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Powersliding when i first got my ps3 the controler wouldent wouldent work for skate. when i would try 2 push all he would do is powerslide. i returned the controler and got a new one and it still does the same thing. whats wrong?

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  • TeenageJezus Mar 31, 2009

    it started out fine but i keep powersliding now i can still skate but i powerslide every so often

  • Thrash And Burn Jul 10, 2012

    Do you have it set on Motion Sensor Function? That could be the problem.

  • Thrash And Burn Jul 10, 2012

    Do you have it set on Motion Sensor Function? That could be the problem.



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It must be a game malfunction because you cant change the controls in the game.

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Here you have the controls extracted from on following thread:

Like every good video game, this one needs controls, and you need to know
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TRIANGLE: Cancel. Grinds if used while moving parallel to a rail, plants if
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