Alex Mitchell

GCVideo Firmware 3.1 Released

Ingo Korb, one of the developers behind the GCVideo project—the basis of virtually every available HDMI and/or component video output mod for the GameCube and Wii—released a new firmware revision last Saturday that implements a handful of helpful bug fixes. Especially important for those of you revisiting the GameCube’s excellent catalog of horror games this October, […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters BladeGC Controller Pre Order

Third party controller maker Retro Fighters is wrapping up their pre order phase for the new BladeGC controller.  The BladeGC is a new 3rd party wireless Nintendo Gamecube, Switch, and PC compatible controller, which will utilize 2.4GHz wireless technology.  Retro Fighters states the controller will have around 10+ hours of battery life as well as […]

Alex Mitchell

Swiss Debuts Memory Card Emulation

If you’re at all interested in exploring unofficial software on the GameCube, you probably already know about Swiss: a home-brew utility that can allow the GameCube to do things like bypass software region restrictions, sharpen its video output, or even load software from SD card adapters. Now, as of version r963, developer Extrems has also implemented […]

Alex Mitchell

GCLoader Firmware Fixes Audio Streaming

GCLoader, a GameCube ODE made by Daniel Kraak and Dan Kunz, received a new firmware update today that improves audio streaming performance. Attentive readers may have seen that audio streaming was also addressed in a previous firmware update, v1.1.1, but that update was pulled because it functionally bricked certain revisions of GCLoaders by causing Disc Read […]

Alex Mitchell

MLiG releases Pt2 of their ode to first-party controllers

My Life in Gaming creators Coury Carlson and Marc Duddleson have released a new video that discusses first-party controller designs from the fifth and sixth generation of home consoles (1993-2006). My Life in Gaming is a YouTube channel known for producing high-quality content that explores topics ranging from maximizing the fidelity of your retro gaming experience, to […]

Rany Battikh

Game Boy Interface – April 2020 Updates

Extrems just released a new version of the Game Boy Interface (GBi) software for the Gamecube, that mainly takes advantage of the latest GCVideo-Dvi firmware update v 3.0. For those who updated their GCVideo devices, Extrems added four new optimized video configurations to try out. Custom-tailored presets (found in the “presets” folder from the downloaded […]

Rany Battikh

GameCube Swiss Updates (January – February 2020)

For the past couple of months, the team behind Swiss, the brilliant Gamecube essential toolkit, has been hard at work custom tailoring their firmware to provide a smooth experience for the console’s power users, especially adopters of SD-card based solutions. They also added a ton of new features, fixed bugs and improved compatibility even further […]