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PS3 won't stay connected to 2Wire AT&T DSL modem

I have a PS3 with working WiFi. I have connected to several other wireless networks in the past. I now am trying to connect to my 2Wire modem which shows 40% connectivity. Once I connect (if it even ...
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How do I hijack a vehicle?

What's the trick with fighting the driver when trying to hijack a military vehicle in Just Cause 2? I keep getting killed every time I try this. I have the difficulty set on 'experienced', and given ...
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How do I access the interactive back-story by Dark Horse Comics before starting Mass Effect 2?

The PS3 version of Mass Effect 2 says it comes with a interactive back-story by Dark Horse comics. How do I access this content? There doesn't seem to be anywhere in the menu to get to it before ...
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Where can I order thumbsticks for my PS3 dualshock 3 controller?

My son has a nervous habit of chewing on the PS3 controller's thumbsticks during cut-scenes. One day, he actually ripped the top of it off. Glue worked for awhile, but the top eventually came off ...
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Can we use keyboard & mouse on PS3?

Can we use wireless keyboard & mouse on PS3 with minimum loss and delay? I've searched on youtube, and i saw a lot of videos about this. But i don't think that methods would be healty. Any ...
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Why are my online parameters always lost?

Almost* each time I play online, I have to set again all my profiles, which are empty and the colors/equipments of the characters. It's highly annoying. I don't get how this can be that these settings ...
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Will there be Steam on PS3?

Is Steam going to be available on PS3? If so, does that mean that if I have purchased a game through Steam on my PC, and a PS3 version of that game exists, will I automatically be able to play it on ...
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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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How to play Multiplayer in Little Big Planet 2

I have completed 5 levels of Little Big Planet 2, but I can't seem to access any items on the pod menu except story. I also cannot accept any invitations from friends. Is there something I need to ...
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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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Where does the PS3 store user accounts

I ask the question because i recently had to send my PS3 back to get repaired/replaced but I had put a 320GB Hard drive in it, in case it was replaced I didn't want to lose that HD but I'd lost my ...
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FIFA 2010 stuttering every 2-3 seconds in game

Strangest problem, I bought a used PS3 + FIFA from my brother-in-law, he had FIFA 2010 South Africa working perfectly last time I saw, he has now moved country and I tried booting it up the other day ...
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Predator missile hack in MW2

I was recently playing a team deathmatch game where I got the predator missile, called it in and when I hit the boost button it instantly exploded. Instead of exploding on impact, it ...
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I joined a compromised server and now my account is messed up

Okay, so I was playing a game and this guy used cheats. I hate playing a game with cheats so I left but now my name is no longer white: it is now yellow. When I go to the leaderboards during the game, ...
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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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What happens to the essence?

In Ninja Gaiden Sigma2, when you use the ultimate technique and absorb the surrounding essence, does it heal/give ki/money or is it just consumed towards the speed charging of UT?
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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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“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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Difficulty and features of Guitar Hero versus Rock Band for the PS3

My friend and I are both thinking about getting into the Guitar Hero/Rock Band games. We both own PS3's. Our problem arises with deciding on which game series to get into. He wants to get into the ...
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Does Wipeout HD Fury (disc) support 3D?

I am one of those guys that prefer buying games on discs instead of getting them "virtually" from online stores. Thus I wanted to buy Wipeout HD Fury on disc, but found some forums that complained ...
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How do I use a headphone or a speaker with a 3.5MM analog audio jack (TRS connector), with a TV that doesn't have an analog output for the audio jack?

I connected my PS3 to my TV through HDMI. I have a headphone and an external speaker, both with a TRS connector (3.5MM analog audio jack) that I would like to use with the PS3. My TV, however, ...
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Possible to bridge PS3 to use laptop and iPhone shared 3g connection

I am able to broadcast a wireless signal from my iPhone to my laptop using an ad-hoc network. Unfortunately, PS3 does not recognize ad-hoc networks so I am unable to use this wireless connection. My ...
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Where can players find other players to team up against organized squads?

I have been gaming with BC2 for a few months now and enjoying it. In some rush/conquest games its obvious that the other team is very well organised, to the point of "stacking" one team over the ...
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Modern Warfare 2 “VIP”

Recently I played Modern Warfare 2, I went to play Free-For-All, then I joined a game, once I was in the game I saw strange things, when I played it said: Welcome to Modern Warfare 2 VIP Something ...
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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 use PS3 controllers on a PS2

Is there a way to use a Playstation 3 controller with a Playstation 2? (Perhaps with a wireless dongle plugged into the front of the PS2..) Our PS2 controllers are getting knackered, and I'm loathed ...
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Is it possible to play Rock Band with multiple accounts from the same machine?

In Rock Band 3 for PS3, when I'm playing with a band locally, is there a way that I can save my progress to the character on my account, even if that account isn't the currently active one? Like if ...
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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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Orange box on PS3?

I understand that you can install and play Orange Box games (HL2, HL2:E1, HL2:E2, Portal, TF2) on the PS3. However, when I go to http://store.steampowered.com/sub/469/, I don't see the PS3 listed. ...
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How to exclude a MW2 Map Pack to a PS3 account?

My son downloaded a Map Pack for Modern Warfare II on PS3 with his account. When I play to MW2 with my account, I don't want to play into these maps. Is it possible to exclude these maps from my ...
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Solution to gameplay freezing in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune on PS3 Slim?

I've recently picked up Uncharted: Drake's Fortune from the Amazon "bargain bin" and have been playing through it. Quite a fun game, actually, but I've only managed to get to Chapter 10 ("The Customs ...
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Does the DLC for Lara Croft & TGOL have trophies?

I was just wondering if the DLC for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light offers any new trophies.
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How do I tell which games have local cooperative multiplayer?

I've always wanted a gaming console. I figured I wanted a PS3 but when I looked into it it seems like Xbox 360 has more games that support couch coop ( = 2 player on the same console) I want to buy ...
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Steering wheel controller for PS3

I am thinking about getting a steering wheel controller for the PS3, primarily for Gran Turismo 5. Is there a website which compares all the available options, so I can choose the best one for me?
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How could I know what caused the Yellow Light Of Death?

I had the Yellow Light Of Death (YLOD) on my PS3. I found many videos on YouTube that explain how to repair it. I read and search a bit further and the problem may be caused by a disc error or a ...
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Why aren't there any online AC: Brotherhood games?

Right now I'm trying to play an online game in AC: Brotherhood, and have been for half an hour, but the system won't find any. I'm playing it on PS3 in the Netherlands. Could something be wrong on my ...
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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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How can I deal with repeat teamkillers in BFBC2 Hardcore mode on PS3?

I've experienced that killing people in the own team becomes more and more common. Sometimes it's because they want to have the vehicle you're taking, sometimes I guess just for fun (I've even seen ...
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What are the numbers in the upper right corner?

In Call-Of-Duty Black-OPS and Modern-Warfare-2, there are 2 series of numbers in the upper right corner. I thought they could be be an IP but one of these numbers is 0 in MW2. I thought they could ...
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Why does my non-full-HD capable tv set claim to be displaying 1080p?

This is a very gaming related question as I'm asking because I have my PS3 connected to a Full-HD TV set but I'm not seeing any difference compared with my other TV set, which is a not Full-HD capable ...
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PS3 “roaming” profile?

We're upgrading our 3 aging PS2's at work to PS3's today, to get GT5 and other games, and seeing as I have a PS3 at home, a few questions come to mind: Can we create profiles for the people that ...
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Playstation 3 HDD Change - “Cannot start.The correct hard disk was not found.”

Error message when it boots is in the topic : "Cannot start.The correct hard disk was not found." I have a 40GB old PS3 model, and i was swapping the system drive for a 60GB Corsair SSD Force Series. ...
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Are there any racing wheels that support both XBOX 360 and PS3?

I swear I came across one that did a couple years ago (had some kind of weird dongle that would allow it to work on pretty much everything), but I could be thinking of something else. I'd rather not ...
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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?