Xbox 360 Region Locking

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  1. Admiral_Ackbar6
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    Hey Guys,

    I own an American Xbox 360, but an currently living in Japan. I was wondering if there was a list of games that also specified if there were region locked or not. I am getting a bit annoyed buying Japanese games and then finding that they will not play on my system. So, if anyone knows of a place that can tell me what games are region locked and what games are region free, that would be awesome. Thanks so much.
     
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    Most, if not all, Japanese version games are Japan only. Asian versions are mostly region free, but I don't think they're easy to come across inside Japan.

    http://forum.xbox-sky.com/xbox360_regional...tibility_guide/
    This is another region compatibility list.

    I heard there was a shop in akiba (IIRC) that sells non-Japanese version games. Don't know the store name though.
     
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    Cool, thanks for the info, Ill take a look. Almost all the akihabara import stores are crazy expensive though, so its usually cheaper to by online and get them shipped. Ah well, guess I will just have to make due.