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Technically, does Wii U produce better graphics than PS3? [closed]

I'm not trying to start a flame war. With the same 1080p HD TV, will we be able to tell the difference between the two consoles running the same game? I'm also wondering if developers can actually ...
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How to reset only the young drivers test mode in F1 2012?

Is it possible to only reset the Young Drivers Test mode in F1 2012 (PS3)?
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Does PSVita remote play let me use it as an additional controller?

I recently bought the Remote-Play enabled Pixeljunk Eden, and since I have one PS3 controller and one Vita, I was wondering how exactly remote play works (I'm interested in trying Eden's co-op). Does ...
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Better Laptime but why do I not own the race-event?

I'm playing Need for Speed Shift on my PS3, which I borrowed from a good friend of mine. On every race I can play there is a red dot in the top left corner and the name and laptime of my friend is ...
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Do I have to steal “Litany of Larceny” items during the quest?

So I was looking through the wiki and saw that I missed an item for the "Litany of Larceny" quest when I did Snow Veil Sanctum. I went back and got the model ship, but when I went to Devin I did not ...
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Livestream no longer working on Black Ops 2 on PS3

My livestream on Black Ops 2 for PS3 is no longer working. I tried to livestream, it allowed me to for short periods of time for like two days. Now whenever I try to, it doesn't let me at all. Both my ...
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Unaccounted trophy, not appearing in ID

I earned some trophies in AC3. Unfortunately, my internet was down at the time, and I did not log in. Therefore, the trophies are displayed as earned, but no time is displayed as for when they were ...
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Cerberus Network access: possible problems?

I read in this question that Cerberus Network access is required for all DLC in ME2 and that this is included in the PS3 trilogy boxset, but I'm unsure what this actually means. Do I need to do ...
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How do I execute these moves?

I'm having difficulties with moves in UFC3. For example, stepping kicks step + L1 + square I tried many times and never got to do it. I don't understand what am I supposed to do. Another thing is ...
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How can I download a free copy of Battlefield 1943?

Anyone know how to download the free BF1943 game on PS3? I read the following on Wikipedia, Shortly after EA was threatened with being taken to court over its failure to deliver the free game ...
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Will my saved games work with a new copy of Skyrim?

I played Skyrim on my Playstation 3 last year. I ended up selling my copy of Skyrim to my friend, but now that they've released DLC for Skyrim on PS3, I'd like to start playing that. Will this new ...
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Can I upgrade my pS3 HDD to a smaller size and still restore a backup?

Is the image created for the PS3 backup locked at a certain minimum HDD size or can I go from say a 120GB backup to restoring it on a 64GB HDD? In terms of backing up/restoring windows HDD images, ...
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How different is the Japanese PS3 version of Shadows of the Damned?

I am considering buying Shadows of the Damned for the PlayStation 3, but I am not sure which localized version is the best: Japanese, American, or European. I was disappointed when I bought the PS3 ...
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Trying to install Netflix app

I'm trying to install Netflix on my Playstation 3. I have been through the tutorial on the Netflix site without success. I'm going to "what's new" section and clicking on Netflix (using the X button) ...
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How can I change the bitrate when I watch a video with Netflix on a PS3?

I know that when watching streaming Netflix videos on the computer is it possible to change the video quality when watching a video. Is is possible to do the same thing when using Netflix on a PS3?
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My PS3 controller always comes on as controller #2, even though it's the only controller.

I recently bought a PS3 and whenever I turn it on, even with the controller, the controller always starts up as #2. This is hugely annoying as (for example) inFamous can only be controlled using ...
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“USB Device is locked” when trying to backup system

I insert a USB drive into my PS3, go to settings --> system settings --> backup utility, click through the screens, choose my USB drive... and it tells me "USB Drive is locked." There is no physical ...
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Is there a way to start further than the first with 2 local players?

I'm trying to play Far Cry 3 co-op with 2 local players. I don't want to start the offline mode from the very beginning. In the online co-op mode, there is a press start to enter button to get the ...
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Will offline progress on another system update trophies on my system or PSN account?

Incidentally related: Transferring save games to a system without DLC I'm going to be spending the weekend at a friend's house. I plan on taking some of my saved games off my PS3, and loading ...
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Bright screen glitch when using an UAV of Modern Warfare 2 for PS3

I own an original copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for PlayStation 3. I have encountered an error/graphical glitch that no one else on the internet seems to have. The glitch is the following: ...
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Can I resume Chapter 4 to complete the optional missions if I've already started Chapter 5?

While playing Chapter 4, I returned to the Terra Nova ship after completing the CMS Greely optional mission, and it automatically started Chapter 5. Can I still complete the CMS Brusilov optional ...
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Using a standard dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini jack) + a female 3.5mm jack => USB adapter for a PS3

Similar to Using a standard dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini jack) + a 3.5=>2.5 adapter with an Xbox 360, I would like to know if I can use my dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini-jack, actually ...
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Can I create a 4 vs 4 LAN Party in Call of Duty: MW3?

I have been trying to create a LAN party between two PS3 consoles in Call of Duty MW3, and I succeeded but it allows me only 2 players per console. My question is: Is there a way to create a LAN ...
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Call of Duty MW3 Prestige token lost

I just prestiged #2 and I received my prestige token. My extention cord was accidently pulled out and my system powered off. When I turned it back on and started up MW3, it told me I have 0 prestige ...
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How do I use a headphone or a speaker with a 3.5MM analog audio jack (TRS connector), with a TV that doesn't have an analog output for the audio jack?

I connected my PS3 to my TV through HDMI. I have a headphone and an external speaker, both with a TRS connector (3.5MM analog audio jack) that I would like to use with the PS3. My TV, however, ...
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Can PSN track my access code back to my account?

I had my PS3 (along with my other valuables) stolen. I have since purchased another PS3 and still have some of the games, but all of the downloaded maps and codes reedemed are forever lost. However, ...
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Regional differences in Borderlands 2

General question: Are there any differences in Borderlands 2, based on the game's region code? Specific case: I received a game coded for Region 3, but I live in the U.S.. Are there any ...
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Can I restore a save file from PSN+ thats a couple of days old?

I'm having problems with Dead Island with some trophies and DLC's and I was wondering if there was a way to restore an OLD PSN+ save file?.. It already updated my last save file :/ Does it mean it ...
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Transfer Call of Duty MW3 save from PC to PS3?

I recently decided to free up the PC solely for work and bought a PS3 for gaming. I was wondering if I can transfer my PC MW3 saves and continue to play on the PS3? Or will I have to start from ...
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God of WAR 2 on PS3 Rendering glitch

I recently started God of War2 on PS3. But I got stuck because of a rendering issue after I first entered temple of lahkesis. Just after I came on my flying horse from somewhere. I cannot give ...
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Effective placement of claymores in BF3

Recently i've been trying to use claymores but I never seem to be able to position them in a way that makes them effective. I'm aware that you can avoid them by crouching or going prone but in the ...
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What happens to free games obtained through PlayStation Plus after it expires?

I bought a three months membership for PlayStation Plus some time ago. This membership has already expired. While it was active, I got the classic PSOne Resident Evil titles for free. Will I be able ...
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How can I figure out what's causing my PS3 to start, and stop it?

Yesterday, my power randomly went out while my PS3 was on. It was just sitting their idle on the main screen, wasn't in a game. When I turned it back on, it went through all its hard drive checks, ...
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would a faster HDD in my PS3 speed up load times?

Ok, so several of my co-workers have been upgrading their work machines to use SSD hard drives instead of old spinning disks. They all rave about the huge speed boost on IO intensive actions like ...
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Game Stability Issues on PS3?

I own the Xbox 360 port of FUEL, and have never had any problems with it. However, someone else in my family owns the PS3 version of the game, and has had various issues with running the game. I ...
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How can 2 or more people play PS3 FIFA 2013 locally in VS and COOP mode?

I couldn't find how to start a 2 player VS match with my girlfriend. I didn't even DARE to ask myself how we can play together against the AI in a season. Can somebody please explain how we could ...
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Problems with PS3 on non-HDMI

My PlayStation 3 has been hooked up on HDMI pretty much since the day I got it. Today, I brought it to a friend's house, who does not have a TV with HDMI. However, the system is not displaying any ...
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Can you play PSP games on a PS3 (without hacks)?

Is it possible to play a game PSP bought from the Playstation Store without a PSP? Also, is it possible to hook a PSP up to your PS3, and if so, can you play games on the PS3 with the PS3 ...
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Why are some items marked Copying Prohibited? [closed]

In the PS3 Saved Data Utility, some data is marked as "Copying Prohibited". This data comes with the following restrictions: Can only be copied via PlayStation Plus Online Storage or the PS3 Backup ...
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What is the PS3 Jailbreak?

I've been hearing about this "PS3 Jailbreak" but haven't found any info on what it actually does. PSGroove is what it's called, but what does it allow you to do?
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Easily copy all saved data to PlayStation Plus?

I've got nearly 20 folders in my PS3 Saved Data Utility, many of those having 4 items or more in them. I want to copy them to PlayStation Plus, but can't seem to find a way to do them all at once. ...
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Transferring save games to a system without DLC

Incidentally related: Will offline progress on another system update trophies on my system or PSN account? While I'm spending the weekend at a friend's house, I'd like to make some progress on ...
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Can I deactivate a PS3 I can no longer use?

I have an old PS3 that no longer boots (yellow light of death). I haven't yet reached my limit of activated PSN devices (as I understand there's a limit to how many places you can download content). ...
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How do I hold items in front of me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I manipulate objects? After watching numerous YouTube videos I knew I had to start putting buckets on everything! However after pressing all the buttons I ...
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Virmire Bomb Site Rescue - Bugged?

I'm in the middle of the Virmire Assault quest. During the battle, I chose to go help my people at the bomb site. After clearing out the enemies, the game seems stalled now. I can wander between ...
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Noveria: Lorik Qui'in - Broken Quest?

After completing the main questline in Noveria, I still have one quest in my Journal which seems like it cannot be finished. That is the quest involving Lorik Qui'in. Early on, I found that I needed ...
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Manage reserve NPCs' skills

I've been looking for a way to easily manage the skills and/or inventory of my reserve NPCs (the NPCs I've recruited who are not part of the current shore party). So far, the only way to manage their ...
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Is there any way to transfer save data to a PS3 without overwriting the original save data?

A while back, my old PS3 died. Recently, I got a new PS3 and started playing some games on it. Eventually, I'm going to see what I can do about getting someone to fix up the old PS3 so that I can get ...
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Is there a reliable, continuous source for dragon locations?

I'm trying to gather bones and scales to make armor for one character, and I've come to realize that there's never really any dragons around when you want them to be. Is there a reliable, continuous ...
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Backup and reassign of protected save games from on PS3 HDD to another

My PS3 died with YLOD two days ago. I haven't been able to power it on since. I'd like to be able to backup and reassign the saved games, including the protected saves, to a new PS3's HDD. Is there ...