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Sync progress in Portal 2 co-op between PS3 and Steam accounts?

My girlfriend has a PS3 with Portal 2 and our Steam accounts are friends. Is it possible for us to play in splitscreen mode on the PS3 while saving our progress to our respective Steam accounts? We ...
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PS3 1080p Image Quality Issue on Samsung LED

I just purchased a new Samsung UN55ES7003 to replace an older 46" model (LN46A650). Images originating from my DirecTV DVR (1080i and lower) seem to be fine, but something's happening between the PS3 ...
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Thief: Beauty Within quest: how to enter the building for the quest?

I just started playing Thief on the PS3 and got the quest Beauty Within to steal the hand mirror for Basso. The map shows the target in Stonemarket, in a building beside the clock tower, and I've ...
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Why is BioShock still available for PS Plus download?

I'm still new to this PS Plus thing, but I think I know the basics: every month you get new games for the PS3, PS4, Vita. In January, BioShock was available for download and strangely enough, it's ...
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Is it possible to take screenshots in Skyrim on the PS3?

Simply put, does Skyrim support the ability to take screenshots on the PS3? The game is beautiful at many times and I'd love to have a shot of the dragon and giant battle I witnessed today. Thanks!
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why won't my ps3 go online?

How do you fix getting online for ps3? When I try to go online it says error you have been logged out of psn What does this mean? How can I fix it? Any answer or comments would be nice -- ...
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Is Sly Trilogy compatible with Cross-Buy?

Sly Trilogy was released on PS3 and now on PS Vita, I have the PS3 version and also the PS Vita. So my question is : Can I play at Sly Trilogy on Vita if I have the PS3 version ? I know it is possible ...
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Can the PS3 read any other filesystem than FAT32 for external drives?

I'm reformatting my biggest USB hard drive today. It seems like filesystem support for gaming systems is kind of in a bad place right now -- it looks like both the PS3 and the 360 both only support ...
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Transferring specific data from an old PS3 to a new one? [duplicate]

Alright, so my old PS3 is broken, won't turn on at all, and if it does, immediately shuts off on it's own immediately after it turns on or a few minutes after which. That's all fine and good, because ...
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How can I delete all saved game data except for the last one or last few per game?

My kids and I have saved game data for many games, and for each game there are literally hundreds or thousands of saved game data files. We've reached some sort of limit on some games (Skyrim and ...
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Restore protected PS3 game saves to a different PS3 via online backup utility

My old PS3 'fat' is dying and I am hoping to somehow get my copy protected game saves onto a new PS3 'slim'. I know that the built in PS3 backup utility will not restore copy protected game saves to ...
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PS3 games on different systems

So MLB The Show just game out. Me and my dad both enjoy playing it and we buy it every year. Now that I am away at college (I got my own PS3 system) I would like to only buy it once. Can I do this ...
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Can I transfer a Playstation savegame to someone?

I own a Playstation 3 that I use with my girlfriend and her sister. My girlfriend's sister played "Tekken Tag Tournament 2" on her sister account until she got her own Playstation. Now, she would like ...
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PS3 Slim 4.55 No Display, No Video, No Audio

I have a PS3 Slim 120 GB. I just updated to 4.55, and it got stuck while restarting the system. I force shut it down, and in doing so, I corrupted the hard drive. Now, I do not have any display (I ...
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PlayStation 3 looping on update 4.55

Background: I have a fat PS3 which came with an 80GB HDD. I bought a new 500GB HDD so that I could store more games from PS Plus on it. I followed the official instructions on Sony's website, but ...
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What is the Playstation Quest For Greatness?

I read something today that said if you complete "The Quest for Greatness" on PS3 or PS4, you get some free PSone games. However I can't seem to find information on what it is. I see walkthroughs, ...
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Achievements in Bioshock--New Game Plus

Alright so here's a synopsis of my situation: I'm trying to get all the achievements in Bioshock 1. I downloaded the add-ons and stuff, and noticed the new game plus feature. I thought this would help ...
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No sound in Call of Duty over HDMI when used with an Asus monitor

I connected a PS3 to an Asus 24" Monitor (Asus PB248Q) via HDMI. The monitor does not have internal speakers but has a jack for headphones. If I connect a headset to the headphones jack I can hear ...
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Playstation Plus requiring a credit card to redeem card?

I had a Playstation Plus card I got free from a friend with an Xbox. I entered the redeem code in and it said that a credit card is required. One of my friends said you need someone to go on your ...
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PlayStation 3 wireless controllers won't connect to the system, screen won't even turn on

I got a new game for the PS3 recently and was hoping to try it out yesterday, but to my surprise, when I turned on my PS3, two things happened: The controllers wouldn't connect at all. The screen ...
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No video output on PS3, and cannot 'reset' output

When I plug in the Component or Composite video cables and turn on my PS3, I can hear the startup sound but there's no video output. I've tried to do the video reset multiple times (Put the system in ...
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PS3 Controller does not work

We just bought a PS3 and we can't get the controllers to work. They aren't controllers that came with the system because it's used, and the controller it came with, is broken. We turned the PS3 off, ...
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How to Uninstall DLC in The Last of Us

I have finished the "Left Behind" DLC episode and would like to uninstall it to get some space on my hard drive. I would, however, like to keep the "Abandoned Territories" multiplayer DLC and the base ...
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PSN wrongly claims multiple downloads

I am a gamer on PS3 in India, having a PS+ subscription. Now, I lent my ID and password to a friend(let's call him R), since PSN allows for a game to be downloaded on 2 PS3s at once. The problem ...
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Buying xBox / PS3 from US and using it in non-US region? [duplicate]

I know people have asked this question but that was like 3 years ago. So my question was if I buy a xBox / PS3 in US then: 1) Will I be able to download games here in India? 2) Will I be able to buy ...
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Borderlands 2 Save Converter from PS3 to Mac

Is there a tool that I can use to convert my PS3 saves to Mac-formatted ones? If there isn't one, is there a program I can use to "read" my PS3 save data so I can manually convert a Mac save to a ...
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Washing playstation controllers

I've been thinking to allow people in my bar to play some PS3/4 while drinking. Though there's a good chance the controllers will be spilled on, so I was looking for an easy way to clean a lot of ...
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Why does my PS3 see media servers over wifi, but not a wired connection?

My PS3 is plugged into my FiOS router with a Cat5 cable. It gets an IP on my network (192.168.1.85) fine and is able to access a webserver on my lan fine. It also has no problem connecting to the ...
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Can I use PS3 controllers on a PS2

Is there a way to use a Playstation 3 controller with a Playstation 2? (Perhaps with a wireless dongle plugged into the front of the PS2..) Our PS2 controllers are getting knackered, and I'm loathed ...
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Can I easily replace the hard drive of my PS3? [duplicate]

Is it easier to replace the internal hard drive of a PS3, or to go with an external hard drive?
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Odd PS3 Problem Error Number 80710092

I am currently without regular, sustained, access to a computer. This is forcing me to use my PS3 much like one, namely for surfing the interweb. I'm also a regular on Spacebattles, which some of you ...
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Do you ever need DLC to get the Platinum trophy for a game?

The description of the Platinum trophy for each PS3 game can vary (as with any trophy description). When you're looking at a trophy list and there are trophies for DLC sometimes it is not clear ...
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PSN Avoiding DLC Region Locking Processes confirmation

From my research, while PS3/PSP/PSV hard copy games (not downloaded from the store) aren't region locked their DLC is locked to the store of the region the game come from, example, Hyperdimension ...
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How do I access content from the Cerberus Network DLC?

I've entered the serial code and downloaded the Cerberus Network DLC from the PSN store. I then installed the pack and launched the game. The Mass Effect wiki says: On the main Mass Effect 2 ...
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Problem using DLC from another region

I bought Uncharted 2: GOTY last month and found that the DLC can only be redeemed on a US account. On the same PS3 I created another user with a US account and downloaded the contents, and it works ...
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Does the DLC for Lara Croft & TGOL have trophies?

I was just wondering if the DLC for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light offers any new trophies.
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Portal 2 Peer Review DLC didn't download

I have downloaded the Portal 2 DLC from the PSN and then installed the DLC onto my system. When I go to play the game, the only new thing in any of the menus is "Download Free DLC" in the main menu. ...
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Purchased a PS3 with games already on it

My wife, because she is wonderful, bought me a PS3 for Christmas. She bought it used on craiglist and probably paid extra for it because it already had a LOT of games on it. I am wondering, if I set ...
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How can I enumerate my installed DLCs on PS3?

Related: What do I need to complete my Mass Effect Trilogy collection? So, I've finally gotten the funds to fully complete my Mass Effect Trilogy collection. However, I know there were a few DLCs ...
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Will my dlcs be saved on a different user

Anyway so I deleted my psn account and my user because it was my sisters email and I forgot the password , I had dlcs on the user like batman arkham origins and black ops , I made a new user and psn ...
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How can I transfer ownership of a PS3 account?

My father created a PS3 account for himself and a second one using his information (e-mail, billing information, name, etc.) for me to use a while back. Now I recently moved out, bought my own PS3, ...
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Dungeon Defenders: Transfer character (PS3)?

I have been playing Dungeon Defenders with 4 players on 1 PS3. We would like to transfer 2 characters to another PS3 (which has a different PSN account) so we can "LAN" play together. How can we ...
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“You did not create this game data. File cannot be loaded” error message

I got a used PS3 from a friend and started playing under an an account just named 'user'. I didn't think anything of it. I never connected to the Internet or anything. I'm not really an online player ...
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Clone the HDD of a broken PS3 to a new one [duplicate]

My PS3 recently died and I'm planning on getting a new one. Since I won't be able to use the data transfer utility couldn't I clone the HDD to the new PS3 HDD?
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Can I restore a PS3 backup to different console without erasing the existing data there?

My old fat PS3 is not working normally anymore. For some reason it does not connect well wirelessly to my controllers, does not detect wireless internet and does not detect the ethernet cable. Plus, ...
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Solution to gameplay freezing in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune on PS3 Slim?

I've recently picked up Uncharted: Drake's Fortune from the Amazon "bargain bin" and have been playing through it. Quite a fun game, actually, but I've only managed to get to Chapter 10 ("The Customs ...
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PS3 Wireless Connection on college campus

sorry if this is really simple, but I am trying to hook up my ps3 to my schools wireless network. I have the SSID and the TKIP key. When I test the connection, it finds an IP address and then fails ...
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Is Braid on PS3/PC different in any way? Is there a definitive choice?

gals and things, I'm one of the few poor souls who hasn't played Braid yet. I don't have an xbox so my choices are PS3 or PC. The game came out on both platforms a little while after the xbox ...
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What happened to my chat on my PS3?

Recently, I've been able to send messages to my friend who has a PlayStation 4. Sending messages works fine but we couldn't get voice chat to work. We were both online and everything was set up. Our ...
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Why is it so difficult to emulate PS2 games in a PS3?

I know that PS2 games can only be played in a 'fat' PS3 with the right hardware to run it. But why is so difficult to emulate a PS2 game in the PS3 without that hardware? Is the processor, the ...