Vilros sponsorship

Thanks very much to Vilros who are generously making a donation to the RetroPie project for every Raspberry Pi gaming kit they sell. Vilros was founded in 2010 with the goal of helping to create a more technological society. They are passionate about promoting STEM education and making it easily…

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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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