If you're looking to get some more storage on your Xbox 360, this video will show you how to do it. A little storage is good, so a lot is great, right? Check it out. Requirments: 1 UsbStick/FlashDrive 1 Xbox 360
Mod a Xbox 360 Using a Flash Drive
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 f ...more
Flashing the disc drive on the XBox 360 is the first step of truly hacking your XBox 360, enabling it to run whatever discs you like but also putting you at risk for being banned from XBox Live. Microsoft has used several different kinds of drives in the console over the cours ...more
If you've been using a USB flash drive for storage on your Xbox 360 and you'd like to remove it, this how-to will teach you what you need to know. Follow the steps to disconnect your mini storage device from your game system.
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 you ...more
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 bu ...more
Whether you're just starting out modding your XBox 360 or mod a lot of them, there is a good chance that you are going to brick one at some point, rendering the hard drive and console itself completely unusable for practical purposes. Well now you can even fix that! This three ...more
There are several different kinds of disc drives that come in different iterations of the XBox 360, and each one has to be hacked a little differently. This video will show you how to flash the ms28 drive used in some systems, the second part of the video will show you how to ...more
Performing a proper dump and flash on an XBox 360 disc drive should not be attempted by those without advanced technical knowledge, including how to solder and work with computer hardware. If you want to though, you could not hope for a much better set of instructions than thi ...more
If you've already flashed your XBox 360's disc drive, then congratulations, you've accomplished the most challenging step involved in hacking you XBox. You aren't done though. As Microsoft keeps updating it's firmware to try and fend off hackers, you must keep updating your cu ...more
So you've watched this video, done your research, and decided that you want to flash the firmware on your XBox 360 with a LiteOn DG-16D2S rev. 7485 disc drive. Good for you! This video will walk you through the whole process. Be very careful, as messing up in small ways at any ...more
Have you ever wondered how to prepare a USB drive to flash an Xbox 360? Here is the how-to -video on how to create an USB drive for flashing your Xbox 360 benq drive. To make a bootable flash drive and to prepare it to flash XBox benq drive you have to download the “Xbox benq ...more
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 b ...more
The biggest struggle with flashing DVD drives on Xbox 360s has been the price tag of the probe to extract keys on some drives. The probe and kit is required to extract the DVD key, which is needed to perform a drive repair, flash, or backup of any kind. Who wants to pay big bu ...more
If you want to mod your XBox 360 at all, you're going to have to learn how to take your precious baby apart. This video will show you how to do so quickly and easily using only two simple tools: a flathead screwdriver and a Torx T-10 screwdriver. Now you can add a bigger hard ...more
The XBox 360 Connectivity Kit is a powerful tool that you can buy for connecting your hard drive to a PC and sharing or manipulating saved game files. They can be a little tricky to figure out though. This two-part video will show you how to use CK3 (Connectivity Kit 3) to con ...more
Save game editors have been around for ages, and are one of the most fun ways to extend the life of your PC games. Now you can edit saves on your XBox 360 too! This video will teach you how to do so in Fallout 3, giving yourself infinite of whatever items you want and all sort ...more
Wondering how to mod Call of Duty: World at War? This video guide will show you how to use a USB flash drive to mod your Xbox 360 game. Be efficient by killing Nazis and Zombies at the same time.
Would you like to mod Oblivion for Xbox 360? This video will show you how to do just that, using Horizon (download it here.) You'll also want to download Modio and WinRar. Using a USB drive you can mod Oblivion and improve your gameplay.
This video will teach you how to mod Borderlands for Xbox360 using Willowtree. Level yourself up, give yourself a few more weapons, do whatever you feel like with this simple mod for Borderlands. Using a USB drive and your Xbox 360 you can mod to your heart's content.
In Alan Wake, there are hidden messages hidden throughout the levels that are only visible with a flashlight. If you don't flash the light at a particular spot, you will not be able to see the message. These messages are left by a mysterious entity trying to give hints to Ala ...more
Gamers who have their Xbox 360's firmware flashed may have recently noticed an inability to play backups, or even make backups of newer games that have come out, such as Gears of War 3 and Dead Island, to name a few. This is because Microsoft has come out with a new disc form ...more
Seriously?! That's what a lot of people are saying when they found out that their Xbox One doesn't have a native streaming media player. When a new system is introduced and lacks features that the previous system had, it really pisses people off. The Xbox 360 allowed people to ...more
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. Do ...more
OK! This video shows you how to configure any USB flash drive for storage on for your Xbox 360. The flash drive has to be at least 1GB and can be as large as 16GB. You are allowed to use up to two flash drives which can give you an extra 32 GB of storage. Now you can use a fla ...more
Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony might not be new anymore, but it still rocks and there aren't a lot of videos on how to mod it properly. This is one such video. It will teach you everything you need to know to modify the game for a flashed or hotswap-capable Xbox 360. ...more
Microsoft recently made it possible to use a USB memory stick to expand your storage capacity. You'll want to watch this video to check out how it's done. Basically, you're going to need an Xbox 360 game system, and a USB flash drive with at LEAST 1G storage capacity. Under th ...more
Fallout 3 is one of the most popular and biggest (content-wise) games on the XBox 360, and has thus become a popular target for hackers to mod. This video will show you how to mod your Fallout 3 saved game from the XBox 360 version using some FREE software. This does not inclu ...more
Test Drive Unlimited 2 is the latest title in the prestigious racing series. Having enough money to get everything you want in the game takes a lot of grinding, and who has time for that? This video will teach you how to use this mod and Modio (included in the download) to mod ...more
Gamers who have their Xbox 360's firmware flashed may have recently noticed an inability to play backups, or even make backups of newer games that have come out: Gears of War 3 and Dead Island, to name a few. This is because Microsoft has come out with a new disc format to fi ...more
Looking for extra storage for your Xbox 360? This video will show you how to get it done. You'll need a USB flash drive - minimum 1G, up to 16G, and of course, an Xbox 360. Then follow the vid to get it done.
If you are looking to hotswap your Xbox 360 slim, this is the video for you. Watch this hotswapping guide to learn everything you need to know about pulling off an Xbox 360 slim hotswap. You'll need a USB drive for this.
This great video series goes through the entire process, from unboxing the Wii Hori fighting stick, to taking it apart, wiring, adding buttons, and everything else that you'll need to finish the project and have it ready to go for play on your Xbox 360! Part 1 of 5 - How to Mo ...more
Already an impressive gaming machine, the Xbox 360 can be modified to play a wider variety of games. This instructional video demonstrates how to flash your Xbox 360 to play downloadable games from the Internet. This method only works on the Hitachi v0078fk drive and will void ...more
Is your Xbox 360 lacking on storage space? Need just a little bit more room? Maybe a new hard drive isn't the answer for your needs. Maybe all you need is a USB flash drive. You could also use an external hard drive that connects via USB cable. You need to make sure you have ...more
You thought that modding your XBox 360 was such a good idea didn't you? Well now look what you've done. You've screwed up the process of flashing your Hitachi disc drive at a crucial point and bricked it. Fear not! The ruined board within the drive can be replaced at home. Thi ...more
LT Ixtreme firmware is the custom firmware of choice for XBox 360 modders for it's ease of use and great functionality. This video will show you how to flash / upgrade your BenQ disc drive's firmware to the newest version of LT Ixtreme, allowing you to play all your burned gam ...more
There are a lot of reasons to want to open a XBox 360 console case. You might want to fix it because it's broken. You might to flash the disc drive, or you might want to cut cut a hole the shape of a big X in the side of it. Whatever the case, you're going to need to open the ...more
It isn't a new gadget, but the EyeClops Mini Projector still makes a great stocking stuffer for Christmas Day. It's great for kids to play with, but for techies— it's sure to be something fun to hack and mod this holiday season. The EyeClops Mini Projector looks more like Wal ...more
The achievement system and hard drives of modern video game consoles present an as-yet-underutilized potential for crossover content between games. Microsoft has finally taken advantage, and recent Xbox 360 releases World of Keflings, Ilomilo, and Raskulls contain some really ...more
In this video, we learn how to install games to the Xbox 360 hard drive (Xbox 101). When you install a game to your console, it can have a lot of positive effects. The first one is: the disc won't spin constantly. This means less stress on the console, making it happier. Next, ...more
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 sh ...more
Want to play your video collection on any media extender, console or AppleTV? Step one is to get your movies off of the DVDs and onto your hard drive! If you're like most people you probably have a huge library of DVDs that you've bought and collected over the years. Unfortuna ...more
Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more
The Xbox 360's official firmware is constantly being updated, and the unofficial kind is no different. This video will show you how to update your flashed XBox 360 LiteOn disc drive's LT firmware to the newest version, allowing you to continue to use all of the cool hack and m ...more
If you want to flash the disc drive on your XBox 360, you are going to need to know the key to that drive or another one so that you can reassign a key to the drive after you flash it. This video will show you how to do that, as well as how to make your own DIY XBox connectivi ...more
Flash memory can be a tad unpredictable at times. I have had 4 flash drives die out on me over the last few years, and they usually die without warning. When a flash memory based device dies, the data is likely impossible to recover. Adversely on an HDD, or Hard Drive Disk, ev ...more
Flashing the Xbox 360 is the first step to modding the console. It allows you to modify the firmware on the consoles disk drive to make it read burned discs. You will need to buy this and this. Then you need to disassemble your Xbox 360; we have several videos on the site deta ...more
Take apart a Xbox 360 hard drive to get it ready to hook up to the computer. You can get the software and more info on how to mod a laptop hard drive to work in your Xbox 360 at http://forums.xbox-scene.com
You will need the latest version of Eclipse for this tutorial to work. You will also, of course, need an Xbox and a data transfer cable. Extract your profile to your computer hard drive, and then mod it however you would like!
This video shows you a variety of hacks and mods for your Xbox 360, AppleTV and how to boost your wifi. You're shown how to make an antenna booster for your router, stream content to your Apple TV and upgrade the hard drive.
Modding you XBox 360 case is not for the faint of heart. There is a real possibility any time you take a saw to your Xbox that it isn't going to work afterwards. For those of you who have moved beyond the fear, watch this video. It will teach you how to cut your CD drive as pa ...more
This is a two-part series on how to backup and burn Xbox 360 games using an Xbox Backup creator 3.7. This is perfect if you ever lose your Xbox CDs! The drive used in this video was a Samsung DVD DRIVE SH-D162D SH-D162C inc Kreon V1.0. Part 1 of 2 - How to Backup Xbox 360 gam ...more
Since the day of the Xbox 360 release, storage space for the device has been overpriced beyond belief. OEM 250GB HDD models still cost $110 USD! A 250GB hard drive should not destroy my wallet, Microsoft. Storage space, especially on HDDs, is cheap. You can buy a removable 2TB ...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
Defeat Iustitia in this installment for the Xbox 360 game Bayonetta. In Chapter 11 - The Cardinal Virtue of Justice, attack the tongue. The first part of this fight is against one Ardor and a bunch of smaller enemies. After defeating them you'll see another cinematic and face ...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
It's possible to partition and format your external computer hard drive into NTFS and FAT32 in order to make it compatible with your Xbox 360 or PS3. Watch movies and play music stored on your computer hard drive using your game console!
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
XBox 360 avatars were added a couple of firmware updates ago, and added all sorts of new options for customizing your presence on XBox Live. Do you find them too limiting? This video will teach you how to mod your avatar's skin and hair color using your PC and some free softwa ...more