ConsolesandGadgets ® has been Trading Online Since 2002, We are a
Retail Shop based In the UK and specialise in Mobile, Console, Tablet Repairs &
Console Accessories and Parts many of which can not be bought in the high street.
Xbox One Console Repairs - Xbox One Repairs Service Is your Xbox One out of warranty and needing to be repaired. We offer a full range of Xbox One repairs including problems reading the games, discs skipping, freezing, firmware issues, black screen issues after updating, touch panel problems and also hard drive upgrades and replacements. Get in touch with us for a free repair quote!
PS4 Repairs Service - PS4 Console Repairs In the past few Months we have started doing a lot of PS4 Repairs, New Drives laser and firmware issues can all now be sorted, so if your PS4 is skipping Disks or Freezing we can help.
PSVita Charging Port Replacement - Now Available. PSVita Charging Port Replacement is now available so if your Vita is not charging this is the fix for you.
3DS XL Broken Hinge Repairs
Since we managed to get Full Replacement Shells for the Nintendo 3DS XL in just 4 weeks we have repaired over 100 x 3DS XL Consoles that were sent in for Full 3DS XL full replacement Shells to be fitted mostly due to the Left Hinge Being Broken.
Call our email us ref repairs or simply send your console in for a Free Quote.
3DS XL Shells - 3DS XL Full Replacement Shell We are happy to say that at last we have limited quantity's of 3DS XL Full Shell - 3DS XL Full Replacement Shells in various colours, these are perfect for fixing Broken 3DS XL hinges or any 3DS XL Repair.
PS4 Now Fastest Ever Selling Console in the UK The PS4 has now outsold the Xbox One in the UK in just selling over 250,000 units in as short time beating The Wii U Release Last year.
PS4 Released in the USThe latest Sony Game console the PS4 has been released in the US and has already sold over 1 Million consoles, a great start for Sony and it wont be long until we get our hands on it in the UK
Arbiter 4 Rapid fire Mod Announced for Xbox One and PS4
Xbox one Rapid Fire Controllers now live with full specs and also PS4 Rapid Fire Controllers with all pre-release info now on our site
Release date should be soon after the Xbox One Hits our shelves and once final tests and production of the Xbox One Rapid Fire Chip. Pre-Order Arbiter 4 Xbox One Modded Rapid Fire Controller for Ghosts BO2 MW3 GOW3 100+ Modes Black Now - The Price has been due to the limited Number of units of these Xbox One Controllers due to the Predicted Price of the controllers and cost of the early Arbiter 4 xbox one rapid fire chip release price, we expect these to reduce early next year once stock is more available. Which we are calling
Arbiter 4 after discussions with the manufacturer of the Arbiter 3.5 which is arguably the best Rapid fire chip on the Market.
Newly announced Nintendo 2DS The newly announced Nintendo 2DS is a real console that works just like the current Nintendo 3DS, just without the system's defining glasses-free 3D capabilities.
Why get rid of the primary feature that set the 3DS apart from its portable and mobile gaming brethren? One likely reason is cost. The new system will retail for £99.99 when it launches in North America on October 12. That's £40 less than the basic 3DS and £70 less than the 3DS XL (and the newly reduced PlayStation Vita as well).
Microsoft have just announced A New Generation of Xbox - XBOX ONE The Xbox One, The One and Only
Microsoft announced yesterday the next generation of Xbox technology, called the Xbox™ One. It is set for release by the end of 2013.
The new system will include live TV support, a new Kinect, upgraded specs, and a series of new next-generation games.
The Xbox™ One hardware will introduce 3 innovations:
1. Game console functioning as set-top box as well - features an HDMI pass-through so the console can sit between your cable or satellite operator`s set-top box and your TV. You can tune channels with your voice, use a TV guide directly from the Xbox™, and multitask between gaming, TV, Skype, Internet Explorer and more.
2. A new Kinect - featuring voice control, upgraded microphone and camera, recognition of the new controller for simple player syncing as well as adding "additional interaction" to games.
3. New Controller - with more than 40 "technical and design innovations", a set of triggers that will provide vibration feedback, updated directional pad, new thumbsticks, and an integrated battery compartment.
In terms of specs, it will include:
1. 8 Core CPU
2. 8GB System Memory
2. 500 GB HDD
3. Blu-ray Drive
4. 802.11n Wireless with Wi-Fi Direct
5. HDMI In/Out
6. USB 3.0
Nintendo Wii U Repairs Just in case you got a shiny new Wii U recently, you may be happy to know we now do Nintendo Wii U Repairs and have stock of Wii U Parts like The Wii U LCD and Wii U Touch Screen for your Wii U Tablet Controller.
Nintendo are Charging £120 + :-( we charge £75 or less For Wii U Console and Controller Repairs.
Sony PS4 has been officially announced At last the PlayStation 4 PS4 was officially announced in New York City last night. The Sony PS4 will launch at Christmas holiday season. Exact date and price are still unknown.
Here are its main features:
Hardware - An improved engine and 8GB of fast GDDR5 memory. This will allow speedy background downloading, and games will even be playable as they’re being downloaded. It includes have three USB 3.0 ports, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1, HDMI, Analog AV-out, and optical digital audio output.
Game Playing - PlayStation 3 games will be compatible on the PS4, and there also might be PlayStation 1 and PS2 retro gaming as well. there will also be a trial-based way of playing games before buying.
DualShock 4 Controller - The new controller has an enhanced rumble, a touch pad, a share button, a standard headphone/microphone jack, and light-up bar.
Camera - The PS4 bar has stereo cameras, and works with the light bar for motion controls.
Online - you’ll be able to scan the last few minutes of your gameplay, upload screenshots or clips and chat during other people’s games.
PlayStation Vita and Remote Play - remote play second-screen gaming on the Vita.
Smartphones and Tablets- broadens PlayStation support via Sony tablets, phones and electronics.
We can't wait for this to come out in time for Xmas this year
Wii U at E3 2012 Yesterday, at the E3 2012, Nintendo showed off the upcoming Wii U system with the announcement of several new games.
Nintendo has announced that the Wii U supports multiple controllers, allowing gamers to play together. Wii U will also enjoy widespread media support, with YouTube, Netflix and others.
Nintendo has confirmed that it is working on a method that will allow gamers to transfer Wii content to the Wii U. This will include existing game downloads and save game information, but it is possible that the transfer system won’t be in place by the time the Wii U launches later this year.
Also announced, is that the Wii U GamePad will run for between three and five hours per charge. The GamePad weights 500g, making it lighter than an iPad. Its screen is 6.2 inches but does not support multi-touch, meaning users are restricted to one digit at a time. It has a standard 16:9 ratio, just like an HD TV.
Thousands are expecting tomorrow`s PSVita launch in Europe Thousands are expecting tomorrow`s PSVita launch in Europe
PSVita was launched in Japan last Christmas and Sony reports that more than half a million units have been sold. Europe is ready for launch and thousands of consumers plan to attend the midnight openings.
As promised, Sony launched the biggest campaign ever, including print and TV ads, sampling venues, pop-up shops, Land Rovers and mass midnight openings. Various retail locations will be visited by the PS Vita Mobile Team, who will teach consumers about the device’s different functions. The Vita Rooms sampling tour has already arrived to London and hosts a series of special events throughout the week, including FIFA competitions and special performances by UK artists.
Over twenty new games are already available for the PSVita, including such well-known titles as a new episode of the Uncharted series and an offshoot of the futuristic racing series Wipeout.
Sony claims that the line-up is “one of the best launch line ups of any games console, ever launched".
Sony have just announced this week that you’ll only pay once for any of the games you can play on both PS3 and PS Vita. Those that already own MotorStorm RC, Top Darts, Hustle Kings, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 DLC and more, will be able to download them to Vita for free (and vice versa).
A Legend Has Returned - Wii Nintendo fans young and old from the NES days to the SNES, right through to the Gameboy then GC and now the Wii, are probably aware of one of the very first great fantasy games to burst onto the gaming market for the Nintendo Wii.
This week we have been luckily enough to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the legend that is Link and the epic Legend of Zelda. To mark such an event as remarkable as battling Gano, Nintendo have treated Gamers to the 25th Anniversary special, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword which really utilise the Wii remote plus controllers. Remember if your Wii is unable to read the disc you need our Wii Laser RepairClick here to read full Article
Author : James - Consoles and Gadgets
Modern Warfare 3 has now been released in the UK
"Yes Modern Warfare is back". The best-selling first-person action series of all-time returns with the epic sequel to the multiple Game of the Year award winner "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" We expect our Current Rapid Fire Controllers will be fine we will offer a free update if you buy a controller from Today, simply send it back for a update once the new game comes out.
Xbox 360 Slim Replacement Shell Calibur 11 Base Vault Awesome....The Xbox 360 Slim Replacement Shell Calibur 11 Base Vault has been designed to armour your console. The Calibur 11 base vault you get not only great industrial protection and optimize More..
Microsoft has announced it will replace any Xbox 360s affected by latest update problems.... The latest Update from Microsoft has caused a small number of consoles to not read or will encounter disc reading problems.
PSN starting to come back Online for UK....Sony has Announced Via Twitter that the UK EU PSN accounts will be starting to come back online over next few days. Sony Europe begins phased rollout.
Nintendo DSI XL and Accesories Now In Stock The New Nintendo DSi XL will only be available in two colours to start - wine red and dark brown. The Nintendo DSi XL will come pre-loaded with the DSi Ware software like Dr Kawashima's: Two 4.2 inch screens which are 93% larger than those on a DS Lite and larger than the PSP. The two screens also have an improved wider viewing angle so your family. Thanks to The Official Nintendo Magazine site for this article. We already offer a Full Range of DSi XL Repairs, DSi XL Accessories and of course DSi XL LL spare parts like lcd screens to keep you gaming DSi XL Spare Parts.
Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Controllers MW3 GOW3 Update Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Controllers MW3 GOW3 Black Ops Update For our customers that purchased a controller before the latest update for Black Ops ( remember all our chips are installed in sockets we simply remove and reprogram if needed. so get in touch if you have one that needs re-done), Just send your controller into us and we will update your chip for a Small Fee.
NEW 7 Mode rapid fire controllers will be ready soon we will also be able to upgrade as above if you have bought a controller from us before we will charge a small upgrade fee for these, details will be on the newsletters and site very soon, we have managed to create the fastest rapid and burst code for these than before and totally undetectable on xbox live.