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How can I enumerate my installed DLCs on PS3?

Related: What do I need to complete my Mass Effect Trilogy collection? So, I've finally gotten the funds to fully complete my Mass Effect Trilogy collection. However, I know there were a few DLCs ...
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Technically, does Wii U produce better graphics than PS3? [closed]

I'm not trying to start a flame war. With the same 1080p HD TV, will we be able to tell the difference between the two consoles running the same game? I'm also wondering if developers can actually ...
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Better Laptime but why do I not own the race-event?

I'm playing Need for Speed Shift on my PS3, which I borrowed from a good friend of mine. On every race I can play there is a red dot in the top left corner and the name and laptime of my friend is ...
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Why does my PS3 see media servers over wifi, but not a wired connection?

My PS3 is plugged into my FiOS router with a Cat5 cable. It gets an IP on my network (192.168.1.85) fine and is able to access a webserver on my lan fine. It also has no problem connecting to the ...
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How do I get my $50 PSN credit after my first Playstation Card purchase?

The PS3 menu shows an offer to sign up for a Playstation card and receive $50 worth of Playstation Network (PSN) points after the first purchase. How does this work, do I get the points immediately, ...
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Cerberus Network access: possible problems?

I read in this question that Cerberus Network access is required for all DLC in ME2 and that this is included in the PS3 trilogy boxset, but I'm unsure what this actually means. Do I need to do ...
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Unaccounted trophy, not appearing in ID

I earned some trophies in AC3. Unfortunately, my internet was down at the time, and I did not log in. Therefore, the trophies are displayed as earned, but no time is displayed as for when they were ...
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Is it possible to play with 7 players locally (and online)?

There seems to be some mixed information online about the number of players supported in PS3 FIFA 13. Some of the pre-release ads claimed this to be 2-10 online, and 4 locally. I've played in some 11 ...
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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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Will my saved games work with a new copy of Skyrim?

I played Skyrim on my Playstation 3 last year. I ended up selling my copy of Skyrim to my friend, but now that they've released DLC for Skyrim on PS3, I'd like to start playing that. Will this new ...
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Can I install PS3 games on an external hard drive?

I have a PS3 Super Slim with 12 GB of flash. I need to expand its storage to install games. On the net, I found contrasting opinions: I know I need a disk formatted in FAT32, but I don't understand ...
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Can I upgrade my pS3 HDD to a smaller size and still restore a backup?

Is the image created for the PS3 backup locked at a certain minimum HDD size or can I go from say a 120GB backup to restoring it on a 64GB HDD? In terms of backing up/restoring windows HDD images, ...
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How can I play with a friend in another city?

So how can I play with a friend on the same team against another friend? We'll all be logging in on different machines in different cities! Does FIFA 13 even allow co-operative play?
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Can I play Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt without the 'Bee nerf' update?

I stopped playing Borderlands 2 on-line after downloading and installing Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage; last I played my game version was still pre-'bee nerf' patch. I haven't played on-line since ...
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Driving a boat: Pull back or forward to go faster?

What is the way to drive fastest a boat? I'm stuck in a mission where I have to follow an helicopter using a boat and never reach it. I've tried both ways but I'm not sure if there is a trick or ...
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Is there a way to start further than the first with 2 local players?

I'm trying to play Far Cry 3 co-op with 2 local players. I don't want to start the offline mode from the very beginning. In the online co-op mode, there is a press start to enter button to get the ...
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Is it possible to use my PS Vita as additional PS3 controller?

As the title states: can I register my PS vita as an additional controller to an PS3 system? I want to play split-screen games without buying a new controller. I've already searched around the web. ...
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Bright screen glitch when using an UAV of Modern Warfare 2 for PS3

I own an original copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for PlayStation 3. I have encountered an error/graphical glitch that no one else on the internet seems to have. The glitch is the following: ...
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Livestream no longer working on Black Ops 2 on PS3

My livestream on Black Ops 2 for PS3 is no longer working. I tried to livestream, it allowed me to for short periods of time for like two days. Now whenever I try to, it doesn't let me at all. Both my ...
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Can I resume Chapter 4 to complete the optional missions if I've already started Chapter 5?

While playing Chapter 4, I returned to the Terra Nova ship after completing the CMS Greely optional mission, and it automatically started Chapter 5. Can I still complete the CMS Brusilov optional ...
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Using a standard dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini jack) + a female 3.5mm jack => USB adapter for a PS3

Similar to Using a standard dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini jack) + a 3.5=>2.5 adapter with an Xbox 360, I would like to know if I can use my dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini-jack, actually ...
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Is the blue-ray drive in the PS3 user replacable?

My PS3 Blue-Ray Drive cannot read any disks anymore Is there a possibility to replace the drive with a normal standard spare parts?
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Is it possible to fix my PS3 by locating and resoldering broken joints?

My old "Phat" PS3 is dead - In some forums i read that the solder joints are broken. The fan is making some noise and some cryptic signs run over the screen... Is there a possibility to locate ...
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Sharing saves with different user accounts on the same PS3

I recently came home with a shiny PS3 game and my wife and I were so excited to start playing that we didn't pay attention/didn't care which account was currently active. So 2 days later, after 18 ...
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Random lagging in Skate 2

Just bought (EA) Skate 2 for PS3 (500gb) a couple of weeks back and it started off having a few minor lagging problems. However, it's become really bad and I'm wondering if this is normal for Skate 2, ...
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God of WAR 2 on PS3 Rendering glitch

I recently started God of War2 on PS3. But I got stuck because of a rendering issue after I first entered temple of lahkesis. Just after I came on my flying horse from somewhere. I cannot give ...
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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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How can 2 or more people play PS3 FIFA 2013 locally in VS and COOP mode?

I couldn't find how to start a 2 player VS match with my girlfriend. I didn't even DARE to ask myself how we can play together against the AI in a season. Can somebody please explain how we could ...
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Why are some items marked Copying Prohibited? [closed]

In the PS3 Saved Data Utility, some data is marked as "Copying Prohibited". This data comes with the following restrictions: Can only be copied via PlayStation Plus Online Storage or the PS3 Backup ...
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Will my Mass Effect 2 save game work properly, if copied by itself?

In attempting to copy some games to another console for playing away from home, I've discovered that some of my Mass Effect Trilogy save data is "Copy Prohibited" and cannot be copied to a USB drive. ...
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Easily copy all saved data to PlayStation Plus?

I've got nearly 20 folders in my PS3 Saved Data Utility, many of those having 4 items or more in them. I want to copy them to PlayStation Plus, but can't seem to find a way to do them all at once. ...
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Transferring save games to a system without DLC

Incidentally related: Will offline progress on another system update trophies on my system or PSN account? While I'm spending the weekend at a friend's house, I'd like to make some progress on ...
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Will offline progress on another system update trophies on my system or PSN account?

Incidentally related: Transferring save games to a system without DLC I'm going to be spending the weekend at a friend's house. I plan on taking some of my saved games off my PS3, and loading ...
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Can I restore a save file from PSN+ thats a couple of days old?

I'm having problems with Dead Island with some trophies and DLC's and I was wondering if there was a way to restore an OLD PSN+ save file?.. It already updated my last save file :/ Does it mean it ...
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What are the pros of choosing to Prestige Mode?

Ok... it took me a long time to get to this point, so I have some reservations about choosing Prestige Mode. What are the most significant benefits of Prestige Mode? I'm reluctant to lose my guns or ...
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Can I deactivate a PS3 I can no longer use?

I have an old PS3 that no longer boots (yellow light of death). I haven't yet reached my limit of activated PSN devices (as I understand there's a limit to how many places you can download content). ...
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Virmire Bomb Site Rescue - Bugged?

I'm in the middle of the Virmire Assault quest. During the battle, I chose to go help my people at the bomb site. After clearing out the enemies, the game seems stalled now. I can wander between ...
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Noveria: Lorik Qui'in - Broken Quest?

After completing the main questline in Noveria, I still have one quest in my Journal which seems like it cannot be finished. That is the quest involving Lorik Qui'in. Early on, I found that I needed ...
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Manage reserve NPCs' skills

I've been looking for a way to easily manage the skills and/or inventory of my reserve NPCs (the NPCs I've recruited who are not part of the current shore party). So far, the only way to manage their ...
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Will an Australian Mastercard work on a UK PSN Account

I know that you can't use an Australian Mastercard on a US PSN Account, i've tried but i'm wondering if a Australian Mastercard will work on a UK PSN Account since DLC for UK Games can be brought from ...
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Purchased a PS3 with games already on it

My wife, because she is wonderful, bought me a PS3 for Christmas. She bought it used on craiglist and probably paid extra for it because it already had a LOT of games on it. I am wondering, if I set ...
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Regional differences in Borderlands 2

General question: Are there any differences in Borderlands 2, based on the game's region code? Specific case: I received a game coded for Region 3, but I live in the U.S.. Are there any ...
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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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How to reset only the young drivers test mode in F1 2012?

Is it possible to only reset the Young Drivers Test mode in F1 2012 (PS3)?
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Is there any way to transfer save data to a PS3 without overwriting the original save data?

A while back, my old PS3 died. Recently, I got a new PS3 and started playing some games on it. Eventually, I'm going to see what I can do about getting someone to fix up the old PS3 so that I can get ...
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Two guns not displayed, even though twin holster crafted

I've crafted a twin holster and the two guns are not displayed. The second holster is there but the gun isn't displayed and even the Gun icon on the HUD shows 2 fragments (as I've equipped the gun, ...
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Can I use the hard disk and the mount from a Slim PS3 in a Super Slim PS3?

I'm looking at grabbing a Super Slim PS3 soon, and since the 12 gig is cheaper than the 500 gig I have been looking at grabbing that and putting a hard drive in it. As far as I can figure replacing a ...
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Playstation Plus: Buy game from “Instant Game Collection”?

I'm a new subscriber of Playstation Plus and I've downloaded a few games in the "Instant Game Collection" that are offered free right now to subscribers. I know that I can play these games as long as ...
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PS3 1080p Image Quality Issue on Samsung LED

I just purchased a new Samsung UN55ES7003 to replace an older 46" model (LN46A650). Images originating from my DirecTV DVR (1080i and lower) seem to be fine, but something's happening between the PS3 ...
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Can Spyro from the Skylanders Nintendo 3ds starter pack work on the PS3 platform?

I'm getting my grandson started on Skylanders for Christmas & know nothing about the story/game. I bought Giants & want to give him the Spyro figurine (which I'm having a hard time finding ...