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PS3 Controller not charging or syncing with ps3

The last time i played a game on my playstation 3 was in February 2014. Now, its August 2014, and my controller can't seem to sync with my PS3 Console. Whenever I connect it using the charging cord, ...
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How do I sort my downloaded PS3 games by size?

I'm out of space on my PlayStation 3 and would like to remove the games with the largest download sizes. I don't see an option to sort by size. Is there some way I can do this?
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What is the black cloud that appears behind some of my characters?

Once in a while my new character will just have a black cloud, like dust or something, billowing out behind them. It doesn't seem to be associated to any specific traits or equipment that I can ...
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How do I take off body armor in GTA V online? [duplicate]

I am sick of the Armor, and I want to wear a purple shirt. In my attempts to remove the armor I have used the select option, gone into stores, and went into my wardrobe. How do I take the armor off?
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Can i play a downloaded UK Title on my Australian PS3

I normally buy games as physical media however a while back Black Rock Shooter came out digitally only in the UK and not Australia and for me to play it i had to get a second PSP to register to my UK ...
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Do you need to have run the game to install DLC? [closed]

I have a huge backlog of games i have yet played on PS3, PS4, X-Box 360 and Vita, alot of these i wait a while before i play them so that when i do i have almost all the DLC. In the past what i have ...
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How did my friend get a backpack with 98/33 items?

A friend of mine just sent this photo showing how he picked up a Dr. Mercy-type rifle from a random loot drop in the Southern Shelf. I noticed that the bottom right corner shows "Backpack 98/33"... ...
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What does Rigel refer to in Device Model: PS3 Rigel?

In my Netflix settings, it lists the Device Model as PS3 Rigel. What is Rigel referring to? Is this a name assigned by Sony or Netflix? Does it refer to all PS3s? The generation of PS3? (Pretty sure ...
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How to back-up or copy a world

In terraria on ps3 Its telling me there is a save game game but It doesn't show the worlds Individualy so if I copied the saved data it doesn't work it would replace the character's and worlds in all ...
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PS3 copy video files from BD-R to HDD

I have been using a Blu-ray DVR to record some items. The BD-R plays fine on the PS3, but I would like to copy the video files (already mp4) to the PS3's HDD. Pressing △ on the disc or video file ...
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Can I install files directly onto to PS3 HDD? [closed]

Can I install files directly onto the PS3 HDD? The way I plan on doing so is.. 1.Take out the PS3 HDD 2.Connect the HDD to my laptop to the HDD with a USB converter 3.Put the files into whatever ...
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ps3 saved data between users

I played assassins creed:black flag on my friends ps3 on his user but then he said I could create a new user for me to use. I copied the save data from his user to mine and then accidently deleted it ...
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How do I activate a killstreak reward in Call of Duty: Ghosts?

During the online play in CoD: Ghosts, after getting a killstreak reward which button should I press to activate that reward?
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Gta5 Online Transfer from Xbox to Ps3 [duplicate]

My xbox profile for gta5 does not work is there anyway i could use my gta5 account on ps3.
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Games that account for colourblind [closed]

What games have an option for people with colourblindness to play?
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Is it possible to circumvent European censorship?

I've bought South Park: The Stick of Truth on the European PSN. Unfortunately, some scenes (mainly the abortion and anal probe scenes) are censored: I first thought it was a joke, as the censored ...
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My two kids won't move to my new house [duplicate]

I am playing Skyrim. My two kids won't move to my new house in Riften. Before, the game gave me the option to tell them that it was time to move, but as soon as I bought the house it doesn't have that ...
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Help with GTA V

For some reason, I was doing bail missions but when I was done with them, I don't know what to do. I have no missions or strangers for Trevor. I did the bail missions after Mr. Phillips on my PS3. ...
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Can i use another Playstation drive in my PS3?

I have an older PS3 that has been giving me problems. It has recently stopped reading my game discs, so I decided to take it apart to clean the eye. Now can't get the disc drive back together! Can I ...
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I have little lag on Offline Games

When I play MyPlayer mode on NBA 2k14 on my PS3 I usually have a little lag when I'm playing. It's really annoying to try a long shot and when I'm pressing button or using thumbstick the game stops ...
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Started game before trophy support; after update (which adds trophies), they still can't be earned?

First off, sorry for the vague title, but I can't find a good way to describe this situation in brief. Recently my brother and I began playing Uncharted on PS3 (yes I realize we're 7 years late.) ...
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Is there any way to turn off the boot beep when starting a PS3?

When you turn on a Playstation 3 it makes a short high pitched noise. I've already tried looking around to see if there was anyway I could switch this sound off. Is is possible to disable this sound? ...
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How many hours does it take to backup the PS3 internal drive if it is 1.0 TB

How long or how much time does it take for a PS3 to backup a 1 TB internal drive to a USB external drive using the official Backup Utility?
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PS3 sending bad data over HDMI?

Within the last two weeks or so (I think since I last did a system update), my PS3 has on occasion been causing my television to freak out and stop accepting commands via remote control and the ...
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Changing a PSN account on PS3

I just bought a used Playstation 3. I am going to change the PSN account (create a new one) but I have a few questions before doing so. My brother already started playing a game and he does not want ...
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How will trophies work if I play Borderlands 2 on PS Vita after playing it on the PS3?

Let's say that I have earned 100% of the trophies in Borderlands 2 on the PS3. If I were to play the PS Vita version, would it register as a new game on my PSN, therefore allowing me to earn all the ...
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Any conflicts with DLC from a Dutch PSN account when playing a UK PS3 version of South Park: Stick of Truth?

Unfortunately, here in the Netherlands we only have the censored version of South Park: The Stick of Truth for the PS3. Both the US and UK versions are uncensored. I am considering ordering the game ...
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ps3 controller not turning on or syncing

I recently took it apart again to clean it. The only problem was the analog stick was sticking. I put it back together and it wouldn't power on and when it is plugged in the LEDs only blink. I tried ...
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Why does my screen go completely blank when I try to use my AV cords?

I am usually playing in HD with the HDMI cords on my Playstation 3 but right now I am at my friends house and he does not have any HD television, so I am trying to use my AV jacks but when I plug it ...
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My PS3 won't stay turned on

I just tried to turn on my PS3 and for some reason when I turned it on, it automatically turns back off, I have tried to turn it on 4 times now and it is doing the same thing. Note: while I was ...
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Will I keep my local trophics if I create my first PSN account?

I've never had internet so I've never had my ps3 hooked up to the internet. I have gained about 10 plats playing solely offline, and worked really hard on that. I've just got a chance to bring my ps3 ...
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Got a Playstation Classic (PS1) and Games list shows two icons for it, is it safe to delete one?

I recently installed Chrono Cross from the Playstation store to my PS3, but there are two icons in the list now, if I click one it installs the game again, the other one is the actual game. They look ...
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PS3 bricked after firmware update

I have the PS3 Slim from 2010 I updated it today to the latest firmware version and after that it is not booting up. I tried entering to recovery but nothing shows up. The light turns on and stays ...
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Sharing the same controller without constantly USB syncing?

I have a PS Vita TV and a PS3 but only one DualShock controller. Whenever I switch between systems I have to briefly plug the controller into the USB port of the system I wish to start using. This is ...
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Am I able to store games downloaded from PSN onto an external hard drive [duplicate]

I have an 80GB PS3 from 2009, and the hard drive is almost full. I recently got a PS4 as well, so I signed up to Playstation Plus but could not download and install any of the free games on my PS3 ...
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How can I deavtivate an account on my ps3?

If I deactivate an acount on my ps3 system, we I be able to use the games I have downloaded on another users, or will it get rid of them too?
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Languages available as commentary in FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

In my FIFA 12 asian region i have several options as a text (german, english, russian, etc) and as commentary i have less options but still plenty like German, english, spanish and swedish. What about ...
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Do all “arcade” games on ps3 have demos? [closed]

I have an xbox 360 and I like to try all types of arcade games since virtually all of them have demos (both "arcade" and "indie" games, which is how xbox names them) e.g. Braid, Bastion, Limbo, ...
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No sound on Duke Nukem Forver for PS3

I've started to play DNF on PS3 and installed Patch 1.03. Unfortunatley I don't have any sound on it. It appears to be a common problem on the internet, but I didn't find a solution. The sound on ...
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Sync progress in Portal 2 co-op between PS3 and Steam accounts?

My girlfriend has a PS3 with Portal 2 and our Steam accounts are friends. Is it possible for us to play in splitscreen mode on the PS3 while saving our progress to our respective Steam accounts? We ...
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Crushing mode with new user account on PS3

Although I finished Uncharted 3 already with my main account, I recently made a new user account and started playing it again with new user account like you just created a new user. I finished the ...
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Why is BioShock still available for PS Plus download?

I'm still new to this PS Plus thing, but I think I know the basics: every month you get new games for the PS3, PS4, Vita. In January, BioShock was available for download and strangely enough, it's ...
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Thief: Beauty Within quest: how to enter the building for the quest?

I just started playing Thief on the PS3 and got the quest Beauty Within to steal the hand mirror for Basso. The map shows the target in Stonemarket, in a building beside the clock tower, and I've ...
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Will the Rotation games stay forever even after new rotation? [duplicate]

Let's say I download Uncharted 3 because it is on this month's rotation, when the month ends and a new rotation begins, will I still be able to play uncharted? Can I keep a "free rotation" game ...
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Is Sly Trilogy compatible with Cross-Buy?

Sly Trilogy was released on PS3 and now on PS Vita, I have the PS3 version and also the PS Vita. So my question is : Can I play at Sly Trilogy on Vita if I have the PS3 version ? I know it is possible ...
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Transferring specific data from an old PS3 to a new one? [duplicate]

Alright, so my old PS3 is broken, won't turn on at all, and if it does, immediately shuts off on it's own immediately after it turns on or a few minutes after which. That's all fine and good, because ...
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Can we play max payne 3 on 12GB ps3 ? Does the installation take any space apart from saved games?

I am new to gaming so please bear with me, though I have played previous two releases.I bought 12 GB ps3 model and would like understand if its enough for installing. Also Does the installation take ...
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DLC for PAYDAY 2 on PS3

I have looked around at DLC for PAYDAY 2 and I am wondering if any of the DLC packs, like Deathwish, can be downloaded on a PS3. I have achieved a lot of the game on PS3 and I was hoping I could play ...
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PS3 games on different systems

So MLB The Show just game out. Me and my dad both enjoy playing it and we buy it every year. Now that I am away at college (I got my own PS3 system) I would like to only buy it once. Can I do this ...
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why won't my ps3 go online?

How do you fix getting online for ps3? When I try to go online it says error you have been logged out of psn What does this mean? How can I fix it? Any answer or comments would be nice -- ...