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Can I use a PC hard disk drive for my PS3?

I have a 12 GB super slim play station 3, when I bought it I thought that 12 GB would be enough for few games but it's actually not once I tried it. I was wondering if I could connect a PC hard disk ...
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Do I have to pay for uPlay?

I found this guide whilst researching my other question. As well as this other question about What is Uplay? Can I play Ubisoft games without it? I'm a bit confused. Do I have to pay for it/the ...
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Why can't I see my patch on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare while I'm playing online?

It started on level 12 Sargent I. All I saw was a green square in the spot where my rank's badge or "patch" is suppose to be. I thought maybe there was a problem with that specific rank so I ...
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How do I join a Minecraft PE server on PS3?

How do I join a multiplayer Minecraft Pocket Edition server on Minecraft PE PS3. I am so confused.
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My PS3 says my WPA2 key is wrong

I just bought a used PS3. The first thing I did was tried to connect it to the internet. However, it won't accept my WPA2 key. So far I've tried increasing my clients available setting on my DHCP ...
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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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Do PSN games have some sort of ID number, like a barcode?

I was recently building a small section which is basically a collection of video games (along with some books and movies) that I own. I was storing all these items by the UPC or ISBN number associated ...
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Do downloaded DLC and games transfer from one PS3 to another?

Since I may be switching to another PS3 soon, I was wondering if when you transfer data from one PS3 to another, does that data also include downloaded DLC? I ask because there is some paid DLC along ...
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'Undiscovered' mission after completing it - glitch?

I've been playing Borderlands: The Pre Sequel. I finished the mission Fresh Air, and I got a reward for completing it. The next day I did all other missions, but I have seen it's undiscovered, and I ...
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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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PS3 Audio Question

I recently bought a PS3 for use on my computer monitor. My monitor has only a DVI , VGA, and power port; I plan on using a HDMI to DVI cable for use on the PS3 and then using an outlet for the power. ...
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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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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 ps3 won't turn on

I was playing dc universe online and my tv screen turned different colors and froze then I turned off my PS3 and it wouldn't turn back on.
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Does the digital copy of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 include an online pass?

Currently there is a digital promotion on Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for only 3.99GBP on the UK psn store. I am wondering though. Does this include an online pass? The description says that this is the ...
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Why does my Ps3 lag/skip/freeze

Ive had my Ps3 for 7 years its the Fat 80 GB version i know its old but ive cleaned it and im thinking of replacing the thermal paste. The main games it Freezes or skeps is Cod ghosts and advanced ...
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Can't access my games after transferring game data to a new harddrive

I have a PS3 (80GB) not YLOD yet and I got a new one, the 500 GB and I plugged my 120 GB USB in to my old Playstation and downloaded all the data from it. Then I plugged it into my new PlayStation, ...
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Borderlands on PS3 online?

Is there any way to play Borderlands PS3 online? I understand the game used the now-defunct Gamespy for online matchmaking. When I go to multiplayer I just get a blank screen. Is there any patch or ...
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What content does “LA Noire - Complete” contain over “LA Noire - Standard” for PS3

Right now Standard is available on amazon for $11 while the complete version is $70. What additional content is available in Complete? I assume it's DLC material. If so, how much does the combined DLC ...
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No surround sound over HDMI ARC

I've been using a philips home theater for surround sound in my setup for quite some time now. I connect all my devices to my Sony TV with HDMI, and then use the HDMI ARC port to connect back to the ...
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Can I play PS3 games from another country?

I'm going to buy Assassins Creed 3 on amazon.com, but my friend told me if I buy it from there, I can't play because I have a PS3 from Iceland (where I live). It is true? Does the PS3 have region ...
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How can I fix my PS3 controller?

My friend left his wireless PS3 controller at my house. He told me I can keep it because he plays XBOX 360. My wired controller stopped working last night. I tried to use the wireless one my friend ...
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ps3 connection speed does not match my isp connection?

I have a pace modem and I have a wired connection with my ps3 and I only get between 5-8 Mbps. I have 15mbps from my internet service provider and i have been getting anywhere between 11-13 Mbps and ...
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Shadow of Mordor on PS3

I've heard that Shadow of Mordor is not as good on the PS3 as on the newer PS4. Graphics aside, are there any differences in gameplay between the two consoles?
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How do I fix bugged quests on consoles?

I know that PC has console to fix their bugged quests, but is there a way to fix bugged quests on the 360 or for that matter, the PS3? My bug is I got a companion quest from Falkas to intimidate ...
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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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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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Free Mass Effect 2 DLC?

When I purchased Mass Effect 2 for the PS3 brand new, I entered the Cerberus Network code and got all the DLC that comes with it. I played through the game once maybe, then decided to start a new ...
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Convert PS1 saves on PC to PS3/PSP save format

I've been hunting for some PS1 game saves as my PS1 memory cards died. GameFAQs has many more saves listed for the Original PS1 save format rather than the PSV format. The PS3/PSP require PSV format ...
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Starting game freezes during loading game with black screen

The game keeps loading for an infinite amount of time. It shows the Last of us logo blinking all the time and nothing happens. It's been more than 3 hours waiting now. It is just after starting the ...
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Strategy for defeating the Agni Boss in The Witch and the Hundred Knight?

This boss is way hard. I'm level 85 using the Hundred demon Blade and she just keeps moving on, spawning those parasite like enemies that are attached to her. Is there a specific weapon set that ...
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GTA V starts in Online Mode

I finished story mode in GTA V and now when I start the game I have only the option to START IN Online mode. Is there any way to continue story mode from the point I finished? I love to move in roads ...
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How do you buy players already inquired in FIFA 15 Career Mode?

I want to know how to buy players already inquired in FIFA 15 Career Mode. I am new to the Career section and I don't fully understand the transfers. I wanted to buy Paul Pogba and bring him to ...
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PS3 Save runs very slow on PC

I've always played Skyrim on PS3 but now I'm moving to PC, so I've taken the save form the console and put it on my computer. The problem is that when it loads, it's completely lagged, it takes ...
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PS3 Controllers

I have 5 controllers, some older than others but some only a couple of years old. I bought a PS4 a year ago and semi-retired the 3. I recently hooked it up. All 5 of my controllers do not work, ...
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Diabo 3 vs Diablo 3 Reaper of souls

Hi I am planing on buying Diablo 3 or Diablo 3 Reaper of souls on PS3. I have never played either of them. I will most probably only buy one of them. So my question is if I only buy 1 which would ...
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Is it possible to transfer a character to another local ps3 account for coop

I was wondering if it's somehow possible to transfer one of my chars to another local ps3 account for split screen coop. I recently played a lot with some friends here at home and we made the mistake ...
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How distance influences connection into a server (BF4 PS3)

I was playing BF4 on PS3, on a US server. Suddenly, a guy in my squad started to talk to me really rudely, saying me I had to get off because I was on a server that is at a very high distance from my ...
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My DualShock 3's L1 button stopped working. Can I fix it without soldering?

On one of my DualShock 3s the L1 has stopped responding. It "feels" OK, presses normally, and from taking the back cover off looks like the rubber pad is being pressed, so I assume the problem lies ...
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Is it possible to play Far Cry 4 co-op with players on other systems?

I own PS3 version and my friend owns PS4. Is it possible for us to play coop together? What about PC or Xbox interactions?
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My PS3 console beeps one time and doesn't turn on

It has been one month since this problem happened, I don't know how to fix it. The problem When I connect my power cord, the red Colour comes up as normal. But when I press it , it beeps one time ...
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One Vita = One PSN account, what about games?

I know you about the relation 1 PS Vita = 1 PSN account = 1 memory card* *Actually, you can swap accounts after restoring the device and all that... What I am not so sure is if I can download Vita ...
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Is this drive compatible with PS3?

I am aware that 99% of HDDs that are 2.5" are compatible with the PS3 but before performing a purchase I would like to be 110% sure. I am looking into this HDD. Western Digital Blue Portable ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

I have a power cable for a Playstation (unknown version), but I can't figure out what version of the console it belongs to. Images of PS power cables that I've seen online do not look like this. ...
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Is it possible to replace the (Fat) PS3's optical drive with a PC Optical Drive?

If the optical drive for a fat Ps3 is failing, would be able to open it and in it's place install either a standard internal PC optical drive or an external optical drive. I don't want it to look ...
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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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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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Is there a way to disable the black bars on the bottom/top of the screen?

I can't seem to find any way to remove the ugly black bars that are on the top and bottom of the screen. Supposedly, this is used to create a more cinematic look, but to me personally it looks ugly, ...
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How exactly does saving work in Lord of the Rings War in the North

I am playing a local co-op campaign in LOTR War in the North, and I am trying to understand how saving works. First, there is a prompt that pops up when the second player joins that asks whether to ...