Game Boy Advance SP to AGS 101 conversion

With a few simple modifications, you can convert your standard Game Boy Advance SP from a regular, front-lit AGS-001 to a Backlit AGS-101. Also, a benefit of the modification is the backlit screen is actually slightly brighter than a stock AGS-101. You will not be able to use an existing front-lit screen, you will have…

How to spot fake Game Boy games

There are two main reasons that Game Boy games are ‘faked’. Reason 1 is the classic problem with all digital media; Piracy! The second is for reproduction purposes, this includes things like fan translated games that never got a release outside of Japan, Rom hacks & Unreleased games and prototypes.  Personally, I can understand, and…

How to fix worn PS4 controller analog sticks

The DualShock 4 is a fantastic reimagining of the classic PlayStation controller and feels great in the hand, however, it has one really annoying design flaw. The rubberized tops of the analog sticks tend to tear themselves apart, especially with prolonged use. This happens because the hard plastic of the analog sticks pushes upwards into…

Complete repair guide for Game Boy games.

Has your Game Boy Game stopped working? Is there a problem saving, garbled display or just a plain white screen? In this guide I have listed all the methods I know on how to resurrect failing and broken Game Boy cartridges. The good news is most CAN be saved! So, how do you repair a…

Make your Nintendo Switch’s battery last longer

The Nintendo Switch is currently the best way to play home console quality gaming on the go. The main problem with on the go gaming is one that’s been around since the Game Boy: Battery life. Since the Game Boy days technology has come a long way and luckily for us Nintendo have been including…

How to Reshell a Game Boy Advance SP

The Game Boy Advance is probably the one handheld console I have the fondest memories of. I even imported one of the original models from Japan when it was released. The thought of being able to play SNES like games on the go was a dream come true. For me, that dream is still alive…

How to Bivert a Game Boy

Have you ever tried to play a Game Boy in the last 10 years? Screens have come a long way since the Game Boy was released way back in 1989, however, for a screen technology that is 30 years old it still holds up pretty well. Playing outside was pretty much a no go as…

How to wall mount a PS4

Has cable management ever drove you to the brink of insanity? It certainly has for me, in fact, it has become a pet peeve of mine. Is there anything we can do to help? Well, yes! Wall mounting is something I never really thought about before, but it makes a lot of sense. Gone are…