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(Another) Wiimote GameCube Prototype Found

Someone has just purchased a prototype wiimote and sensor bar that was a prototype for the GameCube!  Read the full story on arstechnica:

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/10/japanese-auction-reveals-nintendos-first-wii-remote-for-the-gamecube/

UPDATE:  While I’d still call this a very cool find, this is not the first time the controllers have been seen.  Someone on the AssemblerGames forum found a similar prototype a few years ago and someone else found a GameCube game beta that referenced it:
https://assemblergames.com/threads/revolution-proto-dev-controllers.61854/
https://assemblergames.com/threads/good-surprise-with-a-npdp-cart.63901/

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