speak, allowing you to access the Internet, all things Mii, photographs, weather forecasts, shopping, and the various Virtual Console games that you’ve bought and downloaded to your Wii.

The main screen of the Wii.

Figure 3.1. The main screen of the Wii.

The Wii has eight main channels, each of which gives you access to a different aspect of the Wii experience. The Disc Channel, the Mii Channel, and the Photo Channel don’t require Internet access, but the Wii Shop Channel, the ...

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