Why is GameCube codename Dolphin?

Why is GameCube codename Dolphin?

When asked why the system was called “Dolphin,” Howard Lincoln claimed to have no idea why the Dolphin name was used. “Perhaps the programmers like dolphins,” he coyly speculated. Dolphins also symbolize life, fluidity, freedom and happiness—a good mascot for Nintendo and their new home console.

What is the code name for GameCube?


An indigo GameCube (right) with memory card inside and GameCube controller
Also known as Dolphin (code name)
Developer Nintendo
Manufacturer Nintendo Foxconn
Type Home video game console

How do you get the GameCube menu on Dolphin?

To access the menu from launching a GameCube game, load any GameCube game of the appropriate region, and hold A as the GameCube logo animates. 5.0-3902 added the ability to boot directly to the menu from the Dolphin menu.

Is the GameCube blue or purple?

It’s mostly blue, though the GameCube was officially called “Indigo” despite definitely being purple. It comes from a plant named indigo (which is pink) and has potentially the most boring Wikipedia page I’ve ever seen.

Are Gamecubes region locked?

The GameCube and Wii are both region-locked, the Wii Shop Channel is also region-locked. Wii channels from other regions will display an error message “This channel can’t be used.” The coded regions are: NTSC-U (The Americas and Asia) PAL (Europe and Oceania)

Is GameCube blue or purple?

What was the 3DS codename?

Nintendo 3DS Family (WTF…) The first 3DS (ours was Aqua) had the code CTR-001. There’s been no official confirmation of that code’s origins, although speculation ranges from ‘Control’ to ‘Citrus’.

How do I open GameCube bios on dolphin?

When you dump your copy of IPL. bin, put it into “Dolphin Emulator/GC/USA” (I’m assuming USA, but it needs to go into the region appropriate folder). Then, open dolphin, config, GameCube tab, and uncheck the skip main menu box. It should now use the gamecube logo when you start a gamecube game.

Was the WiiU a failure?

Was the Nintendo Wii a failure? – Quora. In terms of hardware sales, certainly not. In fact, it was the clear winner of its generation as it outsold both the Xbox 360 and PS3 by several million units.