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Can my ps3 play ps2 discs?

I was thinking about getting some ps2 discs and wanted to know if my system can handle them? It's a Rigel or somesuch according to Netflix. Thanks
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Ps3 fender strat rockbrockband guitar [on hold]

Im having the worst time trying to find a dongle for this thing. My question is do I need a speicial dongle for this guitar? Or are they all compatible with eachother? On the back of my guitar the ...
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How do I connect two PS3 to the same PSN account

I have two ps3's and wanted to know if I can connect them to the same PSN account as when I try to log the second one onto the account I created on the first one it says you cannot log onto someone ...
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Unable to copy a copy protected game save

I have just got The Evil Within for PS3 and I am now stuck at the end with no ammo (go figure). So I had the bright idea to copy the save to my USB and manually change the ammo. The problem is is that ...
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Control PS3 from USB infrared PC [on hold]

I just finished to repair a PS3 (YLOD) but I don't have a controller yet. I have a USB infrared device that I can plug to a PC. I have Mac/Linux and Windows XP. I wonder if there is some software I ...
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PS3 power problem

My PS3 cut out while playing black ops 2. The system clicked and turned off, instantly, no red standby light, no response to the power button. I flipped off the power switch in the back, unplugged ...
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Importing images into Samurai Warriors 4

On Samurai Warriors 4 for PS3, there is an option to register images for created officers. The manual says you are able to use an image from your hard disk; however, that is all it says. I have ...
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How do you start new GTA V game?

I want to start a new game of Grand Theft Auto V to start from scratch but every time I try to, I still have all my weapons. Is there any way to start without you weapons? I have even tried deleting ...
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Is there a way to disable the black bars on the bottom/top of the screen?

I can't seem to find any way to remove the ugly black bars that are on the top and bottom of the screen. Supposedly, this is used to create a more cinematic look, but to me personally it looks ugly, ...
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Watch Dogs PS3, Act2 scene 9 Uninvited. Game freezes when accessing the computer. Why?

Every time I go to access the PC that is connected to the video system in the mission Uninvited, its says system loading, loads about halfway and then it stops and the game just stops. I can still ...
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Setting up a gaming console with a chromebook, ps3 controller issues

I'm trying to set up my new chromebook as a steam console, but having trouble getting it to recognize ps3 controllers. Using Ubuntu, Steam runs quite well, since I'm lucky enough to have a chromebook ...
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Exporting my saves to another profile

I have been playing on my PS3 with no problems until now. I forgot the password for my PSN account. That isn't usually a problem, but it happens that the email provider I used for that account's email ...
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Can I play FIFA 15 on a Hard Drive rather than on the disc on my PS3?

Playing FIFA 15 on the disc sometimes results in long load times. So, I was wondering if I could put the game on the hard drive and play it from there, obviously keeping the disc in for security ...
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Could I load the Playstation OS on a computer hard drive, and play with a controller?

Hypothetically, I was wondering if there was any reason I shouldnt be able to dual boot Windows 7 and the Playstation 3 Operating System on my computer (maybe with the use of 3rd party software), and ...
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Do I need a dongle for each Rock Band/Guitar Hero game I own, or is one per instrument enough?

Sorry ...Im not a gamer...my gkids are...so I just bought a used ps2/ and ps3 with several games. the ps2 has rock band, gh van halen, gh aerosmith, gh world tour, along with a kramer striker guiter ...
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Why can't I see my patch on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare while I'm playing online?

It started on level 12 Sargent I. All I saw was a green square in the spot where my rank's badge or "patch" is suppose to be. I thought maybe there was a problem with that specific rank so I ...
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Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles: How to dodge with wireless controller (not the Move)?

Our problem is understanding the symbols at the bottom of the screen that allow you to react, dodge, etc. We understand the R1 or L1 button cues, but there is one symbol that seems to indicate shaking ...
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Is it possible to transfer a character to another local ps3 account for coop

I was wondering if it's somehow possible to transfer one of my chars to another local ps3 account for split screen coop. I recently played a lot with some friends here at home and we made the mistake ...
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I want to roll up the world!

We have been playing Katamari Forever on the PS3 and (I thought) beat the game. But my problem/complaint is that all the levels stop me at some point. They have a time limit. Or a size limit. Or stop ...
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Can I move my downloaded games from PS3 to PS4?

We have a large collection of downloaded games from the store, mainly PSX gen (Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, FF7 etc.) and I was wondering if we can move them/re-download them onto the PS4?
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How to (legally) remove Singstar from PS3

There is a lot of add ons for PS3 CFW that help removing Singstar, but I like PSN, and would not risk to be banned just for this. But this game annoy me, and apart from petition (which obviously led ...
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Import PS3 saves for dragon age 2 after hdd exchange? [duplicate]

I have a lot of savegames in Dragon Age 2 on my PS3. Because the HDD was just 80gb and new ones are pretty cheap, I just bought a new one. I changed the HDD and am able to run Dragon Age 2 just fine. ...
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Phantom Prospect Requirements, why it does not tally?

I have unlocked the Phantom Prospect using the password given. I went back to play PS3 Console and it says Phantom Prospect already unlocked. But when I start getting the kill requirement, it does not ...
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PS3 flickering while playing games

I have been using my PS3 console for about 3 years. Suddenly it started flickering and I can't play games with my peace of mind. ...
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How do I redeem my Tekken Tag Tournament 2 online pass on the PS3?

I am currently trying to use the online pass I bought from Gamestop online on my copy of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, but I'm not having much luck. When I select "Online Multiplayer", the game first ...
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COD:MW3 Exploding Cash In Online

So, I've been playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on my PS3 for a while now and it's really starting to get on my nerves that every time someone gets killed on multiplayer they explode money ...
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My Staff of Magnus is Missing

I am playing Skyrim, and one of my Hearthfire houses, Lakeview, has dealt me a small issue. For some time, my Enchanter's Tower was the home of my Staff of Magnus, hanging in the center slot of the ...
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If I restore default settings on my ps3 will my gameshared games be deleted?

If I restore default settings on my ps3 will my gameshared games be deleted ?
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Do you get a discount for a PS4 game if you have the PS3 version? [closed]

I know there are like four games that you can upgrade to PS4 to PS3, but if you have the PS3 version of a game lets say,"Grand Theft Auto 5" can you get a discount on the PS4 version?
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What lubricant does Sony use for the PS3 analog stick?

My warranty has expired on my controllers, and I'm looking to take them apart and replace the lubricant since they are sticking/squeaky. I would like to use the best lubricant for this which is why ...
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Defining visible area on console game display

Something I always wondered is: why do some games ask you to set the visible area of the display on HD consoles? Why do they have to do this? My HDTV is native 1080p, shouldn't automatically know the ...
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How to recruit more soldier thought “Search” in the HD version?

On the PSP version, how to do this is quite clear: go out and get wi fi access point. Well sure, but I m playing the HD version on PS3, am I supposed to go on a walk with my PS3? (As a side note: ...
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My PS3 says my WPA2 key is wrong

I just bought a used PS3. The first thing I did was tried to connect it to the internet. However, it won't accept my WPA2 key. So far I've tried increasing my clients available setting on my DHCP ...
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Call of Duty on PS3, local play and ranking?

We're looking into creating a small gaming club at work where we meet and play Call of Duty on PS3 using "LAN Play" so that it's only us at work that will play together. The question is, will we be ...
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Thousand Cuts area seen from atop The Bunker - how to get to it?

I just defeated The Bunker during the mission Where Angels Fear to Tread, and was taking in the view when I noticed one of those incandescent-bulb directional arrows off in the distance. It is high ...
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How can I get a save file from a PSOne game (played at PS3), into my PS Vita?

I played a lot of PSOne games in my PS3, and have in mind to get a PS Vita to play them again, so I want to know if I can reuse my FF VIII save data, or I have to play the game again, for example. ...
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Can I copy the content of my message box (using backup utility)?

I'd like to install a new hard drive into my Playstation 3. For that purpose, I want to back up as much as I can to get it onto the new hard drive again. While I've already copied all my saves, I'd ...
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Can I play my PSOne games (previously bought for PS3) on PS Vita ? [duplicate]

I know that exists a retrocompatiblity, but those PSOne games I've own, were bought before PS Vita being released.
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PS3 Controller not charging or syncing with ps3

The last time i played a game on my playstation 3 was in February 2014. Now, its August 2014, and my controller can't seem to sync with my PS3 Console. Whenever I connect it using the charging cord, ...
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How do I sort my downloaded PS3 games by size?

I'm out of space on my PlayStation 3 and would like to remove the games with the largest download sizes. I don't see an option to sort by size. Is there some way I can do this?
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What is the black cloud that appears behind some of my characters?

Once in a while my new character will just have a black cloud, like dust or something, billowing out behind them. It doesn't seem to be associated to any specific traits or equipment that I can ...
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How do I take off body armor in GTA V online? [duplicate]

I am sick of the Armor, and I want to wear a purple shirt. In my attempts to remove the armor I have used the select option, gone into stores, and went into my wardrobe. How do I take the armor off?
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Can i play a downloaded UK Title on my Australian PS3

I normally buy games as physical media however a while back Black Rock Shooter came out digitally only in the UK and not Australia and for me to play it i had to get a second PSP to register to my UK ...
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Do you need to have run the game to install DLC? [closed]

I have a huge backlog of games i have yet played on PS3, PS4, X-Box 360 and Vita, alot of these i wait a while before i play them so that when i do i have almost all the DLC. In the past what i have ...
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How did my friend get a backpack with 98/33 items?

A friend of mine just sent this photo showing how he picked up a Dr. Mercy-type rifle from a random loot drop in the Southern Shelf. I noticed that the bottom right corner shows "Backpack 98/33"... ...
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What does Rigel refer to in Device Model: PS3 Rigel?

In my Netflix settings, it lists the Device Model as PS3 Rigel. What is Rigel referring to? Is this a name assigned by Sony or Netflix? Does it refer to all PS3s? The generation of PS3? (Pretty sure ...
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How to back-up or copy a world

In terraria on ps3 Its telling me there is a save game game but It doesn't show the worlds Individualy so if I copied the saved data it doesn't work it would replace the character's and worlds in all ...
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PS3 copy video files from BD-R to HDD

I have been using a Blu-ray DVR to record some items. The BD-R plays fine on the PS3, but I would like to copy the video files (already mp4) to the PS3's HDD. Pressing △ on the disc or video file ...
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Can I install files directly onto to PS3 HDD? [closed]

Can I install files directly onto the PS3 HDD? The way I plan on doing so is.. 1.Take out the PS3 HDD 2.Connect the HDD to my laptop to the HDD with a USB converter 3.Put the files into whatever ...
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ps3 saved data between users

I played assassins creed:black flag on my friends ps3 on his user but then he said I could create a new user for me to use. I copied the save data from his user to mine and then accidently deleted it ...