GameCube News


Nintendo Switch Update 4.0.0 Adds GameCube Controller Support

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2017 11:20am PDT

Nintendo has quietly added GameCube controller support to the Nintendo Switch with the console's latest update, fueling a new round of speculation.


"Agreed, also the analog triggers have not been properly implemented on a Nintendo system since."

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11 Games You Would Want on a Nintendo GameCube Mini

By Shack Staff, Sep 15, 2017 4:00pm PDT

The GameCube turned 16 years old this week! To celebrate, the staff submitted their picks for 11 games they (and you) would want on a Nintendo Gamecube 'Classic' mini console.


"Best selling GCN game of all time and it got more viewers than SF5 when they used to share ..."

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Nintendo May Have Confirmed GameCube Coming to Switch Virtual Console

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 15, 2017 10:00am PST

In a round-about way, Nintendo might have just let the cat out of the bag about GameCube on the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console.


"That would seem counterproductive given the mobility of the Switch. But, not out of the ..."

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Dolphin emulator finally completes the GameCube library for PC

By John Keefer, Sep 06, 2016 10:30am PDT

Code rewrite finally make Star Wars: The Clone Wars compatible


"I wish every old system had an emulator team as together as this one. "

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Dolphin emulator launches version 5.0, becoming most accurate and efficient release to date

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2016 8:20am PDT

The popular GameCube and Wii emulator, Dolphin, has reached a major milestone today as version 5.0 has just been released.


"PS3 emulation is basically nowhere as far as I can tell, mostly thanks to Cell. Xenia for ..."

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Take Super Smash Bros. 3DS to a new level with this GameCube controller mod

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2014 7:30am PDT

A mod for the Nintendo 3DS allows for the use of a GameCube controller. This will most likely be something Super Smash Bros. players will be very interested in.


Super Smash Bros. Wii U game and controller bundle spotted on Amazon

By Daniel Perez, Sep 26, 2014 11:00am PDT

A new bundle that includes a copy of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U along with a GameCube controller and adapter has been spotted on Amazon.


"It still seems odd. Low latency wireless technology exists. "

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Zelda producer explains why fans came to accept Toon Link

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 14, 2013 9:00am PDT

Nintendo earned a lot of flak when it introduced Toon Link to the world. However, minus a few holdouts, fans have come to accept the character in...


"Announce that the Wii U zelda will be Wind Waker style! Do it NOW!"

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Nintendo's hidden Smash Bros Melee message that no one will see

By Steve Watts, Sep 16, 2013 11:00am PDT

Nintendo's Treehouse translation team talks about why they leave Easter eggs in their work, including one message in Smash Bros Melee that's almost impossible to achieve.


""It was largely unexciting," said Treehouse's Nate Bihldorff, who worked on the Mario & Luigi ..."

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Nintendo of America blocks Smash Bros from Evo 2013 stream [Update: reversed!]

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 09, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Nintendo's war on its fans continues.


"It's such a joke that this was even an issue to begin with. Nintendo's legal department needs a ..."

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Shacknews remembers the GameCube

By Shack Staff, Nov 18, 2011 12:30pm PST

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the GameCube. To celebrate, the Shacknews team decided to take a look back at our favorite GameCube moments... and there are plenty to choose from.


"As long as there is Smash Bros to play I will have a Gamecube. Playing Smash with anything ..."

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Black Wii 'Holiday Bundle' coming October 23, removes GameCube support

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 11, 2011 7:00am PDT

A new Wii "Holiday Bundle" is hitting retail stores on October 23rd. The bundle includes a black Wii system, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, and an "exclusive" music CD featuring tunes from Super Mario Galaxy. It also drops backwards compatibility.


"There gonna put GC on the VC now for the WiiU that's almost a given."

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Wii U doesn't upscale Wii games or play GameCube games

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2011 1:30pm PDT

The Wii U won't upscale original Wii games, or play GameCube games, according to Nintendo head of public relations Mark Franklin.


"well, if you look in your game settings menu you can see an option called "ps upscaler" on/off. ..."

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Dance Central Gets Three New DLC Tracks Tomorrow

By Brian Leahy, Dec 20, 2010 12:00pm PST

Harmonix's Kinect-based dancing game will be getting three new songs and routines tomorrow as add-on DLC featuring music from Janet Jackson,...


'A Short Film Made From Red Dead Redemption'

By Chris Faylor, Jun 08, 2010 6:00pm PDT

If you happened to miss the broadcast premiere of "A Short Film Made From Red Dead Redemption," or you simply want to experience it again, then you're in luck--Rockstar has released the entire thir


"this is even more stupid than valve announcing they have nothing to announce..."

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