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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 ...
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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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How to repair a malfunctioning button on a PS3 Dualshock controller?

The X button stopped working on one of my PS3 controllers. It's hardly through abuse, the controller isn't a year old and I don't play a lot. The button doesn't stick, it presses like the others, ...
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What happens if I turn off my console while it is saving data?

All console games warn players at the beginning of any game: Please do not turn off your console when you see the saving icon/indicator. What if I turn it off or there occurs a power outage ...
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PSN+ on all profiles on same console?

Please tell me that Sony doesn't expect me to pay for full subscriptions per account just to enable backing up game data to the cloud? I just got a subscription just so me and my family won't have to ...
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Can you import Mass Effect 2 PS3 save into Mass Effect 3 if the games are from different regions?

Most PS3 game save I tried aren't compatible with different regional versions of the same game, but does Mass Effect 3 allow you to import a Mass Effect 2 save from a different region? For example, if ...
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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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Can I get a save for PS3 that alters Mass Effect 1 decisions?

As I can't seem to find Mass Effect 1 on PS3 and have been informed that it was made for 360 only, is there any way to get a save for PS3 to make the changes in ME3 based on decisions made in it, or ...
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Playing ME3 co-op on a single PS3

Is it possible to play 2 player on one console on ps3 as both me and my friend want to play together or do we need to have to have 2 consoles and discs to play together? And if do we do can we do it ...
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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 issues following YLOD fix — what now?

I have a PS3 that recently YLOD'd. I followed djwhetzel's youtube videos to remedy the YLOD. The fix worked, for a couple minutes. Now, the screen goes crazy, showing really bad video, as in ...
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PlayStation 3 wireless controllers won't connect to the system, screen won't even turn on

I got a new game for the PS3 recently and was hoping to try it out yesterday, but to my surprise, when I turned on my PS3, two things happened: The controllers wouldn't connect at all. The screen ...
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Is there a way to use an iPhone as bluetooth headphones for a PS3?

The Sony Playstation 3 provides support for a Bluetooth headset so you can sit and relax on your sofa without having wires from the TV, etc. The iPhone smart phone is Bluetooth-enabled. Is there an ...
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Where can I find patch notes for every Disagea 4 patch?

There's got to be some resource with listings for: patch number, release date, change notes, right?
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What is the install size of Mass Effect 3 on the PS3?

I have an old 40GB PS3 ( I know ), and it has a ton of game installs, games, dlc, etc on it already. I'm running low on space and need to know if Mass Effect 3 will require me to move some things ...
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How can I tell when a power is ready to use?

I'm playing the PS3 version of Mass Effect 3 and for the life of me I can't find out whether my Tactical Cloak is ready or not without opening the Skill menu (hold R2) or just using the Cloak and ...
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Can I import someone else's Mass Effect 2 save on a PS3?

This question about where to find a full Mass Effect 2 save file made me wonder, on the PS3 can I import ME2 save data from another person when I play Mass Effect 3? I know PS3 save files are tied to ...
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Can I use a keyboard/mouse with Mass Effect 3 on PS3?

I've got a bluetooth mouse/keyboard set I use on my PS3. I know some (very few) games support keyboard/mouse use, and it seems like Mass Effect 2 did not support Keyboard/mouse on PS3. Can I use a ...
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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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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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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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How reliable is reballing a 60GB PS3?

My 60GB launch PS3 has finally given me a yellow light of death. Luckily I married into a second PS3 over a year ago (phew!), but my wife's Slim has neither most of my saved games nor can it play our ...
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Is there a solution to the extreme lag of Sonic 2006 on PS3?

Is there any way to make the Sonic the Hedgehog game run smooth enough for decent play on the PS3? It's unbearable, I've almost thrown the game out the window here. Every time a little bit of shadow ...
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How can I skip the first level of Eggmanland?

Is there any way to skip the first level of the last continent (Eggmanland)? I'm asking because I've tried numerous times to beat it and it is ridiclously difficult to pass. There are six parts, ...
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How do I execute these moves?

I'm having difficulties with moves in UFC3. For example, stepping kicks step + L1 + square I tried many times and never got to do it. I don't understand what am I supposed to do. Another thing is ...
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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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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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How different is the Japanese PS3 version of Shadows of the Damned?

I am considering buying Shadows of the Damned for the PlayStation 3, but I am not sure which localized version is the best: Japanese, American, or European. I was disappointed when I bought the PS3 ...
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Can Catherine for PS3 be switched to the Japanese voice actors?

I was thinking of getting Catherine for PS3 but then I found out that it looks like you might not be able to choose the Japanese voice actors and I am kind of a snob about that sort of thing. Does ...
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Play PS2 data on remastered PS3 game

I have reading up on this online but I haven't found anything. Say I were to copy data from my PS2 memory card and transfer it to my PS3, using Sony's memory card adapter. Could I then use this data ...
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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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Youtube leanback on PS3

Is there any way to use Youtube leanback on PS3? I tried but the Youtube page says it doesn't support, but is there a way to workaround it? For example changing the UAString of PS3?
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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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Easy way to clean a DualShock 3?

My 8-year-old niece played on my PS3 at Christmas, and ever since the X button on the DualShock 3 controller has been very sticky and has made most games unplayable with that controller. A Google ...
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How can I prevent crashes shortly after starting the game?

When playing Skyrim on my PS3, it crashes after only a few minutes, forcing me to restart the system. I have 55GB of free space and no other games are having this issue. Any advice?
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What sort of DRM does Kingdoms of Amalur have on the PS3?

I've just given the Kingdoms of Amalur demo a spin on my PS3 and I have to say I found it most enjoyable (with the horrible facial animations, or lack thereof, serving only as a mild distraction). ...
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Replay memory in Assassin's Creed Revelations

According to Ubisoft's support document, I can replay memories. However, I screwed up in Sequence 1 Memory 3 (A Journal of some kind) but it seems I cannot repeat it, the option is simply missing (...