Hot Video Games How-Tos

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: Repair a Playstation 3 Blu-ray drive laser & mechanism

Since the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 rivalry began, Sony fans have always turned to one simple feature the PS3 dominates over the 360: Blu-ray. Yes, Xbox took a gamble with HD DVDs and since their demise, the PS3 has dominated in the video department. But of course like any bit of technology, things can break. So if you have a messed up PS3 blu-ray player, this tutorial series may be the answer you are looking for. Find out how to repair or replace a PS3 blu-ray drive laser and mechanism. Rem...

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 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: 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: Help Leo escape to earn the "Wake Up Call" achievement in Mafia II

To get the "Wake Up Call" achievement in Mafia II, you'll need to be in Chapter 11 and you'll need to let Leo know that there are bad guys on the way. Beat the clock to get to Leo, then get him out of there before Henry spots him. The trick is not to use any of the normal exits. You'll have to wake him up and help him climb down the building. Join Achievement Hunter as they show the full details of this Mafia 2 achievement.

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: Play Your iPhone Music on Your PS3

While the PlayStation 3 is an awesome gaming console and the iPhone is an awesome smartphone, Apple and Sony have made two devices (that could be perfect for each other) nearly incompatible. Truth be told, this is more Apple's fault than Sony's, but we'll get into that later.

How To: Create and edit items in the Dragon Age: Origins toolset

If your Dragon Age story calls for an "Excalibur" or some other type of legendary weapon, armor (armoire of invincibility, kekeke, 5 points to whoever gets the reference!), or any other type of armor but aren't sure how to make them in the toolset you're covered! In this video you will learn how to create, edit and customize your own items! So go on, make that over-powered weapon and go have some fun slaying the Darkspawn!

How To: Hide your redstone circuits for gates and other things in Minecraft

Minecraft is all about survival and building the coolest fortress in the land! But if you're looking for something that's a little more aesthetically pleasing for your gates without having to have all those redstone circuits everywhere, you're in luck! In this video you will learn how to hide your redstone circuit lines to give a more natural look to your gates and buttons!

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: 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: 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: Fix games that won't work on the R4 card

Do you have video games that you long to play on your computer but have errors when you try to play them? Watch this video and your technical problems will be solved in only 6 minutes. Just sit down, relax, and watch the video that guides you with easy steps on how to fix corrupt rom files for games on your Nintendo DS! Be sure to follow the link in order to download the software required to fix your problems! You'll be playing your favorite DS games with ease in no time!

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 ...

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...