Feeds

Nintendo GameCube set for Spring 2002 Euro launch

Console's release will be staggered from territory to territory

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

It's hardly surprising to see console hardware releases staggered across the globe these days, and so the latest news, that Nintendo will be holding off on the European launch of the GameCube until Spring 2002, should come as no surprise.

Comments made in Japan last week on the subject look to have been confirmed, as the machine will now debut in Japan in July of this year, while the US date has been confirmed as October 2001.

Nintendo of Europe confirmed the Spring 2002 period, but is hesitant about releasing information on exact estimates for the GameCube, or its little brother the GameBoy Advance, which goes on general sale in Japan next week and 11 June in the States.

Both items are expected to sell in enormous quantities, and as Nintendo of Europe's sales and marketing MD David Gosen confirmed recently, the company will aim to sell GameCubes and GameBoy Advances to the same people, as the company's strategy is for the GBA to complement the GameCube as a controller. ®

Copyright © 2001 Eurogamer.net, all rights reserved.

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
How to determine if cloud backup is right for your servers
Two key factors, technical feasibility and TCO economics, that backup and IT operations managers should consider when assessing cloud backup.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Security and trust: The backbone of doing business over the internet
Explores the current state of website security and the contributions Symantec is making to help organizations protect critical data and build trust with customers.