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Fans Are Remastering Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is one of the more difficult Resident Evil games to get a hold of on current consoles. If you wanted to play it today, your only real option—short of tracking down a hard copy of the original game —is dusting off a PlayStation 3 or Vita to download the PlayStation Classic […]

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Xenoblade Developer Once Pitched An EarthBound Sequel For GameCube

The EarthBound, or Mother, series took a lengthy hiatus between the releases of Mother 2 and 3, but that didn’t mean Nintendo wasn’t interested in keeping the series going. In fact, at one point, the developer that would eventually create Xenoblade was asked to pitch Nintendo on a sequel to the beloved role-playing…Read more… Continue […]

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Wind Waker Speedrunners Finally Pull Off Legendary ‘Barrier Skip’ Trick On GameCube

For years, the “Barrier Skip” was the holy grail of speedrunning tricks. The trick, which would allow passage through a seemingly impenetrable barrier in The Wind Waker, became a reality in the HD version in 2017. Meanwhile, the trick still couldn’t be performed in the original GameCube “SD” version. A new glitch has…Read more… Continue […]

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Tiny Little GameCube Works, Is Asking To Get Its Cheeks Pinched

When Nintendo gets around to releasing a GameCube Mini—remember, all tiny console releases to this point have been mere preparation for what will be the greatest collection of 20-30 titles in video game history—I really hope it’s as small and cute as this custom-made console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Luigi’s Mansion Speedrun Makes Me Excited For Luigi’s Mansion 3

I owned Luigi’s Mansion on GameCube when I was slightly smaller than I am now. My younger brother and I would try to get through its spooky, ghost-filled levels together, sharing tips and wasting our parents’ printer ink on 30-page guides off the internet. But really, Luigi’s Mansion owned me.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Show Us Your Smash Bros. Ultimate Controller Setup

Smash Bros. players are often as particular about the controllers they use as they are which characters they pick to go into battle. With the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch, there are more ways to control the game than ever. What’s your Smash Ultimate controller setup? Fine, we’ll share ours…Read more… […]

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Evo 2018 will allow Super Smash Bros competitors to play using the Smash Box, a controversial altern

Evo 2018 will allow Super Smash Bros competitors to play using the Smash Box, a controversial alternative to the aging Gamecube controller. Evo’s decision marks the pinnacle in an ongoing debate among Smash tournament hosts about controller rules.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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I’ve Fallen In Love With The GameCube’s Analog Stick

Last week, I set up a Nintendo GameCube to play Suda 51’s cult classic Killer7 on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. I haven’t held a GameCube controller for years, but one small but important feature immediately stuck out. The GameCube has the most comfortable analog stick I’ve ever used.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Metroid Prime Speedrunners Spent Nine Years Figuring Out How To Skip A Boss

Metroid Prime is a massive game, but speedrunners bypass most of it with complicated glitches and special tricks. A new trick just before the final boss cuts off nearly a minute of the game and helps solve the nine-year mystery of how to skip directly to the final battle.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New Wind Waker HD Trick Breathes Life Back Into ‘Dead’ Speedrunning Category

Last year, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker speedrunners found a way to get to the end of the game early, but reaching Ganon for the final fight involved a risky trick that was entirely dependent on luck to complete. A new trick discovered this weekend removes the random chance and makes the game […]

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