GameCube Inspired Controller For Wii U Seeks Funding

WaveDash LLC today launched a new Kickstarter campaign for a GameCube-inspired controller for the Wii U.

Billed as a wireless Wii U controller “with a retro look”, the team hope to raise $339,000 over the next 34 days in order to make the controller a reality. Obviously due to copyright, the controller isn’t an exact replica of the one which released alongside the GameCube and has replaced the original c-stick with a regular full-sized analogue stick for better comfort and control.

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4logpc1597d ago

Since the Wii U Gamecube controller adapter is a thing, isn't this kinda pointless?

theRell1596d ago

Was thinking the same exact thing. Also the controller they have coming with PDP.

brich2331596d ago (Edited 1596d ago )

I love N4G, downvote me please.

randomass1711596d ago

But why? I like upvotes. They're more positive.

TXIDarkAvenger1596d ago

No unless Nintendo decides to make more GC controllers which is possible since they did make the adapter.

kingPoS1596d ago

An extra Z trigger is all it needs, what's wrong with that?

Gateway MT6706 2008

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fatneal1596d ago

if we're being honest this is what the wiiU pro controller should have been...but i also understand why its not

secretcode1596d ago

...But... PDP and Nintendo are reissuing the Gamecube controller for Smash.

What's... *sigh* Goddammit Kickstarter.

Baccra171596d ago

The GC controller sucked. What's next, we fund the n64 controller?

KonsoruMasuta1596d ago (Edited 1596d ago )

The Gamecube controller is one of the best controllers I ever had the pleasure of holding. Unlike most controllers, it was made to be held by human hands.

This is what the pro controller should have been.

I_am_Batman1596d ago

Interessting how different opinions can be. I for one didn't like the GC controller at all. Mainly because I didn't like the shape of the controller. The spots where the D-Pad and the C-Stick are, were kind of in the way for a natural hand position for me. The D-Pad itself is too small. The shoulder buttons felt really weird. And I never understood why it has 2 shoulder buttons on one side and only one on the other? I also didn't like the fact, that the sticks were placed in an octagon instead or a circle. That made it really hard to make precise inputs with it.

I'm not a fan of Nintendo controllers in general. The last Nintendo controller I liked was the SNES Controller.

Dasteru1596d ago

The GC controller looked wacky but it was very comfortable to hold and it functioned well.

king_george1596d ago

Are you crazy? Lol the gamecube controller is top 3 at the very least

brich2331596d ago

I dont think it sucked, I do think it was missing buttons though, like the clickable analog sticks and the L1/RB button, and the select/back buttons that Xbox and Playstation have.

cpayne931596d ago

Wasn't really good for shooters, but it was otherwise the most comfortable controller I've ever used.

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No_Limit1596d ago

I already have the GC controller and in storage somewhere and the incoming adapter and also reissuing of the GC from Nintendo make this kickstarter kind of pointless.

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