Do I have to use the wii remote to navigate the main menu?

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#1 Posted by LeroyGreen (171 posts) -

Hello all,

Do I have to use the wii remote to navigate the main menu? I know this sounds like an obvious question, but I have a nintendo wii without sensor bar or wii remote. I do, however, have a plethora of gamecube games and a classic controller. Can I use the wired controller to select the gc game from the wii main menu, or will I be forced to buy a wii remote? I just wanna play gc games, and I'm short on cash.

#2 Posted by MonsieurX (28761 posts) -
Yes.
#3 Posted by Mithost (61 posts) -
Sadly, you need a wiimote to navigate any wii menu. However, you can hook a classic controller up to the wiimote and use the control stick to move the cursor.
#4 Posted by Eraphiron (569 posts) -

You'll have to buy a Wii remote.

And do you want to play Gamecube games with the Classic Controller? You can only play Gamecube games with a Gamecube controller.

#5 Posted by JuarN18 (4981 posts) -

put two candles over your TV, some say that may work as a replacement of the sensor bar

#6 Posted by LordQuorthon (5244 posts) -

You CAN navigate the Wii's menu with the cl4ssic controller. Your Gamecube controllers will not work, though.

#7 Posted by Demonjoe93 (9426 posts) -

If you have a Classic Controller then no.

#8 Posted by Hrothgarfunkel (248 posts) -

If you have a Classic Controller then no.

Demonjoe93

but, you still need the wii remote to allow the cc to communicate with the wii.