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CANT PLAY I TURN ON MY PS3 PUT THE GAME IN AND ALL I GET IS THE BLACK SCREEN WITH THE WHITE WAVY LINE.

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  • markamura Apr 05, 2009

    screen is black with white/silver waving line startup menu does not apear

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