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Darkness Game Locked System

I played the Darkness game and it locked up my system. I tried to play other games as well and I get the same result. I also reset the whole system and nothing has happened. Somone please help me!!!!!!

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Was ther space around it so hot air can escape if you have your ps3 boxed up against something the fans have to run overdrive killing it. call sony for warrenty or repair they could do it for cheapish mabye

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