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Ps2 - certain games do not play

Help!!! i have tried a number of games that will not function at all. some games are ok but others (24, god of war 2, genji) get no reaction from the console. The model no. is SCPH 50003 - ive read on the internet about codes etc but i am lost. please help. thanx enrybr

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  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    My PS2 will not play race car games such as Gran Turismo, or Need for Speed. It will play football games, military based games, and fighting games; just not race car games. I've bought and tried 3 different race car games, and none of them worked. What's up with that?

  • Kyle Porter May 11, 2010

    Can you tell me which ones dont work?



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It sounds like your console is having trouble reading dvd's which means either the laser is dirty or failing

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