Gamers start campaign to end Wii U/3DS region locking.

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  1. soulx
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    Source: http://www.destructoid.com/gamers-campaign-to-end-wii-u-region-locking-256868.phtml
     
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  2. KingVamp

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    Well, that's quite interesting.
     
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  3. GameWinner

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    Yes!
    A thousand times yes.
     
  4. Pedeadstrian

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  5. Lilith Valentine

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    I honestly never cared about region locks because I've pretty much never imported a game before (I only imported KH Final Mix, but only to add to my collection, not to play.)
    But I guess I can see why some people don't like it if they live in an area (like Europe) that doesn't always get the same games as the US/Japan or get the games super late compared to the US/Japan. It was annoying as fuck that a good number of Wii games were only in Japan and didn't come out of Japan until many years later.
     
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  6. emmanu888

    emmanu888 6 years and still going strong

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    Every platforms today are region free... Except Nintendo! Yes a million times yes! Nintendo should go with the flow and stop having region locks on their consoles! Xbox 360 and PS3 are region free (Some games are region locked though) Xbox One and PS4 are going to be region free. PC has always been region free. Nintendo really needs to stop region locking their consoles as it kills importation.
     
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  7. nukeboy95

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    DEATH TO REGION LOCK
    It makes me mad when I have to pay $200+ just to play taiko no tatsujin
     
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    I agree nukeboy death to region lock.
     
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  9. nukeboy95

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    I signed up for twitter for this
     
  10. weavile001

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    "My Body Is Region Free!" o_0


    I don´t care about the Region-Lock, I would never import a Japanese game, because it's in F****** Japanese.
    But if the people want, it won't hurt to join the campaign......
     
  11. nukeboy95

    nukeboy95 Leave luck to heaven.

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    I barely know Japaneses but I still play them
    (mostly rhythm games)
     
  12. 2ndApex

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    Professor Layton x Ace Attorney yo
     
  13. MAXLEMPIRA

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    WOOW! It looks amazing, and this could be a good point to see if Nintendo cares about what their Fans asks
     
  14. BrightNeko

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    lol I don't know any Japanese but I still play imports. They are pretty fun a lot of the time, since there is plenty of stuff we never see over outside of X place. We can pick up titles like rhythm games, licensed games that turned out awesome (jump ultimate stars), and the oddities we just wouldn't see outside of japan.
     
  15. Chaossaturn

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    I signed the petition and made an account on twitter just for this, lol. I really hope they listen and do it.
     
  16. Harsky

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    I'm willing to bet that Nintendo implemented the region lock because of age ratings across different countries. I think the most likely reason is so that they can prevent people importing cheaper games from abroad.

    Then again, roles have reversed recently and it's mostly Europe getting some good stuff recently.
     
  17. chris888222

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    A good campaign... But all I can say is good luck, because Nintendo will never agree to it.

    (And yes, I'll support this anti-RL)
     
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    no one likes a debbie downer
     
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    I guess I'll sign in to my twitter and tag these.
     
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