I have to say, the Xbox 360 controller is the best controller ever created. When I first held it back in 2005, I swore that the dudes working at Microsoft came over and took a molding of my hands because of how great it felt. The thing felt like it was born there. What's even ...more
Drivers for 360 Controllers
To take apart the controller you will need a Torx t8 screwdriver and a Philips head screw driver. There are 6 obvious screws on the back of the controller and there is one hidden and one behind the bar-code in the battery compartment on the back. Remove all of the screws, push ...more
The XBox 360 memory units were never very popular and have become even less so since Microsoft enabled the use of flashdrives with the XBox in the last firmware update. If you haven't updated your firmware or still want to make use of your memory units for modding, this video ...more
This is a video showing the different tools that will be needed to dissasemble and reassemble an Xbox 360 Controller to be able to paint or mod the controller. You need screw drivers, q-tips, rubbing alcohol, tweezers and exacto knives. And Remember, Everyone Should Know How ...more
In 2007, Nintendo introduced the world to motion control video games with the Wii. Microsoft and Sony built on Nintendo's phenomenal success and released their own motion control products for the XBox 360 and Playstation 3 late in 2010: the Kinect and the Move. The Move is bas ...more
Video game controllers can get pretty grimey. The more greasy hands that come into contact with your Xbox, the grosser your device will get. In this tutorial, learn how to clean your controller using gloves, water and dishsoap. Follow along and make sure you know what you are ...more
Studies have shown (yes, there have been studies on this) that the keyboard and mouse control setup employed by PC gamers is better for first person shooters than a console controller. Fortunately, there's a nifty peripheral for the Xbox 360 called the XFPS Sniper that allows ...more
The wired XBox 360 controller are almost unused since the wireless controllers came out, but they still have one useful feature: they can be connected to a PC without buying the XBox wireless receiver for Windows! This video will teach you how to connect your XBox 360 wired co ...more
This week's roundup features three games that I've either never bothered to play, was unable to play due to PC technical limitations, or haven't played because they've just been released. None of these three games cost more than $15. Jamestown: Legend of the Lost Colony I ne ...more
When it comes to playing video games, many people prefer using controllers like the Xbox 360 and PS3. Their sleek, easy to use, and look pretty cool as well. For some, when it comes to gaming on the PC, it can be a bit annoying having your hands away from each other and using ...more
Below is race driver Ken Block demonstrating the sport of gymkhana. He pulls some crazy tricks, but best of all is the 360 degree donut he does inside a building. The video starts to warm up around a minute in, and gets truly nuts around 3:00. (Gymkhana is a similar to autocro ...more
The contenders: PS3: Singstar Dance 360: Harmonix's Dance Central Wii: Just Dance 2 Out of the three 'god do I really dance like that?' upcoming games, which one is better? Singstar Dance will come out for the PS3 using the new Move controllers and Harmonix (Rock Band) wil ...more
A century ago there wasn't much life available for quadriplegic people. Handicap accessibility was barely even a concept, and lacking medical technology kept any semblance of independence out of reach. Today those unfortunate enough to be paralyzed from the neck down have brig ...more
Video games consoles have long wanted to be more than just consoles. Nintendo Japan called the NES the Famicom because they wanted to make it the sole family computer. Obviously that didn't work out, and most efforts to make consoles into all-in-one entertainment systems have ...more
Video game controllers are our windows into the soul of the machine, our sole means of interacting with them. More often than not, consumers seem displeased by their controllers; it's comforting to blame sticky, poorly laid out buttons for messing up your game than your own la ...more
Hey, would you like to be as cool as this: You wish! But you could do the next best thing, and that's capturing your earth shattering game play with the Easycap DC60. Originally retailing for forty dollars, you can buy this at Amazon for $8.50. This device will capture video ...more
From Major Nelson, Xbox 360's spokeperson: Kinect Pricing: Existing Xbox 360 owners can purchase Kinect and Kinect Adventures for $149.99 (U.S. ERP). Remember, Kinect will work with every Xbox 360 ever made. Xbox 360 4GB Console: The new Xbox 360 4GB Console includes built i ...more
It's been a long time coming, but Microsoft has finally released a software development kit (SDK) for the Kinect on Windows 7 PCs. The word "hacking" is no longer needed, thanks to the free beta download available at Microsoft Research that allows anyone with a Windows compute ...more
The new Xbox One has yet to implement compatibility with third-party headsets, meaning for now, you're stuck using one of the official Xbox One headsets available. However, many have run into problems with the included wired headsets, and would much rather use the expensive th ...more
Yup, you read that right. As of now, you can actually play the first level of one of the most popular video games of all time—Super Mario 64—directly in your web browser. Developer Erik Roystan Ross redesigned the first level of Super Mario 64, originally called Bob-Omb Battl ...more
Today marked the official unveiling of the HTC One M9 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The newest HTC flagship will be released by the middle of March globally, and come in gold, gunmetal, pink, and silver. And if you were wondering, yes all of the leaks were pretty much ...more
Many game developers have finally realized that in order for their games to be successful, they have to support Android. To really win Android users over, they should also accommodate us hardcore gamers who have OTG cables with the ability to hook up controllers to our devices ...more
This is a very exciting time for mixed reality developers and fans alike. In 2017, we have seen a constant stream of new hardware and software releases hitting the virtual shelves. And while most of them have been in the form of developer kits, they bring with them hope and th ...more
It can get pretty chaotic when you're gaming. When you're playing a fast-paced game like Black Ops, frustration, urgency, and confusion will lead to a sudden loss of control, i.e. a panic attack. There's an enemy at your six and you try to spin around, but it's too late—and th ...more
Does executing a perfectly timed, no-scoped headshot, followed by a well-choreographed teabagging ever get old? No, no it doesn't, and neither do custom emblems for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. How else are we going to kill time until Black Ops 3 arrives? I've already covered m ...more
This is a 3 part Step by Step video that helps you learn how to paint a Tiger Stripe design Xbox 360 controller. This is a fairly simple task and would be a good first or second controller to attempt. Buy the paint mask you need at http://store.MyCustomXbox.com! Remember, e ...more
This is a video tutorial on how much time should follow after each coat of paint while painting an Xbox 360 Controller. Let paint layers dry on an Xbox 360 controller. Everyone should know how to paint an Xbox 360 controller! My Custom Xbox shows you how.
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 XBo ...more
This is a two-part step-by-step video that helps you learn how to paint a Gamer Style design Xbox 360 controller. This is a fairly simple task and would be a good first or second controller to attempt. If you've got a desire to customize your Xbox controller, what better way ...more
This how-to video shows how to take apart an Xbox 360 controller. This can be helpful if you want to color customize your controller, or if you want to modify it. Anyone can try this, and it could come in handy if your Xbox 360 controller breaks.
The G3 in Call of Duty would be so much nastier if it was just fully automatic right? There are lots of semi-automatic things in video games that really would be more fun if they shot faster, and now they will no matter what XBox 360 game you're playing. This video will show y ...more
Are you unsatisfied with the dim green light that emanates from the big X on your XBox 360 controller out of the box? Don't live with it, fix it. This video will show you how to install new colored LED lights in your controller, making the big X a resplendent blue in this exam ...more
This step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of deciding what type of paint to use for your custom Xbox 360 controller. By the end of this tutorial you should know about the different types of paint available and decide which one you would like to paint with. ...more
This is a step by step tutorial on how to prepare the different parts of an Xbox 360 Controller for painting. Make sure the controller is clean and dry. You need paint thinner and Q tips to make it clean. Painting the controller takes time and effort and if you prepare the c ...more
An easy "How to" fix, on a broken analog stick on your X360 controller
If you've ever wanted to open your Xbox 360 controller up, whether to mod it or fix it, you might have noticed it's a bit tricky. But you can take it apart, and you only need a few basic tools. So, check out this three-part video on how to disassemble and reassemble an Xbox 36 ...more
This two part step by step video will show you how to custom paint an Xbox 360 Controller with Racing Stripes. You should know how to paint and disassemble an XBOX 360 controller before taking on this more advanced paint job. Remember, everyone should know how to paint an Xb ...more
This great video series how to do a hack for your wireless XBox 360 controller. This mod will enable you to have a rapid fire for shooter games so you don't have to continually depress the button for every shot. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a rapid fire controller mod for an XBox ...more
Check out this video to learn how you can play games on your Android Honeycomb device with an Xbox 360 controller. Looking for a better way to enjoy your tablet? This is it. This video will show you how to use an adapter to attach an Xbox 360 controller to your Android 3.1 dev ...more
This step by step video will show you how to reassemble an Xbox 360 Controller after completing a custom paint job or mod. This is integral and the final step of any great mod, paint or customization job. And Remember, Everyone Should Know How To Paint an Xbox 360 Controller!
This step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of how to design a paint scheme for your Xbox 360 controller. By the end of this tutorial you should know how to design multiple different masks and how you should apply those masks during painting. Remember, ever ...more
This is a 2 part Step by Step video that helps you learn how to paint an ADVANCED camouflage design Xbox 360 controller. This is not an easy task and you would be well served by trying to do a simpler paint scheme for your first controller. This involves many kinds of paint a ...more
The LED's mounted behind the big X button on the XBox 360 are not very bright and kind of a bland vomit-like color. Why not replace them with a royal blue or perhaps fire-engine red set? This video will show you how to mount whatever new LED lights you wish on the control boar ...more
Don't let stuck buttons slow you down. If you are tired of your Xbox 360 controller betraying you because it's got dirt stuck in between the buttons, watch this video and learn how to take the entire thing apart and clean it piece by piece.
If you love the processing power of your personal computer, but prefer an Xbox controller to a keyboard and mouse, this tutorial is for you! You can set up your home gaming system to let you play games on your computer with 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 ...more
Get a handle on controller disassembly with this free video tutorial. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any s ...more
This is a video tutorial that shows you how to use the Tiger Stripe Vinyl Paint Mask found in the store at My Custom Xbox. Apply these white tiger stripe stickers is easy. Everyone should know how to paint an Xbox 360 controller!
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling 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 ...more
Do you enjoy modding and customizing your possessions? Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to paint and put graphics onto your XBox 360 controller. Real simple to do in no time at all.
This tutorial shows you how to install XBOX 360/PC controller for your Mugen. It's very simple and easy to understand just follow the steps and you will be ready to play with a controller in no time.
Love the Xbox? Show the world by using its iconic controller as your Black Ops playercard emblem! This tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of how to draw it in the Black Ops Emblem Editor. Call of Duty 7 (COD: BO) is the seventh installment in Activision's ...more
The D-pad is no longer the preferred means of control in most video games, and it shows in the shoddy design of the one on the XBox 360 controller. It bumps against the sides of its enclosure as you try to push it to its limits, causing mistake and frustration. No more! This v ...more
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 pla ...more
In this video you will learn how to mod your Xbox 360 so that it will have rapid fire. He notes that the control he uses is a TP3 controller, you can tell if you have a TP3 controller by opening up you battery pack and on the bottom left on the micro chip it says TP3. He doesn ...more
You might want to take apart your Xbox for a variety of reasons. This video will walk you through the process of opening up your controller from unscrewing to the trick of lifting of the cover. You can see the different part where you might need to replace or upgrade things. S ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to take apart your Xbox 360 controller. This will be useful for any repairs or modifications you want to perform on your controller. First, flip the controller over and take off the back. Unscrew the screws in the back. Carefully remove ...more
This is a short video showing you how to open and close an xbox 360 wireless controller. It will also tell how to pop the chip out of the back so you will be able to replace the case like this controller needs. This is a great thing to know how to do if you wish to replace you ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to take apart an Xbox 360 wireless controller for repair. First, grab your controller and grab a few different sizes of screwdrivers. After this, turn your controller over and start to remove all the different screws from their spots and place th ...more
tobie91192 teaches you how to take apart an XBox 360 controller to change the cover. First, take out the battery pack on the back. Use a flathead screwdriver to remove all seven of the screws on the back of the controller. It's 2.0 mm. Once you take out the screws, place them ...more