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 […]

Rany Battikh

Carby Component by Insurrection Industries pre-order update

Insurrection Industries just revealed a few more details about their highly anticipated Carby Component GameCube cable on their Twitter account. First, every ordered cable will include 3 x 75 Ohm BNC to RCA adapters; those are custom made specifically for the Carby Component, lowering any chance of noise or interference and insuring the best performance […]