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Nintendo GameCube

2001 - 6th generation system

The Nintendo GameCube was a video game console produced by Nintendo and released in 2001. It was the successor to the Nintendo 64 and was notable for its compact size, innovative controller design, and powerful hardware. Some key features and specifications of the Nintendo GameCube include: CPU: IBM PowerPC "Gekko" @ 486 MHz GPU: ATI "Flipper" @ 162 MHz RAM: 43 MB Storage: Mini-DVD discs Controller: Unique cube-shaped controller with analog sticks and buttons. The Nintendo GameCube was well-received by players and critics, who appreciated its compact design, innovative controller, and powerful hardware. The GameCube's library of games was diverse and included classic franchises like The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros., and Metroid, as well as new and original games like Pikmin, Luigi's Mansion, and Animal Crossing. The GameCube was also the first Nintendo console to support online gaming, with a few select games featuring online play through the Nintendo GameCube Broadband Adapter. The GameCube was discontinued in 2007, but its legacy lives on, with many of its games being re-released on other platforms and its innovative design influencing later gaming devices. Here are some popular games for the Nintendo GameCube: Super Smash Bros. Melee, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker, Resident Evil 4, Metroid Prime, Mario Party 4, Soulcalibur II, Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Mario Kart: Double Dash!! Animal Crossing. These games represent a mix of different genres, including action, adventure, fighting, racing, and simulation.