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Old 12-12-2010, 05:35 PM   #1
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Star Man Getting my girlfriend a GameCube

Okay, so I was looking for a Gamecube controller on eBay and I just happened to notice that Gamecube consoles are insanely cheap there. What I then thought of was that my girlfriend has never owned a gaming console before (I bought her a DS for her birthday).

So I want to buy her a Gamecube. Gamewise, I'm thinking Mario Kart Doube Dash, Pikmin, SSBM, Super Mario Sunshine and Mario Party 4.
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Old 12-12-2010, 06:50 PM   #2
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She may enjoy Super Monkey Ball 2 as well.......try Viewtiful Joe as well!
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Um.... isn't that a bit cheap to treat your GF...? I would give her a Wii..
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Old 12-12-2010, 07:56 PM   #4
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Old 12-12-2010, 08:23 PM   #5
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A GameCube is a great gift for a first console. Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker would be a good choice also.
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:15 PM   #6
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Um.... isn't that a bit cheap to treat your GF...? I would give her a Wii..
It's not a birthday or Christmas present or anything. I'm just doing it as one of those random "here you go!" gifts.

Thanks for the suggestions, guys. I can't believe I forgot Zelda!
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:20 PM   #7
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good idea aota.
the gamecube is perfect for console noob. it was my first home console too and look how i turned out!

wait... i'm single and pregnant...
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Wow You sound like a great boyfriend to buy all those things for her!
Yeah, try Monkey Ball 2, it's cute.
The rest sound like great choices. ^^
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Um.... isn't that a bit cheap to treat your GF...?
*sigh*

Anyways, pretty great console here, definitely get monkey ball games (either one). They are fun and simple... Make that really fun for what they are. Pikmin, yes. Mario SS, possibly. Double Dash, Definitely. Mario Party 4, STAY AWAY. SSBM, yeah, probably.

And in my experience, well all of my cousins are girls and whenever I have friends that are girls over GC has always been very popular with them. Gamecube is probably ideal and is probably like 20 bucks still refurbished or new. Definitely check into gamestop. I took advantage of that last year by buying nearly 20 games amongst gamestop's ranging from a dollar to 20 dollars.
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Gamestop isn't in my country. No retail stores sell Gamecubes anywhere near where I live, so my only resort is to go online and buy PAL ones for around $40. That's the easy part, though. Getting the games is an entirely different story. The popular GC games cost around $30 each in Australia, and they're difficult to find.
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