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Nintendo Store Says GameCube Adapter Will Work With New Super Mario Bros U, Mario Kart 8, Pikmin 3, Etc

According to the Nintendo Online Store you’ll be able to use your Gamecube adapter and GameCube controller with all games supported by the Wii Classic Controller, Wii Classic Controller Pro and Wii U Pro Controller. That means you should be able to use the controller with titles such as New Super Mario Bros U, Pikmin 3, and Mario Kart 8, amongst others. You can purchase it for £17.99.

Thanks, James

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Best Buy Claims GameCube Adapter For Wii U Works With A Number Of Games

US retailer Best Buy currently have the GameCube adapter up for pre-order. What is interesting is that the retailer claims that the device can be used for games other than Super Smash Bros. Nintendo has yet to announce any other titles that will support the peripheral, but it certainly wouldn’t hurt using it for other games.

“Play your favorite Wii U games with the controller experience you know and love using this GameCube Controller Adapter. Bash your way through new and exciting titles with your GameCube controller, including Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Make it a party by connecting up to four original GameCube or WaveBird controllers, so your friends can get in on the fun. It’s time to unleash your classic moves on a new generation of games.”

Thanks to those who sent this in

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Super Smash Bros Wii U Will Be Playable With Gamecube Controllers

Nintendo of America has confirmed via Twitter that Super Smash Bros on the Wii U will be playable with the beloved Gamecube controller. Judging from the image provided it looks as though the Gamecube controller will plug into the Wii U using an extension block. Super Smash Bros Wii U is due for release this winter.

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Nintendo And PDP Partner For Gamecube Style Controller For Smash Bros Wii U

PDP, the leading third-party manufacturer of video game accessories. has announced that they have partnered with Nintendo to release a number of GameCube inspired controllers to coincide with the launch of Super Smash Bros on Wii U. The new line of  controllers are wired and plug directly into the Wii Remote External Extension Connector. The Wired Fight Pad for Wii U will also feature iconic Nintendo characters and will retail for $24.99.