Notable GameCube games for new Wii owners

For whatever reason, GameCube "best of" lists were all the rage last week on Digg. And since Wii hardware is heavily modified GameCube hardware (with exception to the controls of course) full backward compatibility for Wii comes standard. Hence, new Wii owners could breathe some life back into the all but dead and infamously drought-laden GameCube.

With that, the editors over at Wii Fanboy have compiled their top five picks of the best GameCube games over the life of Nintendo's fourth generation console. Top three honors go to F-Zero GX, Eternal Darkness, and Resident Evil 4 (no Zelda or Mario, eh?). Click onward for the full set of recommendations.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.