has anyone ever had one of the fail on them

#1 Posted by kashif1 (1543 posts) -

i havn't but i wonder if anyone here has

#2 Posted by EpicSteve (6910 posts) -

Nope. Nintendo's pretty good on reliable hardware.

#3 Posted by MattyFTM (14589 posts) -

My gamecube has never failed me.

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#4 Posted by Wolverine (4572 posts) -

Yeah mine has always worked fine except when I was younger I broke the power outlet and had to fix it.

#5 Posted by Inf225 (512 posts) -

Mine died... but i did drop kick it, so i dont blame nintendo...

#6 Posted by Teptom (2074 posts) -

Nope, the only Nintendo system I loss was the NES and that mostly my fault.

#7 Posted by Diamond (8678 posts) -

During the days I used to buy consoles and trade them back in, one time I picked up a Gamecube with a dying GPU, another had a bad disk drive.

#8 Posted by TheFreeMan (2712 posts) -

I had a launch GC that could not longer read discs after a few years. We traded it and bought a newer version and that one has worked like a charm since.

#9 Posted by dsplayer1010 (2331 posts) -

Nintendo makes quality hardware. 

#10 Posted by JJOR64 (19529 posts) -

Nope.  I made love to my GC every night and it still works.  Uhh..... did I just say that?

#11 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6649 posts) -

Nope, but I formatted my memory card once...I cried too.

#12 Posted by Akeldama (4328 posts) -

mine still works but some of the discs are a little jankey 

#13 Posted by Out_On_Bail (1581 posts) -

The analog stick on my controller broke, but other then that it's worked fine. 

#14 Posted by JohnTheGamer (444 posts) -

I had my original one break a few years in but it was due to e blocking the air vents on each side. I was a little young and didn't think it needed air to work. Other than that I had no problems with it and I had it since the launch Christmas.

#15 Posted by Godwind (2926 posts) -

Launched Gamecube hardware sucked.  There would be overheating of the disc drive and controllers had problems with the analog sticks.  Although Nintendo repaired it for free.

#16 Posted by Bass (706 posts) -

the gamecube i bought used had a bad disc reader. It wasn't a problem on games that don't have a ton of loading times (Metroid Prime never failed on me), but when I plopped RE4 in there for the first time, I had major issues getting past parts that would have loads for cutscenes and the like.

#17 Posted by ManMadeGod (1625 posts) -

My launch Gamecube stopped reading disks; my second one is still going strong.

#18 Posted by TheGreatGuero (8882 posts) -

Mine is still totally fine. Though, I kind of scratched up the top of it a little bit. I put it back in its Gamecube box after getting a Wii, and I guess that box probably got moved around more than it should. It breaks my heart, man. My beautiful, precious Gamecube! Scarred for life! Why, God, WHHYYY???

#19 Posted by OwnlyUzinWonHan (1545 posts) -

My friend's GC's disk tray constantly pops up, although all he played was Madden...
Serves him right I guess.

#20 Posted by Matthew (2141 posts) -

Nope.  I got a Costco bundle back in 03 I think...everything is still running awesomely. 

#21 Posted by Agnogenic_delete (1044 posts) -

A Gamecube break? Ha! Those things are freaking indestrubile weapons.

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