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Can I take the hard drive out of my bulky PS3 and place it into a slim PS3?

My bulky PS3 died a couple of months ago and now I am considering getting a new PS3. One method that I heard that I can use to transfer all of my memory to another PS3 is by taking out the hard drive ...
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Import PS3 saves for dragon age 2 after hdd exchange? [duplicate]

I have a lot of savegames in Dragon Age 2 on my PS3. Because the HDD was just 80gb and new ones are pretty cheap, I just bought a new one. I changed the HDD and am able to run Dragon Age 2 just fine. ...
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Phantom Prospect Requirements, why it does not tally?

I have unlocked the Phantom Prospect using the password given. I went back to play PS3 Console and it says Phantom Prospect already unlocked. But when I start getting the kill requirement, it does not ...
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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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If I restore default settings on my ps3 will my gameshared games be deleted?

If I restore default settings on my ps3 will my gameshared games be deleted ?
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Can I remotely control my PS3 with my laptop?

Is there any way that a laptop can be used to control a PS3? Most of my searches have turned up articles aimed in the other direction (using a PS3 controller on a computer), but I've not found ...
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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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COD:MW3 Exploding Cash In Online

So, I've been playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on my PS3 for a while now and it's really starting to get on my nerves that every time someone gets killed on multiplayer they explode money ...
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My Staff of Magnus is Missing

I am playing Skyrim, and one of my Hearthfire houses, Lakeview, has dealt me a small issue. For some time, my Enchanter's Tower was the home of my Staff of Magnus, hanging in the center slot of the ...
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Do you get a discount for a PS4 game if you have the PS3 version? [closed]

I know there are like four games that you can upgrade to PS4 to PS3, but if you have the PS3 version of a game lets say,"Grand Theft Auto 5" can you get a discount on the PS4 version?
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Defining visible area on console game display

Something I always wondered is: why do some games ask you to set the visible area of the display on HD consoles? Why do they have to do this? My HDTV is native 1080p, shouldn't automatically know the ...
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How to recruit more soldier thought “Search” in the HD version?

On the PSP version, how to do this is quite clear: go out and get wi fi access point. Well sure, but I m playing the HD version on PS3, am I supposed to go on a walk with my PS3? (As a side note: ...
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Is it possible to use an Eagle Eye accessory on SSF4 on PS3?

Is it possible to use the Eagle Eye accessory on a PS3 to play Super Street Fighter 4 with a keyboard, with the same configuration ? I use on the PC the combination WASD + UIO (punch) + JKL (kick). ...
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What is the best way to clear the harder trials in SSFIV on PS3 without a fightstick?

My main is Ryu and even tho I've beaten the game on the hardest setting and gotten my rank just about to B online I still am having trouble beating about half of the trials. I was just wondering if ...
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Why can't I play Street Fighter 4 online between different versions?

I have Super Street Fighter 4 + Arcade Edition DLC and all costumes. My friend has Super Street Fighter 4. We are trying to play against each other, but when I receive an invite, I can't join in his ...
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Do I need to re-earn all the trophies to earn the platinum trophy from a new save game?

I played Borderlands GOTY for quite some time and I was really close to the platinum trophy; I only needed to reach level 50. But then the tragedy came and I lost my PS3 due to an electric shock and ...
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Which 3D movie file format is automatically recognized as 3D by the PS3?

I just bought a 3D TV. With 3D blu-rays and 3D games, the PS3 tells the TV that the following thing is 3D and the TV automatically switches to 3D mode. I have a few 3D shorts in mp4 files ...
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How do you take screenshots on Assassins Creed IV on the PS3?

Maybe there just isn't a way for some sort of copy write purpose. I tried to plug in a USB keyboard and hit printscreen, but when I went to look for it under photo, the only thing that was close to ...
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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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Is there a way to use an iPhone as bluetooth headphones for a PS3?

The Sony Playstation 3 provides support for a Bluetooth headset so you can sit and relax on your sofa without having wires from the TV, etc. The iPhone smart phone is Bluetooth-enabled. Is there an ...
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Call of Duty on PS3, local play and ranking?

We're looking into creating a small gaming club at work where we meet and play Call of Duty on PS3 using "LAN Play" so that it's only us at work that will play together. The question is, will we be ...
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Thousand Cuts area seen from atop The Bunker - how to get to it?

I just defeated The Bunker during the mission Where Angels Fear to Tread, and was taking in the view when I noticed one of those incandescent-bulb directional arrows off in the distance. It is high ...
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Can't cash in Barry medal in Jetpack Joyride

I've done all missions and got level 75 Barry medal, but I didn't cash in straight away. Now that I want to cash in, it won't let me. It's an option on the missions screen but I cannot select it. I've ...
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How can I get a save file from a PSOne game (played at PS3), into my PS Vita?

I played a lot of PSOne games in my PS3, and have in mind to get a PS Vita to play them again, so I want to know if I can reuse my FF VIII save data, or I have to play the game again, for example. ...
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Can I play my PSOne games (previously bought for PS3) on PS Vita ? [duplicate]

I know that exists a retrocompatiblity, but those PSOne games I've own, were bought before PS Vita being released.
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Do you lose the game when you delete the ID?

I downloaded a game from my friend's ID and then she told me to logout from her ID If I do that will I lose the game that I downloaded from her ID?
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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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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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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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How can I force my PS3 to check for game updates?

My PS3 is connected to the Internet full-time. Up until now, I've been presuming the auto-update on game launch should be keeping me current. But lately, I've become unsure. UESP seems to indicate ...
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The Forsworn Conspiracy

So went to Markarth to do the forsworn conspiracy and I got to the first part got everyone's diaries and talked to a bunch of people about Weylin and Margaret. When I go back to see Eltry hes already ...
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Why do console games require a button press before showing the main menu?

I am strictly a PC gamer myself, but I noticed a strange thing. When you start every released-for-console game, like Mass Effect or Borderlands, they ask you to press Enter (or any key, etc.) after ...
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Rebel Assault II issues with PS3

The menus work fine but any FMV flickers really bad with only the left 1/4 of the screen actually viewable. The disc is a bit scratched but not severe. Is this a compatibility issue or could scratches ...
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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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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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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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Why doesn't “The Wolf Among Us - Season Pass” appear in my download list after purchased in the PSN?

I have purchased The Wolf Among Us - Season Pass last night, but couldn't find it in my download list. But the product page shows it as purchased. Also Do I need to purchase the "The Wolf Among Us : ...
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Can you transfer Batman Arkham City saves from PS3 to Steam?

When Batman Arkham City first came out, I bought it for PS3 and beat the game while finishing a few extra side missions. Since then, I've gotten rid of my PS3 copy and got a steam version. I still ...
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Making sure the data is backed up on the hard drive

How do I make sure the data on my PS3 is backed up on the external hard drive. Furthermore, does the hard drive have to have a certain amount of space available on the drive in order for it to take ...
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How do I trigger cinematics for projectile kills in Skyrim?

I'm running Skyrim on a PS3, fully updated (2.5). However, I can't seem to trigger the new kill cinematics I've heard of. My character level is 78, and archery skill is 100, but I still haven't seen ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Are 'transfarring' or cross-game saves region free?

Several games available on both the Vita and PS3 allow you to sync your progress between platforms, for example, the MGS HD collection for PS3 lets you 'transfar' your MGS2 & 3 saves to the Vita ...
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Extreme lag solution available?

Is there any way to make the Sonic the Hedgehog game run smooth enough for decent play on the PS3? It's unbearable, I've almost thrown the game out the window here. Every time a little bit of shadow ...
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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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Games that account for colourblind [closed]

What games have an option for people with colourblindness to play?
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Why can't I play multiplayer in Red Dead Redemption all of a sudden?

I've been playing Red Dead Redemption multiplayer for years just fine until a four days ago. I now see multiple weird problems such as: Starting gang hideouts in free roam and having them complete ...