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Missing PS5 Screw or Stand Base? Here are the Best Replacements.

Straight from the box, the PS5 can be oriented vertically or horizontally. Sony includes a small metal screw that allows you remove and fit the included stand in either position. Whether you want to stand the console upright next to your TV or on a shelf, on its side, it’s very easy to do both. However, as with any small parts, it’s easy to lose …

Guide to the Best External SSD for Xbox Series X/S in 2022

The Xbox Series X/S has been an enormous success. Through 2021, the two new consoles had collectively sold more than 10.3 million units. That’s more than any previous Xbox console at this point in its life cycle. Imagine how many units would have been sold if it hadn’t been for supply chain shortages! But now that we’re well into 2022, the most dedicated gamers have …

Best Xbox Series X (and Series S) Dust Covers, Filters and Plugs

With the Xbox Series X and S priced at $499 and $299, respectively, Microsoft’s newest consoles are quite expensive. And this price doesn’t even include sales tax, games and all of the necessary accessories. Needless to say, you’re going to want to keep your Series X or Series S console in the best working condition. While you can spend the end of each day wiping …

Best Micro SD Cards for the Steam Deck in 2022

Back in 2015, Valve released the Steam Machine. This was a dedicated computer, running a special version of Linux, designed for playing Steam games. Critics praised its performance, as well as the companion Steam controller. However, the Steam Machine proved unpopular with the public at large. People who wanted a low-cost, dedicated gaming machine already owned consoles. Existing Steam users already owned PCs, and didn’t …

Best Horizontal PS5 Stand for Disc and Digital Versions

The PS5 is clearly one of 2022’s best game consoles. Whether you own the disc or digital version, it’s able to be positioned horizontally or vertically. With the included OEM stand, it works in both orientations. However, placing the PS5 horizontally with the original stand may leave it a bit “tippy” since it’s placed directly in the center. In addition, it positions the console somewhat …