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...
If you picked up a new Xbox 360 Slim, the first thing you're going to want to do is transfer all your old saved game data from your old Xbox 360 to the new internal hard drive in the Slim 360.
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.
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...
In this tutorial brought to you by the guys at Achievement Hunter, you'll be finding out a secret in the Skate 3 demo. This video shows you how to get out of the map, or in this case demo barrier, into another skating area. This is the main place where you can find the infamous shark that is so difficult to jump. Enjoy!
Anytime you purchase a game for the Xbox 360, you know there's going to be achievements that need to be collected. That's true as well for one of their Xbox Live Arcade games, Hydro Thunder Hurricane. This racing game features explosions, boosts, and a whole lot of water.
It's time to go achievement hunting! In this video from the great men at Achievement Hunter, you'll be playing the game Skate 3. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to get some extra characters and use a couple of cheat codes. The characters are unique and different and the codes are pretty fun to use. So check out the tutorial and have fun!
Want a buddy in Fallout: New Vegas? Sure you do. In fact, you probably want a couple New Vegas companions.
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.
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...
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.
There are many, many playable characters in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, some more hidden / secret than others. In this video you'll learn how to unlock two of the more difficult characters to unlock: Lars Alexandersson and Minato Yamikaze.
Kick 'Em When They're Down Achievement 1. Rude Awakening
MAC addresses (not to be confused with Macs) are unique identifiers assigned to network devices in order to access the internet. Hotels use these Mac addresses in order to check if a registered patron has agreed to their terms and conditions, how much bandwidth is being consumed, and of course, whether they've paid or not.
Power Armor that isn't faction based, mostly around the Brotherhood of Steel, is very hard to come by in Fallout New Vegas. Wearing faction based armor can have negative effects if you're traveling in the territory of a faction that doesn't like that faction, regardless of your standing with that faction. Now THAT's a mouthful! But, there is a suit of Enclave Remnant Power Armor laying at the crashed Enclave Vertibird. Check out this video for the location of the Power Armor!
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.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to burn game ISO's for the Xbox 360. It is important that it is only legal to back up the games that you already own. You will need the Image Burn program. Open it and click Write Image File to Disk. Next, click browse for file and look for the .DVD file. Go to tools and settings. Click the Write tab and go to sectors and make sure the number is 1913760. Check the ISO file and open it with notepad to check if the layer break number is also that number....
Paulant Films has some great information on how to download and rip Xbox 360 games. In these four video tutorials, you'll learn how to hotswap, stealth patch, and burn Xbox 360 games.
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...
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 ...
When you reach the Fade in Dragon Age 2, you'll happen upon a pair of collections of barrells, each of which is a puzzle you can solve for attribute points. This video will show you the solution for each, earning you 3 shiny new attribute points for their completion and making your hero that much more badass.
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.
There's a glitch that you can exploit in Kino Der Toten when you are on Call of Duty: Black Ops in multiplayer mode. By positioning your teammmates in just the right way on the map, you can erect a zombie proof barrier.
Watching DVDs on an Xbox is much more enjoyable when you don't use the game controller. Learn how to control your XBox 360 with a universal remote or media center remote.
Keeping your supplies of caps and ammunition high in Fallout 3 is one of the game's biggest challenges. No more! This video will teach you how to use a glitch in the game's shopkeeping interface to attain unlimited caps, ammunition, and free item repairs. You should have no trouble beating this epic game after following these instructions.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
There's nothing that can ruin a perfectly good time quite like the dreaded "perfect circle" scratch which certain Microsoft Xbox 360 consoles can give to games that are loaded improperly. With this how-to however, you'll learn how to repair an Xbox disc and get it running again.
Finding all of the rare trade objects in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood can be infuriating, what with random item drops and quests to juggle. Watch this video for a guide to farming trade objects by killing bandits along a particular route.
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 ...
If you want to enter the police station armory in Detroit while playing Deus Ex: Human Revolution, you either need to have enough credits to afford it, or you need a high hacking skill. This video from Game Front will allow you to skip both of those requirements by giving you the password to the armory so you can take all the weapons you want.
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!
Maybe not Muhammad Ali, but you can definitely learn how to dominate the ring when you try boxing with Kinect Sports. This video shows you three moves that you can use to win nearly every boxing match you play using your Kinect.
You'll never go hungry again! This cheat works best with Xbox versions of Fable II, and allows you to accumulate infinite money by taking advantage of a glitch in the system. Once you're 30-60 minutes into the game, you can fully take advantage of this cheat.
The second boss fight in Deus Ex: Human Revolution can be a tricky one. Take a look at this guide from Giant Bomb on how to beat Yelena Federova, the Mantis quick and easy. Make sure that you listen to the AI throughout the fight as well. It will be providing you with some tips of its own.
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