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  Nintendo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nintendo has the reputation of historically being both the oldest intact company in the video game console market and the one of the most influential and well-known console manufacturers, as well as being the most dominant entity in the handheld console market.
Nintendo decided that to avoid facing the same problems, they would only allow games that received their "Seal of Quality" to be sold for the Famicom, using a chip called 10NES to "lockout" or prevent unlicensed games from working.
Nintendo may be retiring the Game Boy line in favor of the Nintendo DS The Game Boy has been known for putting over a dozen other portable systems out of business (including Nintendo's other attempts such as the Virtual Boy).
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 Nintendo GameCube - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Nintendo GameCube uses a unique storage medium, the GameCube Optical Disc, a proprietary format based on Matsushita's optical-disc technology; the discs are approximately 8 centimeters (3 1/8 inches) in diameter (considerably smaller than a standard CD or DVD), and the discs have a capacity of approximately 1.5 gigabytes.
Nintendo's aging franchises such as Pokémon gave the GameCube the reputation of being a "kiddie" console, in some people's eyes, that failed to appeal to the teen-adult age groups that now formed the majority of the gaming market.
Nintendo also reassured nervous investors by stating that they would "only exit the software business at the same time they would exit the hardware business"; Nintendo signalled that they would not discontinue their console business to focus on developing games like Sega had done after the failure of the Dreamcast.
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 Nintendo GameCube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nintendo GameCube (Japanese: ゲームキューブ; originally code-named Dolphin during development; officially abbreviated as GCN by Nintendo of America) is Nintendo's fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era—the same generation as Sega's Dreamcast, Sony's PlayStation 2, and Microsoft's Xbox.
The Nintendo GameCube uses a unique storage medium, the GameCube Optical Disc, a proprietary format based on Matsushita's optical-disc technology; the discs are approximately 8 centimeters (3 1/8 inches) in diameter (considerably smaller than the 12 cm CDs or DVDs used in competitors' consoles), and the discs have a capacity of approximately 1.5 gigabytes.
Nintendo reported that as of March 31, 2006 they have sold a total of 20.85 million Nintendo GameCube units worldwide.
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 Nintendo GameCube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although online support was added in late 2002 and both Sony and Nintendo followed a similar decentralized online model (in contrast to the centralized Xbox Live), lower sales of the GameCube versions of games during its launch year precluded developers from including online support.
Nintendo has stated that they would "only exit the software business at the same time they would exit the hardware business"; Nintendo signalled that they would not discontinue their console business to focus on developing games like Sega had done after the discontinuation of the Dreamcast.
Nintendo has sold 4 million in Japan, 12.17 million units in the Americas, and 4.68 million units elsewhere.
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 Nintendo GameCube at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Nintendo GameCube (originally code-named "Dolphin" during development) was released on September 14, 2001 in Japan; November 18, 2001 in North America; and Spring 2002 across Europe.
Physically shaped similar to a geometric cube, the Nintendo GameCube uses a unique storage medium, a proprietary format based on Matsushita's optical-disc technology; the discs are approximately three inches in diameter (considerably smaller than a standard CD or DVD), and the discs have a capacity of approximately 1.5 gigabytes.
One of the defining aspects of the Nintendo GameCube is the rejuvenated relationship between Nintendo and its licencees.
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 Nintendo GameCube - Wii Wiki
It is the successor to the Nintendo 64, and the precursor to the Wii, which is backwards-compatible with all GameCube games.
The Nintendo GameCube uses a proprietary storage medium, the Nintendo GameCube Game Disc, based on Matsushita's optical-disc technology; the discs are approximately 8 centimeters (3 1/8 inches) in diameter (considerably smaller than the 12 cm CDs or DVDs used in other consoles), and have a capacity of approximately 1.5 gigabytes.
Nintendo has stated that it would "only exit the software business at the same time [it] would exit the hardware business"; Nintendo signaled that it would not discontinue its console business to focus on developing games like Sega had done after discontinuing the Dreamcast.
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 Nintendo - News Page
Nintendo refused to disclose an exact price and date for the Wii during its media briefing, but the price may have been "leaked" to be $249.
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata is saving the big news about his company until May. That's when he is expected to reveal concrete details about the Revolution, the company's next-generation video-game console.
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata had initially stated that the launch would be supported by shipments of 500,000 in the first two weeks and up to one million for the whole of March.
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 allgame ((( Nintendo GameCube > Overview )))
Nintendo first mentioned a successor to the Nintendo 64 on March 3, 1999, a day after Sony's announcement of the PlayStation 2.
In classic form, Nintendo remained quiet for over a year about "Dolphin," preferring to focus on the Nintendo 64 and Game Boy Color at E3 2000.
In addition to the standard analog stick, D-pad and shoulder buttons, Nintendo has added an analog camera stick, moved the Z-button to the right shoulder and rearranged the button configuration so that there is a large A button surrounded by the X, Y and B buttons.
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 Portable Nintendo GameCube? - Engadget
I hope nintendo rools aout the Game Boy Evo soon, it is suposed to be based on GC technology but with the same form factor as the current GBA.
Nintendo did say they weren't getting rid of the Gameboy advance line, if this unit also accomidated cartriges it would be gold for nintendo.
I really think Nintendo should look into this one because I think this would be the best invesment that they could ever make and it would totally blow sony out of the water and show them that they donminate the handheld gaming market.
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Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance aren't just world-beating systems in their own right - by hooking them together with the GameCube Game Boy Advance Link Cable, you'll open the door to a breathtaking world of new videogame experiences.
Nintendo plans to launch a 56K Modem Adaptor and a Broadband Adaptor for Nintendo GameCube.
Nintendo GameCube is the only next-generation console that's been designed purely to play games.
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 The Nintendo Gamecube
Nintendo doesn't even seem to be concerned about the Console Wars -- they simply do their own thing.
Currently, Nintendo is sticking by their original projected 2000 release date, but industry information reveals that development of the component parts is way behind schedule.
Nintendo has also said that the Dolphin will be able to link to its upcoming Game Boy Advance, much like the Transfer Pak (to ship with Rare's eagerly anticipated Perfect Dark) lets the Game Boy and Game Boy Color link to specific N64 games.
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 Nintendo GameCube - Super Mario Wiki
The Nintendo GameCube is a console system developed by Nintendo, and released towards the end of 2001.
The Nintendo Gamecube has no more new games coming out up to this point that people know of; for this, the system is considered a "Dead Console." The Gamecube's original name was to be "Dolphin", as noted references appear in games such as Super Mario Sunshine.
Though a GameCube doesn't actually appear in Mario Party 4, the Party Cube is a reference to the GameCube, and the rumble machine in the options screen is clearly based on the GameCube.
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 Nintendo GameCube - The Mini-Cooper of Video Games - Nintendo GameCube Console - Epinions.com
Nintendo was always a leader in video games, and it dominated this sector of entertainment in the 1980’s and 1990’s, although with the release of Sega’s systems and Sony’s Playstation 1 Nintendo began to lose a little market share.
Prior to the GameCube, its newest system was the N64, which stuck with cartridges and was viewed as a huge mistake by some.
Nintendo is known worldwide for their innovative and captivating first party games.
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 Nintendo - Nintendo GameCube
Released in purple, fl and special edition colours, Nintendo GameCube's unique design and compact shape (11.4cm x 15cm x 16cm) is symbolic of Nintendo's commitment to keeping originality and innovation alive in videogames.
Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance aren't just world-beating systems in their own right - by hooking them together with the Game Boy Advance Cable, you'll open the door to a breathtaking world of new videogame experiences.
And with a huge complement of third-party developers contributing to a long list of tip-top titles, Nintendo GameCube is the system of choice for gamers wanting maximum merriment for their money.
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 Gamecube Controller, Best Console Controller to Date - Nintendo GameCube Controller for GameCube, Game Boy - ...
Of course Nintendo isn’t a US based company so when making the smaller controller the company was most likely targeting its home country of Japan.
Another good improvement made by Nintendo not only is it easier to use but it allows the controller size to be smaller.
While that may work well with some games you have to remember that the games were designed with the intention of using the Gamecube controller with it and using a PS2 controller may be awkward.
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 Nintendo GameCube (Black) Console reviews - CNET Reviews
Nintendo thinks that good things should come in small packages, and the affordable GameCube, about the size of a squat lunch box, certainly proves that point.
While the GameCube is a decent performer visually, it lacks the big audio dynamite of digital-audio outputs.
However, it's up to developers, not Nintendo, to support online play for their games, so some tough economic decisions are involved.
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 nintendo.com.au - GCN - Game Reviews
Resident Evil Zero is the all new prequel to the highly regarded Resident Evil series and is exclusive to Nintendo GameCube.
The Nintendo GameCube version includes an exclusive feature, where players can extend their adventure with the innovative connectivity between the GameCube and Game Boy Advance.
Nintendo, Mario uses his incredible jumping ability to thwart the evil Bowser time after time.
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 Nintendo GameCube
According to a Reuters article, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications George Harrison has confirmed that he will be leaving the firm later this year.
According to Game Informer, Nintendo of America is planning to relocate their large sales and marketing force from the Seattle suburb for Redmond to either San Francisco or New York.
A Nintendo fan has created a song that actually details all the developments and events in the history of Nintendo.
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 Nintendo GameCube - Zelda Wiki.org
The Nintendo GameCube is Nintendo's fourth home console system.
Due to disappointing sales figures, Nintendo's lack of care for online gaming and a controller with a smaller button count, the console also lost a lot of third party support, which ultimately meant that the selection games to choose from was not nearly as extensive as the GameCube's main competitors, Playstation 2 and X-box.
Nintendo fans, however, frantically support the system and turn a blind eye to any of its faults, which is often referred to as fanboyism.
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 Nintendo GameCube : Leggi le Opinioni e compara i prezzi
Ormai Nintendo è diventata una dei leader nel campo dei videogiochi e delle consolle con il suo Nintendo Gamecube che ha esordito qui in Italia il 3 maggio 2002 al prezzo di 215€ (in quel periodo era la consolle meno costosa, ma anche adesso lo è).
Verso la fine dell'anno arriveranno infatti le nuove console domestiche di Nintendo e Sony che affiancheranno X360 nel parco console della cosiddetta "Next-gen" ciò sta a significare che per un prezzo molto più basso (grazie alle offerte nei negozi o ai mercatini dell'usato) potete portarvi una console e godervi i migliori titoli usciti quindi...
Nintendo è sinonimo di videogame di qualità: un'azienda che si sdoppia nel ruolo di produttrice di console e di videogame è quella che è riuscita a creare tra i migliori capolavori in ambito videoludico, e questo non solo perchè può esser più facile programmare su qualcosa...
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 Nintendo Gamecube Preview Disc 1 cheats, Nintendo Gamecube Preview Disc 1 cheat codes Gamecube
Nintendo Gamecube Preview Disc 1 cheats, Nintendo Gamecube Preview Disc 1 cheat codes Gamecube
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 Amazon.com: Gamecube Console Platinum: Video Games
Nintendo says its engineers have removed traditional bottlenecks that have, in the past, slowed down processing.
The GameCube is the first Nintendo video game system to use a disc-based medium rather than cartridges for its games.
While most other systems likewise have their games stored on discs, the GameCube's 3-inch format is smaller than everyone else's, and is so designed to fit in a shirt pocket as much as to deter would-be software pirates.
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 Nintendo GameCube - WikiKnowledge
The GameCube was the first Nintendo console to use optical storage for its games.
This slots into the bottom of the GameCube and allows you to play Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games on the TV using the GameCube controller.
When the GameCube was launched a cable was released which allowed players to connect their Game Boy Advance console to the Nintendo GameCube.
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