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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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How do I check my current difficulty level?

While playing the PS3 re-release of God of War 1, I think I may have accidentally switched my game to easy mode after dying too many times. Online forums claim you can view the difficulty level while ...
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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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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 freezes playing Skyrim

For some reason my PlayStation frequently freezes when playing Skyrim, this is most often when I am casting spells, or in combat. As far as I can tell there is no way to drop resolution in the game or ...
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My PS3 Super Slim appears to be bricked, what can I do?

My PS3 Super Slim is bricked. When I turn it on, it's fan works for 3 seconds then it's completely turned down, and there is no light. I tried to change the power cable put its still not working. Can ...
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PS3 Symbols next to the WiFi symbol

This is my PS3. What is the cylinder on the left next to the WiFi symbol? Is it something important or not?
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Can the DLC's for destiny be shared between two accounts on ps3?

I was wondering if the downloadable content for destiny can be shared between two different accounts on a PlayStation 3?
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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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is there a way I can crouch in assassins creed III on ps3?

I want to be able to crouch anytime not just when I get into the bush so is there a button for it or something?
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Largest hard disk you can install on a PS3?

My current PS3 HDD (1TB) is near capacity thanks to PS Plus IGC and several sales over the years. What's the largest capacity hard disk I can buy that will work with a PS3? I know there are certain ...
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Deleting a user account on the PlayStation 3

My son is giving away his PS3. If he deletes himself as a user on the PS3, will this affect his PS4 account or his PSN account? He has one PSN account which he used on both devices. He does not want ...
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How do you do a bicycle-kick?

Can you tell me how to do a bicycle-kick in FIFA 14 on PS3?
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Transfering ps3 psn account to ps4

I know we can have same psn account on ps3 and ps4 but after transfering to ps4 can I still play my ps3 games online?
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Can I transfer my profile gaming from one profile to a new one?

I have a quite lengthy dynasty team on NCAA football and don't want to lose all of that; however I haven't signed into PSN in quite some time and I don't even remember that email's password let alone ...
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How to blow open secret hole in Brume Tower if I ran out of explosive carrying enemies?

In Brume Tower, after the foyer bonfire, I was helping somebody as a phantom and I saw a hole in the wall after the first fume sorcerer that wasn't there in my world. My research seems to indicate ...
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What are the major differences between the different versions of the PS3?

Recently, I've preordered myself a PS3 game. Now I think it's a good time for me to purchase a PS3 to play it on! Now, I was going to go with what I assumed to be a normal setup, but then I was told ...
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Is Sly Trilogy compatible with Cross-Buy?

Sly Trilogy was released on PS3 and now on PS Vita, I have the PS3 version and also the PS Vita. So my question is: Can I play at Sly Trilogy on Vita if I have the PS3 version? I know it is possible ...
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Can I re-download my ps3 digital games to ps4 games?

I have a few games that I want to bring to PS4 when I get one. It's Destiny, Advanced Warfare, and other digital games that are also on PS4. So if its on ps4 and I have it on my ps3, can I download ...
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Does Mortal Kombat 9: Komplete Edition have the 4 extra characters on the disk? or do we need to download them?

Can someone tell me if the komplete edition has the 4 extra characters on the disc or we should download them on internet? I'm on a PS3
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Could I load the Playstation OS on a computer hard drive, and play with a controller?

Hypothetically, I was wondering if there was any reason I shouldnt be able to dual boot Windows 7 and the Playstation 3 Operating System on my computer (maybe with the use of 3rd party software), and ...
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Playstation 3 fan running loudly on purpose?

My PS3 (CECH-2001A) has been running loudly since I swapped out the stock hard drive for a 1 TB 7200 RPM drive. When I say loudly, it seems that the fan inside the PS3 starts kicking into high gear ...
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How to auto-boot game when PS3 is started?

Is it possible to auto-boot a game when the console is started? Today, games take a lot of time to load, and I'd like to speed up the process a bit. Is there any way to just start the game when you ...
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Ps3 superslim no display even after resetting display settings

I have a ps3 superslim (CECH-4008C) and a few days ago i turned it on to find that there were some green and red dots on the left side of the screen and my ps3 froze on the boot screen (trumpet sound ...
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How do I recover a lost Borderlands 2 game?

In Borderlands 2 on PS3, I tried starting a new game to see what it was like playing as another class, but didn't like having to start from scratch. So, I tried to go back to my original levelled up ...
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Does my PS3 not enjoy the summer?

I am currently playing The Last of Us on my PS3 Slim and have been running into various technical troubles. The first being the infamous auto-save bug, the second being the game loading forever (I ...
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Far Cry 4 Disc Install Issue

I'm still having issues installing the game off the disc. I have more than enough space and the disc isn't scratched but it keeps getting stuck at 63%. Any advice on how to get this to work? Really ...
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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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Can US and UK PS3 Games share save files/trophies (In Regards to Agarest Generations of War 2)

I got Agarest Generations of War 2 from both the UK and the US, i got the US one because it was a limited edition while i got the UK one so i could get the DLC easier i've learned that that one of ...
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Can I transfer a profile onto a different PS3 account?

My dad set up a PS3 profile for me a while ago on his PS3 with an account he made since I didn't have my own e-mail address at the time. Now I have my own PS3 and e-mail address and would like to ...
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Can Catherine for PS3 be switched to the Japanese voice actors?

I was thinking of getting Catherine for PS3 but then I found out that it looks like you might not be able to choose the Japanese voice actors and I am kind of a snob about that sort of thing. Does ...
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Got Destiny Legendary edition. Can't redeem those 3 weapons, neither the dlcs

yesterday I got Destiny Legendary edition. It came with 2 folders. One with the taken king's code, and another one with 3 weapons. I redeemed them on PSN, I could "download" that 100kb something, but ...
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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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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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Can you use a ps3 account for free ps+ on ps4

I read a thing were if you have a ps3 account you can use that account on ps4 to play online for free is this true?
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Is it normal for PS3 controllers to constantly lose their charge?

I've noticed for quite a while now that all of my PS3 controllers lose their charge even if they are not being actively used (I have three, this almost always means that by the time the one I am ...
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Can the PS3 read any other filesystem than FAT32 for external drives?

I'm reformatting my biggest USB hard drive today. It seems like filesystem support for gaming systems is kind of in a bad place right now -- it looks like both the PS3 and the 360 both only support ...
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Transferring Data from old to new PS3

So I needed a bigger PS3 and didn't transfer my data over right when I got my new one. I have some single player games that I got really far in saved on my old one but don't want to restart them on my ...
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Display name change on PS3

Can you change your online name (gamer tag is the Xbox equivalent) on PSN like you can on Xbox Live? If so, how do you?
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Is it possible in COD:BlackOps PS3 identify who is the “host”?

Sometimes when I play Blackops, I get a "host migration". I am assuming that it's because someone who was "hosting" a session has dropped out. I notice that it tends to happen when I am doing really ...
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How can I delete all saved game data except for the last one or last few per game?

My kids and I have saved game data for many games, and for each game there are literally hundreds or thousands of saved game data files. We've reached some sort of limit on some games (Skyrim and ...
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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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I have an Uncharted 3 redeem code for PS3 but it's expired. Can I get another?

I have an Uncharted 3 redeem code for PS3 but it's expired. Can I somehow get a working code from it?
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Can you charge the PS3 wireless controller over regular USB?

I normally charge the PS3 controller by connecting it to the PS3 while its idling, but I guess it's much easier to charge it through my PCs USB port. Would this work?
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Transferring game data between accounts on separate PS3 units

I was playing Diablo III on my brother in-law's PS3. I got to act II. My email address for that account got hacked and Google locked it and closed it. I can't remembered the password for that ...
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Backing Up the save data on the PS3.

My hard Drive is dying and I want to back up my save data on the PS3, but I just want to back up the save data and I have soo many games and data I want to save, so, it's really boring and time ...
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Patch notes for Playstation [closed]

Where can I find patch notes and system update history for the PlayStation systems?
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Internal PS3 HDD Replacement

Is there any limit as to what size/type of hard drive you can replace in the Playstation 3?
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Is there a solution to the extreme lag of Sonic 2006 on PS3?

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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How to access other levels on destiny

I completed the first mission im rank 2 on the game, l go to the tower and it still doesn't work, please can any of you guys help me
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Where have all the downloads gone?

I'm having trouble listing all my downloaded/purchased games/demos/extras. My "Downloads" list only lists the lasts 10/15 items I've purchased. If I search a game I see the "Purchased" icon and can ...