Gamecube

Game console
Date of appearance: September 14, 2001
Trademark: Nintendo
Manufacturer: Nintendo, Foxconn
Made in: Japan
Units sold: Worldwide: 21.74 million Americas: 12.94 million Japan: 4.04 million, Other regions: 4.77 million
Generation: Sixth generation
Colors: Purple, silver
Dimensions: 149 × 112 × 160 mm
CPU: Dolphin OS CPU IBM PowerPC Gekko @ 486 MHz
Media: Nintendo GameCube Game Disc Game Pak
Graphics: ATI Flipper @ 162 MHz
Controller input: GameCube controller, WaveBird, Game Boy Advance, various other input devices
Photo: Evan Amos
Tags: nintendo, gamecube


The GameCube (Japanese: ゲームキューブ Hepburn: Gēmukyūbu, officially called the Nintendo GameCube, abbreviated NGC in Japan and GCN in Europe and North America) is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan on September 14, 2001; in North America on November 18, 2001; in Europe on May 3, 2002; and in Australia on May 17, 2002. The sixth-generation console is the successor to the Nintendo 64 and competed with Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation 2 and Microsoft's Xbox.

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The bottom of a Nintendo GameCube without expansion covers, showing three different expansion ports. One is for a modem, one is for the Game Boy Player and the third was not used
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A Game Boy Advance link cable, used for connecting a GBA to the Nintendo GameCube console. Very few games actually implemented this accessory.