Console Games (Nintendo, Sony etc.) and Arcade Games/Disc stuck in my PS3

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I have a PS3 1st generation 80GB and it has recently died.  It won't turn on (yellow/red light of death) and the disc will not eject.  I have already dried a manual disc eject.  How can I retrieve my game from my PS3 system?

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Since it is a first generation PS3, It's most likely not under warranty anymore. I believe it is in warranty for two years when you buy it. So since sony would likely charge a lot to fix or replace your system, you can go ahead and take it apart starting with the screws underneath the system. That would normally void the warranty, but since it's an old model, it's warranty ran out years ago probably. Be glad it lasted that long... xbox 360's usually don't last a year lol. If I were you, I'd get either of the slim models.  

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Dustin Byrd

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I can answer any questions about Playstation 2, Playstation 3, Nintendo 64, PSP, Xbox, and Super Nintendo. I've been playing games since 1996 starting with Star Fox 64.

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I still own over 250 games for Playstation 3 and 2 alone. I also have beaten most of these games that were worth beating. The only games I wont know too much about is xbox 360 games because they do not appeal to me especially when it costs money to play online. I'm akways a gamer on a budget, so I get games when they are either used or marked down in price. I played and own all of the best games you can think of, yes including Gears Of war games and Halo games, so I know exactly what I like in games and what I don't like. For example, Gear was fun in horde mode for a little until the automatic covering system was happening too much and it was hard to run for long. The chainsaw was awesome though.

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I've only been through High School. I graduated in 2008. I was enrolled in Devry that year but due to extreme prices, I backed out of it. The course I was going for was game design and programming.

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Even though it's not an actual award, I have 2940 trophies as of May 13, 2012 for Playstation 3.

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