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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?
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Where can I get a battery replacement for a PS3 controller and how can I replace it?

Is there any way to change the battery of a PS3 controller? If so, where do I get a new one!? and how do I change it?
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Official PS3 Controller Keyboard as input device to PC

Is it possible to use my official PS3 Controller Keyboard (you know, the one that attaches on top of the PS3 Controller) to my Windows 7 PC? It would be nice to have functionality like touch sensitive ...
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What are the differences in the different teams of Mag?

I really like playing Mag but have only played on Valor. What are the differences in the different teams? For instance, I've heard that Raven has a bad shotgun and S.V.E.R. has bad grenade ...
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Can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3?

Just out of curiosity, can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3? If so, how does it deal with save games? Does it have a connection for old PS1 memory cards or does it save them to the ...
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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 should I clean the fans on PS3?

My 40gb PS3 has recently started making dirty fan noises. On my PC I would remove a side panel and clean everything out with a can of compressed air. But I'm unsure if this is the correct procedure ...
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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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What are the major differences between the different versions of the PS3?

Recently, I've preordered myself a PS3 game. Now I think it's a good time for me to purchase a PS3 to play it on! Now, I was going to go with what I assumed to be a normal setup, but then I was told ...
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[How] Can I use alternate controllers for Rock Band on my PS3? (*i.e.*, my guitar-hero controllers.) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do Guitar Hero peripherals work with Rock Band and vice versa? Subject pretty much says it all. I've got PS3 + Rock Band, and would like to use Guitar-hero controllers. ...