Console Shock Podcast 94: Nintendo GameCube

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu, its the Console Shockcast! Al is with us again as we take a journey through Nintendo in the early 00s.

The GameCube struggled against the Xbox and PS2 in the sixth generation, but is remembered fondly for its strong lineup of titles.

Join us as we chat about the console that saw Nintendo take the bold leap into the world of optical storage media, and proved that handles really work on consoles! – Stu gives us another update on his Super Macintosh Odyssey!

– The GameCube’s 2002 UK launch, and its competitive pricing.

– The awesome £99 2003 GameCube Mario Kart Double Dash/Zelda collection bundle! – GameCube’s launch titles and other early software.

– Getting a GC set up on a modern HDTV.

Using the Swiss homebrew software and SD cards to run games on a stock GC.

– Do 6th gen control schemes make them difficult to play now? – Luigi’s Mansion and its 2018 3DS port.

Intro/Outro Music – Delfino Plaza – Super Mario Sunshine (2002) – Nintendo GameCube – Composer(s): Koji Kondo, Shinobu Tanaka

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