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: 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: Successfully Prestige in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

The new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is the hottest game on the market right now, and there's no doubt it'll end up being the most unwrapped gaming gift come Christmas morning. The first-person shooter hopes to carry on the tradition of its many predecessors in bringing the most action-packed gaming modes, along with a high-replay value, to its legions of fans.

How To: Flash the Lite-On disc drive used in some XBox 360 consoles for hacking

If you're tired of paying $60 for new XBox 360 games or waiting years for them to get cheaper, you should probably mod you system. This will allow you to play burned copies of games for free (no time to get into the moral implications here). The first step in that process is flashing your disc drive and installing custom firmware on it that will recognize your burned game discs. This video will show you how to flash the Lite-On drive used in many XBox 360's. If you don't have the Lite-On driv...

How To: Connect to Xbox Live with a laptop using two methods

This video shows you two methods to connect to XBox Live using a laptop. For the first method, go to your start menu and open up your control panel. In the control panel window find the area marked Network and Internet and select the option View network status and tasks. In this new window, select Change adapter settings in the left hand pane. You will be presented with another window that has your network connections listed. Right click on your Wireless Network Connection and select properti...

How To: Connect Xbox 360 to a PC with wireless internet

This is a tutorial to get XBox live without paying $100 for the router. You need an Ethernet cable and a laptop or computer with a wireless internet connection. To begin, go to the start menu and click on control panel. Change the control panel view to classic view. Then click on network connections and go to your wireless connection under the heading 'LAN or High Speed Internet'. Right click on the wireless connection icon and select properties. In the properties window, go on to the advance...

How To: Share a wireless connection with your Xbox 360

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to share a wireless connection with a Xbox360. Begin by click on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Click on Network and Sharing Center. Under Tasks, click on Manage Network connections and disable the wireless connection. Right-click on it and select Properties. Go to the Sharing tab and check both boxes. Now enable the wireless connection and then go on your router website to find out the primary and secondary DNS. Now input both DNS numbers a...

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: 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.

How To: 12 More Totally Kickass Emblem Designs for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (And How to Make Them)

Yes—we're back with another roundup of totally kickass emblem designs. Why? Because there's so many of them, thanks to Treyarch's revamped emblem editor in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. There's more layers and brighter colors, which means more badass designs. If you missed the first roundup for Black Ops 2 emblems, be sure to check it out after this. This time, let's take a look at these impressive emblems, which include the Anonymous mask, an Angry Birds Iron Man hybrid, Cammy from Street Fight...

How To: Make a Call of Duty Black Ops emblem on your PC

Video game controllers are designed for just that: playing video games. When you try to use them for other things it seldom works well, and making custom Call of Duty Black Ops emblems is no exception. Fortunately, this video is here to teach you about a free web app you can use to make custom emblems on your PC with a mouse, which is much better suited to the task. It also allows you to use more types of images and textures from Photoshop and elsewhere.

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...

How To: Connect a USB hard drive to an Xbox 360

In this how-to video, you will learn how to connect a USB hard drive to your Xbox 360. This will be useful if you want storage for additional media and do not have enough space for it. First, turn on your system and then go to disk management and delete the partition. Back up any data before doing this. Next, create a new partition on the drive. Set it to FAT32 and enter a name for the label. Your USB drive will now be used on your Xbox 360. This video shows how easy it is to connect a USB ha...

How To: Find the Sunset House by Mourningwood in Fable 3

Trying to get to the Sunset House region in Fable 3? It's one of the coolest environments in the game, a bonus house, which take some puzzle solving skills to unlock. The Sunset House is a really difficult find and only becomes available after you have become King or Queen in Fable 3. You must travel from Mourningwood to locate it, but if you're having trouble, this video walkthrough will guide you to the exact location of the Sunset House. It's the same for all platforms— PS3, PC and Xbox 360.

How To: Flash the four most common types of Xbox 360 console disc drives

Do you want to be able to play games for free on your XBox 360? If you have some time and patience, hacking the console is probably the next step for you, and the first step in that is flashing your disc drive. This will delete it's native firmware, which does not recognize burned discs, allowing you to load your own custom firmware that does. This video series will teach you everything you need to know to flash each of the major types of disc drives used in the XBox 360, and have you well on...

How To: Install Talismoon Whisper Max fan upgrade in XBox 360

If you've owned an XBox 360 for very long, chances are you've run into a cooling problem. The stock fans in the console case just aren't powerful enough to cool the processors. This video will show you how to alleviate the cooling problems by installing a Talismoon Whisper Max, a third-party fan upgrade that allow you to cool you XBox at either the default 5 volts or crank it up to 12 volts with a nitro switch when you're playing a 3D game or doing something else that demands a lot of the XBo...

How To: Create the invasion gametype in Forge on Halo Reach for the Xbox 360

Halo: Reach has gotten a completely revamped version of the Forge where you can truly let your imagination run wild! If you miss the old Invasion game types and want to make your own, this video will show you how! In this video you will learn how to create objectives, set up spawn points and many other options to create the perfect Invasion game for you and your friends!

How To: Find the missing laser pistol for Knight Torres in Fallout: New Vegas

At some point in Fallout: New Vegas on the Xbox 360, you'll eventually find yourself in Hidden Valley, the secret location of the Brotherhood of Steel. After exploring their bunker, you may find yourself meeting with Knight Torres, the Quartermaster for the Brotherhood of Steel. She will tell you that she is missing a Laser Pistol from her last shipment and wants you to go look for it. Well, not just any old Laser Pistol will do, apparently— she wants something very specific. In this video, y...

How To: Play the Dead Ops Arcade game in Call of Duty: Black Ops for Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops has a great Easter egg on the main menu which allows you shoot and kill tons of Nazi zombies! And it's really easy to find. Basically, from the main menu, look down at your restraints and start tapping LT and RT to break free. This will give you the "Just Ask Me Nicely" achievement. Next, go to the computer and type in DOA, which will unlock Dead Ops Arcade. When you start playing the game, you'll earn the "Insert Coin" achievement. That's it!

How To: Fix an Xbox 360 Phillips Benq Drive

In this tutorial, we learn how to fix an Xbox 360 Phillips Benq Drive. First, you will open up the broken drive using a Philips head screw driver. Next, desolder the chip from the broken drive with a soldering iron. After you do this, you will be able to slide out the motherboard from the device. Now, grab a new chip and place the board back into the device. Make sure all the wires are out so they are not underneath the board. Now, solder the wires and any other ribbons back onto the main boa...

How To: Upgrade a flashed BenQ XBox 360 drive to IXtreme 1.61

If you've already flashed your XBox 360's disc drive, then congratulations, you've accomplished the most challenging step involved in hacking you XBox. You aren't done though. As Microsoft keeps updating it's firmware to try and fend off hackers, you must keep updating your custom firmware to thwart their efforts. This video will show you how to upgrade your flashed BenQ XBox 360 disc drive's firmware to IXtreme 1.61 using Jungle Flasher 1.61. NOw you can play your burned games with a greater...

How To: Do the grapple barrier glitch in the Just Cause 2 demo

If you have played the demo for Just Cause 2, then you might want to try out this next little trick or glitch. In the video, you'll find out how to perform the grapple barrier glitch. It requires that you go to a certain area and use your grappling hook to get through the game's barrier. Check out the tutorial above to find out how to do it. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Find the "ghost hospital" glitch in Grand Theft Auto 4

Glitches are everywhere in the video game world, and you can call them what you want... glitches, cheats, cheat codes, hints, secrets or tips. In order to find a glitch, you have to keep your eyes open or follow a recommendation from a gaming friend. Either way, to catch a secret glitch, you need to be ready; the cheats for the taking, whether a weapon or secret passageway, so take it, before it gets patched.

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