Hackers Reverse Engineer Wii U GamePad for PC Support

By Jorge Ba-oh 30.12.2013 2

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A group of hackers have been able to reverse engineer the Wii U GamePad to enable connectivity with other devices.

During the Schedule 30C3 conference this week, the group showed off ongoing work to document and implement GamePad connectivity with a PC. During the demonstration, the group used the GamePad controller hooked up to a laptop to stream and play The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (GameCube version) via the Dolphin emulator.

The presentation notes can be viewed through a Google Document.


 

What would you do with PC access to the Wii U GamePad?

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I'd play games on the gamepad in the comfort of my bed, from Doplhin and other emulators, or some PC games too ^^.

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There was also a talk on how the Wii U was hacked in its entirety within a  month of release:

http://media.ccc.de/browse/congress/2013/30C3_-_5290_-_en_-_saal_2_-_201312272030_-_console_hacking_2013_-_sven_-_marcan_-_nicholas_allegra_comex.html

Including how they used the outdated version of webkit used in the browser to help...

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