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PS3 randomly shuts off while playing inFamous

While i am playing inFamous on my PS3, it randomly shuts off. I know that this isn't because of overheating because while i am playing, i have a fan blowing at it, it's on a box and four inches away from a wall. I play other games and this doesn't happen, please tell me why this is happening.

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Try to update you'r PS3 console. It shoud be at the top of the settings list....

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