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Reports point to GameCube Virtual Console titles on Switch

Nintendo fans will be given the opportunity to re-buy their GameCube catalogue for the first time with Virtual Console emulation of the system on Switch. That’s according to Eurogamer, which says that GameCube support is already up and running on the new console with working versions of Super Mario Sunshine, …

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Accessories Update: Nvidia Shield and GameCube Controller Adaptor

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we investigate Nvidia’s living room debut and hook up with GameCube controllers on Wii U and PC Nvidia Shield Nvidia’s Android gaming platform is coming to the living room in the form of the Nvidia Shield. …

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Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Wii U Smash Bros owners unwilling to pay the current high prices for the official GameCube adapter now have another option. As spotted by NintendoLife, import site Play Asia is currently taking order on an unofficial GameCube controller adapter that’s compatible with Wii U, PC and Mac. It costs just …

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Wii U GameCube controller adapter to launch alongside Super Smash Bros

Nintendo has revealed more details about its Wii U GameCube controller adapter. The gadget allows players to connect up to four GameCube controllers to their Wii U. This includes the wireless WaveBird gamepad. The platform holder is also releasing a Super Smash Bros branded GameCube controller. This gadget is set …

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Wii U GameCube controller adapter revealed

Nintendo has revealed an adapter that allows GameCube controllers to be used with the Wii U. The hardware was announced in a new Super Smash Bros video, which you can see below. It brings yet more functionality once seen in the Wii to its struggling successor. The adapter has ports …

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DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

Another analyst has issued a damning verdict on the future fortunes of Nintendo’s Wii U. GamesIndustry reports that DFC Intelligence analyst David Cole says in an upcoming report that the firm is lowering its lifetime Wii U sales forecasts, predicting that it will struggle to reach a quarter of Wii’s …

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VIDEO: How does Wind Waker HD compare to the original?

A new video has offered a direct comparison between the 1080p visuals offered by The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and the GameCube original. Wind Waker HD is released in the UK for Wii U on October 4th. It was already a visually stunning game, so the jump to …

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OPINION: Can Nintendo stop history repeating itself?

Of course the sassy answer to any retailer telling you Wii U is ‘GameCube all over again’ is ‘What? Some of the most praised first-party games ever and the world’s most refined home console?’ But in this day and age, a handful of decent games and a good bit of …

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$99 Wii Mini is confirmed; Does not include internet connectivity; Is Canadian exclusive

Nintendo has officially unveiled the Wii Mini. The cut-sized console will retail for $99 in Canada. It has a manually operated top-loading disc drive and sports no internet connectivity whatsoever. It is also not compatible with GameCube titles. The system is designed to lay flat. In the box gamers will …

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FEATURE: Zelda through the ages

In 1987 Nintendo introduced European gamers to The Legend of Zelda. The title was unique in the way that it combined action, adventure, exploration and even a basic levelling up system. It also introduced gamers to the boy hero Link, the evil king Ganon, the princess Zelda and the land …

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