Hot Xbox 360 How-Tos

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.

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: 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: 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...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 11

Find out how to solve the 11th puzzle, entitled "The Inventor", in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Just move the lightning bolt over the bulbs to bring them to life. Image 2: Highlight the area just at the base of the tower, between the two windows, to find this hidden image. Image 3: Move the pointer onto Tesla’s lap. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

How To: Repair fix & mod Rock Band Drums with the coin mod

This tutorial adds to the drums and it will probably help your drum kit. All you need is 4-6 nickels and some tape. This will not void your warranty. This is more of a Mod than a repair, but it basically fixes randomly missed notes when you swear you hit it exactly right. Make sure the coins are completely fastened down. Rock Band is the interactive game that allows you to use to play along with music and songs using the controllers of drum kit, microphone and guitars.

How To: Win a game against the Eagles in Madden NFL 12

The Eagles may very well be the most played team in the Madden NFL 12, and for good reason--they're the strongest team in the game. Don't worry about forfeiting games when you see them on the other side, with this guide from EA Sports you'll learn how to slow down Michael Vick, use a Sugar Blitz for a strong defensive play, and take advantage of their weak lineback and safety.

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: 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: 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: 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: Transfer data between XBox 360 removable hard drives

If you are unfortunate enough to own one of the XBox 360's that shipped with a 20gb hard drive, then you've realized that that is way to little storage for everything that you want to have on your XBox. If you've decided to buy a larger drive from Microsoft, this video will show you how to transfer your precious saves and other files from the old hard drive to the new one using a transfer kit. Now you can buy as many downloadable games as you want or even install your disc games on the hard d...

How To: Flash the XBox 360 Liteon disc drive for modding

Flashing the disc drive on an XBox 360 and putting new firmware on it so that it can read burned discs is the most challenging and most important part of modding your console. It will allow you to play burned copies of any game and load all sorts of nefarious software onto your hard drive. This video will show you how to do it if your XBox 360 has the Liteon DG-16D2S drive used in many of the consoles.

How To: Remove video game updates and patches on Xbxo 360

Clear the cache and remove video updates and patches on your XBox 360. You can only do this offline! 1. Go to my XBox 2. Go to system settings 3. Click on memory You can do this on your memory card or to your hard drive, whichever one you want to clear. This demonstration is being done to the hard drive of the XBox 360. 4. Click "A" 5. Go to device 6.Go to hard drive and click on clear system cache 7. Click "A" 8. Click "Yes" to perform maintenance on XBox 360 storage device and continue.

How To: Beat Gears of War - Act 5 - Desperation

This video walkthrough shows you how to beat Desperation, the fifth and final Act, of Gears of War for the XBox 360 on insane difficulty. The video also includes a voiceover to guide you through some strategies and covers a strategy for defeating RAAM, the final boss.

How To: Make your voice change on Xbox Live

Are you an Xbox gamer? Like to play on Xbox live? Yeah! Would you like to change your voice to disguise it, or pretend to older or younger or maybe a man instead of a woman or vice versa? Well you can! This how to gives you the info on changing your voice when you're playing Xbobx Live.

How To: Connect to Xbox Live with an iPhone & PC

In this tutorial, we learn how to connect to Xbox Live with an iPhone & PC. You will need: jailbroken iPhone with data plan, laptop, PDANET on the phone, Ethernet cord, and Windows. First, launch the application on your phone and then plug it into your laptop. After this, you need the Pdanet software, which you can download online. From here, right click on the software and connect. Next, you will connect the laptop to the Xbox console with the Ethernet cord and going to the network settings ...

How To: Farm achievements easily in Halo: Reach multiplayer

Halo Reach is the final entry in the Halo series (at least according to Bungie), and if you're looking to chomp up some achievements with little to no effort, you're covered! In this video, IGN shows you how to cheat the multiplayer settings of the game to allow you to get as many of the game's multiplayer cheats with little to no effort. Just be sure you can handle Legendary mode!

How To: Remove the tray from the XBox 360 DVD drive

If you are serious about modding your XBox 360, and painting the console is a part of your plan, then you should paint as many parts as you can to make the coolest overall look. This video will show you how to remove the tray from the disc drive of your XBox 360, allowing you to paint it or manipulate it in whatever other way you like. This way, when the drive pops out, it will match your console, and your friends will be in awe.

How To: Take apart and reassemble an Xbox 360 controller

Controller on the blink? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling and reassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair (or custom paint job, for that matter). This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their Xbox controllers without actually disassembling their units.

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: "Strafe jump" in Modern Warfare 2

This video is a detailed tutorial showing how to strafe jump in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. This maneuver allows you to move very quickly, as well as reach otherwise unreachable areas. The video begins with a 3-step breakdown of exactly what to do, and after the jump is completed the instructor shows the controller, and exactly what he does with it to succeed in the strafe jump. The move is shown on several different maps and areas, providing examples of where it can be useful. You can us...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 13

Solve the challenging 13th puzzle, entitled "I Am Become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: This one’s even trickier than the last one; starting with the hint that 9 (next to the tower) equals “triangle” (up and to the left from the bomb), you need to figure out which symbols would fill in the blank spots on the wheel, going by the symbols next to them. Image 1: Just hit the button. It’s not hard. Image 2: Use the Geiger-counter clicks to guide you. For...