Nintendo has launched an absolute handheld highlight with the Switch. But instead of taking advantage of the hybrid console, a fan rather builds up a portable gamecube and holds his work process and the result in a witty video.

Youtuber Gingerofoz shows in a video as he assembles a portable and functioning version of the Gamecubes. For the handheld version of Nintendos Kult Console it orientes itself on the image of a fan model, which has been circulating on the Internet since 2005. With some clever tricks, he finally creates it to build a Gamecube pocket version – even if the ergonomics remains a bit on the track.

Gamecube: Youtuber performs legend

In his fascinating video, Youtuber Gingerofoz leads through the construction process of the portable Gamecube console . Starting from the enigmatic origin of the fan model on necessary practical changes to the screwing, he shows all the steps on the way to the finished console.

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Look at the formation of the handheld gamecubes in the video:

The housing and the buttons could be made with a 3D printer, while Gingerofoz for the inner life installed the motherboard of a Nintendo Wii – this requires less energy, space and cooling as a gamecube motherboard. However, since it is downwards compatible with Gamecube games , this little trick can be mercanted.

The end result can definitely be seen: the portable Gamecube plays Nintendo classics like The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker easily and the battery life as well as the internal temperature can always be viewed on the screen – even if According to Gingerofoz, the button arrangement was not optimally solved.

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Handheld consoles: Nintendo Wii and PS2

The portable Gamecube is by no means the only portable console that has screwed together Youtuber Gingerofoz. On his channel you can also look at Similar videos to build a handheld Wii and a portable PlayStation 2 .

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