How To: Find North in Minecraft Without Using a Compass

It's easy to lose oneself when playing Minecraft and easier still to get plum lost. That's why it's always good to have a compass on hand. No compass? No problem. There are, in fact, no fewer than seven methods at your disposal for finding true north in a Minecraft world. Better still, a lot of them are accessible to you from the very moment you start playing the game.

How To: Get Faster Download Speeds on Your Steam Games

Steam is an online platform that lets you download and play over 2,000 video games, from first-person shooters to RPGs, as well as a pretty long list of indie games. You can play on your PC, Mac, mobile device, or even your television, and it has a community of over 40 million gamers. Prices are different depending on the type of game and how new/popular it is, but they're generally about the same as what you'd pay for an Xbox or PlayStation version. They also have a decent list of free games...

How To: Put Nintendo DS games on your R4 DS

Download r4.html from www.r4ds.cn on your computer and unpack the zipped folder. Place all files in one folder. Then load your micro SD card on your computer. Now open up your micro SD and open the folder. Drag the files you downloaded in your micro SD card. Now create a new folder named games in your card. Then go to nds-roms.com. Download any game and drag that game file in your games folder. Now remove your SD card and put it in your R4. Now you can play all Nintendo games on your R4 DS. E...

How To: Format an SD card to FAT32 for Wii hacking

Formatting an SD card to FAT32 format, the format that the Nintendo Wii can read, is the very first step that you need to take to hack you Wii. There's a lot of other reasons to do it as well, so even if you don't have a Wii you're trying to hack but want a FAT32 formatted SD card for some other reason, this video should still teach you everything you need to know.

How To: Capture perfect gameplay footage from your Nintendo DS

If you'd like to capture footage from your Nintendo DS, either to share online or make walkthroughs or playthroughs with commentaries, download all of the necessary files from Lifehacker, then watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to get capturing. For recording gameplay this way, you'll need a DS or DS Lite, microSD card, NDS flash cartridge, Wi-Fi connection, SD card reader and a computer (along with all of those files you need to download).

How To: Download and burn Xbox 360 games for free

Once you've spent the time to mod your Xbox 360, likely voiding the warranty in the process, now you need some game image files to burn to dual-layer DVD's so that you can start playing. This video shows you one way to track down the .iso files for Xbox 360 games that you need to burn, then how to burn them in such a way that they will work on your modded 360. Enjoy!

How To: Install ios249 on the Wii and play backup games

ios249 is a sweet little hack for the Wii that allows you to play backup burned copies of games on your console. Pirated games will work too, although we DO NOT condone piracy. This video will walk you through the whole rather elaborate process of installing it on a hacked Wii with the Homebrew channel. You will need to download a whole mess of free software:

How To: Play Wii games off SD cards or USB drives

While the Wii may be one the most popular console today, many people may be unfamiliar with all the many uses and features of the system. In this step by step guide, learn how to utilize the SD cards or a USB drive with the Wii (which most people are not completely familiar with). It takes you through the installation process and where the SD card/USB drive will go on both the Wii and a desktop computer. When the process is complete, you won't have to use the disc every time you play the game...

How To: Play Wii ISO's without burning disks (USB Flash Drive)

In this video the author shows how to play Wii ISO's without actually burning them do disks using the USB flash drive. A normal DVD disk's average capacity is 4.7 GB, but a normal Wii Play game takes about only .09 GB space. In a DVD we will be wasting a lot of space when you burn the games to it. Instead of DVD disks if you use a flash drive you can store huge number of games on a single drive and also use the USB drive as an other storage device. In this lengthy video the author shows how t...

How To: Fight the Shiva Sisters in Final Fantasy XIII

The Shiva sisters fight in Final Fantasy XIII is more to prove yourself to the sisters so you may summon them than to actually fight them. To win the battle, you must fill up the gestalt meter which appears over the sisters' heads. No one will die, one sister will actually heal you throughout the battle, but you do have a timer over your head which will give you a game over if it runs out. To begin, use Libra on the sisters to determine their weaknesses, which will make you realize that physi...

How To: Set up Xbox Live using a laptop and ethernet cable

This video shows you how to set up XBox Live using a laptop and Ethernet cable. The materials you will need are an Ethernet cable, an Xbox 360, and a laptop or desktop computer. First, you will need to connect your computer to your wireless network. Next, you must connect your computer to your Xbox 360 using your Ethernet cable. Power up your computer, go to the start menu and select network. In the window that appears, select the Network and Sharing Center located below the address bar. A ne...

How To: Survive in Minecraft

Minecraft is a game that snuck up on the gaming community and set a wild fire bigger than the ones in California! Even though it's not even done and still in Alpha phase, reviewers are already reviewing it, and people are jumping on board. The game itself is based around a basic concept: survive, craft, build, conquer. You play the only man in the world who starts with nothing, during the day, it's safe and you can mine and harvest material, but at night, creatures come out, including Zombies...

How To: Watch YouTube videos on your PSP with Ultimate PSPTube

If you like YouTube and own an PSP , then this tutorial is the perfect tool for you today. You will learn how to watch YouTube videos on your PSP. You only need your PSP and one program named Ultimate PSPtube 2.0. You can download that from the link in the description of the video. You have to unzip it after you download it . After that you must extract the ultimate PSP tube folder from the zip and then go to your my computer, click your PSP folder, go to the Game folder and then copy the ult...

How To: Mod Fallout 3 for the XBox 360 without using Modio

Fallout 3 is one of the most popular and biggest (content-wise) games on the XBox 360, and has thus become a popular target for hackers to mod. This video will show you how to mod your Fallout 3 saved game from the XBox 360 version using some FREE software. This does not include Modio, the popular for-money save game editor that many hackers use. Here are the files:

How To: Change the look of the visualizer on PS3

This video is a tutorial video. This video is showing the viewer how to change the visualize on their Playstation 3. He shows a step by step guide on how to get to the visualizer on your Playstation and he shows what the play station should look like if you are following the steps correctly. He shows the features that you can manipulate on the visualizer. He shows how you can change the color and change the overall look of the visualizer. He explains how the Playstation is easy to manipulate ...

How To: Upgrade the hard drive in a Sony PlayStation 3 Slim

In this video, we learn how to upgrade the hard drive in a Sony PS3 Slim. First, flip the console, then pop the cover and remove the HDD screw. Next, remove the HDD cover and slide out the HDD. After this, locate and remove the four screws, then pop the HDD out of its tray. Next, replace it with a new HDD and screw back into place. Then, place the HDD tray back into its place and replace the cover back on. Screw in the original screw and replace the top back on. Now, flip your PS3 back over a...

How To: Fix a PS3 Black Screen of Death

In this Video Games video tutorial you will learn how to fix a PS3 Black Screen of Death. For this you got to put the PS3 into stand by mode. Press down the button located at the top end of the console for 7-10 seconds and listen for 3 beeps. Repeat this step again. Then this message is flashed on the TV screen – ‘connect the controller using a USB cable etc’. Once you connect the USB cable, the trouble shooter prompt comes up displaying 6 options. You can use the 6 options to troubleshoot yo...

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