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How does InFamous determine the difficulty level at the end of the first section?

At the end of the first section, inFamous on the PS3 will upgrade the difficulty level from normal to hard (or presumably lower it) based on your performance to that point. Does anyone know what ...
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How do I get the disk out of my malfunctioning PS3?

My Playstation 3 bit it recently. It was one of the original 60 GB machines. When I try to turn it on, it flashes a bit, beeps three times, and flashes red. I've searched this out, and it's ...
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How can I adapt to playing FPS games on a PS3 instead of PC? [closed]

So, I've been a PC gamer for virtually all of my life, and I finally bought a PS3. I found racing / sport / classic 1v1 fighting games the best and the easiest to adapt to. But one thing bugs the crap ...
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Will the extra zombie maps for Black Ops be made available in the PlayStation Store?

Since the normal copy of Black Ops will only give you 3 Zombie maps, is there any chance of the extra zombie maps coming to sale to the PlayStation Store or perhaps free download? Need to know about ...
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Split Screen Online Echo issue

If I add a second controller when playing COD:BlackOps online anybody who talks has a bad echo. Its almost like we are receiving two different audio streams even though we're using the same output. ...
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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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MAG: Resetting character, what about medals?

After gaining final level I will be able to reset my character to start working for new PMC. Will this make me also loose my statistics, medals and ribbons?
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Are PS3 games exactly the same between PAL and NTSC?

I know that PS3 games are region free. I'm not sure whether there is any sort of quality difference if you play PAL games on an NTSC PS3 or vice versa. Does anyone know?
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Where do I find the band instruments for Rock Band 3 in Australia?

Almost all stores in Australia are stocking the game only for Rock Band 3. I need to buy all of the instruments (except microphone) and have several things to weigh up: No Rock Band instruments are ...
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Can you charge the PS3 wireless controller over regular USB?

I normally charge the PS3 controller by connecting it to the PS3 while its idling, but I guess it's much easier to charge it through my PCs USB port. Would this work?
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Which console to buy for Rock Band 3

I do not currently own any consoles, but Rock Band 3 looks so appealing for me that I am considering buying a console solely for that game. Discounting Nintendo DS, the game supports PlayStation 3, ...
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Fallout: New Vegas freezes when the game loads data. Is this a frequent issue?

I picked up Fallout New Vegas the other day for the PS3 and I am constantly plagued the game freezing. I've done some quick searches but haven't found anything that I would call "definitive" on the ...
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Do challenges eventually disappear in Prototype?

I've just picked up prototype, and have gotten to the stage where you can roam freely around the city and pick up missions. This includes challenge missions (perhaps they have a different name? I ...
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Multiplayer: 2 player on separate consoles plus 2 on split screen

Is it possible to play Borderlands in a setup where two players (running split screen) join a game with 1 or 2 other players (the later running on different PS3s)?
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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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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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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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Little Big Planet - how do I get people to join me to solve puzzles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I play a level online with other players in LittleBigPlanet? When I'm navigating the planets, I see an indicator that shows how many people are on that board. How ...
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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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What will happen with unearned online trophies when servers taken offline?

Not actually interesting but maybe soon it'll be. What will happen with unearned trophies that can be awarded by some kind of online activity when multi-servers taken offline? Is it possible that i'll ...
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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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Why is my PS3's internet so slow compared to my computer?

OK so I ran a speed test on my computer and my PS3. The results were stunning! Computer: 14.12 Mbps PS3: 0.89 Mbps When I ran this test I disconnected all devices except for the one that was ...
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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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How important is hard drive size with the PS3?

I am going to order a PS3 today and I have the God of War 160gb bundle in my sights. However I just saw there is a God of War 250gb bundle for $50 more. Is it worth the $50 to get the extra 90gb of ...
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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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Does the bonus match include extra points rewarded?

Suppose that I get 1000 points as match bonus. Suppose in free-for-all match I get 1 head shot. It's worth 200 points if my memory is good. So, does the 1000 points rewarded include the head shot ...
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What are the controls on the PS3 for Operation Flashpoint : Dragon Rising

I have been playing OF:DR on PS3 and find the movement controls very lacking. I am not sure if this is for realism or if they have not been tuned enough, but one thing remains, they annoy me. Often I ...
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Differences between PS3 and Wii version of Rock Band The Beatles

I'm considering buying Rock Band The Beatles for my only gaming console, the Nintendo Wii, but I was wondering if there are any big differences between the version on Wii and the version on ...
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Are console games locked to a certain region?

I'm going on a vacation from Europe to the US and was planning of bringing along some Xbox360 or PS3 games, but now I'm curious if they will be compatible with my European Xbox. In that past there ...
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Bad Company 2 - Any way to remove/disable C4?

The last few nights I've killed dudes at MCOMs after they've put the C4 on it. When they die though, the C4 stays on the MCOM (this is stupid IMO - BF2 handled it much better). So someone else just ...
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Are there any alternate communication methods in Modern Warfare 2?

How do you communicate with your teammate without a microphone? Is there a kind of body language that players use?
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How can the PS3 do so much with so little RAM and VRAM?

If you look at the hardware specs of the PS3 (on Wikipedia, for example), you will notice that the system has 256MB RAM and 256MB VRAM. What is going on here? Is it the processor or is it something ...
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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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Does Uncharted have trophies on the PS3?

I just played Uncharted: Drake's Fortune a couple months ago, and I noticed that it didn't have trophies. I looked online for more info, and I thought I read somewhere that they added them or ...
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How can I delete PS3 trophies?

The demo for Super Stardust HD added its trophy list to my PS3. I don't plan on buying that game and don't want to see its list of trophies for the rest of my life. Any way to delete them? Update: ...
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Is it possible to change from a PSN Sub Account to a Master Account

I brought a Playstation 3 when it was released and I was under 18, so my older brother took the Master Account. Now that I have turned 18 and my brother is moving out, I now have the PS3 to myself ...
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Does the German PS3 support UK games?

Does the German PS3 support UK games?
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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 ...
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PS3 / Dragon Age: Can I heal members outside my party?

I'm currently in the Redcliffe village battle and although the first part was really easy, I'm struggling on the downhill area. I've been using my mage to heal and create stuns but everyone slowly ...
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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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MW2 on PS3: can I use the same split-screen profile across multiple ps3 accounts?

Otherwise, when playing the same game across different playstation accounts (not psn accounts), you need to level up for split screen separately.
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Item Cloning in Disgaia 3

When cloning an object in Disgaia 3 by killing a clone of a character using the Paw Stick, it supposedly steals one item at a 20% rate. If you only equip the clone with one item (out of 4 slots), will ...
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Are there any PS3 Backwards Compatible Fighting Sticks?

I have a 60 GB PS3 that can play Playstation 2 games. Are there any fighting sticks for the Playstation 3 that will work with PS2 fighting games? If so, are there any that absolutely will not work? ...
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PS3 Hard Drive Replacement - Will a 3.5" ATA Hard Drive work?

I got some 250 GB Disks from an older server. It must be a weird server because these disks are 3.5" MaxLine Plus II, 250GB ATA/133 HDD disks, but nevertheless here they are. Do they fit in a PS3, 60 ...
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How do I stop my PS3 from making so much noise?

I believe that my PS3 is full of dust and therefore the fan goes on max as soon as I start a game. How can I get rid of the dust inside on the heat sinks and fans without destroying something?
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How to manage Disk-Utilization on a PS3?

I got a Disk-Full error on downloading a preview. How can I find out how many free capacity is on disk and how can I free it up? Is there a possibility to delete some old update files or something ...
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Workaround for bug in Oblivion “Scheduled for Execution” quest?

After completing the "Scheduled for Execution" quest in Oblivion, the game always tells me that a guard died and I have lost the bonus for that contract. The problem is, all the guards are alive, even ...
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Is there a formula for Golems' state growth?

Golems are a huge part of EA, but after using one for so long, I find its stats are so much higher than the ones I haven't used, it would be silly to switch. Especially when you haven't even synth'd ...
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Bluetooth Keyboards

Are there any worthwhile alternatives to the official PS3 wireless keyboard?
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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?