Regionlocking

12.17.14
Steam is region-locking PC games to thwart low currency value exploits
12.17.14

Steam is region-locking PC games to thwart low currency value exploits

Apple isn't the only one making changes to how it deals with the Russian ruble. Valve is taking me...

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06.11.13
The PS4 won't be region-locked
06.11.13

The PS4 won't be region-locked

We know the pricing, a loose holiday release schedule, and now, that the PlayStation 4 won't be lo...

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01.16.13
Microsoft opens international barriers to Xbox Live account migration
01.16.13

Microsoft opens international barriers to Xbox Live account migration

Microsoft's throwing open the doors on Xbox Live account migration worldwide for its Xbox 360 cons...

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09.24.12
Shocker: Nintendo Wii U said to be region-locked
09.24.12

Shocker: Nintendo Wii U said to be region-locked

The forthcoming Wii U console from Nintendo will be region-locked, just like the original Wii and...

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01.18.11
Nintendo 3DS may have region-locked software, continue an unfortunate trend
01.18.11

Nintendo 3DS may have region-locked software, continue an unfortunate trend

Once upon a time, when handheld game systems were thicker and Nintendo was entirely without peer, t...

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09.15.06
Wii not even remotely region-free
09.15.06

Wii not even remotely region-free

Remember when Nintendo's Perrin Kaplan told Wired News that first-party Wii games would be free of r...

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04.04.06
Dude, Where's My Country?
04.04.06

Dude, Where's My Country?

When we purchased WoW, we all made a (mostly) unconscious choice. Based on geographic location alone...

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