Nintendo US Releases: No GameCube

More evidence that the GameCube is dead

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Nintendo US Releases: No GameCube
Nintendo's US release schedule running into summer has been made available. Despite a clearly worded denial from Nintendo of the death of the GameCube the schedule is distinctly lacking in any titles for the console.

The GameCube's absence from the schedule adds further weight to Perry Kaplan's statement in a recent interview. She said:

“Are we producing any more GameCubes? No”. This was promptly denied to SPOnG by Nintendo, but to SPOnG the notion of a console that's still alive and kicking is difficult to marry to a lack of any releases for the system over at least a four month period.

With Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (23rd March) and Shrek Smash 'N' Crash Racing (March 16th) due for GameCube release and nothing else after, we asked a Nintendo spokesman today what was happening, "We stand by our original statement that we are continuing to produce GameCube hardware and software", we were told.

The list is also notably bereft of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.

See below for the full list.


April 9 Super Paper Mario - Nintendo
April Prince of Persia Rival Swords - Ubisoft
April Bust-A-Move Bash - Majesco
April Bioncle Heroes - Eidos
May 15 Mortal Kombat: Armageddon - Midway
May 29 Mario Party 8 - Nintendo
May Tamagotchi Party On - Namco Bandai
May Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End - Disney Interactive
May Escape from Bug Island - Eidos
May Spider-Man The Movie 3 - Activision
June 11 Big Brain Academy - Nintendo
June 25 Pokemon Battle Revolution - Nintendo
June Cosmic Family - Ubisoft
Spring Heatseeker - Codemasters
Q2 Legend of the Dragon - American Game Factory
Summer Shrek the Third - Activision
Summer Transformers the Game - Activision

Nintendo DS

April 22 Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl - Nintendo
May Pirates of the Caribbean 3 - Buena Vista
May Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densetsu - Atari
May Pony Friends - Eidos
May Diner Dash - Eidos
May Touch the Dead - Eidos
June 4 Nintendo DS browser - Nintendo
June 4 Planet Puzzle League - Nintendo
June 11 Touchmaster DS - Midway
June Zendoku - Eidos
Spring Naruto Ninja Council 3 - Tomy
Spring Time Ace - Konami
Spring Death Jr. and the Science Fair of Doom - Konami
Q2 Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon - Natsume
Summer Shrek the Third - Activision
Summer Transformers: Autobots - Activision
Summer Transformers: Decepticons - Activision

Game Boy Advance
Summer - Shrek the Third - Activision


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