Check out this response I got from Nintendo

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  1. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    Since Gamecube Controllers will be in demand with Brawl coming out, it'd only make sense for Nintendo to re-release them, especially the Wavebird, since they're impossible to find new now.

    So today I emailed Nintendo this:

    Here's the response I got:

    Hooray for computer generated responses! Take out the "re-releasing the Nintendo Gamecube Wavebird Wireless Controller" and you can put just about anything in there. I love how then they go on to say they're "innovators in the creating of interactive entertainment". That's fine and all, but unfortunately has nothing to do with the topic at hand.
     
  2. comic_guy04 Clown of Chi-Town

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    **** Nintendo
     
  3. hippie_hunter The King is Back!

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    You thought someone would actually respond to you? That said, I doubt there will be a high demand for Wavebird controllers with Brawl being released. People aren't going to spend an extra $30-35 for a controller. What's wrong with the classic controller, that should work fine and cost less.
     
  5. Jennifer Walters Attorney at Law

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    Because most cool people will be using the GC controller. :o
     
  6. November Rain Single Mother

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    haha, you got a standard reply message...

    haha
     
  7. Milu Batterson J. Manford III

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    Reminds me of the WWE "future endeavors" messages on their website :hehe: .
     
  8. SouLeSS Registered

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    What I still can't believe, is that people actually try and email stuff to these companies and expect anything other than an automated reply.
     
  9. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    I expected at least to get a reply that at least made more sense. And people will want Wavebirds again. Wireless is the way to go now. The Classic Controller is NOT the same thing. Hold one, then hold a GC controller. There's a big difference.

    I expected something more like: "Nintendo has no plans, at this time, to re-release Gamecube controllers". Not them puffing their chest about how they're leaders of innovation now.
     
  10. spideyboy_1111 Young Avenger

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    maybe you should have treated your controllers better? I've got 4 ready to go come sunday
     
  11. Raiden Wakanda Forever

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    Thank goodness I brought 4 Wavebirds off the same guy on Ebay shortly after I got my Wii console for a decent price. I used the anti-germ wipes on all of them and they were ready to go. All worked great btw.
     
  12. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    I treat my controllers fine. The thing is the analog stick becomes very lose after you play with it for so long. A lose analog stick is completely useless. Also the R shoulder button on one makes a "spring" noise and sometimes doesn't respond. That's a freak thing I've only had happen to one controller.

    I actually bought a GC controller a year or 2 ago that I still haven't opened. I just think that people who didn't buy a GC shouldn't settle for old, used controllers or crappy 3rd party ones.
     
  13. spideyboy_1111 Young Avenger

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    hardcore fans will probably have gamecube controllers still...

    non-hardcore fans probably don't even notice or care if you can use the GC controller. and will adjust to the wii/classic controlers
     
  14. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    Some may need new ones since their old ones may be worn out.

    Or they'll see you can use the GC controller in Brawl and want to buy some. But since Nintendo doesn't make them anymore, they won't be able to.
     
  15. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    I'm gonna have a hell of a time finding one, I just know it.
     
  16. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    Wow. We just got a ton of (wired) Gamecube controllers down at Fry's. We've got a bunch sitting next to our tiny selection of Gamecube games* and a few next to the Wii games.



    *Viewtiful Joe, Smash Bros. Melee, X2: Wolverine's Revenge, Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Ice Age 2, Lego Star Wars II, and Madden 08. That's literally it. And Melee is still $30!
     
  17. The Evolutionist Registered

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    I'm looking forward to playign with the Wii remote. I don't understand the need to be able to use an older controller.
     
  18. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    Familiarity. People know how to play Smash Bros. on the gamecube's controller, and they want that familiarity back.

    Personally, I haven't decided if I want to use the Wiimote or a classic controller.
     
  19. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    Did you get a new shipment of GC controllers?
     
  20. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    They're either new, or the Fry's warehouse was hoarding a large quantity of them until recently. But yeah, we only just got them in the past month.
     
  21. Lord Doom the hero Hype! deserves

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    The Gamestop in my neighborhood is sellin' Wavebirds out the wazoo.
     
  22. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    If you're there, ask them how long ago they got them in.
     
  23. TNC9852002 Banned User

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    I'm glad I held onto my Wavebirds

    -TNC
     
  24. Sugarculted Registered

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    Well, I don't know...but Nintendo have been the most helpful service I've ever came across.
    They've been so damn helpful with new handles for my Wii-mote, and sent four Wii-condoms immediately for free. I've never had a single complaint with them.

    Spidey-Bat just got unlucky :o
     
  25. i-n-z-a-n-e Registered

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    My friend gave me his wave bird, what a loser lol. Im jokin haha hes cool
     

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