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VideoVideo: Video games: What's the point?

Get to the point already.

What's the point of pointing in video games? Is it pointless or is it on point? In this video, I take a look at some of the surprisingly large number of games that feature pointing as a special power or special move. Honestly, there's loads. It's weird.

Nintendo unveils Wii U GameCube controller adapter

Nintendo unveils Wii U GameCube controller adapter

Supported by Super Smash Bros.

The Wii U is getting a GameCube controller adapter, Nintendo has announced.

The upcoming peripheral was revealed in a promotional video for E3's Super Smash Bros. Invitational, then later confirmed on Twitter where Nintendo noted that the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. will support this control scheme.

This device plugs into the Wii U and allows up to four GameCube controllers to connect to it. Could this mean that Nintendo will start manufacturing GameCube controller's again?

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Smash Bros. Melee was "too difficult"

Nintendo picks apart its classic fighter.

Nintendo's classic GameCube scrapper Super Smash Bros. Melee was "too difficult", according to the game's creator, and any future title in the series will not be aimed at the same hardcore crowd.