What are your top 10 favorite GameCube games?

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#1 Posted by greenygrey (173 posts) -

I just waxing godamn nostalgic (I'll give a cookie to whomever gets the refrence), and I thought about Nintendo's last gen gaming console that looked like a lunchbox. It isn't my favorite Nintendo console, but it was still very good and it had a lot of good games for it.  I was wondering, what are your top 10 favorite GameCube games? 
 
My list: 
 
1.Resident Evil 4 
2.Metroid Prime 
3.The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker  
4.Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem 
5.Viewtiful Joe 
6.Super Smash Bros. Melee 
7.Wave Race: Blue Storm 
8.Pikmin 2 
9.Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader 
10.Tales of Symphonia 
 
Now share yours. 
 
Know that you don't have to make a top 10 list, it can be less then 10 and it doesn't have to be in order.
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#2 Edited by Black_Rose (7772 posts) -

 
 
 
@greenygrey said:

"  7.Wave Race: Blue Storm . "

You've forever earned my respect good sir.  
 

  1. Resident Evil 4
  2. Wave Race: Blue Storm
  3. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  4. Super Smash Bros. Melee
  5. Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
  6. Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
  7. Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
  8. F-Zero GX
  9. Super Mario Sunshine
  10. StarFox Assault
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#3 Posted by greenygrey (173 posts) -
@Black_Rose said:

 
 
@greenygrey said:

"  7.Wave Race: Blue Storm . "

You've forever earned my respect good sir.  
 

  1. Resident Evil 4
  2. Wave Race: Blue Storm
  3. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  4. Super Smash Bros. Melee
  5. Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
  6. Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
  7. Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
  8. F-Zero GX
  9. Super Mario Sunshine
  10. StarFox Assault
"
And you sir, lost my respect. 
 
I'm just kidding, difference of opinion of course.
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#4 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -

Give me a second.
 

  1. Super Smash Bros Melee
  2. Metroid Prime
  3. Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
  4. Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
  5. Resident Evil 4
  6. Animal Crossing
  7. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  8. Super Mario Sunshine
  9. Viewtiful Joe
  10. Sonic Adventure 2 Battle
I am not committing to this list, since it's been a long time since I've even touched a GameCube.
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#5 Posted by craigbo180 (1763 posts) -
@greenygrey said:
2.Metroid Prime
5.Viewtiful Joe 
6.Super Smash Bros. Melee 
8.Pikmin 2  
Can't really think right now but these would all be in the top ten and Smash Bros would be number 1. Animal Crossing, Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door, Mario Kart: Double Dash, Timesplitters 2, Starfox Assault, Rouge Squadron 3, Prime 2, Soul Caliber 2, Pikmin, Four Swords are some games I can think of right now that I liked. Really though all I needed was smash bros.
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#6 Posted by B0nd07 (1748 posts) -

Favorites - GameCube

A list of my favorite GC games (in no particular order).

1. Super Smash Bros. Melee
2. Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II

If only I could have played it online...

3. TimeSplitters 2
4. TimeSplitters: Future Perfect
5. The Legend of Zelda: Collector's Edition

Can't go wrong with four games in one, especially with classics like Ocarina of Time.

6. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

I didn't mind the cell-shading much, if at all.

7. Soul Calibur II
8. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
9. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2
10. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
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#7 Posted by TehFlan (1954 posts) -

In no particular order:  

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 
Super Mario Sunshine 
Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance 
Pokemon Colloseum 
Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness 
Kirby's Air Ride 
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Falsebound Kingdom

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#8 Posted by xCompanionxCubex (163 posts) -

1) Pokemon Colosseum 
2) Pokemon XD 
3) Starfox 
4) Mario Kart Double Dash 
5) Super Smash Bros. Melee 
6) Mario Party 
7) Bomberman 
 
I can't recall anymore than that i'm ashamed to say =[

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#9 Posted by IBurningStar (2273 posts) -

1. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
2. Resident Evil
3. Resident Evil 4
4. Super Smash Bros. Melee
5. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
6. Animal Crossing
7. Luigi's Mansion
8. Killer 7
9. Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
10. Viewtiful Joe

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#10 Posted by Blubba (565 posts) -
  1. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
  2. Tales of Symphonia
  3. Super Smash Bros. Melee 
  4. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  5. Super Mario Sunshine (gets a lot of hate)
  6. Animal Crossing 
  7. Baten Kaitos
  8. Mario Power Tennis
  9. Wave Race
  10. Sonic Adventure 2 Battle
 
I only used GameCube exclusives. Also, some of these games are old now and don't hold up now.
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#11 Posted by greenygrey (173 posts) -
@Blubba said:
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  1. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
  2. Tales of Symphonia
  3. Super Smash Bros. Melee 
  4. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  5. Super Mario Sunshine (gets a lot of hate)
  6. Animal Crossing 
  7. Baten Kaitos
  8. Mario Power Tennis
  9. Wave Race
  10. Sonic Adventure 2 Battle
 
I only used GameCube exclusives. Also, some of these games are old now and don't hold up now.
"
Sunshine doesn't get a lot of hate, fans just don't like it as much as the other 3D Mario games.
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#12 Posted by 02sfraser (855 posts) -

My list would have to be:
 
1. Super Smash Bros Melee
2. The Legend of Zelda: Windwaker
3. Paper Mario and the Thousand Year Door
4. Metroid Prime
5. Resident Evil 4
6. Super Mario Sunshine
7. Luigi's Mansion
8. Eternal Darkness
9. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (the side scrolling platformer)
10. Starfox Adventures

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#13 Posted by BigLemon (1080 posts) -
  1. Super Smash Bros Melee
  2. Super Smash Bros Melee
  3.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  4.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  5.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  6.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  7.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  8.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  9.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  10. Pikmin 2 
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#14 Posted by kuz101 (223 posts) -
@greenygrey said:
" I just waxing godamn nostalgic"  
I'm* , and Vido says hi. 
Also, in no particular order are: 
Luigi's Mansion 
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker 
Super Smash Bros. Melee 
Kirby Air Ride 
Soul Calibur 2 
F-Zero GX 
Mario Kart Double-Dash 
and 007: Nightfire
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#15 Posted by greenygrey (173 posts) -
@kuz101 said:
" @greenygrey said:
" I just waxing godamn nostalgic"  
I'm* , and Vido says hi. " 
You know what, screw the cookie!  
 
Fry, you son of a bitch. 
  
  
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#16 Posted by trypio (96 posts) -

1.  Paper Mario and The Thousand Year Door
2.  Custom Robo
3.  Super Smash Bros Melee
4.  Mario Kart Double Dash 
5.  Donkey Kong Jungle Beat 
6.  Resident Evil 4
7.  Pikmin 2 
8.  Sonic Adventure 2 Battle
9.  Super Mario Sunshine
10. Luigi's Mansion

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#17 Posted by Bloodgraiv3 (2730 posts) -

Metroid Prime 1 
Metroid Prime 2 
Paper Mario 
Pikmin 1 
Pikmin 2 
Luigis Mantion 
Super mario sunshine 
Super Smash brothers 
Resident Evil 4 
Soul Caliber 2 
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#18 Posted by Zippedbinders (1179 posts) -

I really feel like I should just say Wind Waker and drop the mike, because I've spent more time playing, exploring, and replaying that game than just about every other GCN game combined; but I also enjoyed RE4, Viewtiful Joe, Killer 7, Sunshine, and the first Metroid Prime. 
 
Everything else I just watched my girlfriend play (Prime 2, Pikmin 1/2, Paper Mario)

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#19 Posted by Gumby (236 posts) -
@BigLemon said:
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  1. Super Smash Bros Melee
  2. Super Smash Bros Melee
  3.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  4.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  5.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  6.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  7.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  8.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  9.  Super Smash Bros Melee
  10. Pikmin 2 
"
This + Wind waker somewhere in that mix of awesomeness!
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#20 Posted by Soapy86 (2738 posts) -

My top 8 (in no specific order (also "top 8" because I couldn't think of ten Gamecube games that I really liked.)) 
 
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker 
Super Smash Bros. Melee 
Animal Crossing
Resident Evil Remake
Resident Evil 4 
Pikmin  
Luigi's Mansion 
Viewtiful Joe 

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#21 Posted by lead_farmer (1076 posts) -
@greenygrey: #9. Good choice
 
No order 
Rogue Leader 
Super Mario Sunshine 
Smash Bros Melee 
Pikmin 
 
Can't really think of any.  It's been a long-ass time.
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#22 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 posts) -

I can't pick, I got 58 gamecube games and I love all of them.

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#23 Posted by EVO (4029 posts) -
  1. WarioWare
  2. Mario Kart
  3. RE4
  4. Wind Waker
  5. Rogue Squadron II
  6. SSBM
 
That's all I've played. One day I'll get around to playing the classics, Metroid Prime, Pikmin, Killer 7, Eternal Darkness etc.
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#24 Posted by crusader8463 (14757 posts) -

Never had one. Never saw any games on it that made it worth buying. I think I remember wanting to try Pikmin at one point, so I guess that.

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#25 Posted by Danbo (199 posts) -

Too many great games! Definitely the greatest console in terms of games, so much so I couldn't limit it to 10, so I'm doing my top 11 instead. In no specific order: 
 
1.Phantasy Star Online 
2.Super Smash Bros. Melee 
3.Wind Waker 
4. Soul Calibur 2 
5. Super Mario Sunshine 
6. Pikmin 
7. Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles 
8. Warioware Mega Party Games 
9. Skies of Arcadia 
10.XIII 
11. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door 

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#26 Posted by Gamer_152 (14482 posts) -

This isn't really a definitive list because that would take much too much thinking to compile, but these are more or less my top 10.

  1. Super Mario Sunshine
  2. Super Smash Bros. Melee
  3. Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  4. Pikmin 2
  5. Mario Kart: Double Dash
  6. Luigi's Mansion
  7. Sonic Heroes
  8. Pikmin
  9. Metroid Prime
  10. Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
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#27 Posted by SlightConfuse (3996 posts) -

1. paper mario the thousand year dooe 
2. metroid prime 
3.  custom robo(this game was awesome) 
4. wind waker 
5. eternal darkness
6   Baten Kaitos Origins 
7.SSBM 
8mariokart 
9.  pikman  
10. rogue squadron

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#28 Posted by Daveyo520 (7749 posts) -

Oh jeez I have to think. 
 
1. Resident Evil 4, duh 
 2. The Legend of Zelda: Windwaker 
3.Luigi's Mansion 
4.Super Smash Brothers Melee
5.Rogue Squadron: Rogue Leader.   
6. Metriod Prime 
7. Animal Crossing 

 
I am drawing a blank and the Gamecube was one one of my favorites.

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#29 Posted by thevector (77 posts) -

1. Resident Evil 4 
2. Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes 
3. Rogue Leader 
4. Metroid Prime
5. Eternal Darkness
6. Wind Waker  
7. Ikaruga
8. Pikmin 
9. Super Smash Bros. Melee 
10. SSX 3 

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#30 Posted by iDarktread (1263 posts) -
@crusader8463 said:
" Never had one. Never saw any games on it that made it worth buying. I think I remember wanting to try Pikmin at one point, so I guess that. "  
Dude.
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#31 Posted by Kjellm87 (1735 posts) -

It has been awhile, lemme see:
 
Sunhine 
Windwaker 
Paper Mario TYD
Melee
F-Zero
Pikmin 2 
Pikmin 
Luigi's mansion
Mario Kart DD
Mario Party 5 

Something like that, I might have forgotten some.

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#32 Posted by buzztone (53 posts) -

I have six. :)
 
PN 03 
Resident Evil 4 
Beach Spikers 
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes 
Ikaruga 
Metroid Prime 
 
Those were the only games that I owned, and played when I still had my GameCube. 

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#33 Edited by Gerhabio (1996 posts) -

I was about to ask this since I wanna get more use out of my Wii and Gamefly account, thanks! 
 
Definite Top not in order: Windwaker, Luigi's Mansion, Resident Evil 4, Super Mario Sunshine (I don't know why they hatin'), Viewtiful Joe, Smash Bros Melee, Sonic Adventure 2 Battle, and I can't remember any others right now.

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#34 Posted by zidd (1931 posts) -

Best of the Gamecube

1. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader

The BEST Gamecube launch title. Its a shame that Factor 5 is closed. Maybe another developer will do this game justice in a future iteration.

2. Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes

An already great game with the improvements of its successor.

3. Metroid Prime

Retro Studios did a wonderful job translating the classic 2D Metroid gameplay into the modern age.

4. Resident Evil 4

Ditching the pre-rendered backgrounds, tank controls and the crappy camera angles of its predecessors RE4 is a new beginning for the modern more action oriented Resident Evil series we have now.

5. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

This would be #2 if it didn't have the stupid fetch quest at the end.

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#35 Posted by Gerhabio (1996 posts) -
@kuz101 said:
" @greenygrey said:
" I just waxing godamn nostalgic"  
I'm* , and Vido says hi. Also, in no particular order are: Luigi's Mansion The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker Super Smash Bros. Melee Kirby Air Ride Soul Calibur 2 F-Zero GX Mario Kart Double-Dash and 007: Nightfire "
Kirby Air Ride was a piece of shit.... That I played everyday for like 3 months.
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#36 Posted by groig22 (1 posts) -

In no particular order, some of my absolute favorite gamecube games have been

Super Smash Brothers Melee

Mario Kart Double Dash

SSX Tricky (and ssx 3)

Luigi's Mansion

Mario Party (any of them will do, not sure which is my favorite as it's been many years since i've played

Mario Golf Toadstool Tour (underrated)

Lord of the rings the two towers (Seriously play this game)

Lord of the rings the Return of the King

NBA Street Volume 2&3

Spongebob Battle For Bikini Bottom

MVP Baseball 2004

Sonic Adventure 2 Battle

Turok Evolution

NFL Street

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#37 Posted by budgietheii (260 posts) -

Where's the love for the first Super Monkey Ball?

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#38 Posted by Carryboy (1072 posts) -

Hmm ok

Wind waker

Resident evil 4

Mario sunshine

luigis mansion

smash bros melee

soul calibur 2

twin snakes

rogue squadron

super monkey ball

starfox adventures

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#39 Posted by redwing42 (264 posts) -

Only one mention of Skies of Arcadia is criminal. Shame on all of you (except Danbo).

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#40 Edited by DharmaBum (1703 posts) -

Never owned a GameCube formally, but I was always jealous I couldn't play those Rogue Squadron games. Something about them visually holds up amazingly well to this day.

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#41 Posted by AdequatelyPrepared (2485 posts) -

I don't even need to own a GameCube to say that everyone that mentions Resident Evil 4 and/or Killer7 is 100% correct.

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#42 Posted by GiantLennonx_x (240 posts) -

Maybe it's just cause I haven't played it in awhile, it I'm surprised no one said Geist. I remember thinking that game wasn't bad and had a pretty cool concept. Opinions :)

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#43 Edited by MocBucket62 (1850 posts) -

A little weird that this just became a necro-thread, but whatever. Also call me a scrub, but I never got to play RE4. Here's my list in no particular order.

  • Super Smash Bros Melee
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II
  • Mario Power Tennis
  • Soul Calibur II
  • F-Zero GX
  • Mario Kart Double Dash
  • Paper Mario: TTYD (Never finished it, but should have)
  • The Simpsons: Hit and Run (A better GTA clone than you might think)
  • Super Mario Sunshine
  • Pac Man World 2 (Also a better platformer than it has any right of being)
  • Honorable Mention: Metroid Prime: I never went far into the game, but if I ever have the time to play it again, I should beat it. Plus I got farther in TTYD than I did Prime.
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#44 Posted by Tophat666 (271 posts) -

Only rule, one game per frachice. Otherwise this list would be Zelda/RE heavy

1. Resident Evil 4

2. Tales of Symphonia

3. The Legend of Zelda: Windwaker

4. Killer 7

5. Viewtiful Joe

6. Super Smash Bros. Melee

7. Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes

8. Bloody Roar: Primal Fury

9. Soul Calibur 2

10. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

Others:

Naruto: Gekitō Ninja Taisen! 4 (Look it up, it's legit AF!)

Mario Kart: Double Dash

Sonic Riders (not amazing, but it's a lot of fun, & I had a great time with it)

Metroid Prime 1 & 2 (Both great, but I've got other favorites)

Zelda Collection (best $30 spent when I was 14)

Resident Evil

Super Monkey Ball 1 & 2 (Too many hours at my friends house to count)

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#45 Posted by nnickers (269 posts) -

Oh man, I haven't even thought about Gamecube in forever (I lent it to one of my old friends in high school and haven't seen him or my Gamecube since. Bastard.) That said, I'm not sure if I'll be able to come up with ten but here goes:

  • Viewtiful Joe
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash (if you won't admit this is the best MK, you're wrong. And no, Super was my first)
  • Windwaker
  • F-Zero GX
  • Smash Bros
  • Animal Crossing
  • Warioware

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