To fix this, you have to change the gamelist font in the themes. For the stock Retropie image, you have to edit “simple.xml” in the the etc/Emulationstation/themes/simple directory.
I changed the “<fontSize>0.03</fontSize>” line in the “<textlist name=”gamelist”>” to <fontSize>0.055</fontSize>. Here is the entry in simple.xml:
<!– <scrollSound>./art/sound.wav</scrollSound> –>
You can experiment with font sizes here. You can also change the color of the text in the list by changing the <primaryColor> rgb hexcode.