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Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:18 pm

Seeing as we're getting into the 2000s - be interested to hear everyones favourite Cube title. Also any obscure/underated gems you may like.

For me GC is all about the Crazy Taxi - I know it's not an exclusive - but that was one fun game.

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Post by Rayne » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:19 pm

My most played GC game was Super Mario Bros Melee
My old favorite was Sonic Adventure 2
My new favorite is Zelda: Wind Waker :D
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Post by snowkatt » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:29 pm

i prefer crazy taxi on the dreamcast where it belongs but of the port the cube version was the best
the ps 2 version was horrible and the gba port brave but not very playable

some of my favorite cube games include the zelda collection
wave race blue storm even if it is touchy
f zero gx
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Post by Megamixer » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:32 pm

Paper Mario, Tales of Symphonia, Resident Evil 4, F-Zero GX, Fire Emblem, Beach Spikers and Metroid Prime are my favourite titles.

Of those, I'd say Paper Mario or Resident Evil 4 hold the best memories for me though since Resi 4 went multi-platform, I'll give that award to Paper Mario.

As for collecting for the system, it's a bit more expensive than the PS2 and Xbox (even for the multi-platform stuff) but if you go for the first party stuff and exclusive third party games that aren't crap, it's relatively easy to quickly build up a decent 'cube collection.
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Post by jdanddiet » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:34 pm

I got a cube last year and love it. I'm not specifically collecting for it, but enjoying the games that come my way nonetheless. Currently playing Baldur's Gate Dark Alliance, favourite is the Resi REmake.
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Post by Dam » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:56 pm

REmake for me too. One of my all-time favourites.

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Post by Nautical Rudie » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:03 pm

I spent so much time with my Gamecube, it was vastly underrated. i remember getting it on release, May 3rd 2002 with Rogue Leader and Luigis Mansion. It had some brilliant 3rd party exclusives, like Eternal Darkness, Rogue Leader, Resi 4 and Super Monkey Ball. The one problem I had with it was that the updates of the classic Nintendo franchises were imo generally the worst games of each series. My top 5 Cube games:

1. Smash Bros Melee
2. Eternal Darkness
3. Super Monkey Ball
4. Soul Calibur 2
5. Rogue Leader
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Post by famicom69 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:05 pm

My gamecube barely gets a look in anymore, it's back at my parents house. However, it had some truly awesome games Killer7, Pikmin, Resi 4 (once the best version), Wind Waker, Viewtiful Joe, Ikaruga, F Zero etc.

Rogue Leader blew my mind when I first saw it, it still looks amazing today. Fantastic showcase for a launch title, although I found it very hard.

Favourite game on the system has to be CHIBI ROBO :)

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Post by Liamh1982 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:12 pm

Burnout 2, best on Cube with the extra crash junctions. And the original Super Monkey Ball is still the best.

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Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:28 pm

Toss up between Luigi's Mansion and Eternal Darkness. I'm a sucker for haunted house style games
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Post by BennyTheGreek » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:28 pm

Super Monkey ball just for Monkey target with the wife and kids...we would play this for hours......

Stunning game.....

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Post by Smurph » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:30 pm

Liamh1982 wrote:Burnout 2, best on Cube with the extra crash junctions. And the original Super Monkey Ball is still the best.
I'm a big fan of those two as well, and 2 is my favourite Burnout to this day.

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Post by theantmeister » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:46 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Toss up between Luigi's Mansion and Eternal Darkness. I'm a sucker for haunted house style games
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Luigi's mansion has so much style and character, I loved it.

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Post by ToxieDogg » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:47 pm

Best 'Cube games for me will always be Metroid Prime (not so much the second one though :( ), Pikmin and Pikmin 2, followed closely by Super Mario Sunshine. Zelda: Wind Waker is good, but doesn't have quite the lastability of Ocarina of Time or Majora's Mask.
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Re: Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:55 pm

from the comments, I take it Burnout 2 is a lot better than Burnout? which I found a bit dull....

Cant believe I didnt mention Viewtiful Joe in my first post - a simple incredible game

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