Cube games on wii

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  1. longster

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    can you use the wii remote or classic gamepad to play gamecube games or do you need a gamecube controller?

    cheers
     
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    You need a Gamecube controller (wired or wavebird)
     
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    Yeah buy a Wavebird great for Cube games and many of the VC games, Oh and half price at Play.com at the moment :smashin:
     
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    Had the same thought myself, Wavebirds are also the same price at Amazon too:
    Pricerunner on Wavebird


    Not really the time to be spending more dosh though yet for me. But in a month or two will probably look for some bargain Gamecube games and a Wavebird ...
    ... are many of the games two person - or to put it another way will I need to stump up for two Wavebirds?
     
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    I would say the majority of Gamecube games have two player. However, it depends on what you will be buying.....

    If you are buying games like Mario, Zelda and Metroid Prime then I would say no need for an extra controller.

    If you are buying games like Soul Caliber, Monkey Ball, Mario Kart, F-Zero, Tales of Symphonia, Pikmin 2. These all have two player modes and are pretty good.

    Unfortunately, for the best multiplayer games, well only really includes FF: Crystal Chronicles and Zelda: Four Swords, they require GBA connections, so no point buying them for Wii.
     
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    My kids both have a GBA - are you suggesting there is a way to link them up to the Wii?

    Thanks ! :)
     
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    Yes, this cable is used to connect a GBA to a Gamecube.

    Although, I should say I haven't tried it with the Wii so I can't confirm if it will work on it or not.
     
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    So they could hook up both their GBAs and use them as controllers for some multi-play Gamecube games and maybe for the Wii Zelda game too?
     
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    I didn't think the Wii supported GBA connections.

    The GBA's can only be used with GBA compatible games, of which only a few were ever released. They cannot be used for standard controllers as they do not have enough buttons, nor analogue controls.

    They are also poor for controlling a normal game. Why Nintendo decided to release FF:Crystal Chronicles without normal pad support is beyond me as the GBA link up was pretty useless.
     
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    How does it connect to the wii?

    I mean is it just a case of syncing the remote to the wii as you do wiimote, or do you plug something (reciver) into the GC sockets of the wii?
     
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    I have ordered a couple of Wavebirds as they are half price but I am not sure what memory card to purchase. They seem to range from 4mb to 128mb. Are they all totally compatable as the 128mb ones I am looking at on Ebay are clearly not official ones?

    Having never owned a GC, what kind of prices should I be looking at for memory cards? I was hoping to be able to get some good deals on CG games but most of the well rated ones still seem quite expensive!
     

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