Hot Xbox 360 How-Tos

How To: Play Windows PC games with an XBox 360 controller

The XBox 360 controller might be the single best controller in the history of console gaming. It is the perfect size, the buttons are laid out well, and the wireless works perfectly. Why must its usefulness be limited to your XBox? This video will teach you how to use your XBox 360 controller to control your PC, allowing you to play any PC game you can get your hot little hands on with this brilliant piece of controller engineering.

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...

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: 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.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 18

The 18th puzzle is called "Synapses". See how to solve it in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Your first clue is to line up 5 with a single tree-looking symbol. The key here is the weird-looking equation on the left, which offers a hint as to the progression of the symbols.

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...

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: View pictures, videos & more on an Xbox 360 (Xbox 101)

Watch as Tina Wood talks about how to view pictures, videos and more on your Xbox 360. If you want to view pictures and watch videos on your Xbox 360, simply follow these steps: 1. Turn on your Xbox and go to the dashboard. 2. Plug your USB compatible device into your console. 3. Press the Guide button on your controller. 4. Scroll to the Media tab, and choose which files you want to see. 5. Choose Portable Device, and start a slide show, or select specific pictures to see. 6. If you want to ...

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...

How To: Update your contact information on Xbox 360 (Xbox 101)

Learn how to update your contact information on your XBox 360 in simple steps. First to update your information through the XBox website go to My XBox and select 'Manage profile'. Now click 'Contact information' and update you information and details. To do it from your XBox 360 console go to My XBox and select 'Manage account'. Now click on 'Contact information' and then update your details. Do not give fake details because if you are selected for any offers you cannot be contacted.

How To: Watch Hulu on XBOX 360 with PlayOn

How to Watch Hulu on your Xbox 360. The problem is HULU doesn't look good on some old PCs. Fix this by running it on your TV or projector. This uses the program PlayOn to run Hulu through your XBOX 360. This will tie it into your Media Center. This will make YouTube, Hulu and Netflix on your XBOX video game console. Go to Video Library and access you PlayOn server.

How to Walkthrough Sniper: Ghost Warrior on the Xbox 360

Do you have what it takes to join the elite and become a sniper? Maybe not in real life, but in a video game, you surely have the guts to become a military sniper. In Sniper: Ghost Warrior, you control a highly trained sniper, amongst a team of US Special Forces, as you try to control a military coup d'état (or just "coup") in the island of Isla Truena, which is a small fictional Latin Amercian country. Can you and your sniper team save the country from ruin?

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: Flash LiteOn DG-16D2S XBox 360 disc drive firmware

So you've watched this video, done your research, and decided that you want to flash the firmware on your XBox 360 with a LiteOn DG-16D2S rev. 7485 disc drive. Good for you! This video will walk you through the whole process. Be very careful, as messing up in small ways at any point can ruin the results which, when done properly, are really awesome.

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: 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: Connect an Xbox 360 to the Internet wirelessly

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to connect an Xbox360 with wireless internet. Begin by connecting your computer to a wireless network. Click on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Go to Network and Internet, and select Network and Sharing Center. Under Tasks, click on Manage network connections and select your wireless connection. Right-click on the connection and select Properties. Go to the Sharing tab and check both the sharing options. Now click OK. This video will benefit ...

How To: Set up Xbox Live using a laptop and ethernet cable

This video shows you how to set up XBox Live using a laptop and Ethernet cable. The materials you will need are an Ethernet cable, an Xbox 360, and a laptop or desktop computer. First, you will need to connect your computer to your wireless network. Next, you must connect your computer to your Xbox 360 using your Ethernet cable. Power up your computer, go to the start menu and select network. In the window that appears, select the Network and Sharing Center located below the address bar. A ne...

How To: Mod Red Dead Redemption for the Xbox 360

Red Dead Redemption is a long, involved game that will suck you in for ages if you want to try and unlock all of its many features and achievements. This video will make the process easier if you feel like cheating a little bit by showing you how to mod your saved game to achieve all sorts of in-game effects. The only software you need is Modio and you're set!

How To: Flash and dump the XBox 360 LiteOn 93450c disc drive

Performing a proper dump and flash on an XBox 360 disc drive should not be attempted by those without advanced technical knowledge, including how to solder and work with computer hardware. If you want to though, you could not hope for a much better set of instructions than this. This three-part video series will show you, in painstaking detail, how to dump and flash the LiteOn 93450c and 93950c disc drives used in some XBox 360's. Be very careful when following these instructions and you will...

How To: Find the Vertibird crash site and Tesla-Beaton Prototype in Fallout: New Vegas

Back in Fallout 3, when they released the Broken Steel DLC, once you completed the main mission and finished the training simulation, you were allowed to take some pickings from the weapons and armor vault, one of which was the Tesla Canon, a sniper-rifle meets awesomesauce, high damage gun! Well, Obsidian did one better, and you don't even need to get DLC! This is the Tesla-Beaton Prototype, and you can find it at a crashed Vertibird site there in Fallout New Vegas in the south Mojave Desert...

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...

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