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The Wii console with a Gamecube controller

The GameCube (GCN) is a 2001 console produced by Nintendo. It was somewhat more powerful than the PS2, but less so than the Xbox.

The Triforce is an arcade system board developed jointly by Namco, Sega, and Nintendo, with the first games appearing in 2002. The system hardware is based on the Nintendo GameCube with several differences, like provisions for add-ons such as Sega's GD-ROM system and upgradeable RAM modules.

The Wii is a 2006 home console by Nintendo, that has less powerful hardware than its main competitors. Instead it focused on unique gameplay through its motion controller, the Wiimote.

Emulators

Name Operating System(s) Latest Version GCN Wii Triforce Recommended
Dolphin Windows, Linux, OS X SVN
MAME ? ?

Comparison

Dolphin is the only real emulator you should use; Gekko is still in very early development after being on hiatus for many years, and is nowhere near achieving Wii emulation either.