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Pikachu gets its own Hori Battle Pad for Wii U controller in Japan

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U fighters planning on leading their offense with Pikachu should take note of Hori's controller inspired by everyone's favorite electric rodent – the above version of the Battle Pad for Wii U has appeared on Amazon Japan for 3,434 (~$30 USD), with a release date of ...

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How Nintendo rolls in 8-player Super Smash Bros.

Moments before attendees grabbed the controllers at a Super Smash Bros. press event, held in a hotel in San Francisco on Thursday evening, Nintendo had a pristine setup (above) aimed at 8 connoisseurs of clash. The configuration - 1 Wii U, 8 wired special-edition GameCube controllers, a token Game...

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PSA: Wii U GameCube adapter only compatible with Super Smash Bros.

Following up on an erroneous product listing, Nintendo has confirmed that its GameCube controller adapter for the Wii U is only compatible with Super Smash Bros, and does not function with existing Wii and Virtual Console games. Reports issued yesterday indicated that the adapter would be compat...

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Did You Know Gaming enters its Cubist period

Having already covered the GameBoy, the trivia maestros at Did You Know Gaming have set their sights on another Nintendo device, the GameCube, a console that apparently came this close to kickstarting Nintendo's fascination with motion controls years before the Wii hit retail shelves. [Image: ...

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3DS mod adds smashing GameCube controller support

With the launch of the exceptional Super Smash Bros. for 3DS looming, some might still be miffed that the game won't support the Circle Pad Pro add-on. Though the game will make use of the new 3DS and 3DS XL's C-stick, some may want a separate controller entirely for optimized Smash Bros. usage. A ...

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Sonic Adventure 2 cutscene recreation is no faker

YouTube animator Cameron Turner gives a brief but promising glimpse at what a Sonic Adventure 2 remake might look like in the fan-made scene recreation above, putting a new spin on a memorable clash between Sonic and Shadow. The recreation improves on the original scene in practically every way, ...

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Joystiq Weekly: Battlefield Hardline, Watch Dogs review, Evil Within preview and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. With Sony upping PlayStation Plus to six games per month, w...

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Nintendo reveals GameCube controller adapter for Smash Bros. Wii U

An officially licensed adapter will allow Super Smash Bros. Melee veterans to play the upcoming Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. with GameCube controllers, Nintendo announced today. The peripheral allows players to connect up to four GameCube controllers to the Wii U via a USB dongle. Nintendo...

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Enter the Super Smash Bros. melee with GameCube-inspired controllers

Do you want to take on the challengers of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with a sense of fa-melee-iarity? Good news: third-party accessory manufacturer PDP is working with Nintendo to produce the Wired Fight Pad, a controller designed after the original, fan-favorite GameCube controller. The Wired ...

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Capcom polishes Resident Evil 4 for HD Steam debut

After seven years, Resident Evil 4 is returning to the PC, only this time the hordes of maniacal backwoods villagers bearing down on you will be rendered in modern, high-definition graphics. This version of Resident Evil 4 is described by Capcom as the "Ultimate HD" iteration of the game. Th...

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