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Females in eSports

Sexism and Super Smash at Press Start LAN


Why is this still commonplace?
May 10
Neha Chhetri, better known as LiloNStitchface or Lilo for short, is a pro Super Smash Bros. Melee player that you may recognize from the Super Smash Bros. Invitational hosted by Nintendo at E3 last year. Lilo is no stran... read
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Animal Crossing jams

Set your life to Animal Crossing jams with this free Chrome extension


New songs by the hour
Apr 06
Life is better with Animal Crossing's hourly music playing in the background. I knew this, thanks to a website we covered years ago that does the heavy lifting, but had forgotten. While that site is still up (and remains one ... read
Metroid Prime photo
Metroid Prime

This damn Morph Ball double jump in Metroid Prime


Anyone else playing through the trilogy on Wii U?
Feb 02
Turns out I'm rustier at Metroid Prime than I thought. I had long forgotten about this tunnel sequence in the fiery Magmoor Caverns. It's sure giving me hell. In order to reach the (entirely optional) ledge above, you have t... read
Wii U photo
Wii U

The official Wii U GameCube adapter is still crazy stupid to find, here's a third-party one


Buyer beware, of course
Jan 09
In recent news, Nintendo sold the Wii U GameCube adapter on its site, making good on the promise that it would come back into stock -- sorta. It sold out in roughly 30 minutes, so I hope you were staring at the internet at th... read
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It's a family affair
Before drifting to sleep these past several nights, I've thought about my favorite multiplayer game, WarioWare Inc.: Mega Party Game$!, and how it will almost certainly hold that honor forever. It's been on my mind lately bec... read feature

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GameCube adapter

Nintendo: Wii U GameCube adapter 'has not been discontinued'


Well, 'by Nintendo of Europe,' at least, and hopefully not by Nintendo of America
Dec 09
The Wii U GameCube controller adapter has been hard to get hold of, with the last remnant orders seemingly being cancelled by online retailers. However,  Nintendo of Europe gave a statement to Nintendo Life assuring... read
Wii U GameCube photo
Wii U GameCube

You may have missed out on the Wii U GameCube controller adapter


Bummer!
Dec 05
It was always assumed by some that the Wii U GameCube adapter released for Super Smash Bros. would be a limited time type of deal, but it wasn't outright communicated that it would be this tough to find at launch. After ... read
Wii U photo
Wii U

Old news: The Wii U can play GameCube games


Complex arduous hack could be good sign
Nov 09
With the GameCube controller adapter for the Wii U coming soon, a lot of people are hoping we'll be getting GameCube games on the Wii U eShop to boot. Getting another crack at some analog trigger-specific games like Super Ma... read
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Luigi's Mansion

Capcom is haunting arcades with Luigi's Mansion


That sucks in a cool way #VacuumJokes
Nov 03
Luigi's bringing his ghost-bustin' vaccum-totin' ways to a new scene that's full of noise and flashing lights, and it's all thanks to Capcom. The GameCube classic Luigi's Mansion is being refitted for arcades, as indicated by... read
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GameCube on Wii U

The GameCube adapter will only 'officially' work with Smash Bros. Wii U


Though clever modders will always find a way
Oct 08
When Super Smash Bros. comes out on the Wii U and the GameCube controller adapter comes with it, you will only be able to use said adapter on Smash. That's the official word from Nintendo this morning, anyway. "The GameC... read
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GameCube on 3DS

One modder shows how to hook a GameCube controller up to your 3DS for $12


You have to know what you're doing though
Oct 01
One of the only problems I had with Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS was using the Circle Pad for a prolonged use of time. I actually got used to using the portable's controls over time, but the pad itself wears on my thumb... read
Wii U photo
Wii U

Take a closer look at PDP's GameCube-style controllers for Wii U


Yoshi's my favorite
Aug 12
I think I'll be perfectly set with the GameCube controller adapter for Wii U, but PDP's line of GameCube-inspired controllers (known officially as "Wired Fight Pads") are another valid option. Courtesy of Amazon, we now have ... read
3DS controller mod photo
3DS controller mod

Someone made a custom GameCube controller adapter for 3DS


Well, 2DS, if you want to be exact
Aug 06
A guy by the name of Loopy previously came out with video capture boards for 3DS, and now he's back with another cool project: a GameCube controller adapter. Why? Because he can. Here's a demonstration of Super Street Fighte... read
Majora's Mask photo
There's some great art in there
Paco Martinez and Pablo Belmonte have been crafting an HD version of Majora's Mask for the past few years, and this new video is an update of sorts on all their hard work. Before you get too excited, this isn't supposed... read feature

GameCube photo
GameCube

These officially licensed GameCube style controllers are sweet


For Wii and Wii U
Jul 29
Although they are technically third-party by way of the company PDP, a handful of GameCube-like controllers are heading your way as officially licensed products. According to an online retailer listing they are confirmed for ... read
Speedrun photo
Speedrun

Hey, let's watch someone clear Metroid Prime in 55 minutes


That 'escape' music in the opening sequence still stresses me out
Jul 21
Mmm, Metroid Prime. One of my all-time favorites, and yet it's been far too long since I've last played it. For that matter, I don't know that I've ever watched a speedrun of the game in its entirety. This 55:53 single-segme... read
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Nintendo

The GameCube controller adapter for Wii U will cost $19.99


'Retro' GameCube controllers to be sold for $29.99
Jun 10
As you know, Nintendo is releasing an adapter for Wii U that'll let you play Super Smash Bros. with four original Nintendo GameCube or WaveBird controllers. Now we have the price: $19.99. The company will also sell "retro" Ga... read
GameCube controller photo
Oh, happy day!
[Update: Nintendo isn't sharing any other details about the adapter other than what we know below. Hopefully more details are shared at E3.] When Super Smash Bros. on Wii U releases later this year, it'll include optiona... read feature

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Skies of Arcadia

This Skies of Arcadia statue is zomg worthy


I want it
Apr 30
As a collector, I often make up my own rules in regards to where to stop. I usually draw the line at extra merchandise from games outside of those I absolutely adore -- and boy do I adore Skies of Arcadia. This new 17-inch Vy... read
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Toys

Nendoroid Link is just the cutest little adventurer


Awww
Apr 11
Pre-orders have opened for Good Smile Company's positively adorable Nendoroid Link ahead of the figure's scheduled late-August release this year and I need this. The design is based on Link's appearance in The Legend of Zelda... read
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Rare

Rare designer talks canceled Donkey Kong Racing


And its strange journey to Xbox
Feb 28
Announced at E3 2001, Donkey Kong Racing was going to be Rare's sequel to Diddy Kong Racing for the GameCube. I distinctly remember seeing images of it in magazines at the time, thinking it was a true score for the console, a... read
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Mario Kart

Why don't more games do this? Mario Kart's linked world


Mario Kart: Double Dash's world is connected
Jan 25
It's no secret that Nintendo puts a lot of love into their games, but I had no idea they had gone this far with my favorite mascot racer, Mario Kart: Double Dash. Thanks to another informative video from the folks over at Ga... read
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Wii U sales

Wii U expected to sell 25 million units over lifetime


That's more than the GameCube
Nov 22
DFC Intelligence, a video game research and consulting firm, told GamesIndustry International that they expect the Wii U to sell 25 million units over its lifetime. That's a quarter of the total sales of the Wii, and it's onl... read
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New Tales of Symphonia

Tales of Symphonia getting a new Collector's Edition


In North America, even!
Oct 16
I've only played one Tales game, and it was Tales of Symphonia for the GameCube. It seemed to have just what I wanted, engaging combat and likeable characters in an appropriately insane JRPG plot. Though really, I d... read
Wind Waker HD photo
Wind Waker HD

The Wind Waker HD was developed in only six months


That doesn't mean it was easy
Oct 09
Nintendo's recent remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD was one that had fans giddy with anticipation. Luckily, that anticipation didn't have to last all that long, because according to the series' produc... read
Cosplay photo
Cosplay

This Wind Waker cosplay will blow you away


It's dangerous to go alone
Oct 06
Ahoy ye scurvy dogs! Have I got a special treat for you this week. To commemorate this weekend's retail launch of the phenomenal The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, I bring to you an exclusive Tetra and Medli cosplay... read
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The Resident Evil GameCube remake didn't do that well


Which is why Resident Evil 4 became more of an action title
Sep 27
Speaking with IGN, The Evil Within director Shinji Mikami spoke about the survival horror genre and took a look back at the Resident Evil series. As it turns out, the poor sales of the amazing Resident Evil GameCube remake is... read
Wind Waker HD photo
'Hoy there, small fry!
[Note: Join us Thursday @ 2pm PST for a live video + chat discussion about this review.] The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is easily my favorite Zelda game in the series -- a not altogether uncommon opinion, now that many y... read feature

Wii U Zelda bundle photo
Special Zelda art featured on the GamePad
This past week Destructoid was the first to bring you news on an upcoming Wii U bundle that would be bundled with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Today Nintendo released a new trailer for the upcoming game showing of... read feature

Wind Waker HD photo
Wind Waker HD

Wind Waker HD's Hero Mode, fixed Triforce hunt, and more


What enhancements are in store for Link's return to the Great Sea?
Aug 22
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD won't arrive in the States and Europe until October -- along with a new Wii U bundle to boot -- but we have yet to learn all of what has been updated since its former life on the GameCub... read
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Pikmin

Nintendo bred a new flower to market Pikmin on GameCube!?


Latest Did You Know Gaming? blows my mind
Aug 04
The common refrain these days is that Nintendo doesn't know how to market the Wii U. But I know the creativity is still there, waiting to be tapped. Case in point... The latest episode of Did You Know Gaming? arrives just in... read
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Eternal Darkness

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop?


Nintendo filed a new trademark mentioning "downloadable electronic game software"
Jul 29
Precursor Games, a.k.a. the ghost of Silicon Knights, is still trying to get Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, hoping to attract Kickstarter backers with the promise of David Hayter's gravelly pipes. However you feel tow... read






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