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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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Free Mass Effect 2 DLC?

When I purchased Mass Effect 2 for the PS3 brand new, I entered the Cerberus Network code and got all the DLC that comes with it. I played through the game once maybe, then decided to start a new ...
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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 ...
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Playstation Plus: Buy game from “Instant Game Collection”?

I'm a new subscriber of Playstation Plus and I've downloaded a few games in the "Instant Game Collection" that are offered free right now to subscribers. I know that I can play these games as long as ...
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How many persuade opportunities are in Klurikon?

After finishing all side and main quests on the western continent I'm finally in Klurikon. To get the "A Wink and a Smile" trophy I have to succeed at 50 persuation attempts. Unfortunately I don't ...
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Maximizing the 4 weeks of training before a fight

In Fight Night Round 4, in the Legacy mode, how do I efficiently use the 4 weeks of training before a fight? Is it better to start to start with Skills training or Athletics training? Is it OK to ...
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Best way to use summoned souls effectively

Are there any tricks to using the summoned souls effectively?
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What's the max level on a gamer's profile on PS3?

I noticed that most of my online friends on PS3 are around level 5 or 6 (from acquiring trophies) when I see their profile. What is the max level you can achieve? What is the benefit for having high ...
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Can Spyro from the Skylanders Nintendo 3ds starter pack work on the PS3 platform?

I'm getting my grandson started on Skylanders for Christmas & know nothing about the story/game. I bought Giants & want to give him the Spyro figurine (which I'm having a hard time finding ...
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How do I defeat an enemy with a parry?

I'm stuck on one last trophy for Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet: Take that, Villain! Defeated an enemy with a parry. I've looked up a couple guides and they seem to say the ...
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How to play a multiplayer team death match in MW3 indefinitely? (no scoring)

I do not know if this is possible but I think the online team death match is too fast? The game ends every 10-20 mins when the score is reached. Is there a way or a mode that let's you play ...
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Where can I find my Playstation Plus expiration date?

I have a Playstation Plus account in the US market since july 2010. I purchased a whole year and I believed that it will expire around october 2011 but even today in december the wallet was not ...
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How can I disable The Exchange in The Sims 3?

I've been playing The Sims 3 on my PS3 (I mention the specific system because the options might be different). Whenever I go into the Build & Buy menu and go into specific categories, the crap ...
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Why am I losing customization in Borderlands 2?

I seem to have the same problem as the person who asked Borderlands 2, skin and head problems?. They didn't get any kind of answer that would help me, so I'm going to add more detail: I play ...
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Can I play PS3 games from another country?

I'm going to buy Assassins Creed 3 on amazon.com, but my friend told me if I buy it from there, I can't play because I have a PS3 from Iceland (where I live). It is true? Does the PS3 have region ...
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Can you transfer a profile between PS3s?

I have just bought my own PS3, after using my brothers for the last few months. I was wondering if I could copy/transfer my profile and saved game data from his PS3 to my new one and if so how to go ...
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Can I transfer PS2 data from my PS3 onto a PS2 memory card?

My old PS3 died recently and I had some PS2 memory on it. I'm considering buying a slim PS3 since it has more memory, but since it isn't compatible with PS2 games, the data will have no purpose on it. ...
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Do I need to be familiar with the PS3 controller to succeed in Demons Souls?

I am intrigued by the Multiplayer offered by Demon Souls, and after hearing so much about it I am quite keen to give it a try. The problem is I have not touched a PS3 controller before (and it has ...
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Modern Warfare 3 keeps freezing on PS3

So here I am getting ready to play some good 'ol MW3. I put the game disc in, load up multiplayer and select a game mode. I enter a match, play for a while, and then BAM. MW3 freezes. I mean freezes ...
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How do I change the bitrate on US Nextflix directly on the PS3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the bitrate when I watch a video with Netflix on a PS3? I am having trouble reducing the quality of the US netflix on my PS3. How can I change it ...
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How to get rid of black bars when playing SplitScreen Mode?

Even on a standard 4:3 SD TV, the black bars on the sides appears, eating a little of screen space. Is there anyway for me to make the split screen top and bottom fill the screen?
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Is a PS3 backup transferable between hard drives? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What data does the PS3’s backup utility preserve? I have a 2.5" HDD I'm going to replace in my PSE, but I do not have a spare hard drive I can use as to backup the PS3 ...
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How to access the single player campaign in Battlefield 3 on PC after previously playing on PS3

I've previously played BF3 on the PS3 and have recently switched to PC and purchased the Premium Edition. I thought before I go online I'd spend a bit of time in the single player to adjust to the ...
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PS3 clipping image with HDMI at 1080p

I have a PS3 connected to an HDTV Monitor using an HDMI cable configured for 1080p resolution. My problem is that the image is being clipped on the edges. So certain things, like the box in which ...
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Can I configure my PS3 to display videos not larger than my screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PS3 clipping image with HDMI at 1080p I was watching some YouTube (*) videos on my brand new PS3, and I noticed that the video spans outside my TV screen, as shown in ...
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Where do you enter the Mercenaries Level for the Catacombs in Resident Evil 6?

I got Resident Evil 6 (pre-order) for Playstation 3 and it came with a code for the Mercenaries Level (Catacombs). I want to enter the code so I can unlock the level, but I can't figure out where/how ...
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Does the Rock Band 3 Midi-Pro Adapter work in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock?

Just recently got my MIDI-Pro Adapter, but it doesn't work in GH: Metallica, GH:5, GH: World Tour. I was thinking of buying GH: Warriors of Rock, but the GH wireless MIDI adapter that came with the ...
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Back-Up PS3 Saves?

Is there a way to back-up your saved games on the PS3 in case they are overwritten?
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What might cause and/or solve a super-noisy 3rd gen PS3?

I have a third generation 80GB PS3 which recently has started getting a very, very noisy fan within a few minutes of turning the system on (before even playing a game sometimes), like so noisy I have ...
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Has anyone else noticed springy controls in Battlefield 3 (PS3)?

Playing Battlefield 3 on my PS3, the controls feel very springy. When I, for example, quickly rotate right with the left analog stick, my character also rotates a bit to the left when the analog stick ...
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How do you fix correct hard drive not found error on PS3?

I upgraded the hard drive of my 60 GB Playstation 3 to a 300 GB one. Everything works great, except for occasionally when you start the PS3 up it will freeze at an error screen saying that the ...