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Cracking open the Nintendo GameCube

Nintendo GameCube

Released in 2001, the GameCube was Nintendo's fourth video game console and a significant step forward. With the GameCube, Nintendo moved away a from cartridge-based games to 1.5GB 8cm discs--similar to miniDVD.

Originally priced at $199 USD, we purchased this refurbished unit for about $70.

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...