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Can I play FIFA 15 on a Hard Drive rather than on the disc on my PS3?

Playing FIFA 15 on the disc sometimes results in long load times. So, I was wondering if I could put the game on the hard drive and play it from there, obviously keeping the disc in for security ...
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On Minecraft PS3 can I set up a game that either of my daughters can access without split screen?

I suspect this is a simple question but I want to set up a game that either of my daughters can access on my PS3 but which, when there's only one of them playing, doesn't split the screen and require ...
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GTA Online, What happens if I DONT transfer my avatar?

I have GTA online on PS3. My avatar has a nice place and some decent cars. I just got a PS4 and GTA Online for it. I have a friend who has GTA:O on his PS3. I learned I can't play with him on the PS4 ...
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Gta 5 social club

I used to play gta 5 online on my ps3 but it ended up breaking and I can't use it anymore I purchased the game for xbox 360 and started playing the game all over again and some of you know how hard ...
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PS3 account sharing save data

Hey my buddy got "The Last of us" in his PS3 bundle and I got hooked on it for about 7 hours, He let me borrow the game, now when I tried taking the save copy over to my system it says I can't save ...
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How do you delete Battlefield 4 DLC?

I want to add Battlefield 4 DLC packs like Final Stand, but because it is a big download I'm worried that even if I delete Battlefield 4 from my game data utility file the DLC will still be in the ...
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If I restore my PS3 will it sign my account out?

So my Skyrim isn't working and I restored the file system already but I do t have my psn account password so I don't want to do it it will sign me out
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Final Hircine Totem Quest Glitch

Okay, so I asked for the final quest from Aela to find the last totem but when I clicked the mission to highlight it and have it mark on the map of the place to retrieve the totem, it wouldn't mark ...
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On how many different systems can you download your games?

I though I knew how this work, but, after doing a bit of research I´m really confused. I have a PS3 and a PS4 where I use my regular account. If I bought another PS3 and PS4 I can use that account ...
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Why can't I connect to PSN?

I have a PS3 that connects fine when using wired Ethernet, but when I connect to the same Router via Wifi, the PS3 obtains an IP address correctly, but fails to connect to the PSN. How do I get the ...
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PS3 Minecraft Main Account Exit Game

I have Minecraft on my PS3. I play often with my family, with all four of us using the same PS3. When I have to leave, I would like to be able to exit the game, but I am the main account. If I exit ...
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Skyrim keeps freezing when it is loading an area?

Whenever I fast travel, go into a cave or enter other areas, the loading takes a long time. I am playing the game on PS3, so I try to quit the game by using the PS button to get to the menu but it ...
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Does Don Bradman Cricket on PS3 feature a versus mode?

Apparently, there's no co-op mode in the game, but does it feature a one on one mode, where two people can play against each other on a single console? Like FIFA does.
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How can I find big content to delete on my PS3?

I keep running out of space on my 250GB PS3, thanks in large part of my PS+ subscription. Every time I go to download a new big game, I have to trawl through the stuff I'm not using to find what's ...
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2 PS3s one profile?

So I have a ps3 (which has all my saved games on it) and my boyfriend has a ps3 (that the kids play, I don't have a profile on there yet). Neither of us have a PSN account. Is there an easy way to ...
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Can the Japanese version of Soul Calibur V change menu language?

I live in Taiwan, and apparently there's no Chinese version of the game here. The PS3 version mentions something about switching language, but my Japanese is really poor - especially reading. I'm not ...
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Latest injustice update won't install

My 1.08 version of injustice won't install on my ps3. It just beeps and reboots the console. There's plenty of memory and it wouldn't install after the latest system update which it made me do before ...
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PS3 Controller Connects/Disconnects Constantly

I've been using MotionInJoy's DS3 tool to use my PS3 controllers to play games on my computer (specifically emulators like VBA, since Mother 3 can not be played legitimately in the US). It has worked ...
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How to play against friends in Medal of Honor?

A friend and I both have Medal of Honor for the PS3. We want to play against each other in online multiplayer mode, but we don't know how. Do you know if it is possible?
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Why does the Cars 2 game always start in 3D mode on my PS3?

I have the Cars 2 video game for the PS3 and it is quite fun. Unfortunately, every time I start the game, after the video presentation, I get to the main menu and it is automatically in 3D. I have ...
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Battlefield 4 PS3 TV guided glitch

As the title suggest, A-10 Warthog explodes for no reason after firing a TV guided missile, very recreatable in test range and appears to happen almost every time. Is there a fix to this, a trick to ...
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PS3 - Dark Souls II - Game Data Install Stuck

When installing game data for Dark Souls II from the disc to the system, the installation gets stuck, always at 64%. I even freed up over 16 GB of old game data. What do I do?
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Ps3 controller wont sync reset button does NOT work.

Ive tried plugging to laptop and reset Plugging to the wall and reset. Ive unplugged power to PlayStation and tried to restore it. Ive tried to sync to my other 2 PS3 no help Ive tried 6 ...
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Help with ps3 backup

I've got two ps3 and, on the second one, I've tried to sign in with my account to download a game (GTA5) but I couldn't find it in the downloaded content section. So I thought that I may try to do a ...
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How can I change my location (country) on my psn account?

I want to change the psn location that was set when I created my account.
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Strange graphical issues on PS3 - Tony Hawk Project 8

I am running into a strange graphical issue on Tony Hawk Project 8 for PS3 which makes it essentially unplayable. In Career Mode or Free Skate mode, the graphics appear correct over a 180-degree ...
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How does the characters slots exactly unlock on this game?

I'm actually playing J-Stars on the PS3 and I'm trying to unlock all characters. I already got the money for it but I need more slots (I'm missing like, 7 support characters). While I'm playing the ...
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Not able to select DLC - Workaround?

I can't get my DLC to work. I have the season pass that I purchased about 2 months ago but its not showing up in my quests section. On the start screen I keep trying to selct DLC but its telling me ...
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Capcom vs SNK 2 custom grooves not selectable.

I recently downloaded Capcom vs SNK 2 on my PS3. I unlocked custom groves and was able to use them, but forgot to save. Now I've unlocked groove edit mode, but when I go to any game mode I cannot ...
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ps3 controllers not charging after 2 months

Both my dualshock3 controllers are not charging. It's been two months since I last used them as I was relocating. I tried changing the cables, but still, nothing is happening on both. Does anyone have ...
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How to charge my PS3 SixAxis controller?

I have a PS3 controller for playing games on my Android phone, but it doesn't seem to want to charge. I've spent two days looking up reasons why and tried them (those attempts listed below) but ...
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How can I connect my PS3 controller? [Resetting, and changing battery doesn't work.]

I had this ps3 controller for a year. Now it won't connect. I plugged in the cable and pushed the PS3 main menu button but unable to connect the ps3. Tried with all the other cables too. I also tried ...
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PS3 connects to Wi-Fi but fails to sign into PSN?

I have two modems. One that is an ADSL and the other one is a Wi-Fi. My PS3 works fine when I directly connect the ethernet cable from the ADSL modem to it, but whenever I try to connect through my ...
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How many first gen PS3s are affacted by and how can I avoid YLOD?

I want to buy a second hand 1st gen PS3. What are the odds that I'll be affected by a YLOD and how can I prevent it?
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BluRay drive gets no power

It's a PS3 Slim. The BluRay drive went dead and I replaced it twice with new ones, still no power getting to it. I changed ribbons (cables?) twice. PS3 starts up and I can play downloaded games. Only, ...
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Far Cry 4 installation stuck on PS3 (CD version)

I was trying to install Far Cry 4 on my PS3 with the CD not the PSnetwork download, but it just keeps getting stuck at 72%. I tried deleting the game and reinstalling, the 1.6 patch, getting offline. ...
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My PS3 keeps freezing on a mission

I have completed only 10 percent of the game. The problem is that I'm not able to start a mission. I have done rest of the available missions. The name of the mission is CHOP The game stops or ...
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My PS3 controller won't turn on?

My PS3 won't fully activate unless I connect my wired controller but the controller won't turn on. It is saying this every time I turn it on: Connect the controller using a UBS cable, and then ...
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My thermal paste on my Ps3 is 8 years old and crusty, Should i replace it?

Would it be worth my time and will it improve my systems performance
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PS3 still laggs after restoring

My ps3 lagged in offline games like fallout, skyrim, ect as well as when I try to stream netflix. It had never used to do this so I thought maybe I had too many big games and what not so I completely ...
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Possible to transfer save from PS3 to PC?

Ok. Well, long story short. Have a PS3, got Dark Souls on it. End of year sale 2014 on Steam. Bought Dark Souls PTDE on it cheap, got a computer upgrade, and here I am. I have already completed 3/4 ...
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Am I going to run into problems with USB Fan Cooling for my PS3?

My PS3 is one of the original models with the ~60g Harddrive and PS2 Emulation. Since I live in Australia, it gets to 45+ degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), and when it gets excessively hot, so does ...
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Unable to copy a copy protected game save

I have just got The Evil Within for PS3 and I am now stuck at the end with no ammo (go figure). So I had the bright idea to copy the save to my USB and manually change the ammo. The problem is is that ...
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Do I need a dongle for each Rock Band/Guitar Hero game I own, or is one per instrument enough?

Sorry ...Im not a gamer...my gkids are...so I just bought a used ps2/ and ps3 with several games. the ps2 has rock band, gh van halen, gh aerosmith, gh world tour, along with a kramer striker guiter ...
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How do I redeem my Tekken Tag Tournament 2 online pass on the PS3?

I am currently trying to use the online pass I bought from Gamestop online on my copy of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, but I'm not having much luck. When I select "Online Multiplayer", the game first ...
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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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Odd PS3 Problem Error Number 80710092

I am currently without regular, sustained, access to a computer. This is forcing me to use my PS3 much like one, namely for surfing the interweb. I'm also a regular on Spacebattles, which some of you ...
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Why doesn't my PS3 recognize I'm pressing buttons while playing Skyrim?

I'm trying to play Skyrim on my PS3 but since it said I have to press the "X" button to go to the main menu it doesn't work,even when it worked my controller won't listen to me because it just made me ...
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Playstation Pulse headset bluetooth

Does Playstation Pulse's blueetooth is compatible with mobile devices? Because I saw an audio jack connected to a mobile device, but I haven't see connecting it to mobile device via bluetooth. I ...
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Playstation 3 fan noise due to broken sensor?

I've had a 60GB Playstation 3 model since 2007. It got replaced by Sony because of YLOD a few years back. For as long as I can remember the fans goes up to full-speed whatever the console is doing. ...