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    ZombieEmily May 11, 2010

    What games are you putting into it? Some PS3 consoles only play PS3 games and PS1 games.

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SOURCE: My PS3 now will not play PS3 games but still plays PS2 games

You're blu-ray drive has partially died. It's a three part laser (cd, dvd, blu-ray). The most important part of yours has died that's why you can still play dvd and PS2 games because they use the dvd laser and not the blu-ray.

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SOURCE: ps3 will load disc, but game or movie will not play

send it into sony its fried i have the same problem but no money for repairs since i dont have the recept... i woulda been better off with microsoft...

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: PS3 plays movies, but no games.

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Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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SOURCE: it wont play games or movies

my ps3 wont load any games

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SOURCE: my PS3 plays blue ray movies,dvds,ps2 and ps 1 and no ps3 games

hold the power button down when it is red till you hear the quick beeps then select the file restore this is a diagnostics menu..remember you have to hold the power button down till you see a menu that youve probably never seen

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