Best GameCube games

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Aug 25
Best Gamecube games

Want to try one of the retro gaming consoles? You don't want the most popular ones and you like something a little different? Did you decide to try out the Gamecube console? What console games can you find and which of them you like?

Nintendo GameCube is the name of the sixth generation console that Nintendo has put on the market in 2001. It's the first Nintendo optical console ever made, and I think you'll like it a lot. Although criticized for its outward appearance, everything else related to this console is phenomenal. CubeGame uses the mini DVD format, which is also very practical due to the size of the disks and the size of the console itself, you can carry it around with you everywhere and have fun. Its main rivals are Sony Playstation 2 and Microsoft Xbox.

If you are ready, we will single out the best games for you that will surely entertain you, if you decided to get your marvelous GameCube.

Star Wars- The Clone Wars

Publisher: Pandemic studios


When we say Star Wars, we don't think we need to add anything to it. This GameCube game will be very interesting to you and you will certainly not be able to stay away from it for days or even months. The thing that is awesome related to this version of the game, is that you can choose which character you want to play. The game consists of two separate, yet merged parts, vehicles part in which you can find all of the vehicles ever mentioned in Lucas's great hit and a third-person Jedi fighting part.

Pros

  • Many optional characters
  • Great plot
  • A lot of levels
  • Good music choice

Cons

  • Not so good graphics
  • Not that much exciting single-player mode
  • Simple and uninteresting environment
Mario Kart- Double Dash

Publisher: Nintendo

You are a fan of racing games, but you still love something a little older and retro? Then this game is the right one for you. The good thing about Mario Kart for GameCube console is that a player can choose not one, but even two players and a multi-player battle mode will knock you off your feet. Being able to slow down your opponents or speed up your kart can give you an extra adrenaline rush.

Pros

  • Great dual player idea
  • Easy to handle
  • Adrenaline junkies will love it
  • Many weapon choices

Cons

  • Poor graphics
  • Bad gameplay
Eternal Darkness- Sanity's Requiem

Publisher: Nintendo


This Nintendo horror game is surely going to freeze the blood in your veins! Considering that it belongs to several genres, starting with psychological thriller, horror, and adventure, there is a little to say that you will find it very intriguing when you come across it. Although it was not over-sold and commercialized, Eternal Darkness has a great success by critics and it is considered the precursor of Resident Evil. Get your GameCube right now and enjoy this great game!

Pros

  • Stunning technically
  • Incredible sound
  • Unique effects

Cons

  • Graphical deficiency
  • Repetitive enemies
  • Simple puzzles
Resident Evil 4

Publisher: Capcom


If you are interested in action games, then you will certainly be pleased with the fourth part of the cult series Resident Evil. You will be led through the game by Special Agent Kennedy, with whom you will go to rescue the president's daughter. Although the theme is somewhat cliché, certainly, this game is very well done and it is also well received by the players. The interesting thing about this game is that the actors have been recording the characters' voices in the game for a very long time, just to make it sound as convincing as possible.

Pros

  • Tense atmosphere
  • Great action
  • Ever-changing environment
  • Good graphics

Cons

  • Weak story
  • Not so great weapon upgrades
  • Clunky moving around
The Legend of Zelda- The Wind Waker

Publisher: Nintendo


As most gamers know, Legend of Zelda has many published parts and most of the players adore it! This part follows the main character Link, who is trying to save his sister, and the whole game has been set on a group of islands in vast seas. The game is presented from a third-person perspective, which you may find interesting. The main character has to solve countless puzzles and fight many enemies to complete the task, so you will have a lot to go through before the end of the game.

Pros

  • Humorous stories
  • Brave new style
  • Great graphics

Cons

  • Poorly designed
  • Audio problem
  • The Islands seem much too small
F-Zero GX

Publisher: Nintendo


Futuristic style and racing, is there anything better for a gamer? Although there are many sequels of the game before this one, this version for the CubeGame console is a real high-quality thing. The game includes both high-speed racing and a much more modern approach than previous parts. If you love an interesting plot in games, the added Story mode will be your favorite feature, where you enter the character of Captain Falcon and cross many missions that he puts before you.

Pros

  • Brings the best in player
  • Fluid Graphics
  • Own emblems
  • No slowdowns

Cons

  • Ultra difficult
  • Near impossible challenges
  • No LAN play
Viewtiful Joe

Publisher: Capcom
It was a very popular game when it first appeared. The protagonist, Joe, a seventeen-year-old, rushes to save his girlfriend. Driving in his car, Joe finds various obstacles to reach his destination. What is interesting, especially to the male population, is that the main character of the game has a bunch of special attacks, which just make the game more dynamic. Although the game was made based on the movie, many critics consider it much more interesting than the movie.

Pros

  • Innovative graphics
  • Witty script
  • Stylish game
  • Fun

Cons

  • Weak controls
  • Poor execution
Metroid Prime

Publisher: Nintendo


Through this game, you will surely identify yourself with the protagonist Samus Aran. This action-adventure game will meet your expectations, considering it was the best-selling game of all when it came out. Other versions of this game are mostly from a third-person perspective, while this one is made from the first-person perspective. During the game, the protagonist solves various puzzles to cross the levels. Everyone who played was more than thrilled, you will be sure too!

Pros

  • Gameplay perfectly tuned
  • Great visual effects
  • Fun to play
  • A modernized version of previous games

Cons

  • Tricky controls
  • The weak plot in some parts
Prince of Persia- The Sands of Time

Publisher: Ubisoft


This game is first and foremost an adventure, then an action and finally a puzzle-platformer game. As the name implies, the protagonist is the Prince of Persia who must shy away from the various traps set in front of him, as he transitions from level to level. This is facilitated by the ability to move in all possible directions, as well as the ability to manipulate bulky objects. This is surely a very intriguing and fun game that you will surely love… Get it as soon as possible and enjoy it!

Pros

  • Interesting storyline
  • Unique ideas
  • Well balanced controls
  • Great visual effects

Cons

  • Less than 10 hours to complete
  • Repetitive battles
Wave Race- Blue Storm

Publisher: Nintendo
You're a fan of racing games, speed, and adrenaline, then this is the right game for your GameCube console! You choose your character to accompany you through the whole game and embark you on an adventure. Navigating this Jet Ski racing game will give you real pleasure. As with any racing game, the goal is to reach the endpoint first. It is rightfully in our tenth place, given that it has many positive reviews.

Pros

  • Great in 4-player mode
  • Amazing water reflections
  • The most accurate water game

Cons

  • Not that smooth control design
  • Hard to perform tricks
  • Not so many rewards for tricks
Soulcalibur II

Publisher: Namco


As you can tell from the title of the game, this is a pure action game, and the goal of the game is to collect pieces of Soul Edge, a legendary weapon, where all the characters in the game are looking for one piece to put it together. For many gamers, this is certainly the best 3d action game in this category. There is no way you will be bored while playing it, we guarantee!

Pros

  • Great graphics
  • Fluid controls
  • An interesting plot
  • Loads of modes

Cons

  • Not very good sound
  • For some, too easy
  • Not so many options to download it
Paper Mario-The Thousand-Year Door

Publisher: Nintendo
If you're a fan of Mario, then you'll love this game too. The object of the game is simple, collect seven Crystal Stars and get the chance to open a Thousand-Year Door... The game has eight chapters, which is short for gamers' standards, but certainly everything short must be interesting and exciting. One thing is certain, with the moving speed through this game, you can't be bored. Paper Mario is a GameCube game for you, you won't be disappointed.

Pros

  • Well designed
  • Fun game to play
  • Interesting storyline

Cons

  • Game is lacking Mario's personality
  • Not so many levels
TimeSplitters 2

Publisher: Eidos


Classic shooter game! It doesn't matter if you are twelve or twenty-five, you will surely be thrilled. Men are known to be crazy about this type of game. You have enemies that you need to kill to accomplish the task. As a choice, you have many different cool weapons, which is another advantage of this game GameCube game. As an added excitement to the game, each of the ten levels is set to a different period, which is a very innovative idea. Don't hesitate, install it today and have fun!

Pros

  • Many single and multiplayer contests
  • Very addictive game
  • Cool different modes
  • It is easy to learn a game controls

Cons

  • Poor aiming system
  • Not that much online support
  • The plot should have been done more effectively
Battalion Wars

Publisher: Nintendo


While Battalion Wars may not be said to be the best GameCube game, it is certainly very unique in terms of graphics and characters. In addition to being a shooter game, it also belongs to strategies, which is also an advantage because it is one of the rare good strategies for this console. You will take on the role of an officer on the battlefield, which may seem like an additional task to you. It's very fast and dramatic, and so will be your experience when you start playing it.

Pros

  • There is a wide assortment of vehicles and soldiers
  • Good idea
  • The story mode is very good executed

Cons

  • There is no multiplayer support
  • In some parts it is repetitive
  • Not so great Map overview
Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

Publisher: Nintendo


This is a very stylish game, although it is pretty simple…It is incredibly addictive and you will simply be drawn to play it over and over again. Of course, the main character in the game is a monkey, controlled by a pair of bongos, and he aims to collect as many bananas as possible. He can jump, swim, climb, fight, he is some super monkey! The goal of this game is not only to reach the end but to collect as many points as possible, which is why the player returns to play it all over again. There is a modified version too, but the old one has its charm as well.

Pros

  • The jungle is nicely done
  • Innovative style by using bongos
  • Super addictive

Cons

  • Too short, you can finish the game in three or four hours
  • A little bit more violent
  • Repetitive levels
Super Smash Bros. Melee

Publisher: Nintendo


What is good about this game is that they have done very well both single-player and multiplayer mode and it is not a classic fighting game. It will make you go beyond your boundaries and you are always going to try out some new moves. It includes characters from the first part of this game, but they have also added characters from Fire Emblem, which can be extra interesting. Like any fighting game, it will surely provide a lot of excitement.

Pros

  • Great both single and multiplayer modes
  • The game has many levels, you will need months to reach the end
  • Very original game

Cons

  • Not so great camera angles
  • Sometimes throughout the game, it will seem a little bit chaotic
  • In some levels, too small charact
Fire Emblem

Publisher: Nintendo


If you like Role-playing, and you are into tactics and fantasy, then this is the right game for you! The most interesting thing about this GameCube game is that once you kill one character, you can't see that one again in the game, he doesn't show up anymore... This is a feature that has caught many people's attention as it is not encountered in many games. We mention the first part here, though the game is made in sixteen sequels since it is preferable to play older versions on GameCube console. Get into your role and enjoy yourself!

Pros

  • Very brilliantly done a strategy game
  • Amazing story
  • Innovative
  • You will need months to finish it

Cons

  • Characters should be better explained
  • As the game is leading to the finish line, it loses integrity
Star Wars- Rogue Squadron II-Rogue_Leader

Publisher: LucasArts
You may think… how much more of the Star Wars sequels are these people going to make?! But thanks to the innovation and good performance of each game, you will be delighted with this one as well. Original Rogue Leader game is expended by inserting much better graphics and layout. Also, you will get many more possible levels to unlock, 5 additional bonus levels. Battle of Endor is a very important battle in the movie series, and it may have been made even better in the game. Fans of this series will certainly be more than pleased!

Pros

  • Five channel surround system
  • Great graphics
  • Very intensive action
  • Extra levels

Cons

  • Many repetitive levels from the past games
  • Enemies move too quickly
Luigi's Mansion

Publisher: Nintendo
If you're not sure how to play the game you are planning to use for the first time, you don't have to worry, there is a training session in this game where you can indulge yourself in anything you are not sure about. Like all Mario games, this one is first and foremost an adventure, then an action, and finally, horror. Luigi has received a mansion as a gift, but he does not look as beautiful as in the pictures he has seen… Through the game, he will have to deal with many ghosts that occupied the mansion, to remove the spells from his new home. You find this story interesting, try the game, you will not be disappointed!

Pros

  • An interesting, different idea
  • Gameplay is brilliant
  • Extraordinary graphics

Cons

  • Repetitive in some parts
  • Short game time
  • Predictable
Beyond Good and Evil

Publisher: Ubisoft
Another high-quality game from Ubisoft for the GameCube! Like most of their games, this is an adventure with a twist of action. The plot follows investigator Jade, who tries to uncover all the secrets beyond earth life and all alien conspiracy theories. She fights through the game, solves puzzles and collects proving photographs. If you are a fan of research games, then this is certainly a very high-quality game for you. Of course, there's nothing wrong with trying, as far as ours is concerned, you won't be dissatisfied.

Pros

  • Impressive presentation
  • Elegantly done
  • Great visuals and atmosphere

Cons

  • Lack of ambition
  • Could have been longer

Conclusion


Whichever older console you decide to buy, you won't go wrong, but to us personally, the GameCube is a very good Nintendo console, with a compact layout and an even better selection of games to play on it. It's much cheaper than PlayStation, and it's of similar quality. Nintendo has tried to leave you satisfied with this invention. Although many people are waiting for new console models today, with incredible features, the charm is about enjoying old fashioned versions. As for ours, this console is a must-have, even in the 2019. plus you can download a bunch of games for free, hah!

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