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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: 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: 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: Cheat on the Minesweeper game

The most successful video game packaged with almost all Windows PC's is probably Minesweeper, so it was just a matter of time before someone figured out how to beat the system and detect all of those mines without getting blown to smithereens. This video shows you the trick to cheating at Minesweeper. It claims that all you have to do is open up the Minesweeper game and press "xyzzy" and then hold the "shift" button until a white pixel appears in the top left corner of your the blocks. Move t...

How To: Hack PWI (Perfect World International) using Cheat Engine for a higher level

Perfect World International, also called PWI, is a hit new MMORPG in the vein of World of Warcraft or Silk Road. It's also currently able to be exploited using the free game hacking tool, Cheat Engine. This tutorial shows you how to use Cheat Engine to hack your copy of Perfect World International for more coins, a higher level and more in game resources. No cheat codes required, just open up the program and follow along with the instructions! Hack PWI (Perfect World International) using Chea...

How To: Beat the World's Hardest Game in a few seconds

If you want to beat the worlds hardest game in a few seconds this is for you. The first step is to load the worlds hardest game. After the game is loaded right click on the pane and scroll down to the settings tab. Select the settings tab. After the setting tab is selected click the picture of the microphone located in the window pane. After this right click on the arrow using your mouse. To make this work loop and play must be ticked. After the game scrolls through all of the levels click th...

How To: Use Cheat Engine to hack the game Perfect World International

Tired of grinding out endless, boring quests for meager returns when you're playing Perfect World International? Want to rocket to high level and immense piles of treasure immediately? Cheat Engine is your answer! This free game hacking program frees you from having to hunt for cheat codes or exploit glitches to get ahead in PWI. Just follow along with this easy and quick hacking tutorial, which shows you how to use this program to change many of the values of your character and in the game.

How To: Change your NAT settings to OPEN on a PS3

This video shows how to change the NAT type on a PS3. Go to connection settings>network settings>internet connection settings>OK>custom>wired connection>auto detect>manual. Choose an IP address that is different from your router, any other consoles, etc. Click right>automatic>do not use>enable. Press x to save settings, and test your connection. In this example, NAT type is 2. Now go to your PC and open IE. In the address bar, input router IP address, username and password. Go to Firewall Rul...

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: 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: Install PSP Infcat on Mugen for PSP

Here are some simple and easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for installing PSP Infcat and PSP Mugen on your Sony PSP. Make sure you get 1.50 core/php for your PSP version. The video is for Fat and Slim and has not been tested on PSP 3000 & PSP Go, because one does not exist. Leda will also be needed.

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