More Power and USB-C for the ControlBlock

ControlBlock with USB-C and dedicated power switch IC

TL;DR The ControlBlock provides a soft power switch and status indication functionality, as well as an easy-to-use interface for original and arcade game controllers. It has been updated now with a dedicated power switch IC to provide all the power that you need for your retro project. Also, it comes…

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RetroPie 4.7.1 update

RetroPie 4.7.1 images are now available from the Download Page. Unfortunately a couple of bugs crept into the EmulationStation front-end for the 4.7 release. A performance issue causing EmulationStation to have a poor frame rate and an bug affecting its built in scrapers. The performance issue affected Raspberry Pi 0/1/2/3…

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Raspberry Pi 400 is released

The Raspberry Pi 400 is released today – A Raspberry Pi 4 based system built into a compact keyboard. To find out more about the new machine please visit https://rptl.io/400. RetroPie 4.7 is compatible with the new Raspberry Pi 400 and can be downloaded from https://retropie.org.uk/download – Press the download…

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RetroPie 4.7 is now available

RetroPie 4.7 images are now available, and include a variety of changes and improvements. We marked RetroPie 4.6 as having beta support for the Raspberry Pi 4. We now believe it to work well enough to remove the beta label. RetroPie 4.7 supports the new Raspberry Pi 400. Please see…

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