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Do downloaded DLC and games transfer from one PS3 to another?

Since I may be switching to another PS3 soon, I was wondering if when you transfer data from one PS3 to another, does that data also include downloaded DLC? I ask because there is some paid DLC along ...
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How do I get a dead bulky PS3 to work again (momentarily at least)

My PS3 died recently (YLOD) and I am planning on getting a new one. However, there is a lot of data on it that I do not want to lose and I hear that the transfer process would go more smoothly if my ...
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What wall plug chargers can be used to charge PS3 controllers

I want to charge my PS3 controllers (SIXAXIS) without having the PS3 running (because most of the time when it's running, I'm actually using the controllers). Since the device charges over standard ...
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Can I take the hard drive out of my bulky PS3 and place it into a slim PS3?

My bulky PS3 died a couple of months ago and now I am considering getting a new PS3. One method that I heard that I can use to transfer all of my memory to another PS3 is by taking out the hard drive ...
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Are 'transfarring' or cross-game saves region free?

Several games available on both the Vita and PS3 allow you to sync your progress between platforms, for example, the MGS HD collection for PS3 lets you 'transfar' your MGS2 & 3 saves to the Vita ...
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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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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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How do I trigger cinematics for projectile kills in Skyrim?

I'm running Skyrim on a PS3, fully updated (2.5). However, I can't seem to trigger the new kill cinematics I've heard of. My character level is 78, and archery skill is 100, but I still haven't seen ...
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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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How do I mute players in online multiplayer mode in Soul Calibur 4 for PS3?

It is so annoying to hear other people talking and all their stupid friends you can hear in the background, when I'm trying to play Soul Calibur 4. I tried to find an option to mute players, but I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Transferring Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 from Vita to PS3

I purchased Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 from the PSN for the PS Vita. I've read that I can access DLC stuff for this game from either the Vita or my PS3. What I was wondering is, can I also transfer ...
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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 ...
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Convert PS1 saves on PC to PS3/PSP save format

I've been hunting for some PS1 game saves as my PS1 memory cards died. GameFAQs has many more saves listed for the Original PS1 save format rather than the PSV format. The PS3/PSP require PSV format ...
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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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“USB Device is locked” when trying to backup system

I insert a USB drive into my PS3, go to settings --> system settings --> backup utility, click through the screens, choose my USB drive... and it tells me "USB Drive is locked." There is no physical ...
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Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) Strict Nat on PS3 and 3G Dongle

I am using a levelone wbr-6800 3g router and a 3g dongle. I am trying to get an open NAT with Mordern Warfare 3 on a ps3. Basically these are the results I get when pinging a server in CA. My problem ...
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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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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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PS3 graphics problem: Strange lines around contours/shading

All video output from my PS3 has strange lines around the edges of shapes/around contours/along gradients. The lines look almost like the outlines you get in Photoshop when you use the magic wand ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to get data off of a dead PS3?

Is it possible to get the data off of the hard drive of a PlayStation 3 that has crashed? I have already voided the warranty so I am not worried about that and I have access to quite a few tools. I ...
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How do I quicksave on the PS3?

Saving in Skyrim on the PS3 seems to be very complicated (Menu --> Save ... etc). This is frustrating, especially in Dungeons. Is there any quicksave / fastsave feature on the PS3?
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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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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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Is there any way of transferring wireless internet from my pc to ps3?

This question is really killing me, and I apologize in advance if I'm not explaining my problem correctly. Here's the problem, the router for my dsl internet is about 5 rooms down in my dad's room. ...
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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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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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Cannot save games after migrating PlayStation 3 save files

My PS3 recently YLOD, but I got it going long enough (via online video tutorials) to transfer my saved Skyrim data to a new PS3. However, it says, "This user already has Skyrim saved data". It allows ...