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PS3 Hard Drive Replacement - Will a 3.5" ATA Hard Drive work?

I got some 250 GB Disks from an older server. It must be a weird server because these disks are 3.5" MaxLine Plus II, 250GB ATA/133 HDD disks, but nevertheless here they are. Do they fit in a PS3, 60 ...
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Are there any PS3 Trophies for Soul Calibur IV?

I saw that there are PS3 trophies for Soul Calibur V, but I would like to know if there are any for IV, and if so, what are they?
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In Soul Calibur 4 for PS3, there is an option in the menu to “Install game data to the HDD”. Is this the whole game to the HDD?

I clicked it and it's going kind of slow, it is at 9% after a couple minutes, so I know it's not just the save data. It seems to be going at about the speed it would take to copy as many GB as the ...
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Where are the ancient artifacts in Eufloria?

The Playstation 3 version of Eufloria adds "ancient artifacts" to some asteroids, which you must zoom in to find. Are these artifacts on fixed asteroids in fixed levels, or are they randomly ...
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Is there a way to determine how much money you have above $10,000,000?

After your bank exceeds $10,000,000 the cash display in your inventory just stays maxed out at $9,999,999. Many high-level items even have their prices displayed as $9,999,999. Is there any ...
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Leveling post level 70

Dungeon Defenders for PS3 finally got updates fixing many bugs and raising the level cap. However the amount of experience required just to go up a single level past level 70 is more than all previous ...
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Does the Playstation have a marketplace like Xbox 360 does?

I recently decided to move my entire gaming activity away from the PC (and steam) to a console for many reasons, including my reluctance to constantly upgrade my PC. Since I already had an Xbox 360 ...
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PS3 “roaming” profile?

We're upgrading our 3 aging PS2's at work to PS3's today, to get GT5 and other games, and seeing as I have a PS3 at home, a few questions come to mind: Can we create profiles for the people that ...
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is my PS3 messing up? also can i swap hardrives?

Lately I've been noticing that my ps3 has been acting weird. At times, when I turn it on from an off position, I hear the beep that it normally gives you when turning it on....but then after a brief ...
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What are the controls on the PS3 for Operation Flashpoint : Dragon Rising

I have been playing OF:DR on PS3 and find the movement controls very lacking. I am not sure if this is for realism or if they have not been tuned enough, but one thing remains, they annoy me. Often I ...
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In Portal 2, can you transfer ps3 saved data to a pc to continue playing with same profile?

Since you get both versions is it possible to start on one platform and move to another? Is there a way or need to convert files?
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How to play Multiplayer in Little Big Planet 2

I have completed 5 levels of Little Big Planet 2, but I can't seem to access any items on the pod menu except story. I also cannot accept any invitations from friends. Is there something I need to ...
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What is BF3's capability when dealing with lag?

Because upto 24 players in PS3 (64 players in PC) are scattered around the globe during a match, does BF3 balance gameplay to minimise lag issues by universally setting the ping response time for all ...
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Is there a way to fix my skyrim save?

I've got 130+ hours into skyrim and upon completing the burning of king olaf my game freezes within 5 minutes of loading every time. Has anyone had a similar problem and been able to solve it by any ...
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Fifa 12 PS3 controller configuration handout?

I am new to gaming and just got Fifa 12. But the "manual" is nonexistent. Is there a pdf I can print that contains all default controller configurations for all the possible things a player can do? ...
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How do I access Awakening in the Ultimate Edition of Dragon Age: Origins for PS3?

I have the Ultimate Edition of Dragon Age: Origins for PlayStation 3, which comes with Awakening and all the DLC. I know I'm supposed to access Awakening by starting a new game, but it's not showing ...
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Do normal region restrictions apply when playing PS1 games on PS3?

I got my PS1 while living in the US and I live in EU now. Will my US PS1 games work on a PAL PS3 or do normal region restrictions apply?
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Are PS1 games compatible on the latest version of PS3 - as of May 2012? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3? I want to buy some old PS1 games online and was told most are compatible. Am interested in the superhero games for ...
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PS3 video loop/repeat play

I have a 20 minute video on my PS3 that I'd like to play repeatedly on a loop. I have sequential playback enabled. How exactly can I get this video to loop?
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PS3 never enters the menu

So on occasion my PS3 just waits at the shining ribbon background, but never actually opens the menu. I have to pull the plug to even get it to turn off. After turning it off it wants to check the ...
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Migrating data to a new PS3

I have a PS3 Fat which I bought many years ago, and have since upgraded the hard disc to a new 250gb one. If I were to trade it in for a slim version, how would I go about moving all my save games, ...
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Multi-grapple on PS3

I have seen people tying seven people to one plane with the grappling hook on YouTube. I don't know their system platform, but is this possible on PS3 consoles? It would be extremely useful for me to ...
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Is it possible to rename characters in Castle Crashers?

Is it possible to rename characters in Castle Crashers? All created characters are named "profile name(number)" and are hard to distinguish.
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What's the “correct” method to pass the water wheel?

I'm working towards the Castle Guide trophy in the HD version of ICO for the PS3, which requires you to complete the game under 2 hours. One point that takes a considerable amount of time to pass is ...
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Do I need to own Orgins to play Awakening

I really like DAO, but I am just burrowing it from a friend. I have found DAW for pretty cheap and I want to play it, but am I limited to playing it only while I still have DAO. I know it is an ...
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Crysis 2: Pinger battle?

Once I get to the Pinger battle on the mission "Corporate Collapse" In Crysis 2 and I start battling it everything seems fine but when I beat the Pinger the next objective is to Regroup with Chino at ...
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PS3 freezing between 10-60 minutes after system start only on games, audio persists

I have an old 60gig PS3 that is crashing in games after only a few minutes of playing. I've Backed up and then restored, rebuilt the database, checked for dust bunnies and made sure the vents are ...
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How can I tell which difficulty I'm playing?

I was playing Tomb Raider Anniversary on the PS3 (the HD trilogy version), I played the game on the Hard difficulty and reached the Greece's boss. I quit the game before finishing the boss and played ...
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How do I access the interactive back-story by Dark Horse Comics before starting Mass Effect 2?

The PS3 version of Mass Effect 2 says it comes with a interactive back-story by Dark Horse comics. How do I access this content? There doesn't seem to be anywhere in the menu to get to it before ...
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Can a PSP play PSOne Classics from PSN (e.g., Final Fantasy VII)?

I'm thinking about getting a second hand PSP, the original one with UMD Drive. I just noticed that the PSN Store has many PSOne classics (like Final Fantasy VII and IX), but I wonder if that works on ...
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Game mode filter in SingStar

In SingStar, is there any way to filter the song listings when choosing a song, so only songs with dance or guitar gameplay are shown?
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Where can I find patch notes for every Disagea 4 patch?

There's got to be some resource with listings for: patch number, release date, change notes, right?
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PSN+ on all profiles on same console?

Please tell me that Sony doesn't expect me to pay for full subscriptions per account just to enable backing up game data to the cloud? I just got a subscription just so me and my family won't have to ...
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Can I get a save for PS3 that alters Mass Effect 1 decisions?

As I can't seem to find Mass Effect 1 on PS3 and have been informed that it was made for 360 only, is there any way to get a save for PS3 to make the changes in ME3 based on decisions made in it, or ...
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Playing ME3 co-op on a single PS3

Is it possible to play 2 player on one console on ps3 as both me and my friend want to play together or do we need to have to have 2 consoles and discs to play together? And if do we do can we do it ...
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PS3 issues following YLOD fix — what now?

I have a PS3 that recently YLOD'd. I followed djwhetzel's youtube videos to remedy the YLOD. The fix worked, for a couple minutes. Now, the screen goes crazy, showing really bad video, as in ...
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What is the install size of Mass Effect 3 on the PS3?

I have an old 40GB PS3 ( I know ), and it has a ton of game installs, games, dlc, etc on it already. I'm running low on space and need to know if Mass Effect 3 will require me to move some things ...
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Can I use a keyboard/mouse with Mass Effect 3 on PS3?

I've got a bluetooth mouse/keyboard set I use on my PS3. I know some (very few) games support keyboard/mouse use, and it seems like Mass Effect 2 did not support Keyboard/mouse on PS3. Can I use a ...
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How does the bonus system work in Uncharted 3?

Does Uncharted 3 simply not have a bonus menu like UC2, or do you have to do beat it on crushing to fully unlock it? Maybe I misremember things, but it seemed like UC2 had a menu system with lists ...
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How can I tell when a power is ready to use?

I'm playing the PS3 version of Mass Effect 3 and for the life of me I can't find out whether my Tactical Cloak is ready or not without opening the Skill menu (hold R2) or just using the Cloak and ...
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How do I save my Dead Island game on PS3?

Apparently the developers forgot to include a save command in the ps3 version, and as a result the game saves only when it feels like it. This results in lots of potential for lost data (indeed the ...
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Strange behaviour on Black Ops Multiplayer

Sometimes when I'm playing Black Ops, my movement is distorted, in that it moves side to side, backwards and forwards. When it started happening I thought it was my network connection, so I reset all ...
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Cannot find Aela on second werewolf totem

I am on the second totem and have successfully retrieved it, but Aelia went missing and I don't know where she went. I looked for her everywhere - all the houses she might be in. When I try to get ...
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Will I have to purchase a cross-play game twice?

I'm pretty excited about the the idea of continuing my PS3 save game on the go with the PS Vita. This is one of the deciding features for me when it comes to whether or not I will invest in one of ...
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Why aren't there any online AC: Brotherhood games?

Right now I'm trying to play an online game in AC: Brotherhood, and have been for half an hour, but the system won't find any. I'm playing it on PS3 in the Netherlands. Could something be wrong on my ...
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Play PS2 data on remastered PS3 game

I have reading up on this online but I haven't found anything. Say I were to copy data from my PS2 memory card and transfer it to my PS3, using Sony's memory card adapter. Could I then use this data ...
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What sort of DRM does Kingdoms of Amalur have on the PS3?

I've just given the Kingdoms of Amalur demo a spin on my PS3 and I have to say I found it most enjoyable (with the horrible facial animations, or lack thereof, serving only as a mild distraction). ...
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Is my clock broken?

I understand that the Tamrielic cultures have their own names for days and months: Tamrielic | Gregorian --------------------- Sundas | Sunday Morndas | Monday Tirdas | Tuesday Middas | ...
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Skyrim is crashing my PS3

I've seen a thread or two about the lag problems in Skyrim on the PS3. However, I've seen few (if any) about Skyrim actually crashing the system. Perhaps my case is actually a lag, and I'm just not ...
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Skyrim freezing while trying to enter Haemar's Shame

For the past hour I've been trying to enter Haemar's Shame so I could complete a Companions Request but it freezes everytime. I'm running Ps3 and have removed old save files. I don't have any idea ...