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The following is a list of the best-selling games released for the Nintendo GameCube system that have sold over 1 million copies each, with Super Smash Bros. Melee being its best-selling game with over 7 million copies sold. The GameCube system has sold 21.75 million units worldwide.

Please note: This list may vary from other websites and sales have been carefully calculated to match the exact life-to-dates sales numbers cited with valid sources.

List[]

Cover Title Year Sales (millions) Developer(s) Publisher Ref(s)
Super Smash Bros. Melee - NA Boxart Super Smash Bros. Melee 2001 7.41 HAL Laboratory Nintendo [1]
Mario Kart Double Dash (NA) Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ 2003 6.96 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [1]
Super Mario Sunshine (NA) Super Mario Sunshine 2002 6.28 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [1]
Legend of Zelda The Wind Waker (NA) The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker 2002 4.43 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [2]
Luigis Mansion (NA) Luigi's Mansion 2001 3.33 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [2][3][4][5]
MetroidPrimePC Metroid Prime 2002 2.84 Retro Studios Nintendo [2]
Animal Crossing (NA) Animal Crossing 2001 2.71 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [2][3][4][6]
Mario Party 4 (NA) Mario Party 4 2002 2.46 Hudson Soft Nintendo [2]
Pokemon Colosseum (NA) Pokémon Colosseum 2003 2.41 Genius Sonority Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
[2]
Mario Party 5 (NA) Mario Party 5 2003 2.17 Hudson Soft Nintendo [2]
Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door (NA) Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door 2004 1.91 Intelligent Systems Nintendo [2]
Mario Party 7 (NA) Mario Party 7 2005 1.86 Hudson Soft Nintendo [7]
Star Fox Adventures (NA) Star Fox Adventures 2002 1.82 Rare Nintendo [2]
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle (NA) Sonic Adventure 2: Battle 2001 1.73 Sonic Team USA Sega [3][4][5]
MarioParty6 Mario Party 6 2004 1.63 Hudson Soft Nintendo [2]
Resident Evil 4 (GC) (NA) Resident Evil 4 2005 1.6 Capcom Capcom [8]
Pikmin (NA) Pikmin 2001 1.6 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [2]
SMS Cover Super Mario Strikers 2005 1.6 Next Level Games Nintendo [2]
F-Zero GX (NA) F-Zero GX 2003 1.5 Amusement Vision Nintendo [9]
Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess (GC) (NA) The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 2006 1.43 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [2]
Pokemon XD Gale of Darkness (NA) Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness 2005 1.42 Genius Sonority Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
[2]
Sonic Mega Collection Sonic Mega Collection 2002 1.37 Sonic Team Sega [3][4]
Resident Evil (GC) (NA) Resident Evil 2002 1.35 Capcom Capcom [8]
Kirby Air Ride (NA) Kirby Air Ride 2003 1.35 HAL Laboratory Nintendo [2]
CrystalChronicles Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles 2003 1.3 Square Enix Square Enix [10]
Toadstool Tour Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour 2003 1.27 Camelot Software Planning Nintendo [2][11][4]
Resident Evil Zero (GC) (NA) Resident Evil Zero 2002 1.25 Capcom Capcom [8]
Donkey Konga Donkey Konga 2003 1.18 Namco Nintendo [2]
Mario Power Tennis (GC) (NA) Mario Power Tennis 2004 1.16 Camelot Software Planning Nintendo [2]
Star Wars Rogue Leader Star Wars Rogue Leader: Rogue Squadron II 2001 1.13 Factor 5 LucasArts [12][5]
Pikmin 2 (NA) Pikmin 2 2004 1.12 Nintendo EAD Nintendo [2]
MetroidPrime2 Metroid Prime 2: Echoes 2004 1.10 Retro Studios Nintendo [2]
Soulcalibur II (NA) Soulcalibur II 2003 1.09+ Namco Namco [12][4]
Star Fox Assault (NA) Star Fox: Assault 2005 1.06 Namco Nintendo [13]
MarioSB Cover Mario Superstar Baseball 2005 1.05 Namco Nintendo [2]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 30 Best-Selling Super Mario Games of All Time
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2020 CESA Games White Papers. ISBN 978-4-902346-42-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 The Magic Box - US Platinum Chart Games Luigi's Mansion US sales - 2.19 million; Animal Crossing US sales - 1.68 million; Metroid Prime US sales - 1.49 million; Sonic Adventure 2 Battle US sales - 1.44 million; Mario Party 4 US sales - 1.10 million; Pokémon Colosseum US sales - 1.15 million; Sonic Mega Collection US sales - 1.30 million;
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 GrlD S111 - GCN all - Garaph (archived) Luigi's Mansion JP sales - 348,918; Animal Crossing JP sales - 641,300; Sonic Adventure 2 Battle JP sales - 192,186; Metroid Prime JP sales - 78,384; Mario Party 4 JP sales - 902,348; Pokémon Colosseum JP sales - 656,270; Star Fox Adventures JP sales - 259,067; Sonic Mega Collection JP sales - 72,967; Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour JP sales - 192,802; Pikmin JP sales - 507,011; Kirby Air Ride JP sales - 422,311; Soulcalibur II JP sales - 99,256
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 ELSPA Sales Awards: Silver (archived) NOTE: The ELSPA Sales Awards recognizes games that have sold hundred thousands of copies in the UK. The Silver award lists games that have sold over 100,000 copies in the country.
  6. The Magic Box 2003 First Half Top 100 Best Selling Japanese Console Games Animal Crossing e+ JP sales - 100,421
  7. Nintendo Annual Report 2006 (archived)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Capcom Platinum titles (archived)
  9. From Shenmue to Yakuza, Toshihiro Nagoshi looks back on an illustrious career of Japanese game development (gamesradar) "...Even though we’d tried really hard making games for Sega hardware, they never sold too well, but F-Zero sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide..." Date: December 28, 2018. Author: Nathan Brown.
  10. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles on WiiWare (Famitsu) (Japanese) Date: October 10, 2007
  11. The Magic Box US Platinum Chart (archived) Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour US sales - 1.03 million
  12. 12.0 12.1 The Magic Box - US Platinum Chart Games. (archived; October 3, 2020) Star Wars: Battlefront (Rogue Squadron II) US sales - 1.03 million. Soulcalibur II US sales - 1 million.
  13. Series Analysis: Star Fox (Source Gaming) Date: April 23, 2016.

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