Video game companies are lobbying against a bill that protects independent business’ and gamers’ right to repair personal gaming consoles, VICE Motherboard reports. Several states have introduced bills that will force manufacturers to release tools and information required for fixing their products, exploding their…
As they do with most shiny new gaming tech, the brave folks at iFixit have taken apart Microsoft’s smaller, slightly faster Xbox One S to see how repairable it is (very) and answer questions like “Is the hard drive easier to upgrade?” (hahahaha no).
Nothing destroys a killing spree like spilling your Diet Mountain Dew all over your controller and making it all sticky. Or, maybe you’ve just used it too much and worn out the buttons and thumbsticks. Whatever the case, many gamepads are very user-repairable. Here’s how to open up your Xbox or PlayStation controller…
It is with great misplaced pride that I report that I am the first Kotaku writer to suffer from a dead Microsoft Kinect. Also, it's incredibly difficult to get a close-up picture of the Kinect with the sensor powered on.
To celebrate the launch of video game repair guides, do-it-yourself repair website iFixit is tearing down old video game consoles all week long. Today they give us a peek at what's inside the classic Atari 2600.
Why succumb to the high-pressure retail pitch for an extended service plan, when you can extended the warranty on your PlayStation 3 or PSP directly through Sony with the PlayStation Protection Plan?
The Nintendo support forums and our tips email alike are packed with reports that Wii system update 4.2 is doing horrible things to Wii consoles, and not just the modded ones.