The Nintendo GameCube was Nintendo's 4th home console. It's best selling game was Super Smash Bros Melee. The GameCube comes in 4 colors: Silver, Purple, Black, and Orange. The contoller is basic with two
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Gamecube's most popular game


The Nintendo GameCube with it's controller

control sticks, a D-pad, 5 buttons, and the left and right buttons along with the Z button. The system can have up to 4 controllers plugged into it at one time, and up to 2 memory cards. The game Animal Crossing was sold with a light gray memory card as a gift.


The Nintendo GameCube was released on November 18, 2001 in the U.S. and on September 14, 2001 in Japan. The end of it's lifetime came in 2007, when the Nintendo Wii was released, which is able to play GameCube Games.


The controller consists of two analog sticks: The main control stick and the C-Stick. On the lower left, there is a D-Pad for movement of characters. In the middle is the Start/Pause button. To the right of the controller, there are four buttons: A, B, X, and Y. These are usually action buttons(for example: A is commonly used for the player to jump). On the top of the controller, the L, R, and Z buttons can be found. The L and R buttons(Left and Right) are large gray buttons that are easy to push down. The Z button is small

Memory Card

and blue, and is mostly an extra button to use in a game.


  • The Nintendo GameCube was originally called "Dolphin."
  • Luigi's Mansion, the first game for the GameCube, was released a day before the system.
  • GameCube is the first Nintendo console to not use game cartridges, but instead used small MP3 sized discs.
  • The GameCube comes in four colors: Purple, Black, Orange, and Silver.