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How To: Use HDDHackr to make a hard drive work with XBox 360

HDDhackr is a really cool little software utility that allows you to make any hard drive work as an XBox 360 hard drive. No need to pay a ridiculous premium to buy a cheap hard drive from Microsoft! This video will teach you how to use HDDhackr to set up a hard drive for use on your XBox 360. Now you can backup your game library, download as many movies as you want, and do all sorts of other fun things that the tiny hard drive you had before would not permit.

How To: Hack & mod Gears of War Old Skool style

In this walkthrough we show the hacks and mods that can be done in GoW. Gears of War is a fantastic RPG and an award winning game. It was voted the best game of 2006. Find out using the old patch how to cheat and hack your way through Gears of War. Note: This isn't the latest patch. This video is created under Microsoft's "Game Content Usage Rules" using assets from Gears of War, © Microsoft Corporation.

How To: Increase Your Xbox 360 WiFi range

Need to use your XBox 360 as a wireless router to tether your other digital devices? While tethering itself is pretty much to the point, what about being able to tether from further distances than ever before? You can actually increase the WiFi range of your XBox 360 by making a few tweaks.

How To: Find the Atari Easter Egg in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Map Nuketown 2025

One of the most popular (but smallest) maps in the first Call of Duty: Black Ops was Nuketown. The tiny map allowed for maximum death tolls, making it an awesome map to play (and die) on. In the latest Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, that map returns in the form of Nuketown 2025, a futuristic version of the same level. It was available for free on November 13th to anyone who pre-ordered the game, purchased a launch copy, or purchased the Hardened or Care Package special editions of the game, thoug...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 6

See the key to the sixth puzzle "Brothers" in Assassin's Creed 2. This is where things start to get tricky; while the first batch of ring puzzles were simple, these link some of their rings together, so that you can’t move one without moving another. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

How To: Fix an unplayable disc error and noise on XBox 360

The Hitachi disc drives included in many XBox 360 consoles are prone to a specific kind of malfunction that results in a unplayable disc message when you try to play games and a telltale grinding noise from the drive when it spins. Fortunately, this is a pretty simple problem to fix. These videos will show you how to do it by taking your drive apart and reaffixing one tiny piece to it's intended area.

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: Make it through Vault 34 alive in Fallout: New Vegas

In Fallout New Vegas, if you've done the "Come Fly With Me" quest, or if you've done any adventuring out into the north eastern part of the Wasteland you may have come across Vault 34 on your way to the strip. Vault 34 is infested with Ghouls, the former residents of the vault, turned into hideous creatures from the intense radiation. But this isn't your only worry, there's also a constant ticking of radiation during your stay, so unless you're packing Rad-X and RadAway, your trip won't end w...

How To: Fix a scratched video game

In this how-to video, you will learn how to fix scratched games with a simple solution. You will need a few rags, alcohol, and a surface to place the disc on. Take the rag and pour a tiny bit of alcohol on to it. Next, put the alcohol away. Take the cd and rub it with the rag. It should be rubbed all around the entire cd. Take a dry tissue and rub the cd. Make sure all the alcohol is removed. Your disc should now work with no problems. This video offers a good solution to all your scratched g...

How To: Walkthrough Shank (co-op mode) for the Xbox 360

This video series covers a complete walkthrough for Shank on the Xbox 360, played on Cooperative Mode. Watch all of these videos to see how you can beat Shank with your trusty sidekick during all the side-scrolling action. The co-op mode has its own unique story, acting as a prequel to the main single-player storyline. Check it out!

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: Download and burn Xbox 360 games for free

Once you've spent the time to mod your Xbox 360, likely voiding the warranty in the process, now you need some game image files to burn to dual-layer DVD's so that you can start playing. This video shows you one way to track down the .iso files for Xbox 360 games that you need to burn, then how to burn them in such a way that they will work on your modded 360. Enjoy!

How To: Fix the "open tray" problem on your XBox 360

This video is for XBox owners who are experience the "open tray" problem. This is when you insert the disc, a few seconds later, it'll ask you to open tray again, and then it won't even acknowledge that there's a disc in the tray. Assuming you know how to open up your XBox, you'll be able to see the parts of the disc drive. It consists of two parts, the part where the disc spins on, and the laser, which reads the disc and it sits just a little bit away from the middle of the drive. The proble...

How to Walkthrough Bayonetta: Ch. 1 - The Angel's Metropolis

There's a lot of fighting to endure in the Xbox 360 game Bayonetta. In Chapter 1 - The Angel's Metropolis, it's your first real battle. Central Station Platform - Go to the far side of the platform and go through the security gates. The door on the far side of this hall is locked, but on one wall in the hallway you'll see a strange sphere. Walk up to it and start doing combos to open a door.

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: Modify Fallout 3 saves using Complicator save editor

Save game editors have been around for ages, and are one of the most fun ways to extend the life of your PC games. Now you can edit saves on your XBox 360 too! This video will teach you how to do so in Fallout 3, giving yourself infinite of whatever items you want and all sorts of other fun options for messing with the game. You will need some free software available below and a USB flash drive, but that's it!

How To: Use Xbox 360 USB flash drive storage

Microsoft recently made it possible to use a USB memory stick to expand your storage capacity. You'll want to watch this video to check out how it's done. Basically, you're going to need an Xbox 360 game system, and a USB flash drive with at LEAST 1G storage capacity. Under that and it won't work. The system will format the memory stick first, so make sure it doesn't have anything important on it. Go for it gamer! Oh yeah, this is also a cheap way to expand your storage too.

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.

How To: Fix a circular scratch on an XBox game

A common XBox problem is a malfunction that causes a circular groove in your CDs and games. In this tutorial, learn how to fix that horrible circular scratch at home, and hopefully play your game normally again. This fix could save you a bunch of money, since Microsoft won't replace any damaged discs. This video will show you an easy way to fix this annoying problem.

How To: Download, copy and burn Xbox 360 games on a Mac

With so many new games coming out all the time, it is financially impossible to keep up with them all. With this easy to follow guide you can learn to download and burn Xbox 360 games to play on your modern game console. From the convenience of your Mac computer, the narrator takes you through a video tutorial of how to find the website, locate the game you're looking for, download the file and burn it to a disc. In no time you will be ready to play and have also saved quite a bit of money do...

How To: Find all the "Own the Spots" challenge in Skate 3

It's time to go hunting! In this tutorial from the guys at Achievement Hunter, you'll be finding out how to find all the Own the Spots challenge in the Xbox 360 game, Skate 3. It may be a little difficult to find, but this video gives you a great understanding of where each one is and how to beat them. So good luck and happy skating!

How To: Defeat Enki and Enlil in Final Fantasy XIII

In this how to video, you will learn how to defeat Enki and Enlil in Final Fantasy XIII. You will need Final Fantasy XIII in order to do this. One of them is weak against water, and the other is weak against lightning. Cast deep protect on your guys first. If you want to fight them both at the same time, use slash and burn. Try to keep your health over 50 percent. Also, watch out for the bellow cast. Keep Vanille as a medic so that your health does not go down too far. If you fight them both ...