My brother wants to take a playstation 2 to Costa Rica with to give to his girlfriend's son. I told him that region coding may not allow him to do this. My question is are the game regions and dvd regions the same (ie USA 1, Costa Rica 4) or are game regions larger? Basically is there anyway to play costa rican (region 4 dvds) games on a USA playstation 2 without having to chip it? I leave town early tomorrow for a few weeks so if I don't reply don't think I am being rude. Thanks in advance!