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GameCube controllers for Nintendo Switch are perfect for Super Smash Bros

GameCube controllers for Nintendo Switch are perfect for Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the first entry in the series for the Nintendo Switch, is arriving this December, and that means dedicated players are going to be looking for a more traditional controller to use with the fighting game. Fortunately, Performance Designed Products (PDP) has just announced a near-perfect replica of the GameCube controller coming to the Switch later this year, and it even features a few improvements that make it perfect for Super Smash Bros.

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Animal Crossing NES emulator is a fully functional emulator

Animal Crossing NES emulator is a fully functional emulator

Like any other game console developer, Nintendo is not in favor of emulators. But unlike other game console developers, it actually uses emulators for its own benefit. The NES/SNES Classic, for example, is practically a Linux SBC running an emulator and the Nintendo Switch even had one as a tribute to the late Satoru Iwata. Apparently, this love-hate relationship extends way back to the early 2000s, when it used a NES emulator in the GameCube Animal Crossing which, it turns out, is an emulator that can actually load and run NES ROMs just like any normal NES emulator.

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Nintendo games coming to NVIDIA SHIELD, but there’s a catch

Nintendo games coming to NVIDIA SHIELD, but there’s a catch

NVIDIA and Nintendo's partnership with the Switch is one that will more than likely prove lucrative for both, so it naturally follows that the two would want to team up in other areas. The NVIDIA SHIELD is launching in China today, and it's bringing some Nintendo games along for the ride. Yes, you heard that right: Nintendo games on a third-party machine.

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Nintendo Switch update secretly brings GameCube controller support

Nintendo Switch update secretly brings GameCube controller support

The latest update for the Nintendo Switch seems to have added a number of secret features that Nintendo didn't actually talk about. The first of these features was support for some wireless headsets, but today we're learning about something potentially more exciting for certain gamers. As it turns out, the Nintendo Switch now supports GameCube controllers.

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Nintendo Switch might have a GameCube Virtual Console

Nintendo Switch might have a GameCube Virtual Console

Nintendo may look to give fans of the GameCube a reason to purchase a Switch next year. According to new reports, Nintendo is working on a bringing classic GameCube games to the Switch via its Virtual Console feature. This would mark the first time GameCube games have been available through the Virtual Console, and so far, Nintendo is said to have three games ready to go for launch.

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Super Smash Bros Project M is ended, team heads to new project

Super Smash Bros Project M is ended, team heads to new project

The bummer in this situation is the fact that the original team of developers will no longer be working on Project M. The good news is - they're not quitting the business altogether. A side-project, mostly for the fun of it, isn't going to be the end-point for the people behind the popular Super Smash Bros mod-makers, and the mods that've already been made will remain in operation for the foreseeable future.

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Dolphin brings GameCube to NVIDIA Shield, ditches 32-bit

Dolphin brings GameCube to NVIDIA Shield, ditches 32-bit

It's a good news, bad news kind of thing over at Android emulation land as the development team of Dolphin gave their monthly progress report. A name that is reused to death on multiple products, Dolphin is the name of a rather popular GameCube emulator that has only recently tried to see if an Android port is at all possible. The good news, they have had relative success with the latest generation of mobile processors, including the Tegra X1 on the NVIDIA Shield. The bad news, they're dropping support for anything from the 32-bit era.

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Wii U GameCube adapter coming for Smash Bros

Wii U GameCube adapter coming for Smash Bros

If there’s one release we did not see coming this year for gaming, it’s the accessory Nintendo has just announced today. This is the Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter. This device allows you to plug in your old GameCube controllers into the Wii U for full functionality.

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