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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 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: Play Game Boy Advance games on a Nintendo DSi

Yes, there is a way to play old Game Boy Advance games on your new Nintendo DSi. You just have to download the GBA DSi Emulator. Yes, it is possible to play GameBoy Advance game backups (aka GBA ROMs) on your DSi. You have to use a special DSi flash card adapter though, for MicroSD cards. Then use the emulator and place the GBA games on the Micro SD card. This is the surefire way to download DSi games on your SD card.

How To: Download and burn Xbox 360 games from the internet

Agertech shows how to download and burn XBox 360 games from the internet for free with this step-by-step tutorial. He takes us through the process of downloading, file extraction, and burning for any XBox 360 game. All you need to download any XBox 360 game for free is a DVD burner and discs. He suggests going to Mininova.com for a menu of games. Follow his easy steps and you can have all the free XBox games you can download in a matter of hours.

How To: Install games onto your XBox 360 hard drive (HDD)

When Microsoft came out with it's big XBox 360 firmware update at the beginning of last year, one of the cool abilities that they added to the console is the ability to install games directly to the hard drive. This will make your games load much faster and improve your gameplay experience. If you're lucky enough to have a big hard drive on your XBox 360, you should really do this to you whole library.

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.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 10

Figure out the 10th puzzle, Apollo, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Highlight the lunar lander just down and to the left of the moon. Puzzle wheel: Another linked-ring rotation puzzle. Your job here is to align all the channels; do this by moving the fifth ring to the left six times, the second ring to the left four times, the fourth ring to the right three times and the third ring to the left five times. Then snap the first ring into place. Image 2: Move the cursor down between the flag and ...

How To: Defeat the Nazi Zombies in Kino Der Toten on Call of Duty: Black Ops

Think you know all about fighting Nazi Zombies? Well, you're probably WRONG! There's much to learn about killing the walking dead, especially those Nazi Zombies in Call of Duty: Black Ops. And even if you think of yourself as a veteran zombie killer, you can greatly benefit from this two-part walkthrough of zombie annihilation in the Kino Der Toten map in Black Ops. You'll learn some good tips and strategies for destroying those dead Nazis! The best and most obvious strategy though is to cons...

How To: Burn an Xbox 360 game disc image to a DVD

First you need the pre-downloaded game you want to burn. It will be in a ".XBE" file.You must have "Quix" downloaded off the internet. If you do a search for it via Google it will come up and you need to go through the download process.This will change it into a "ISO" that you can burn.Then go to Google and you need to find an "ISO" that fits your computer.Then you must run the "ISO" file through the "Quix" system that you downloaded. Now insert your Blank disc and burn the "ISO" onto the dis...

How to Walkthrough Darksiders: Iron Canopy

In the Xbox 360 game Darksiders, you'll eventually have to play the Iron Canopy level, which consists of The Seesaw, Webbed Floor, Two Lifts 1 Bomb, Loom Wardens, Broodmother, Silitha and Return Silitha's Heart. War will be ambushed and captured as he enters the Iron Canopy. When he comes to, you'll find him hanging from a spider web. Tap the Action button to break free. Make your way around to the left to discover a Soul Chest in hidden nook behind your starting location. Now cross the webbe...

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: Create a magic memory stick for PSP

Making the magic memory stick is one of the vital first steps involved in hacking a PSP. This video will walk you through the on-computer part of the process, creating the magic memory stick itself. The steps are very easy to follow, and should have you playing all of the homebrew PSP game you can imagine lickity split! All you need are these files.

How To: Update your PSP to a full 5.50 Gen

This video will walk you through the process of updating a psp to the 5.50gen-a. This is information you may want if you are an avid psp user and would like to hide your Mac address. This video is a little hard to see but he will talk you through the main points.

How To: Complete the last level of From Dust

If you're looking for a tutorial to help get you through the last level of the XBLA and PC game From Dust, take a look at this tutorial. You'll need to make full use of the breath of lava, breath of earth, breath of water, and breath of plants abilities to beat the last level of the game.

How To: Add music to your Nintendo DSi

Get those songs off your desktop or laptop and get them onto your Nintendo DSi. This video shows how to do it, simply and easily. Once you've done it you can listen to games right in your hot little hand. This is a two part video, so make sure to check out part 2 as well! Now if you want, you can download music to your dsi from your PC.

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: 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: 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: 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: Repair the Yellow (Or Red) Light of Death on Your PS3

Blinking red (or yellow) light of death got your gaming on hold? Feeling particularly DIY? Save your games (and your money) by watching this video to learn how to repair a blinking red or yellow light of death. This in-depth tutorial will tell you which tools you need and demonstrate how to disassemble, repair, and reassemble your PlayStation 3 so it's like new again. It's alive! IT'S ALIVE!!!

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: 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: 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:

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