Wii U drops GameCube backwards compatibility
That’s it, to put it bluntly. Reggie confirmed just a couple of hours ago that the Wii U won’t play any GameCube games. Nintendo’s reason for this is unknown, but my bet is that they want to move on and leave the GameCube in the past. Before you ask, the new console doesn’t have any ports for GameCube controllers or memory cards, either.
Considering how many awesome games there were on the GameCube, though, I’m calling it right now that we’ll eventually see the best of them appear on the Wii U’s inevitable Virtual Console service.
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