Ben Harklin over at Nintendo Central has constructed a real (big) beauty: a semi-portable GameCube. He writes: "After a month of on-off work, I've finished my handheld Gamecube. Calling it a Portable Gamecube is an [overstatement] because I'm still tethered to the wall and it is still bulky and heavy."

And we thought the GameCube was known for its cute, little size. Hey, whatever it takes to play Smash Brothers on the go.

[update 1: corrected quoter's misuse of understatement to overstatement]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.