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Pros: This is the Nintendo Wii version RVL101 and is capable of playing Nintendo Wii games.
Cons: Unlike the Wii version RVL001, the RVL101 does not feature Gamecube support of any kind. Your Gamecube games will not work with this machine like previous versions of the Nintendo Wii.
Nowhere in the technical specifications on Newegg is this lack of support mentioned. When the box comes, you have to look at the fine print on the side of the box to find this out. Chances are you have already opened the box and found out the hard way by the time this happens.
Other Thoughts: I am completely disgusted with Nintendo over this change in design, and I would have never bought a new Nintendo Wii if I had known the backwards compatibility was removed. It was the entire reason I bought a Wii in the first place.
Reviewed By:Ed,5/23/2013 6:02:20 AM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is average and has owned this product less than 1 day.
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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
Pros: Great gaming system for kids..it's cheap and has many fun games. That said, it's not top-of-the-line, but we all know that going in. For those who gave poor reviews because you're obsessed with GameCube, that's just not fair. This IS NOT GAMECUBE, and you know better. This review is to help balance those poor reviews, which are nonsense.
Cons: Doesn't migrate as well to PC game play as XBox and PS3 (even with adapter)
Other Thoughts: Great price ($69 with promo code thru 4/20/13), but sold out..
Reviewed By:Anonymous,4/20/2013 9:16:44 AM
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Pros: Got these for presents for kids they very happy with them, got them opn sale so we very happy too
Cons: none that we have heard so far
Reviewed By:Smiley1956,1/25/2013 8:11:32 AM
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