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Skyrim Good Intentions / Revealing the Unseen Quest Glitch?

I'm stuck in the College of Winterhold questline because of a glitch between the quests "Good Intentions" and "Revealing the Unseen." After talking to the Augur of Dunlain, I return to the Archmage ...
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Does my PS3 not enjoy the summer?

I am currently playing The Last of Us on my PS3 Slim and have been running into various technical troubles. The first being the infamous auto-save bug, the second being the game loading forever (I ...
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Easy way to clean a DualShock 3?

My 8-year-old niece played on my PS3 at Christmas, and ever since the X button on the DualShock 3 controller has been very sticky and has made most games unplayable with that controller. A Google ...
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Can I download a PS3 games from PSN on my own system and then download the same game on other PS3 systems?

There's this game I bought and downloaded from PSN (the title is Rainbow Six Vegas 2). I want to know if I can actually download the same game into my friend's PS3 as well, without giving him my PSN ...
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How to pause in Dragon Age 2 Demo during combat?

How do I pause in the Dragon Age 2 Demo during combat? It says it can be done somehow.
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What is the easiest way to maximise your drop rate?

I often find that my drop rates are really low is the best way to increase it to gain lots of humanity and stay human or is it to constantly have the Gold covetous Serpent ring equipped? is there any ...
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PS3 - The backup operation could not be completed 80010038

I'm a PlayStation Plus member who is planning to upgrade my PS3's 120gb hard drive and am trying to back it up to an external hard drive (FAT32 format). I've ran the backup utility three times and ...
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How to get Full Speed Run trophy in Braid

I'm looking at getting the "Full Speed Run" trophy in Braid on PS3. The description of the trophy is: Did some kind of speed run through the game. So, two questions: Do I have to get all the ...
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PSN plus: Once games are free, are they free forever? [duplicate]

I know that with the Playstation plus membership, they will away free games every month and giving away different games every month. So, I were to get a free game, then a month later, that same game ...
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Can I download PS3 game updates from my computer instead?

So GT5 2.0 is out and it's all terribly exciting. However, my internet connection isn't very great and it has failed completing the 1GB download for the last 7 times. Given the lack of resumable ...
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How to mix PS3- and PC-Sound for one headset? [closed]

I like to play games on my PS3 while I'm talking to my mates on Teamspeak on my PC. So I switch to PTT (Push To Talk) on Teamspeak to not broadcast my TV-Sound all the time and simply play. That is ...
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Is there some way to see PS3 trophies from with the PS3 itself?

If I view my profile from the XMB, I can see only the eight most recent trophies. Is there some way to expand that view, or is that all you get from within the PS3 itself? Did I just miss something? ...
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Is the PS3 version of Fallout 3 unplayable?

I loved Fallout back in the day and I have been close to buying Fallout 3 on the PS3 for a long time. My main hangup is that I hear it is buggy as hell and almost unplayable. I really want to grab ...
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how do I view the map not the mini map in assassins creed III on ps3 [duplicate]

I have been trying to figure this out forever I'm starting to think the might not be one
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How can I connect a PS3 to the Internet with a VPN?

I want to know if it's possible for a PS3 to be connected to the internet via a VPN?
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What are the pros of choosing to Prestige Mode?

Ok... it took me a long time to get to this point, so I have some reservations about choosing Prestige Mode. What are the most significant benefits of Prestige Mode? I'm reluctant to lose my guns or ...
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Recover missing profile in Scott Pilgrim vs The World

I had two profiles with Scott Pilgrim save data before I lost my first PS3, which I (thought I) restored to my new PS3 via a backup. However, since the Wallace update, when I go to try and play the ...
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Can I play my PS3 on my 21" iMac?

Im finding it difficult to come to a clear conclusion. There are thunderbolt to HDMI adaptors out there. Will the iMac be able to be used as a monitor?
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How do I share media with my playstation 3 wirelessly?

The Playstation 3 has the option to pull data out of your wireless home network and stream it. How do I do this? (This question is deliberatly vague, I want a block of instructions on how to ...
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Will an Australian Mastercard work on a UK PSN Account

I know that you can't use an Australian Mastercard on a US PSN Account, i've tried but i'm wondering if a Australian Mastercard will work on a UK PSN Account since DLC for UK Games can be brought from ...
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Is there a hidden significance of the PS3 loading screen / background?

According to the below, the PS2 loading menu changed based on the number of and duration of games played. Is there anything similar for the PS3?
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Can I use the hard disk and the mount from a Slim PS3 in a Super Slim PS3?

I'm looking at grabbing a Super Slim PS3 soon, and since the 12 gig is cheaper than the 500 gig I have been looking at grabbing that and putting a hard drive in it. As far as I can figure replacing a ...
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How do I open the Command Options in Battlefield 3 for the PS3?

I play on the pc and can bring up the commands to spot enemies, call for ammo, etc but my son plays on the PS3 and we can't figure out how to do those same actions. Anyone got an answer?
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Changing PSN log-in on one user

I accidentally used my old PSN log-in on my primary gaming user, is there a way to log into my new PSN account on that one user? I tried logging out and logging into the new one, but it said I cannot ...
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League Play Class Problems

When I play public matches online, I have my classes. When I go onto League play, though, my classes are reset, almost as if they are hacked. Does this happen often? How can I resolve this?
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Is it possible to uncorrupt a Dead Island save on the PS3?

I have played this game twice, both times making it to about 80 percent through the main game. Both times that I turned the game off (making sure especially the second game not to do so when it was ...
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Can Portal 2 co-op be played between PC and PS3 Steam linked accounts?

The PS3 version of Portal 2 comes with a code to link it to a Steam account. Apparently this allows you to play on both the PC and PS3 with one purchase. Can this be used to play co-op between the ...
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What is an “analog face button”?

I was reading up on the PS4 Arstechnia via Slashdot And the new PS4 controller is getting rid of the "analog face buttons" that were on the PS3 controller. What is that referring to? The Start/Select ...
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Can I use downloaded content with another account?

I had an account on PSN and downloaded lots of stuff on that account. But when the PSN hack happened, I forgot my password. I got my account back but still forgot my password. I got a new account that ...
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How does the PS3 handle 21:9 aspect ratio displays?

I'm thinking of buying a 21:9 aspect ratio monitor because I do a lot of work editing documents and the super widescreen would be very helpful for that. Since I also intend to use this monitor with ...
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Two guns not displayed, even though twin holster crafted

I've crafted a twin holster and the two guns are not displayed. The second holster is there but the gun isn't displayed and even the Gun icon on the HUD shows 2 fragments (as I've equipped the gun, ...
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Can I play Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt without the 'Bee nerf' update?

I stopped playing Borderlands 2 on-line after downloading and installing Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage; last I played my game version was still pre-'bee nerf' patch. I haven't played on-line since ...
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Does R1 game update in PSN Asia account

I bought a game in R1 region. Now my PSN account is logged in and I am registered in Hongkong and located in Philippines. Will the game still automatically see the update for my R1 game?
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Easiest way to screenshot an XBox 360, Playstation 3, or Wii Game?

What's the easiest way to take a screenshot of an XBox 360 or other console game? Do I really have to buy a video card with HDMI/HDTV support, plug the XBox into that, and do the screen cap on the ...
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How do I delete a user account from my PlayStation 3?

I don't see any obvious option to delete a user account and corresponding PSN data from my PS3. How can I do this?
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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?