Hot Xbox 360 How-Tos

How To: Play the Dead Ops Arcade game in Call of Duty: Black Ops for Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops has a great Easter egg on the main menu which allows you shoot and kill tons of Nazi zombies! And it's really easy to find. Basically, from the main menu, look down at your restraints and start tapping LT and RT to break free. This will give you the "Just Ask Me Nicely" achievement. Next, go to the computer and type in DOA, which will unlock Dead Ops Arcade. When you start playing the game, you'll earn the "Insert Coin" achievement. That's it!

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: Walkthrough the video game Hydrophobia on the Xbox 360

Believe it or not, water can be extremely scary for some people. Mostly, those who experience hydrophobia (an irrational fear of water), are experiencing symptoms of rabies, but you don't need to contract rabies to be afraid in Hydrophobia on the Xbox 360. This survival-adventure game is available on the Xbox Live Arcade, and this video walkthrough series will show you the complete gameplay for this water-filled action game.

How To: Determine your Xbox 360 drive band

In this Video Games video tutorial you will learn how to determine what is the brand of your Xbox 360 drive. This is a very easy and simple process. There are four brands of drives in the Xbox 360. They are Hitachi, Samsung, BenQ and LiteOn. For this you need to take the face plate off and check the hole under the DVD bezel. If you see a red wire, it's a Samsung drive. If you see a piece of black plastic, it is a Hitachi drive. A gray wire indicates a BenQ drive and if it's a LiteOn drive, yo...

How To: Take apart an Xbox 360 hard disk drive (HDD)

Looking to upgrade? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 hard disk drive quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their Xbox HDD's without actually disassembling their units.

How To: Flash the Benq VAD6038 Xbox 360 DVD drive

In this Video Games video tutorial you are going to learn how to flash the Benq VAD6038 Xbox 360 DVD drive. This video will show how to do this with the connectivity kit and the jungle flasher. You will need a compatible card for this. VIA 6421a SATA PCI card is probably the best card. Install the VIA card and make the connections as shown in the video. Before you power on the connectivity kit, install the port IO 32 drivers and also the USB drivers for the connectivity kit if you are using U...

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: Hook up a Turtle Beach X41 headset to your Xbox 360

In this how-to video, you will learn how to hook up your TB X41 Headset to your Xbox 360. First, hook up the HDMI cable. From there, you must have a fiber optic cable and an Xbox 360 audio adapter. All you have to do is plug it in right above the HDMI connector. The black input is where the digital audio input goes. This is where you install the fiber optic cable. Run that into the transmitter. The transmitter sends the signal to your headset. By viewing this video, you will learn how to easi...

How To: Connect to Xbox Live through a laptop or PCs wifi

This video will show you how to connect to XBox Live through a laptop or PC’s Wi-Fi. Connect your XBox Ethernet cable and the other end of the cable you connect it to the Ethernet port of your laptop. On Vista and XP, open control panel and go to Network Connections. Right click on any one of the ‘LAN or High-Speed Internet’ icons and select ‘Bridge Connections’. After a little while bridge connection will be enabled. Close the window and go to your Xbox. Ensure all connections are in place, ...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 8

Learn about the 8th puzzle, titled Martyrs, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Highlight Czar Nicholas’ staff. Image 2: Highlight Joan of Arc’s sword. Image 3: Move the fireball to Joan of Arc’s portrait. Image 4: Move the photo of Rasputin onto Czar Nicholas’ portrait. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Mission 17

Arivederci: Or is that Arrivederci? This mission won't take long. As long as your notoriety is at zero (and it has to be), this mission is a piece of cake. You have to escort Ezio's mother and sister across town to the city's exit. The city is temporarily packed with guards, but they'll pay you no mind, even if you run. Just avoid bumping into guards and you'll be a-okay.

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...

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: 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...

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: Unlock the secret level on LEGO Indiana Jones

This is a LEGO Indiana Jones walkthrough on how to unlock the secret level. What you basically need are most of the characters and at least one level in each chapter having 10/10 artifacts. You might not need all of the artifacts to play the Young Indy and Ancient City level, but you will definitely need them to play the last level though.

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: Browse the Internet on an Xbox 360 using MCE Browser

Madman McClinton demonstrates how to browse the internet on an Xbox 360 using the MCE browser. First, download the MCE browser by doing a Google search and clicking on the first link. Next, install the MCE browser on your system. Then, connect your Windows Media Center to your Xbox. Then, go to your Xbox and open up the Windows Media Center. Select the program library function from the online media option. Next, choose the MCE browser from the available choices. Enter your desired URL into th...