Can I use a Gamecube controller to play.....

#1boogerwooger_2Posted 3/5/2013 11:55:53 PM
N64 Virtual Console games?

I would like to know before I go out and buy one, thanks.

Also, if it only works for certain games, does anyone know which ones it doesn't work for?

I am asking for Paper Mario 64, if that makes any difference.

One more thing, can I use my Gamepad instead?

I know this is a stretch, but will I be able to play off-tv with my VC games? If not, is there a LEGAL mod that might allow me to utilize this feature when playing VC games on my Wii U?

Thanks dudes!
#2PangLaPosted 3/5/2013 11:57:44 PM
there's no gamecube port.
#3HaXxedPosted 3/6/2013 12:02:34 AM
Nope on everything. If you want to play with gc controls, get a wii.
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#4PangLaPosted 3/6/2013 12:04:12 AM
HaXxed posted...
Nope on everything. If you want to play with gc controls, get a wii.


even that, you will have to get the old Wii version.
#5boogerwooger_2(Topic Creator)Posted 3/6/2013 12:09:26 AM
DAMMIT!!!! I knew this, too.

You might think I'm trolling, but I just saw a bunch of videos for Paper Mario 64 and just got carried away.

I still own my Wii so the question kinda still stands.

I just haven't played my Wii U in a while, not because I don't want to, but because I allow my kids to play it so much, that I COMPLETELY forgot there was no Gamecube controller ports.

I am actually in the middle of Darksiders 2, and I like the game, but it seems like I am always just slightly stronger than everyone else, so I just demolish EVERYTHING, even most bosses.Love the game though.

About 14 hours in so far.

Fail4me
#6xXSmash_BrosXxPosted 3/6/2013 12:12:54 AM
Could use one of these of you wanted.
http://www.lukiegames.com/New-Black-Gamecube-Wii-Controller.html
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#7boogerwooger_2(Topic Creator)Posted 3/6/2013 12:16:33 AM
PangLa posted...
HaXxed posted...
Nope on everything. If you want to play with gc controls, get a wii.


even that, you will have to get the old Wii version.


Well I'm in the US and I don't think we have access to the Wii Mini, so I might be wrong, but every Wii sold here is pretty much the same, Gamecube controller ports and all.

I actually own a VERY old Wii which I modded with a 500 gb external hard drive, and a ton of games but I didn't feel like blowing the dust off of it.

Thanks a ton for the answers though.
#8uneedtowakeupPosted 3/6/2013 12:17:31 AM
GC controller = worst nintendo controller.

So no.
#9boogerwooger_2(Topic Creator)Posted 3/6/2013 12:22:31 AM
uneedtowakeup posted...
GC controller = worst nintendo controller.

So no.


I don't think it's THAT bad, but it will be the better choice when playing 64 VC games.
#10PangLaPosted 3/6/2013 12:24:59 AM
Lol no N64 controller was way worse. The Gamecube controller was definitely the best.