Archive for Gaming Consoles


10 Reasons Why Playing Video Games is Good for Your Brain

man in red shirt playing video games
September 6, 2023

From action-packed shooter games to challenging strategy games, we love a good video game. As technology advances and game developers keep creating fresh content, there seems to be a new game to try every day. Luckily for gamers like us, there are many benefits to playing video games that will encourage you to keep playing […]

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History of Microsoft Xbox Consoles

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April 20, 2022

The Microsoft Xbox Series S and X models start a new page in the gaming titan’s history. With such a rock-solid market position, you’d think Microsoft must be one of the oldest console brands. In reality, Xbox is a relatively new player. Let’s peak into the memory card to appreciate the consoles that forged Microsoft’s gaming […]

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A Guide to Modding for Your Xbox

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February 1, 2022

Modding, short for modification, is the term applied to getting around the existing hardware and security parameters of your Xbox to modify the games you play in new and fun ways. One of the most popular way to modify the Xbox is by using softmods, which are basically new software files that exploit the programming […]

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History of Sega Consoles

Sega 16-bit
December 29, 2021

The Japanese video game company Sega was one of the major players in the industry’s foundation. While it experienced success developing arcade games, most know Sega for its timeless stories and iconic characters. Few of today’s gamers have ever gotten their hands on one of the various Sega consoles.  Unless you lived through it, you […]

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The History of Atari

Atari game console
November 5, 2021

Atari changed the world with its run of influential in-home consoles that shaped the industry. Here’s your guide to Atari’s video game legacy from the folks at the Record Head exchange store.  When Did Atari Enter the Market?  Atari hit the market in 1972 after Nolan Bushnell and Ted Danby found success with their games […]

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Best Local Multiplayer Games for PS4

Playstation 4
September 9, 2021

The PS4 is an amazing console full of games you can play alone or with friends. While online play is the most prominent outlet for co-op gaming, the PS4 has plenty of multiplayer titles you can enjoy locally. If you want to play with friends from home without the connectivity struggles of online play, here are […]

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History of Sony PlayStation Consoles

Playing FIFA on the PlayStation
February 17, 2021

If you’ve ever seen old PlayStation consoles, you may wonder how they evolved to offer the incredible gaming format you see today with the PlayStation 5. Our guide to Sony video game consoles tells you how they came about and helps you decide if you’re trying to pick between all the PlayStation consoles. The History of […]

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The Complete Guide to Virtual Reality Gaming

Man in VR Headset
January 6, 2021

Virtual reality (VR) has grown in popularity in recent years. VR technology has rapidly developed, making in-home systems more accessible than ever. Virtual reality games are all the rage, yet for someone who has never seen or used VR, the idea can seem daunting. The team at Record Head has created this guide to virtual […]

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5 of the Best Vintage Video Game Consoles 

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July 22, 2020

Video gaming is one of the modern world’s most popular pastimes. Even with all of the realistic graphics and the advancements in modern systems, vintage gaming systems are still being collected and enjoyed to this day. Whether you feel a sense of nostalgia towards them because you played them growing up or are just fascinated […]

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