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Bluetooth Keyboards

Are there any worthwhile alternatives to the official PS3 wireless keyboard?
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Are PS+ Games Free Games Shareable With Other Accounts On the Same PS3?

When I get PS+, will other accounts on my PS3 be able to access the game as long as my account with PS+ has a subscription? Or are the games only accessible to my account, even if the other accounts ...
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Is there a way to make my PS3 load external drive's file faster

I mean it seems to load 1 folder at a time based on the date of creation so older folders are loaded first and recent ones at last. Is there a way to load folders/files faster?
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Can I lose content from gamesharing if I deactivate the other person's account?

If my friend gameshared something with me and I deactivate his account from my PS3, do I lose what he gameshared me? For instance, DLC for Black ops?
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Hard mode and challenge mode trophies on same play-through in R&C:A Crack In Time?

Is it possible to get the "Q-Force Champion" trophy (for completing the game on hard) during a challenge mode play-through? I completed the game on medium difficulty, and it gave me the trophies ...
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How to enter the cheat code for Just Dance 3 on PS3

According to the WIkipedia entry on Just Dance 3 there's an un-lockable song by entering a cheat-code into the title screen which I've found (but can't test) is the famous ↑↑↓↓←→←→ But, I don't know ...
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Why is my wired Internet connection slow on my PS3?

My ISP connection is 30 meg down and 5 up. My PlayStation 3 is hardwired with cat5e. All of the PlayStation Network ports are configured and forwarded on my router. The test: Go to speakeasy with ...
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Red Eagle's Fury keeps vanishing on me

I have reloaded from saves three times now, but the same thing happens. I currently have Red Eagle's Fury equipped, but as soon as I fast travel anywhere it just ups and disappears from my inventory. ...
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Is there a way to reverse looking up and down?

Hopefully self-explanatory, but I would find it much more natural to use right stick up to look down and right stick down to look up. Is there a way to achieve this in Skyrim on PS3? I couldn't see ...
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Is the slim PS3 capable of playing PS1 and PS2 games?

I used to have one of the bulky PS3's (recently deceased) and in the future, I am planning on buying a slim PS3 since it has extra data space. Now one thing that I really liked about my old model was ...
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Can I change the default control style of PS One Classics?

I recently bought Parasite Eve on PSN for my PS3. This is a PS1 game. It comes complete with old style gameplay, obviously outdated graphics, and all the nostalgia that comes with it. When I boot it ...
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How do I start the Euro 2012 add-on to FIFA 12 on the PS3?

I bought the Euro 2012 downloadable add-on for FIFA 12 on the Playstation 3 the other day and it played well. The purchase was made in-game. The problem is that when I now start FIFA 12 and select ...
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Does Sony Cross-Buy apply for physical copies of games?

I just read about Sony's newly announced crossbuy feature. What I could not retrieve from the articles is if this feature is only for online bought games or also for games that have been bought in a ...
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Multiplayer Euro 2012 tournament

Is the tournament mode, within the UEFA Euro 2012 add-on for FIFA 12, single-player only? The usual ways of adding in players/selecting more teams doesn't seem to exist.
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Can I backup or restore my old PS3 hard drive to a new PS3?

My PS3 just YLOD'd. I'm hoping its just a temporary overheating issue and if I just leave it off and unplugged for the day I can get it back on long enough to eject the game disc and backup the hard ...
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Do I have to pay for uPlay?

I found this guide whilst researching my other question. As well as this other question about What is Uplay? Can I play Ubisoft games without it? I'm a bit confused. Do I have to pay for it/the ...
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Is it possible to back up a PS3 via a network share?

Is it possible to use the Sony built in PS3 backup utility to do it's backups over a network share, or is it only possible through a direct attached USB storage medium?
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PS3 backup restore

If I restore a backup will it totally replace my current system to duplicate the backup archive or merge with my existing data?
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Official list of games with locked savegames

On PS3, some savegames are locked, meaning that you cannot backup them and move them to another console. They can only be transfered on a new PS3 system through the online PS+ program facility ($$) or ...
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PS3 restore backup restores no data

My PS3's blu-ray drive died recently, so I performed a backup with the Backup Utility and sent my console in for repair. About a week later I received a replacement PS3 from Sony and have attempted ...
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Fixing PS3 MP4 playback on Firmware 4.11

I have just updated my PS3 to firmware 4.11 and it no longer plays MP4/M4V files. (via DLNA using PS3 MediaServer). The update to the firmware is the only change in the environment. Is this a known ...
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Checking my Intel collection progress

Where can I find the number of Intel items I have found for each level? I am sure I seen something at one point but I may be getting confused. Either way I cannot find them now. If I remember ...
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Metal Gear Solid 3 HD: “King of the Jungle” Achievement

Does anyone know if you have to eat every type of animal on ONE playthrough, or does it accumulate like Kerotans when you load from a previous playthrough? I think I captured just about everything my ...
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PS3 account change

How do i change account details from one user to another. I created the account then set up account and let my daughter play her game and then created extra users to find that she is now set up under ...
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Is there an HDMI switcher that will auto switch with two or more “always ON” devices?

Is there an HDMI switcher that will auto switch with two or more "always ON" devices? My 360 and PS/3 have some kind of output that make the device appear to always be on. So I have to manually switch ...
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Can I use classic PS2 gamepads on the PS3?

I have the classic PS2-Controllers. Can I use them (obviously not per se) on the PS3?
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WD TV Live + WD My Book + PS3 + HD TV + 5.1 receiver for them all?

I intend to play some network content over the HD TV. I would like to, as well, play some ps3 games, and benefit on both, from the same 5.1 sound system. I'm not sure, how can I connect all this, or ...
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How do you capture video of your PS3 gameplay?

I'd like to be able to capture video of me playing games on my PS3, especially when earning difficult trophies, or getting past tricky levels so I can share my techniques/tricks with others. ...
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Can I connect a PlayStation 3's HDMI output to my monitor's DVI-D input?

I'm attempting to connect my PlayStation 3 to my computer monitor. The monitor has a DVI-D (dual link) input, so before distinguishing between the different DVI varieties, I bought a DVI-I (dual link) ...
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PS3 and 5.1 sound

I have this PS3 that I would like to use for playing but also see some bluray movies... but I also have a nice Tv. I'm wondering if someone could provide me some info about what kind of hardware ...
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How to use PS3 with a monitor?

My TV was recently stolen, so now I'm hooking the PS3 up to a Dell monitor 23". But I have found out it is really difficult to get the sound out of the PS3. My problem is even if I connect my USB ...
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PS3 Blueray 5.1 audio playback with older receiver?

I'm having problems using my PS3 as a Blueray player and getting surround sound from my receiver. First my setup: I have both a Tivo Premier and PS3 connected to my Sony LED TV by HDMI. The Sony ...
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PS3 Loading without sound

Okay, so I have the old fat PS3 80gb, which I upgraded with a 250gb hdd ages ago. For the last while, not sure, some stuff has been loading without sound. I get a loading chime and XMB tones I can ...
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How can I connect a PS3 to two TV/ sound systems in two different rooms?

Our PS3 sits in our lounge connected to our TV(1080p) via HDMI and our home theatre via the digital optical connection. I want to be able to use our PS3 in the room directly below our lounge. I'd ...
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What is the difference between these two official PS3 headsets?

Is one newer? Are they both official and are there any other official headset solutions? Is it pointless to pay more for official headsets?
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Why does my Official PS3 Bluetooth Headset have permanently low volume?

I have an official Sony PS3 Bluetooth Headset, one of those you clip on your ear (the second generation)... I've used it with Skype, both on my laptop and on my phone, and it's awesome... but when I ...
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Entering cheats for Just Dance 3 on Playstation Move?

How do I enter the cheat code on Just Dance 3 for Playstation Move if there are no buttons that can be used to enter the code?
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After upgrading a PS3 hard drive, can I put the old one back in?

Let's say I had a 60GB Playstation 3, and I bought a new 500GB hard drive to replace the old one. I take the 60GB hard drive out of the machine, put the 500GB one in, format it, and get started and.. ...
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Can PS3 Mass Effect 3 save files be transferred between accounts?

I messed up and redeemed the multiplayer online pass while logged in on my sister's profile and now I can't play online with my saved character. I tried transferring my save files to my sister's ...
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How can I delete all data on my PS3, but preserve some copy-protected saves?

My PS3 is out of space, and I was going to restore it to factory setting to get rid of all the game data since I can not find them. However when I went to copy my save data for Kingdoms of Amalur: ...
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Need to buy a genuine SONY PS3 controller. How do I avoid buying a knock-off?

I would like to purchase a NEW, genuine, SONY PS3 controller. I would typically just head over to Amazon.com, click the model & color and then wait for delivery. After looking at the reviews, it ...
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Playstation 3 Backwards Compatibility and Upgradability

My PS2 has finally died, and I am looking to hunt down a PS3 60GB for the hardware backwards compatibility. I've located a few for ~250$. Since I've never really used a PS3, I have a few questions. ...
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Are there story elements in Mass Effect 3 which are directly influenced by actions in the first game?

Since ME1 never came out on the PS3, the PS3 version of ME2 made up for the inability to import ME1 saves by including an interactive comic DLC (Mass Effect: Genesis) that makes up for the "missing" ...
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PS3 won't read / recognize any disks after 3.70 firmware upgrade

My fat 80GB PS3 suddenly stopped recognizing gaming and BD movie disks. I don't know if this is a hell of a coincidence but it started to happen after upgrading to the 3.70 firmware. Has anybody been ...
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PlayStation 3 not detecting any game discs

So I was playing Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 and the game froze (which happens quite often) so I restarted the PS3 and now it is not detecting any discs (games, dvds, cds). I can hear the drive make sounds. ...
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What trophies unlock the bonus themes in Final Fantasy XIII?

In the PS3 version of Final Fantasy XIII, there are a number of unlockable bonus themes. After completing the main storyline, I only have three of the themes unlocked. What trophies do I need to ...
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Are Fallout 3 savegames on the PS3 compatible with the GOTY version?

This question is very similar but it's specific to the PC version: Use Fallout 3 savegames in Fallout 3 GOTY I have the original Fallout 3 disk for my PS3 and I'd like to get the GOTY version. Will ...
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What's the easiest way to change Playstation Network date of birth?

I must have set up my account when I was 17 because my DOB is a year off. I'd like to have it right in case I need to recover my password/account. What's the easiest way? I couldn't find it ...
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“Unbound” where their clan tag should be on player card in MW2

I was recently playing MW2 on PS3 and noticed that some of the players have the word "Unbound" where their clan tag should be on their player card. What exactly does this mean? Are they playing on a ...
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Does the PS3 back up option back up PS1/PS2 game saves?

When my first PS3 died I restored a back up and for some reason I lost all the internal memory card data for PS1/2 games. However, I restored the data on a different PS3 (with the same log in). Are ...