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Old 3rd January 2006, 21:03   #121
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@Ashi.. the black one was for 9200 and the one i bought cost 9500.

@Srasania.. Just one question, supposing i quit from the game to main menu of game, there is no option of exit (like exit to windows in PC games), so that i can exit to the main Xbox screen.. so that i can switch it off safely.. is there any way?, or i can just switch off the console in the main screen of the game itself?.. query no. 2: I have to restart the system (switch off and back on) to play any pirated game otherwise it showes that disc not readable or not dvd if i straight away just change the dvds.. Is it normal?
Hi dceite..hope you're enjoying your new console !
1. You can switch off the console after you're on the main game menu screen..no harm..infact,it's the normal way to switch off the console after playing a game..
2.Yes,even I have to restart my system when I want to play another pirated game..but for my original games,I don't need to restart the system..for original games,I just exit to the main game menu screen,then eject the DVD,and insert the new original game..it works fine.
For playing pirated games,when I switch on the XBox,I have to keep the power on button pressed for 2 seconds,for the XBox to go into modchip game playable state..(the light around eject button glows orange,and not green in the modchip active state)
I have the Alladin Mod-Chip fitted in my XBox..
btw - you got it at a pretty good price !..enjoy !..
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Old 18th March 2006, 02:58   #122
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Which of these is worth and has better performance - PS3 or XBOX 360?!
Performance vise as far as i can remeber the XBOX 360 is better.....but graphics vise the PS3 is far better.....
ALso the X-box has released....but microsoft has not yet launched t because in the PS3 they are developing satges of a technology called blue ray disc....whose double layer has a capacity of about 17-18 Gb.....
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Old 18th March 2006, 03:17   #123
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I have an modded XBOX too, got it for 12k last year, so you got a really good deal. However one problem with xbox is that I cant go online and play with pirated games, and with real games too, it needs a XBOX live pin and ****, is there any workaround for that?
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Old 27th April 2006, 20:34   #124
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Default Running price of PS2!!

I'v decided to go in for a PS2, to improve my driving skills through semi-simulation games such as GT4 and NFS5.

The PS2 costs 8.8K in Hubli but i saw one off the news channels mentioning 7K for a PS2 as of this week.

Any idea what the actual price is?

What accesories shud i be expecting with the console? Does it come with 1 complimentary game?

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Old 27th April 2006, 20:38   #125
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In grey market 3 months ago it was about 7.5k.

BTW, why not Xbox?
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Shantanu current prices in Delhi Grey market are around 7-7.5k. The only accessories provided are one remote control and you have to buy the other one (Rs. 300/-) & also a memory card (Rs. 400/-) which is a must.

And go for the PS2 if only for the sake of GT4 since it is the BEST driving game available today! The level of realism is actually shocking.

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Correct if I am wrong guys... The PS2s in the grey market has the so called "convertor chip", this allows you to play the cheaper(Copies) Gaming DVDs that you get in the market.

It makes more sense to buy those shops only if you don't want to spend the money on the original DVDs, which are atleast 10 - 15times costlier.
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I'v decided to go in for a PS2, to improve my driving skills through semi-simulation games such as GT4 and NFS5.

The PS2 costs 8.8K in Hubli but i saw one off the news channels mentioning 7K for a PS2 as of this week.

Any idea what the actual price is?

What accesories shud i be expecting with the console? Does it come with 1 complimentary game?

Shan2nu
boss dont go in for a ps2.......wait for the ps3.......it should be out in 6 months max.....if u cant wait go for xbox 360........ps2 will become obscolete after ps3 nd u wont even get games for it after some time. same thing happened to me with ps1....
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Just saw this on Gamer TV (TEN Sports) abt 4 days back, PS3 will be launched soon but then the company spoKesperson also mentioned that the launch price for the PS3 wud be anything in the range of $550-$660 .... now that is a lot of money for any gaming console .... but then again patience pays .... u cud get the ps2 for now till the ps3 is launched ... keep it till the price on the ps3 goes down n then you know wat to do
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boss dont go in for a ps2.......wait for the ps3.......it should be out in 6 months max.....if u cant wait go for xbox 360........ps2 will become obscolete after ps3 nd u wont even get games for it after some time. same thing happened to me with ps1....
you are right ps3 is coming out....but in india its not going to come out before december min.....itis first of all going to be really expensive....and since its going to work on blue-ray technology....its mod chip will take time to come...and original discs will be really expensive.....i think ps will exist for another year until ps3 cost comes down.....
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The PS3 will be officially priced at 700 $ in North America. But it is backwards compatible, i.e. you'll be able to play all your PS and PS2 games.
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Shan, Forget the 2nd controller. Get yourself a steering wheel with a gear stick and pedals and you'll get soooooo much closer to the real driving pleasure. I would strongly recommend it and its not even that expensive, i can get basic ones (branded) for abt 29 euros here. They really are worthwhile on games like Gran turismo!
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Shan, Forget the 2nd controller. Get yourself a steering wheel with a gear stick and pedals and you'll get soooooo much closer to the real driving pleasure. I would strongly recommend it and its not even that expensive, i can get basic ones (branded) for abt 29 euros here. They really are worthwhile on games like Gran turismo!
i have one.......might be fun to play with but the controller is better to use....plus u need to get it set up well or else using the pedals and the accelerator at the same times a bit wierd as in u need a table or somthing for the steering wheel
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By "setting up" do you mean positioning the pedals and the wheel in a normal position by using a table/stool or do you mean calibrating the controls? calibrating shouldn't be too hard but it does take a bit of time but only needs to be done once. Setting up a table and chair might be a hassle but man it really is worth it!
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Get the Momo steering wheel made specifically for GT 4. It has a proper 2.6 turns lock to lock steering wheel and a sweet stick shift with all the 3 pedals (of course). My buddy has it here and it cost him about 200 $.
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