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Topic # 112773 19-Dec-2012 21:30 Send private message

..... at an work event in Hong Kong.

Rented three games.

Two didn't work.

Bloody region locking :(

Don't need an answer, just venting/whining about it.

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  Reply # 735187 19-Dec-2012 21:39 Send private message

Ugggh, how annoying. And pointless.

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  Reply # 735321 20-Dec-2012 10:12 Send private message

For once I think I would be looking at chipping it...







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  Reply # 735338 20-Dec-2012 10:20 Send private message

Another case of stupid copyright. Why region lock games? Or any other content type for that matter.




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  Reply # 735342 20-Dec-2012 10:27 Send private message

freitasm: Another case of stupid copyright. Why region lock games? Or any other content type for that matter.

The worst thing about Xbox region locking is that there's no way to tell whether a given title is locked by looking at the packaging. I have a handful of games that claim to be US region only, but work on an NZ console. Fortunately Play-Asia has a list of tested games.



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  Reply # 736059 21-Dec-2012 15:20 Send private message

Can anyone recommend a modder in Wellington?

TIA

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