GameCube

GameCube

Nintendo is taking a larger departure from the rest of the market than ever before. While the big boys at Sony and Microsoft have chosen to go the set-top box route, Nintendo has chosen to be even more distinctive than ever. With its very small footprint and seemingly fragile size GameCube truly stands out from the competition physcially, but what about the games? We'll find out soon hopefully...

Japanese Release Date: September 14, 2001

Nintendo Collectors Journal 5/15/2014

Get a closer look at the Limited Edition Yoshi 3DS XL, a giant Link figure from Skyward Sword, and more....

by Justin Berube - May 15, 2014

TRANSLATE GET: Shigeru Miyamoto Speaks: An Interview Between Itoi and Miyamoto from 1999: Part 5: Shigeru Miyamoto speaks about something completely new

The Dolphin was where it was at for Nintendo fans back in '99....

by Danny Bivens - January 24, 2014

TRANSLATE GET: Shigeru Miyamoto Speaks: An Interview Between Itoi and Miyamoto from 1999

Miyamoto interviewed about his then current thoughts and on five years from then....

by Danny Bivens - January 20, 2014

What's Old Is New - The GameCube: Super Mario Sunshine

Zack plays the Mario game that came after Super Mario 64 but before Galaxy....

by Zack Kaplan - November 20, 2013

What's Old Is New - The GameCube: Hardware

The GameCube is one funny looking system. Zack examines it along with the controller....

by Zack Kaplan - November 4, 2013

What's Old Is New - The GameCube

As a new owner of a GameCube, Zack shares his thoughts on the little lunchbox of fun....

by Zack Kaplan - November 4, 2013

Our Wind Waker Memories: A Decade of Sailing Above Hyrule

The NWR staff shares their memories of this, now, classic Zelda title....

by Justin Berube - September 16, 2013

ROUNDTABLE: Nintendo Is a Mountain: NWR Staff Chats Wii U Third Party Support

Is Nintendo in GameCube Mode or just plain ol' Nintendo Mode?...

by Justin Baker, Michael Cole, Alex Culafi, Zachary Miller, Carmine Red, and Neal Ronaghan - July 11, 2013

BLOG: Stop and Smell the Roses: My New Appreciation for Animal Crossing's Plodding Pace

After logging 100 hours in 2 weeks, Tom explores what sustains his crippling addiction to New Leaf and suggests why it can be important to break the Bell-farming rut....

by Tom Malina - July 3, 2013

History of Monster Games

How did these American racing game buffs become one of Nintendo's go-to developers?...

by Tom Malina - May 26, 2013

History of Nintendo Software Technology

From Bionic Commando to Mario vs Donkey Kong....

by Nicholas Bray - May 20, 2013

EXTRA LIFE: The Quest to Keep My Sanity

This...can't...be...happening! Danny finally plays through Eternal Darkness....

by Danny Bivens - August 27, 2012

The Great Pre-Wii U Backlog Saga: Danny Day 30

The eternal darkness has finally subsided. ...

by Danny Bivens - August 16, 2012

Neighbors in Namforth - Part 1

I'm a former resident. He's never played. Now we're sharing a town....

by Nate Andrews and Scott Thompson - August 8, 2012

The Great Pre-Wii U Backlog Saga: Danny Day 14

It's been two weeks and not a whole heck of a lot has been accomplished. ...

by Danny Bivens - July 31, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo's (Non) Reaction to Wii U Rumours

Could Nintendo's refusal to talk real specs hurt them in the end? It has before....

by James Charlton - April 9, 2012

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Ten

Rotting flesh never looked so pretty....

by Andrew Brown and Neal Ronaghan - November 20, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Zach's Story

It was a day filled with joy and also humiliation....

by Zachary Miller - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Aaron's Story

This GameCube had quite a story to tell before it ever came into Aaron's possession....

by Aaron Kaluszka - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Patrick's Story

Several games were sacrificed for the sake of a GameCube......

by Patrick Barnett - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Pedro's Story

Getting a GameCube on Black Friday? PREPOSTEROUS!...

by Pedro Hernandez - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Danny's Story

GameCube Getting - Bivens style!...

by Danny Bivens - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Neal's Story

Neal weaves a holiday tale of smashings, dark knights and pro skaters....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 18, 2011

The GameCube 10: Resident Evil 4

Got a selection of good things on sale, stranger....

by Nicholas Bray - November 18, 2011

The GameCube 10: Soul Calibur II

Nearly ten years later, this fighter's soul still burns....

by Josh Max - November 18, 2011

The Music of GameCube: Page 3

TimeSplitters to Tetris to Wario to Wind Waker....

by Nate Andrews - November 17, 2011

The Music of GameCube: Page 2

Kirby, Killer 7, a pair of Primes, and more....

by Nate Andrews - November 17, 2011

The Music of GameCube

The Cube saw a generous helping of great music in its time....

by Nate Andrews - November 17, 2011

The GameCube 10: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Toon Link proves to be just as magnificent as his realistic counterpart, if not more....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 16, 2011

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Eight

These Zelda titles may not have cracked the top ten, but they're are amazing in their own right....

by Pedro Hernandez - November 16, 2011

The GameCube 10: Metroid Prime

Best. Metroid (Prime). Ever....

by Zachary Miller - November 15, 2011

The GameCube 10: Animal Crossing

Living the quiet life was never more fun. ...

by Pedro Hernandez - November 14, 2011

Nick's Cool Cube Stuff

Well, at least I think they are cool....

by Nicholas Bray - November 14, 2011

GC/GBA Connectivity: Precursor to the Wii U?

Finally—the ability to play as Tingle....

by Pedro Hernandez and Zachary Miller - November 14, 2011

The GameCube 10: Super Mario Sunshine

There's something dirty on Isle Delfino......

by Andrew Brown - November 13, 2011

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Four

Two Mario party games get their due....

by Pedro Hernandez and Josh Max - November 10, 2011

The GameCube 10: Pikmin

One lost spaceman plus hundreds of ant-like creatures equals Nintendo charm like no other....

by Andy Goergen - November 9, 2011

The GameCube 10: Stars Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader

The force is strong in this GameCube launch title....

by Danny Bivens - November 8, 2011

The GameCube 10: Super Monkey Ball

Roll on over to the first game in the GameCube 10....

by Nate Andrews - November 7, 2011

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day One

Our first honorable mention is one of the greatest arcade sports games ever made....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 7, 2011

The GameCube 10

We celebrate 10 years of the GameCube with our 10 favorite games....

by Zachary Miller and Neal Ronaghan - November 7, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: The GameCube Game Boy Player

Nintendo's Game Boy classics on the TV screen!...

by Pedro Hernandez - October 31, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: GameCube Broadband/Modem Adapter

How the little cube that could connected to the internet....

by Danny Bivens - October 31, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports

What's the deal with those expansion ports on Nintendo's older systems?...

by Danny Bivens and Aaron Kaluszka - October 26, 2011

Celebrate Ten Years of GameCube with NWR!

Take a trip down memory lane with an online re-release of the Planet GameCube Japan Experience 2001, featuring classic PGC coverage of the Japanese GameCube launch....

by Billy Berghammer, Michael Cole, Joe Fletcher, Hong Hang Ho, Mike Hrusecky, Aaron Kaluszka, Jared Rosenberg, and Justin Wood - September 14, 2011

EXTRA LIFE: Sega Soccer Slam

A little haggis goes a looong way! ...

by Nicholas Bray - July 18, 2011

EXTRA LIFE: One Piece: Grand Battle

Being King of the Pirates isn't as easy as you'd think. . .  ...

by Josh Max - July 5, 2011

Ten Years of Reviews

We've been reviewing games for 10 years. Crazy, right?...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 13, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Danny's Predictions

There are still Japanese Wii and DS titles out there that can leave Japan, ya know!...

by Danny Bivens - June 2, 2011

Welcome to the Survival Horror: The History of the Resident Evil Series on Nintendo Systems

The Resident Evil legacy has spread on Nintendo systems as wide as the T-Virus....

by Pedro Hernandez - March 19, 2011

The Final Quest for Mushrooms: The Mario RPG Retrospective: Super Paper Mario is Awesome

Josh explains why Super Paper Mario is better than its predecessors. ...

by Josh Max - February 17, 2011

PGC E3 2006 Awards: Worst Surprise

The PGC staff picks its favorites from the year's biggest funfest!...

by Michael Cole - May 22, 2006

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 211: Dying for the Man

Connectivity refocuses and brings you an episode all about Pikmin....

by Adam Abou-Nasr, J.P. Corbran, and Bryan Rose - October 21, 2016

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 186: Mom in the Woods

We discuss some of the games that wowed us during various generations....

by Adam Abou-Nasr, Nicholas Bray, and Bryan Rose - September 9, 2015

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 81: Another Dimension

Check out an unreleased episode of Planet GameCube Connectivity on this week's show....

by Patrick Barnett, Zachary Miller, Tyler Ohlew, and Neal Ronaghan - April 13, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 53: Did You Hear Neal Went to Florida?

Alternate title: So, I was really drunk in college, and......

by Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - September 29, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 34: Mental for Wii U

Digital download hesitation and Wii U hype....

by Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Zachary Miller, Carmine Red, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - May 12, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 33: The Up to God Game

In which The Connectables discuss weird Japanese stuff, and ponder the almighty's influence over minigames....

by Danny Bivens, Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Daan Koopman, Josh Max, Neal Ronaghan, and Mike Sklens - May 5, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 9: The GameCube 10 Plus More

We're kicking it old school in this roundtable on the GameCube 10....

by Karl Castaneda, Zachary Miller, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - November 20, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: RFN Special: Jonny's E3 2001 Audio Diaries

Long before podcasts were invented, Jonny recorded these audio logs for his trip to E3, including first impressions of GameCube, GBA, and the Planet GameCube staff....

by Jonathan Metts - April 27, 2011

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Developer Nintendo

Worldwide Releases

na: GameCube
Release Nov 18, 2001
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