Nintendo GameCube Console

Nintendo GameCube is a gaming console introduced by Nintendo Japan. It was first released in the year 2001.

As of now many popular gaming consoles have been discontinued, Nintendo GameCube is also one of them. After all, there are millions of people around the world are a fan of GameCube video games.

The gaming console features many popular games that you may don't know about. An estimated 21.75 million units are sold, most of them are American countries. It was a huge success for the company, but Nintendo GameCube is overtaken by Wii and that could be the reason for discontinuing.

But here is a piece of good information that all GameCube video games are playable on computers or mobile phones. Yes, it is true. There is an official emulator for GameCube games, it is capable of running all games at full speed.

Dolphin emulator is free to download and you can easily get this app from Google Play Store. For PC, the software is available on different sites.

High-end android mobile phones are required to play high graphics and large-size GameCube games. On the computer, there is no speed issue and it just works fine.

Most of the games may not run at full speed in smartphones, for best play, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and 855 are recommended.

There are thousands of popular games released for this console. But as if now, people can not play these games on the Nintendo GameCube console. The best solution is the dolphin emulator. You can relive your old memories of gaming on a smartphone or pc.

If you already have downloaded the Dolphin emulator then you might be in search of the best GameCube games, this list consists of some top and popular dolphin emulator compatible games.

A-List of Top GameCube Video Games For Dolphin Emulator

1. Legend Of Zelda The Twilight Princess

Genre - Action-adventure

An official video game developed by Nintendo. Legend Of Zelda The Twilight Princess is an action and adventure game.

Actually, the video game also available for Nintendo Wii, this game is quite popular globally, mostly in Asian countries.

It was released in the year 2006, first in Japan, both for Wii and GameCube.

It is a single-player, a player can explore a lot of new adventure places.

Do you know that it is one of the most popular Zelda games till now, By the year 2015, 8.85 million copies of 'legend of Zelda the twilight princess' were sold globally.

Even in 2021, it is the best GameCube video game to play.

The game has a lot of different types of combat, exploration events, and you will also find some puzzle-solving places.


Legend Of Zelda The Twilight Princess
Legend Of Zelda The Twilight Princess
Legend Of Zelda The Twilight Princess

2. Super Smash Bros. Melee

Super Smash Bros. Melee GameCube

Genre - Fighting and action game

The game first appeared on 21 November 2001. It is one of the best and fantastic Mario video games ever, if you are a true fan of super Mario then this sequel is worth playing.

Although, the game is both single and multiplayer. Choose your favorite character to play. The game also features a health bar and a counter that measures damage.

Super Smash Bros Melee features about 25 characters including some popular characters such as Dr. Mario, Bowser, Captain Falcon, Donkey Kong, Falco, Jigglypuff, Kirby, Luigi, Mario, Marth, Ness, Pikachu, etc.

3. TimeSplitters 2

Genre - First-person shooter

TimeSplitters 2 is developed by Free Radical Design and published by Eidos Interactive. TimeSplitters 2 not only released for Nintendo GameCube but also for PlayStation 2 and Xbox game consoles.

It was first released in North America in the year 2002. And later on other countries.

The clean gaming experience is what makes this game one of the best shooting games. Including various high-functionality weapons like handguns, rifles, submachine guns, shotguns, rocket launchers, a grenade launcher, several explosives, a crossbow, a flamethrower, a fire extinguisher, and a brick. 

There are a total of ten levels (story-based), in each level different types of difficulty levels are present, you can choose any. There are also different stories at each level and a player has to fight different types of enemies that are mostly mutants.

A player has to face several types of enemies, Not only humans but also aliens like weird creatures, mostly are mutants.

The game also features lots of adventurous places and the gameplay experience is quite enjoyable in comparison to other first-person shooting games.


TimeSplitters 2

TimeSplitters 2

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4. Metroid prime

Genre - Space Adventure, action, and shooting.

An Action-adventure video game, and also a first-person shooter game.

It was released on November 17, 2002, for Nintendo GameCube and later for Wii.

Metroid Prime is developed by Retro Studios and Nintendo for the GameCube. Metroid Prime is the fifth main installment, and it is a single-player game.

The game is almost based on science fiction places and enemies. It is a 3D video game and the gameplay involves solving puzzles that are required to several reveal secrets. shooting foes with the help of a "lock-on" mechanism that allows circle-strafing while staying aimed at the enemy.

The game also won several gaming awards, including a game of the year award. From its prior release, there has been over millions of copies sold in North America, that makes it a one of the best GameCube video game.

Metroid Prime is based on space adventure and science fiction, and who doesn't love space action video games. This one is great to explore mysterious objects and places. High-tech guns and different types of weapons make it pretty awesome.

Also, the best playable on the dolphin emulator.


Metroid prime
Metroid prime

5. Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes

Genre - Action, and adventure

All Metal gear video games are worth playing and not to mention, it is one of the most popular action-adventure video games.

It is published by Konami computer entertainment Japan for the Nintendo GameCube in March 2004.

A special fact is that it is a remake of the original Metal Gear Solid video game for PlayStation, and was released back in 1998. Pretty old yuh, in this remake Konami has improved several things and the graphics are awesome.

Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes is a single-player video game. The gameplay of this game was altered to resemble that of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.

Many of the original places and enemies were kept as it is, new combat systems were introduced, such as the ability to shoot from a first-person view. Enemy artificial intelligence is improved. Enemy soldiers can communicate with each other and detect the player with the help of senses of sight and sound.

According to IGN, the video game has a rating of 8.5/10. This one is a top action GameCube game to play.

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6. Burnout 2: Point of Impact

Genre - Racing

Love racing, then burnout video game series is best. published Burnout 2: Point of Impact is published by Acclaim Entertainment. It was first released in North America on 9 April 2003.

Not only for GameCube, but this racing video game is also released on Play Station 2 and Xbox.

Burnout 2 is a popular game and it is the first-ever burnout video game available for Nintendo GameCube. And millions of people are a fan of this.


Burnout 2: Point of Impact
Burnout 2: Point of Impact

Burnout 2: Point of Impact