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  • How to Clean Retro Game Cartridges
    June 3, 2024

    How to Clean Retro Game Cartridges

    Most retro game cartridges are between 20-40 years old, and you may have noticed that they don’t work the way they used to anymore. Luckily, a simple cleaning is often the only thing needed to fix them.
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  • PS5 Slim Disc Drive
    May 1, 2024

    PS5 Slim Disc Drive

    The PS5 Slim allows you to swap disc drives between both the digital and the disc versions. Learn how this new disc drive swapping feature works as well as how to get your disc drive working.
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  • How to Fix NES Blinking Red Light
    April 1, 2024

    How to Fix NES Blinking Red Light

    If your NES is giving you a blinking red light on the console or a glitchy/static screen we're here to help. Keep on reading if you want to learn why this happens and how to fix it.
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  • Xbox Series X Disc Drive Problems
    February 15, 2024

    Xbox Series X Disc Drive Problems

    It's frustrating trying to start a game only to find that your Xbox won’t read your game disc. If your Xbox Series X is not reading discs, we're here to help you figure out what might be wrong and how to fix it.
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  • How to Fix PS5 Overheating Issues
    January 3, 2024

    How to Fix PS5 Overheating Issues

    If you're in the middle of a game and see the message pop up on the screen, “Your PS5 is too hot...” this post can help you know what to do to solve your PS5's overheating issue.
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  • How To Fix The PS4 White Light of Death
    December 10, 2023

    How To Fix The PS4 White Light of Death

    Does your PS4 turn on and show the white light but not show anything on the TV? This is what's known as the "white light of death" or WLOD. Let's look at a couple of things that you can try first to fix it yourself.
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  • Liquid Metal vs Thermal Paste for Game Consoles
    December 5, 2023

    Liquid Metal vs Thermal Paste for Game Consoles

    Since the release of the PlayStation 5, there has been a lot of talk and controversy surrounding liquid metal and whether or not it should be used in gaming consoles. Both substances have their own benefits, as well as their own risks. Here's a quick overview.
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  • PS4 CE-35888-2 Error Code Fix
    December 4, 2023

    PS4 CE-35888-2 Error Code Fix

    Error code CE-35888-2 is a fairly common fault code that can occur on PS4 game consoles but to be able to fix this problem you must first know why it is happening.
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