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Game Boy Interface Software Updates

Extrems has posted a few updates to the Game Boy Interface software in the past few months.  Some of the more notable changes are the updated video modes and color matrices by Pokefan531.  As always, the latest version of the software can be found here:  https://files.extremscorner.org/gamecube/apps/gbi/latest Full list of changes: Fixed a power issue. Enabled USB […]

How to boot Gameboy Interface directly from Zelda Wind Waker

Why boot Gameboy Interface (GBI) through Zelda Wind Waker? Because it is really fast! You even can copy your modified Zelda Wind Walker save game for a friend, so they can enjoy GBI as well. Material needed : Gamecube Memory Card (with NO Wind Waker save on it, cheap one can be bought on eBay) […]

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GameCube Homebrew Swiss software receives three more updates!

Update:  One more:  https://github.com/emukidid/swiss-gc/releases The Swiss team has been hard at work updating their software, with three four updates in the previous weeks!  For anyone unfamiliar with the software, the most common use is for launching games with forced video modes, such as forcing a 480i game to run in 480p.  Swiss can be used with […]

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Insurrection Industries Announces sub-$100 GameCube Component Cable

  Insurrection Industries has just teased a custom GameCube component video cable that utilizes their high-quality Digital Port connector.  As it’s based off the latest version of GCVideoLite, it’s assumed that the cables will perform identically to the official Nintendo GC component cables and connect the same as well:  Their cables get component video from […]

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8BitDo’s ‘GBros.’ Wireless Switch Adapter

8BitDo has just announced a wireless adapter for the Nintendo Switch.  This allows you to plug in both GameCube and Wii Classic controllers into the adapter, which is then wirelessly connected to the Switch.  The main page lists the adapter as “lag-free”, but that’s hard to believe considering you first have to convert the controllers […]

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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 […]

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GCVideo v2.4b Firmware Updated to Address Chroma Bug

Unseen just published a firmware update for all GCVideo devices (analog, digital, dual, Wii, etc) that addresses a chroma bug:    https://github.com/ikorb/gcvideo/releases From what I gathered, the bug happens when GCVideo converts from the GC’s native signal format of YCbCr to RGB. Component video output was unaffected.  Extrems demonstrated this via screenshots on his page:  https://www.gc-forever.com/wiki/index.php?title=Game_Boy_Interface/High-Fidelity_Edition#Video_quality Unfortunately, […]