Zelda: Wind Waker HD compared to GameCube build in new video

The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD has been compared to its GameCube predecessor in a new video by Nintendo.

Gamecube headlines

  • Eternal Darkness trademark filed by Nintendo, covers digital distribution

    Eternal Darkness has received a new trademark filing courtesy of Nintendo, and surprisingly the application covers digital distribution, causing old rumours of downloadable GameCube titles on Wii U to rear their salt-coated heads once more.

  • Pikmin 3 is "ultimate version" of the original game, Miyamoto says

    Pikmin 3 will include all of the features Shigeru Miyamoto wasn’t able to get into the GameCube original due to technical limitations and because the man has a very massive imagination. Regardless, the Wii U romp will see all of those ideas brought back into one charming package of win.

  • GameCube controllers compatible with Wii U thanks to new adapter

    Wii U was originally intended to support GameCube controllers but the feature was torn from its innards, like the heart from so many of the console fan’s chests. But fear not, because a new adapter makes your dreams of GameCube-controlled Wii U titles a reality.

  • Nihilistic Software demo reel shows a glimpse of StarCraft: Ghost

    Before making the transition from retail to downloadable and mobile titles, Nihilistic Software was working on various titles for PS3 and Xbox 360, and a God of War Home space, according to a LinkedIn resume.

  • Wii U tastic: Virtual Console, Mario at E3, Wind Waker HD

    Nintendo Direct presentations for Europe, Japan, and North America brought some interesting news on Wii U, Miiverse, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and more. Find out what happened below.

  • Nintendo Direct will announce Wii U Virtual Console, Gamecube titles- rumour

    Nintendo Direct kicks off at 2pm GMT, and although company president Satoru Iwata has confirmed he will reveal new Wii U titles, eagle-eyed gamers have spotted hints that he will also announce the opening of the console’s Virtual Console store, and that it could contain Gamecube games off the bat.

  • Ikaruga launches on Android in Japan, get the screens here

    Ikaruga – the critically-acclaimed Dreamcast and GameCube scrolling shooter from Treasure – has launched on Android devices across Japan. Get the details below.

  • GameCube titles to release via Wii U Virtual Console - rumor

    GameCube titles will be release via Wii U’s Virtual Console, according to UK’s Retro Gamer magazine.

  • Wii U: Reggie would 'love to see Gamecube games on Virtual Console'

    Wii U is by far Nintendo’s most web-friendly console to date, bringing together Miiverse and a already-establish roster of Virtual Console content. But Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime would personally love to see Gamecube titles added to the store.

  • GameStop no longer accepting GameCube trade-ins as of April 2

    GameStop has announced that come April 2, it will no longer accept GameCube consoles, games, or accessory trade-ins. This is according to a banner posted on the retailers trade-in page on the official website. You will still be able to purchase the console, games, and accessories, at least until stock runs out. Bittersweet. Thanks, NWR.

  • I-Ninja 2 was a real thing once, now it's not

    Siliconera‘s carrying concept art for an I-Ninja sequel. At least, it was a sequel. Now it’s not. It was greenlit, but never announced. You can get more on it at the link. The first game, published by Namco, launched in 2003 on PS2, Xbox, PC and GameCube. If you don’t know about it, you can […]

  • Nintendo: Sakamoto is the only one who knows who Samus Aran is

    Nate Bihldorff, senior localization manager and primary writer on Metroid Prime, has said Metroid co-creator Yoshio Sakamoto is “the only one who really knows” who Samus Aran is, and that when the character finally gained a voice, she was “always going to be different” from player expectations.

  • Quick Shots - Metroid Prime concept art does the rounds

    These little snippets of Metroid prime concept art were one of the must-sees of the weekend. You don’t want to be left out, do you?

  • Eternal Darkness concept art shows endings cut from the game

    Some concept art for 2002’s Eternal Darkness has popped up on the Behance Network page of John Dobbie, and it shows several different endings which never made it into the GameCube title.

  • Nintendo 3DS' tech origins started with GameCube

    In the latest edition of Iwata Asks, Nintendo’s president and Shigeru Miyamoto discuss how 3DS conceived thanks to the GameCube’s built in 3D-compatible circuitry.

  • Shigeru Miyamoto felt "sadness" during Nintendo's GameCube era

    Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed to Famitsu that he felt “sadness” during Nintendo’s GameCube phase. “There was an era when Nintendo was going in the direction of doing the same things other companies did,” he said. “The more we competed with new companies entering the market, the more we started acting similar to them. But is […]

  • Wii moving to break PS2’s record, PS3 trailing like GameCube

    VentureBeat has taken a long, hard look at the numbers and rendered a verdict. The site’s startling discovery: Wii is to PS2 as PS3 is to GameCube. According to NPD data (U.S. only), Nintendo’s bid for the throne currently sits at 17.5 million units sold. At the same period during its legendary reign, Sony’s PS2 […]

  • Sales of some Wii and GameCube controllers may be banned in the US

    Wow. According to this Bloomberg report, it looks as though Nintendo may actually, properly have to pull the Wii Classic Controller, WaveBird controller and GameCube controller after the firm lost a patent-infringement fight against Texan firm Anascape. The action has been put on hold while Nintendo appeals the decision, but if upheld Nintendo will be […]