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This means that you can buy any game, from any region and play it in any machine, from any region. This is the way things should be -- Microsoft and Nintendo please take note!
Originally Posted by Tim Sit's about NT$18,500 (285 squid) out here in Taiwan... makes me want to buy one, but I don't have the time and I also don't have an HDTV either. :(
Originally Posted by BioSniperThere are several errors in this article but the main one is:
Yes the Wii is region locked, but the 360 technically isn't.
That's developers choice as to whether they want to do that or not and as such MS shouldn't be blamed. There are also very few 360 games that are region locked (at least I have yet to find any that I want that are).
Originally Posted by TheSaladManI'm so pissed about the HDCP, but it was to be expected, any news about a DVI cable for the PS3?
Other than that it does seem like a nice console and would sit nicely next to my 360.
I'm Surprised you didn't say anything about MotorStorm actually, it's supposed to be one of the best racing games money can buy at the moment.
Originally Posted by DravenThe point you're missing is that developers are not ALLOWED to region code for the PlayStation 3. Yes, there are certain games on the X360 that aren't region coded, but are you willing to take the chance and order one without knowing one way or the other?
With the PS3 you can order anything you like from anywhere and it will work. With the X360 it's down to the developer and it's pot luck for you.
So therefore Microsoft is to blame, since it could have insisted that all games are unlocked like Sony did...
Originally Posted by Skill3dKinda funny a guy asked today if we had the silver ps3 o_0 (I said I would paint it for him for €50 ;) )
Originally Posted by automagsrockVery well written article :)
As a very happy PS3 owner (I also own a 360 and a Wii so don't call me a fanboy just yet :)) I was very happy to see such an article like this. A lot of people on this website seemed to have a lot of hate for the PS3 and as one of the people who was kinda "eh" after actually buying one I can say that not only does it do well as a games console (which if you own a PS3, get Motorstorm. Seriously, it's soo much fun!) but after getting my new TV my regular DVDs look much better as well (due to upscaling) and blu-ray looks very nice as well.
I hope some of the nay-sayers will read this and give it a try, because if you sit and just continue to think the PS3 sucks then you will be missing out out oa a great piece of gaming and home entertainment hardware :)
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