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a 2006 disk and download-based video game console by Sony. Use this tag for questions about the PlayStation 3 operating system or hardware, or a game feature truly unique to the PS3.

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Is there a formula for Golems' state growth?

Golems are a huge part of EA, but after using one for so long, I find its stats are so much higher than the ones I haven't used, it would be silly to switch. Especially when you haven't even synth'd ...
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Is the Guitar Hero World Tour guitar model 95451.805 compatible with dongle 95451.806?

I got a PS3 Guitar Hero World Tour guitar model 95451.805 with no dongle and I'm trying to find which dongle would be compatible with it. I've seen on ebay the dongle model 95451.805, but it's always ...
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How to fix PS3 error 80010514 (An error occured during start operation) in 2023?

I have here a fat PS3, 60GB, A-model that has worked reliably until recently. I didn't buy/play many PS3 games back in the day. Since second-hand copies of PS3 games are dirt cheap these days, I've ...
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Strange Behavior 2013 PS3 Game: Black, Horizontal "Bar-Code" Lines...Mixed Signals? Old Game and HDTV?

Does anyone know why this behavior occurs? On starting this PS3 game ("Tomb Raider", released 2013), there are screen flashes and black, horizontal "bar code"-like lines that ...
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How to get past the tree part in Lego Harry Potter years 1-4? (The tale of Three Brothers part)

I'm confused about getting out of the part with that tree posed horizontally like it fell, I keep jumping and it just knocks me outta the exit, making the game uncompletable.
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Skyrim ps3- Dragon Glitching

There is a dragon, south of Markarth, that is registered as an enemy on the mini map, but when I go to kill it, it doesn't start attacking me like it should. I get it's health points to 0, but it ...
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Borderlands handsome collection loyalty rewards

I bought the borderlands handsome collection for ps4 a while back and set up my shift account. I just recently found out I could get shift keys and extra guns if I previously played on ps3 and ...
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Reset button killed my control pad

While not paying attention, I accidentally reset the new controller for our PlayStation. Now, when I connect it with the cable, it displays the message 'unknown USB device connected'. How can I fix ...
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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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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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I can't load my game on GTA V

I wanted to replay a mission - but in the middle of it I changed my mind and loaded my saved game. But instead of loading my game it loaded the first mission. I restarted the game and 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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Languages available as commentary in FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

In my FIFA 12 asian region I have several language options for text (German, English, Russian, etc). The game has fewer commentary options, but still has plenty like German, English, Spanish and ...
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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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Wii Swapforce missing entire area?

My husband has the swapforce game for the PS3 and my son and nephews have it for the wii. My husband has areas that the wii doesn't have. For example when you jump (forgive me, I am a MOM not a ...
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Maximizing the 4 weeks of training before a fight

In Fight Night Round 4, in the Legacy mode, how do I efficiently use the 4 weeks of training before a fight? Is it better to start to start with Skills training or Athletics training? Is it OK to ...
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Are there any alternatives for having audio output from a PS3 on a monitor without audio capabilities?

I'm having an MW2 PS3 LAN party where everyone will bring their own monitors. However, some of my friends' monitors don't have an AUX port/bluetooth for sound output. I realise bluetooth headsets won'...
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Destiny: The Taken King - getting to the hangar

I'm playing Destiny: The Taken King on PS3. When I go to the Hangar, my radar shows markers for a lot of players on the other side of the landing plate from the entrance. I've searched high and low, ...
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How to play PS3 games in RPCS3 through attract-mode on windows 10?

I am wondering: how to setup attract-mode to run games from RPCS3 on Windows 10? I have tried a few tutorials out there on the web but nothing seems to be working. If you have a working fix for this ...
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How to fix PS3 controllers that press buttons randomly even after resetting and cleaning?

I know this is a somewhat generic question around the web, but looking from search results--my situation is unique? I gave two of my PS3 controllers to my little sister cause she was playing tomb ...
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Why cant I update my Gta 5 and access online?

I own a PS3super slim. I was updating my GTA 5 and while doing so the PS3 was accidentally shut down. This happened while the screen displayed update no. 14/20 (as in 6 more updates were pending). ...
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PS3 Hard drive corrupted file system. Stuck in safe mode "preparing" message

Netflix caused the PS3 (slim, latest firmware) to hang during playback. It wouldn't turn off so I had to cut power. As expected when it started again I had the file system corrupted message but this ...
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How am I supposed to defeat Iblis (Silver's Story)?

This boss is extremely difficult. I know how to catch the huge fireball, but when I counter-attack with the huge fireball and he does the waves of flames, he destroys the entire foothold. When I ...
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Troubleshooting my PS3

My PS3 Slim CECH-2501a was having some trouble, I think with overheating, so I popped it open with the help of ifixit's tutorial and cleaned it. After putting it back together however, I started ...
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"80710a06" Error when attempting to visit Tumblr from my PS3

I tried to visit Tumblr but instead I got this error "80710a06". When I searched I came up with three or four articles/discussions about when PSN went down three years ago. But PSN is not down and I ...
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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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Cause of mysterious PS3 connection drops and lag?

I'm having an interesting problem with my roommate's PS3. It was working relatively fine until I changed the router password. When I attempted to change the network configuration for the PS3 to use ...
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Multiplayer Euro 2012 tournament

Is the tournament mode, within the UEFA Euro 2012 add-on for FIFA 12, single-player only? The usual ways of adding in players/selecting more teams doesn't seem to exist.
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MI6 SPEC OPS: What difficulty rating should I use to get 4 stars?

Playing on the PS3 version of Goldeneye 007 Reloaded. Just completed my first MI6 OPS mission (station - stealth) and I used default modifiers and got myself two stars for the effort. Bearing in mind ...
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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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Xbox X/S controller on PS3?

I'm wondering if there's a way to use Xbox Series X/S controller on PlayStation 3? It doesn't matter if they're wired or wireless; is this possible in any way?
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PS3 - CECHK01 - doesn’t turn on

I turn the back power switch on, the light up front turns on and red. When I hit the power button, light turn green then immediately turns off and nothing happens. I have: Put new thermal paste on. ...
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Beyond: Two souls different versions?

Installation of Beyond: Two souls from disc, will after update result in version 1.02, and Approximately 3GB data installed. BUT! Downloaded from PlayStore, it's version 2.0, and 31GB does anybody ...
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Can the PS Vita AC Adapter be used to charge a DualShock 3?

Can the PS Vita AC Adapter (PCH-ZAC1) be used to charge a DualShock 3 controller? The DS3 requires a "handshake" with the charger to start being charged, but I don't know if the Vita AC ...
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PS3 glitches when playing certain games, could this be a sign of it dying

My PS3 glitches when playing certain games. It works fine until I play a game like Ski doo snowmobile challenge. I load it up and sometimes it just wants to got to the left of the menu, when I try and ...
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Ps3 controler issue

We have a wireless PS3 controller and have been using it for months now. We turned it on today and it says "connect USB controller." We don't have a USB one, so what can we do to fix it?
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8002f310 error does not go to safe mode

PS3 gives error 8002f310 and no matter what you do does not go to safe mode. Was doing a system update, gave me this error. Running to 99%,says previous install was canceled. The system is attempting ...
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GTA Online refuses to load

This is an updated and corrected post regarding my “GTA crashing after getting muted” question, which was unfortunately deleted as i had not provided any further details. Okay, Quite a while back, ...
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Logitech G29 on the PS3

I am considering buying a Logitech G29 racing wheel. It's a great wheel but unfortunately, the stick shift does not work on the PS3. I want my steering wheel to be universal, in other words, to play ...
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Compatibility for buttons and controllers?

My R2 button on my PS4 controller broke. Is it possible to use a trigger from a PS3 controller for it? My cousin has an extra PS3 controller that the joy sticks broke on so if I could harvest the ...
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My PS3 controller won’t connect when it is in safe mode

Accidentally put my PS3 into safe mode, when I turn it on now a message comes up saying connect the controller using a USB cable, and then press the PS button.
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Advanced warfare PS3

I can't play online or offline with multiplayer it just loads almost to the end then stops. I also can't play any more of the campaign because it keeps saying "Error Image file 13". I just presently ...
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How to set up System Link between 2 PS3s?

I bought a crossover cable a couple days ago. I read online that you can simply connect 2 ps3s together and setup a LAN Party as long as you had 2 copies of the same game, 2 TVs, and that the game had ...
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Playstation - Game and DLC different countries

Can I play a PS3 game bought in Korea with the Canadian DLC? Here's the situation: PlayStation 3 PSN: Canadian Physical game: Korean (FFXIII-2) DLC: bought using Canadian PSN
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Where are the maps I downloaded for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2?

I downloaded the Uprising and Apocalypse map packs for Black Ops 2 but once they were done installing I could not find the maps. Where are they? I am using a PS3 if that helps.
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Trying to connect a PS 3 controller to OS X El Capitan

I have a PS3 controller I want to connect to my MacBook. And when I open my Bluetooth settings, it shows I have successfully connected the controller. However when I try to use any software that maps ...
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Main story of Gta5 ps3 missions won't load

I finished the Merryweather heist and no more missions are loading I'm not sure what I need to do, I haven't played in awhile help would he greatly appreciated!
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Why doesn't my PS3 screen fit the TV?

My PS3 screen seems to not want to fit the TV. I tried messing around with the displays and it doesn't help at all I even put it to 720 yeta with no results. How can I get it to fit?
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Eagle Eye Mouse and Keyboard Converter for Multiple Players?

The Eagle Eye can be used to add mouse and keyboard support to your PS3. I want to know if it is possible to hook up multiple Eagle Eyes to ones PS3 so that multiple players can benefit from mouse and ...
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No blinking lights on PS3 controller

I have two joystick for PS3 one is the original from Sony but the other on isn't and uses a usb Bluetooth what happens is that I can't work whit both at the same time, when the Sony runs of battery ...
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