In order to use it correctly you have to run it before launching the video game and leave it running in the background. Once it’s running, you select the game’s executable file which then gives you the option of editing some important variables, such as the number of lives, or any other modifiable parameter.
Now, not only are you able to use cheats in order to pass the game more quickly, you can also modify some important parameters in order to, for example, reduce your character’s life if you feel it’s a little too easy.
Using the program is not all that easy, which is why as soon as you run it the first time it gives you the option of getting a full tutorial that explains exactly what it is you need to do. You will, however, find pre-configured cheats for over a hundred games on its official website.
Cheat Engine is a very interesting application for avid gamers who will now be able to get the most out of their favorite games, especially the more difficult ones.