How To: Make Your Xbox 360 Games Region Free

You've had your Xbox 360 for a few years now and your game collection is pretty extensive. Maybe it's not that extensive, but it's still substantial. Now imagine that you live in Europe and you're moving to the United States. I don't know why—maybe your dad got a job offer. Don't ask me, ask your parents. They're the ones that are making you move. Anyways, as most Xbox users know, games are coded by region. Games that work in Europe might not work in the United States. Does this mean you shou...

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: 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...

How To: Make a Call of Duty 4 working server

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Call of Duty 4 working server. First, go into your game and go to "start new server". Next, name it whatever you want and put internet into the dedicated section. After this, save the information and a console will pop up. Don't close this, minimize it. Next, open up your game and go to "join game" and search for your server. When you find it, click on the information and write down the IP address it has inside of it. Now, go to XFire and type in the I...

How To: Download and Change Your PlayStation 3's Wallpaper Without Using Your Computer

The PlayStation 3 is a sweet gaming system, and even though Blu-ray discs didn't really live up to all the hype and there is still no HBO GO app available, I love my PS3. One of the coolest things about it is that you can customize it to look however you want. One of the most common ways to do this is by changing the wallpaper, but most people use their computers to transfer wallpaper images over.

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...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 12

This is the 12th puzzle, entitled "Titans of Industry", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle 1: The key here is in the “4=1” on the blueprint at the left of the screen. Line up the red 4 over the gray 1 and input the following code: 917240. Image 1: This one’s the opposite of the light-bulb “puzzle” from before – just move the dollar sign over the bulbs to extinguish them. Image 2: Highlight the glowing ball at the center of the image. Code wheel puzzle 2: Your hints here are the “2” on t...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 19

Here's the answers to the 19th puzzle, titled "The Fourth Day", in Assassin's Creed 2. Image set: What used to be worshipped by every primitive culture under the…? That’s right, the sun. Pick the five images that focus on it. Image: Find the tiny image of Earth in the lower-left quadrant of the sun. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

How To: Mod GTA IV for PS3

Looking to mod GTA 4 for the PS3? Here's how to do it. This video gives you the info and links to get tweaking this already killer game. You will need: a PS3 on Firmware 3.41, an external HDD, a device to hack your PS3. Watch the vid and learn how to hack GTA 4 for PS3.

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...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 20

No need to figure out the 20th puzzle, entitled "The Origin of the Species", in Assassin's Creed 2. Here's the answers! Puzzle wheel: Start by turning the fifth ring right ten times, then turn the fourth ring left twice. Then rotate the third (and first) rings right twice, the second ring right five times and the first ring left three times. Image 1: Highlight the eye at the top of the painting. Code wheel puzzle: Ignore the numbers and focus on the Assassin motto: “Nothing is true, everythin...

How To: Use a "no CD" crack to play PC games without a disc

In this tutorial, we learn how to use a "no CD" crack to play PC games without a disc. First, go to www.gameburnworld.com and search for your game using the search bar. Once you find the game you want, click on the version that you want. After this, the game will start to download onto your computer using the software you choose. Once it's finished, install it and open up the executable file. Now, move this file and make a copy of it on your desktop. Now you can delete your original copy and ...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 17

Figure out the 17th puzzle, entitled "The Bunker", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Here’s a tricky one; your clues are “<” and “2,” and the only advice you’ll get from your handlers is that maybe there’s “something we can count” on the strange symbols. In this case that “something” is the number of times each symbol bends sharply. Don’t expect consistency across the wheel on this one; just take a look at what symbols flank the blank spaces and pick a shape with the number of bends t...

How To: Get your PSP to play your ISO or CSO

Did you know that you could make an ISO or CSO image of your PSP UMD and then run it off your memory stick. This solves space issues and the games even run faster! What you need to do is first go to the root of your memory stick and make a folder called 'ISO". Put the ISO that you've made from your UMD into this folder and then startup your PSP. In the PSP menu go to 'GAME' and then launch the custom firmware enabler. Inside go into the settings menu and into configuration and change the UMD ...

How To: Copy Xbox 360 games without a mod chip

Video games can be quite expensive, especially if you're a serious gamer building up a collection. The last thing you want to do is replace games you've already paid for. Learn how to backup your games so you never have to buy a second copy. This video will show you how to copy XBox 360 games without a mod chip.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 18

The 18th puzzle is called "Synapses". See how to solve it in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Your first clue is to line up 5 with a single tree-looking symbol. The key here is the weird-looking equation on the left, which offers a hint as to the progression of the symbols.

How To: Build an infrared smart board with a Wiimote

Save tons of money by building your own LED pen that works with a multitouch smart board / whiteboard. You'll also need a WiiMote (Wii Remote) to use in conjunction with your homemade LED pens that you'll be making in this video. To get started with this awesome project, you'll need a 1.5 volt tolerant infrared LED, momentary push button switch, AA-battery case holder, one AA battery, containment unit (Sharpie marker or highlighter body), pliers, superglue, thin copper wire and a soldering iron.

How To: Take Apart & Clean an Xbox 360 Power Supply

YouTuber xCrAnKsHoTx teaches you how to take a apart an Xbox 360 power supply, aka power brick, in order to clean it. This could help prevent any red light issues, or overheating in the long run, so it's good to do as maintenance every year or two to remove all the dust in there.

How To: Browse the Internet on an Xbox 360 using MCE Browser

Madman McClinton demonstrates how to browse the internet on an Xbox 360 using the MCE browser. First, download the MCE browser by doing a Google search and clicking on the first link. Next, install the MCE browser on your system. Then, connect your Windows Media Center to your Xbox. Then, go to your Xbox and open up the Windows Media Center. Select the program library function from the online media option. Next, choose the MCE browser from the available choices. Enter your desired URL into th...

How To: Fly a helicopter with a keyboard in GTA IV

Use mouse and keyboards to play this game. To move the camera, press and hold the right mouse button. Moving mouse freely moves the helicopter. Acceleration is set in (W) button in keyboard. To slowdown press (S). Rotating left is set in (CTRL) and right in (ALT). Use (CTRL+ALT) to power fly. Pitching backwards and forwards is also set in the mouse. Holding space bar gives you another angle. Using the controls the helicopter can be flied through narrow ways, broad-ways etc. Firing is set in s...

How To: Use RC car controller on PC game and RealRace G2

This shows how to use your RC car controller on PC games and RC simulator with RcJoyCon USB-3CH R1. This will let you control the PC using the RC car wheels instead of a mouse and keyboard. This is a very cool hack and the step by step instructions get you up and running and playing the Real Race G2 game in no time.

How To: Softmod a PS2

In this hacker's how-to, you'll learn how to softmod your old Playstation 2 to enable you to run third party software and how to use CogSwapLoader and HDLoader to backup your PS2 games and play them either from a burned DVD or off your hard drive. This will let you hack the PS2 to play pirated games. Remember, pirating software is illegal! This will let you unlock your PS2 to play games if you copy them from somewhere else.

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).

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