Retro Fighters Announces A GameCube Pad… Again!

For the second time in as many months, Retro Fighters is going back to the GameCube well with the BattlerGC: a wireless GameCube controller that is identical to the BladeGC (which we covered here on RetroRGB a few weeks ago) but with a stick layout that is faithful to the OEM controller’s original offset design. To […]

Swiss and GC Loader Updates Improve Write Support

Two enthusiast developed projects on the GameCube—GC Loader and Swiss—have released important updates over the last month that work together to enable exciting new functionality for fans of the lil’ purple lunchbox. GC Loader—an optical drive emulator developed by Daniel Kraak—is a modification that replaces the GameCube’s built in disc drive with an SD card […]

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, […]

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 […]

Prism HD by Retro-Bit

Retro-bit have just announced their own GCVideo-based plug-and-play adapter for the Gamecube, named Prism HD. Just like most of the other current external GCVideo solutions out there, the Prism HD plugs right into the digital port of the DOL-001 Gamecube and outputs native 480p (and/or line doubles 240p and 480i) through a full sized HDMI […]

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 […]

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 […]

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