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, […]
Swiss based modder Consoles4You just revealed a fully working prototype of the PRO edition of the Xbox2Wii component adapter. For those who are unfamiliar with the Xbox2Wii, it’s an adapter/converter that plugs right into the AV port of the Xbox, and passes the audio and video signals through Wii (AV port) YPbPr component cables, unleashing […]
The modshop @Consoles4You from Switzerland was kind enough to give me their new XBox2Wii Component adapter for review. This pass-through adapter allows you to use a Wii Component cable on your OG XBox. The XBox2Wii is sold 24.90 CHF (~23€ or ~25.6 USD) on Consoles4You website on this page. A bundle version with @HDRetroVision Wii […]
Someone has just posted a project on github that allows HDMI output from a launch model Wii via GCVideo. The project is focused on cost, so it’s HDMI-only and there’s no flex-cable requiring a manual installation. The creator says they’ve spent several hours testing it on my launch-model Wii and now would like other people’s feedback. […]
The Nintendo Wii’s life is coming to an end. Released in November 2006 in the USA, the Wii enjoyed over 12 years of game releases. Many of these releases were through the Wii shop, and on January 31, 2019, the shop will shut down.
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 […]
Dan has just posted an in-depth video that shows the installation process for the Wii Dual! Order yours here: https://shop.dansprojects.com/video-output-upgrades.html For more information, check out the review and the interview I did with Dan: