Hot Xbox 360 How-Tos

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 SNES on the Xbox 360

In this video, a method to play SNES games on the Xbox is demonstrated. Basically, one must set up a Windows Media Center, download and run ZSNES within it, then connect to the WMC with the Xbox. Watch the video to see how it works! And be sure to download ZSNES.

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: 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: 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: Fix an 'open tray' error on your XBox 360 easily

This video shows you how to fix the annoying "Open Tray" error that you will occasionally get when you turn on your XBox 360 console. You turn your system on and even though the tray is shut and has a disc in it, it says you left it open. This is easily fixed though. Start by turning on your XBox 360 console, and wait for it to load. Then start to gently knock on the top of your system, if you have it laying down, and eventually it should start to load your disc. If this doesn't work, either ...

How To: Delete game history on your Xbox 360 (Xbox 101)

Learn how to delete the game history on your Xbox 360 from Ryan Treit in simple steps. You can get rid of the nasty unused game history from your Xbox 360 by following the steps below: 1. First go to your profile, press the guide button and then slide to the left one tab to Games and choose 'Achievements'. 2. Now a list of all the games you used will be displayed in order. 3. Select the game you wish to delete and press the X button and select 'Yes' to delete the game history. 4. Delete all t...

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.

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: 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: 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.

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.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 15

Get all of the info on the 15th puzzle, entitled "Guardians", in Assassin's Creed 2. Puzzle wheel: Seemingly every other ring is linked here, so we’ll cut straight to the chase: Turn the third (and fourth) rings right twice, the fifth (and first) right four times, the fourth (and first) right five times, the fifth (and first) left five times and the second left five times. Finally, move the fifth (and second) rings right five times. Image: Another gimme – just move the Assassin logo over the ...

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!

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: 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: 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: 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: Connect to XBox Live without a modem or router

In this tutorial, we learn how to connect to Xbox Live without a modem or router. First, you will need to take an Ethernet cable and connect it to your laptop and to your Xbox console. After this, go to your computer internet connections and then go to the properties. Create a shared network and then bridge the connection between your console and your wireless internet. After this, go to your Xbox and connect to the Xbox live internet application. When you can connect, then you will have fini...

How To: Upgrade the hard drive on your XBox 360

Microsoft has behaved pretty douchily as far as managing the hard disc drive (HDD) sizes it made available for the XBox 360. The 20GB drive included in most models of the system is woefully inadequate, and many have been convinced to give Microsoft even more money to get a larger one. That's not necessary. This video will teach you how to upgrade the XBox 360's hard drive yourself, putting in any large-capacity SATA drive you wish and massively increasing the storage capacity of your XBox 360...

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