Both Luigi's Mansion
and Wave Race: Blue Storm
will be available at the console's launch for 6,800 yen (approx. $55). Nintendo will follow up with the release of Shigeru Miyamoto's latest brainchild, Pikmin
, on October 26, the new Super Smash Brothers
sometime in November, and Eternal Darkness
and Animal Planet
in December. The Gamecube is scheduled for a November 5 launch in the U.S.; Nintendo has yet to confirm the launch lineup for the U.S. debut, or any details regarding the release dates of third-party titles on the console in Japan or elsewhere.