Nintendo Trademark Sparks GameCube Basic Version Rumor

At E3 2018, Nintendo supplied a deep-dive into upcoming preventing sport Tremendous Smash Bros. Final and one of many largest issues that it introduced in the course of the presentation is that the sport will help the GameCube controller. Followers of the outdated, blocky console had been delighted that they will play the sport the best way they need.

However in keeping with newly revealed emblems filed in Japan, GameCube controller help will not be the one factor Nintendo is planning this yr. Japanese Nintendo stories that the corporate has filed three completely different emblems for the GameCube and that these emblems particularly pertain to online game software program and online game machines. It’s necessary to level out that these emblems don’t reference sport merchandising.

Unsurprisingly, the information of the emblems has despatched rumors flying within the Nintendo fan group. One widespread idea is that Nintendo is getting ready a GameCube Basic Version for launch. Like the corporate did with the NES Basic and SNES Basic Version consoles, Nintendo might doubtlessly launch a miniaturized GameCube with a collection of much-loved video games.

Many video games and franchises made widespread by the GameCube (at the least partially) are making comebacks quickly and followers argue that it could make sense. For instance, Past Good and Evil was obtainable on the GameCube and prequel Past Good and Evil 2 has been introduced, so it could supply an opportunity for followers to see the place the sequence first started. Different titles equivalent to Luigi’s Mansion, Tremendous Monkey Ball 2, Resident Evil four, and Metroid Prime are all held close to and pricey by followers who would relish the chance to play them once more.

Nevertheless, if that’s what Nintendo is planning on doing, it could be fairly a while till the GameCube Basic is launched. One yr in the past, Nintendo additionally filed a trademark for the Nintendo 64, suggesting Nintendo 64 Basic Version could also be on the best way as nicely. If Nintendo goes in chronological order then an N64 Basic would possible launch earlier than a GameCube Basic.

Supply: Japanese Nintendo

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