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How To: A Guide to Downloading Console Games Online

In last week's guide, we covered the best places to purchase digital copies of computer games online. This week we'll cover another type of downloadable content: those available for video game consoles. Every major console out today either has or plans to have a DLC platform, but which one is the best? If you don't like leaving your house and want to play console video games, which console should you get? Below I will break down what the online marketplace offers so you can decide which conso...

How To: Turn Your Old NES into an All-In-One Retro Gaming Console

While the PlayStation and Xbox models may rule the current world of gaming, there are still those who love to keep it old school. The grittiness, toughness and nostalgia that is laced throughout old gaming consoles appeals to many people. Every time I play Donkey Kong 64 (with the expansion pack of course!), I revert back to the days of Sunday morning cartoons and only worrying about homework.

How To: Flash the four most common types of Xbox 360 console disc drives

Do you want to be able to play games for free on your XBox 360? If you have some time and patience, hacking the console is probably the next step for you, and the first step in that is flashing your disc drive. This will delete it's native firmware, which does not recognize burned discs, allowing you to load your own custom firmware that does. This video series will teach you everything you need to know to flash each of the major types of disc drives used in the XBox 360, and have you well on...

How To: Capture console gameplay video with a TV card

If you want to have any kind of impact in the discussion of video games online (and that is one big and jaded discussion) it will behoove you to be able to capture images of the games you're playing, be they console or PC. It's easy for the PC, but many people have no idea how to capture screenshots or videos of their console gameplay that they can share later on their computer. This video is here to clear up that confusion, showing you how to install a PCI TV card in your PC that will allow ...

How To: Play console games on your PC

In this video you'll see different methods for emulating some of the major console games on your PC, such as Atari, NES, PS2, Xbox, N64 and Wii. An extensive tutorial with everything you need to know to emulate your favorite games right from you PC. You don't have to lug those clunky things around anymore. Here you find an alternative on playing your games right from any PC, either yours or buddies. Fun right at your computer screen whenever you want, its also a good backup just in case anyth...

How To: Flash the Lite-On disc drive used in some XBox 360 consoles for hacking

If you're tired of paying $60 for new XBox 360 games or waiting years for them to get cheaper, you should probably mod you system. This will allow you to play burned copies of games for free (no time to get into the moral implications here). The first step in that process is flashing your disc drive and installing custom firmware on it that will recognize your burned game discs. This video will show you how to flash the Lite-On drive used in many XBox 360's. If you don't have the Lite-On driv...

How To: Install LED lights on your XBox 360 console

Installing colored LED lights in the cases of various electronic devices is nothing new. People have been doing it to PC cases for years. THe XBox 360's massive size and power make it a particularly tempting target. This two-part video will teach you how to put some LED lights in the case of your XBox 360 console, making it look very much cooler. Impress your fellow gamers with this easy mod!

How To: Use console codes to cheat in Dragon Age: Origins

If you've already enabled the developer console, you know you can access the cheat menu in the game and enter codes to give you crazy cool stuff. But what to get? Here's a list of codes that you can use to give yourself immortality, kill every enemy in your immediate area, give yourself unlimited money and, of course, play in God Mode!

How To: Install virtual console games on your Wii for free

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to load virtual console games onto your Nintendo Wii. You'll need the Twilight Hack and an SD card for this process. The Twilight hack allows you to run unofficial software through the SD (Secure Digital) card inserted into your Wii. Since the Twilight hack was found through the lastest Zelda game Twilight Princess, the game needs to be loaded every time before you can run any "homebrew" software.

How To: Make an alien console in Zbrush

This tutorial shows you how to make an alien console in Zbrush. You will also learn how to work with hiding geometry. Make sure you understand or watch the "Create displacement maps in Maya" lesson first if you don't know displacement already.

How To: Hide a pot stash in a Playstation video game console

This is a nifty little place to hide your marijuana, drugs, keys or treasure map. Hide anything you don't want someone to find by opening up the Playstation 2 and hiding things in the HD slot. It's totally covert. Caution, it's not smell-proof, so don't hide anything drug dogs could sniff out.

How To: Glitch or circuit bend a Nintendo gaming console

By circuit bending low voltage electronic devices, you can transform your old unused toys into musical devices or to create visual manipulations. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to bend an old classic Nintendo. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to circuit bend the NES in such a way that you'll be able to produce cool distortions while in gameplay. Remember to exercise caution when circuit bending.

How To: Take apart the Xbox 360 and the console disc drive

Disconnect all wires from XBox. Hold power button for 2 minutes to clear electric charges from XBox. Remove hard drives by pulling hard drive button and just straight up. Remove faceplate in XBox by gripping on the sides. Remove the bottom and top panels. Separate them. You'll hear a pop when they release. Complete separation by unhooking the tabs with your fingernail. Use a Tore T10 star screwdriver to remove the 6 screws in the video. You don't need to remove any other screws. Set them asid...

How To: Replace or expand autoexec.nt and userinit.exe in the Windows Recovery Console

Want to know how to replace autoexecnt and userinit.exe files from the Recovery Console? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Dismantle a wireless Xbox 360 console controller

In this how to video, you will learn how to disassemble a wireless Xbox 360 controller. This will be useful if you need to make any repairs. First, remove the batteries. Next, remove the screws on the back of the controller with a screwdriver. Once this is done, remove the plate. Make sure the front is facing downward. Next, pull out the buttons if you need to. Next, unscrew the screws on the back side of the front plate. Next, remove the joysticks and remove the rumble motors by unplugging t...

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