Online retailer Toysrus.com sold out their first allotment of pre-orders for Nintendo’s upcoming GameCube system within minutes of first offering them last Monday. The system, which could be reserved by website customers before the official launch date of Nov. 18, was being sold as a $400 bundle with three games, various accessories and a magazine subscription. Packages went on pre-sale through the site at 5 p.m. EST. They were completely gone by 5:04 p.m.

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