Questions about game controllers (which, unlike the more generic peripherals, are used to control games).

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Deadpool doesn't work with gamepad

I recently installed deadpool and I enjoy it very much. But playing with the keyboard is more distracting and less fun than playing with the gamepad. I tried using a wireless gamepad and the X-Axis of ...
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Are 3 of the 4 LEDs on the Moga Pro Power Android gaming controller useless?

I don't get it. Even when it's fully charged, only the blue bottom LED is lit. When searching for BlueTooth pairing, all 4 LEDs are blinking blue, but then once it's paired, only the bottom one is ...
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XBox 360 Controller not recognized on Assassin's Creed II PC

I recently got Assassin's Creed II during the Steam Holiday Sale. I had played Assassin's Creed with my wired XBox 360 Controller without a problem, and I was looking forward to using it for this ...
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How can I use my gamepad trackball with Crysis 2 and Xpadder?

I've recently installed Crysis 2 in my PC (Win7 x64bit). I wanted to use my joystick (a gamepad like the ones for the PlayStation) with the game. So I've installed Xpadder to make the joystick ...
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How do I improve my thumbstick aiming? [duplicate]

I'm 99% a console gamer. My brain prefers that I have a controller in my hand. However, when a game requires that I use a thumbstick/control stick/analog stick to aim/target, I enter a world of ...
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Why isn't Windows' game controller properties able to recognize the guide button on the F310?

It seems to work on Steam Big Picture but somehow it won't get detected in both Xpadder and Windows' built in game controller properties thing. It doesn't even show up on the buttons list there.
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How can I map a button on a controller to launch Steam Big Picture

I'd like to be able to, like with a PS3, pick up my controller and hit a button and have Steam Big Picture load up. To complicate the situation, I already have steam running (to keep games up to ...
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How to repair a malfunctioning button on a PS3 Dualshock controller?

The X button stopped working on one of my PS3 controllers. It's hardly through abuse, the controller isn't a year old and I don't play a lot. The button doesn't stick, it presses like the others, ...
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Can the PS4 controller's headphones port be used over bluetooth to PC?

I have PS4 controller and wired headphones. If I connect the controller to PC/Laptop via Bluetooth, will I be able to use it as "wireless headphones" by connecting normal headphones to the controller? ...
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Mayflash Gamecube adapter LR triggers always on

Using the latest drivers/firmware from Mayflash's website doesn't seem to change anything. This happens with every GC controller I plug in. This guide sheds some light on exactly the problem I'm ...
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Adjusting in-cockpit view

I have issue with in-cockpit look around using the hat-switch on Logitech G940 HOTAS controls in War Thunder. If I use the mouse-look (default: press and hold C key while moving mouse), I can see ...
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Using the Mayflash GameCube to USB adapter. All buttons work except the C-Stick?

I got a Mayflash "GC Controller Adapter for PC USB". I plugged the GC controller into Port 1 on the Mayflash adapter (it's a dual-port) and plugged the adapter into the USB on my computer. I noticed ...
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How do I block XInput / DirectInput in games?

In some games, the ability to remap the controller is non-existent and the default mapping is mismatched with my controller. I want to know how to prevent those games (commonly running DirectX) from ...
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Problem with XBox One headset when switching controllers

I've had an issue with my XBox One controller and headset since day one and although it's gotten better with all the system and controller updates, there's still an outstanding problem. When playing ...
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Touchpad controller for ps4

Can one use his/her cellphone (say android) as a gamepad for ps4 or XBox one? I was thinking to buy a ps4 as a gift for a friend with disability but she can only use touchpad like cellphone or iPad.
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Which controllers do I need for playing GameCube and N64 games on a Wii?

I'm completely new in the world of video games, so forgive me if I'm clueless. I just bought a used Wii and found out that it was modified so that it can play N64 and GameCube games. I'm not sure what ...
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PS3 Controller wont sync wireless and tethered. Is recognised on PC

I have a PS3 controller that will not function at all wireless or tethered. After looking at some troubleshooting I have attempted the reset button on the controller and also done this with console on ...
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How can I use unlicensed controllers on the PS4?

Given that I use a PS4 and already have a few controllers that I want to use with the PS4 instead of buying almost the same controller licensed for the PS4 or void warranties of controllers, what ...
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Can I use any micro USB cable to connect wireless Xbox One controller to PC?

I found that you can't connect your regular Xbox One controller to my PC using the Charge and Play kit since the cable only provides power and no data transfer. So I bought a "wired" Xbox One ...
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Getting 3 or 4 players working in Rayman Origins with non-360 (XINput) controllers

After a large amount of work, I still can't get more than 2 players working in Rayman Origins. I have 2 official xbox 360 controllers which work, but I cannot get any of my other controllers working ...
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My DualShock 3's L1 button stopped working. Can I fix it without soldering?

On one of my DualShock 3s the L1 has stopped responding. It "feels" OK, presses normally, and from taking the back cover off looks like the rubber pad is being pressed, so I assume the problem lies ...
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Xbox One Controller Backwards Compatibility PC

I'd like to get a gamepad for my PC; previously I've had great success with an Xbox 360 controller for the PC (the controller unfortunately is no longer with me!) I wondered however whether a current ...
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Is there a 'push to talk' button on gamepad for GTA Online?

Is there a push-to-talk button for voicechat on gamepad in the PC port of GTA Online? If not, is there a way to map the Xbox contoller scheme for this? (I am using PS3 controller and SCP Server.) ...
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How do I fix ghost inputs on certain games from HID controllers?

This is a pretty technical question, so I apologize in advance for any long-windedness. I'm using a Wii U Pro Controller, connected to my PC via Bluetooth, in conjunction with a program called ...
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Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for PC Receiver Does Not Automatically Turn On After Startup

I have Windows 8.1 Pro x64 and have the latest Xbox 360 Accessories 1.2 driver installed. Whenever I boot up my desktop while the receiver is plugged in, the light does not come on, which I'm assuming ...
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Skylanders Trap Team 2-Player Mode Difficulties (Wii U)

Lately I am having issues getting my son's game to allow a second player in Skylanders Trap Team (Wii U version). My controllers work (no low batteries or anything), are synced to the system properly ...
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Why isn't my PlayStation 3 controller turning on?

I am wanting to use a PS3 controller for emulators like PCSX2. When I plug in my PS3 controller with all of the necessary drivers while fully function and the USB installs drivers which function ...
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How to advance time in Dragon Age Inquisition tac cam for PC?

I looked into many guides and videos about the tactical camera in dragon age inquisition. Often the "advance time" function is mentioned, and in videos where a game pad controller is used, there is a ...
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How do I use a wireless Xbox 360 controller to PC for the ePSXe emulator?

Is there a way I can use my wireless Xbox 360 controller with a Wireless Adapter that currently works on PC for the ePSXe PlayStation 1 emulator? When I try to input my controller's buttons, they just ...
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XBox One Controller Periodically Disconnects

My Xbox One has been working great for about a year. In the past week, the controller has started disconnecting every five or ten minutes. It takes about 20 seconds to reconnect. This happens with two ...
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Does the PS4 controller have to be on to use the system? [duplicate]

There are times where I just want to watch some videos on my PS4. The system requires you to use a controller to press the PS button and pick a user account. After that point I am able to use a ...
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Is there any shorcut for the ''PS Button'' on Ps3, using a Ps1/Ps2 Controller?

I got the first three Sony consoles (and the PSP too) the thing is, i like to use my old PS1 controller (the analog one) on my Ps2 and Ps3, everything works fine, but the only thing i'm missing, at ...
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PS2 Controller on Resident Evil 6

I have an USB PS2 Controller and I would like to play Resident Evil 6 using it. Actually, the controller works, however, when I need to press a button, the game tells me to press buttons "1, 2, 3, 4, ...
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Are Zinc–carbon batteries safe to use in my controllers?

I came across a site selling 60 Zinc–carbon batteries for around $10 including shipping. They expire in 2014. As I go through quite a few batteries in my gaming, I researched Zinc–carbon batteries ...
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Playstation 3 controllers won't connect or turn on even when connected via cable

All of a sudden both my PS3 controllers won't light up or connect even when directly connected with a cable. I thought it might just be a dead battery but the controller wont' light up or turn on at ...
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PS3 controller won't connect to ps3

I had this ps3 controller for a year. Now it won't connect. I plugged in the cable and pushed the PS3 main menu button but unable to connect the ps3. Tried with all the other cables too. I also tried ...
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Portal - Look Up and Look Down are not working with gamepad or keyboard

I am attempting to use a gamepad with Portal 1. I enabled the gamepad in settings, and adjusted the sensitivity. I bound my gamepad's keys to the 'Turn Left and Right' and 'Look up and down' settings, ...
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Elite: Dangerous detects my wireless Xbox 360 controller as both that and an additional joystick at the same time, how to avoid this?

More often than not when I start up the game my Custom controls bindings are gone from the menu. I've read that if the custom controls contains bindings relying on equipment not currently present ...
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Left thumb pain from using Xbox One Controller?

So I recently was playing Call of Duty: Advance Warfare on my Xbox One. The problem is that after some time (50 mins+), my left thumb started to hurt. I kept on playing, and my thumb kinda hurts now. ...
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Is is possible to connect more than 4 Wireless Xbox 360 controllers to a PC?

If I buy multiple Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receivers will I be able to use them at the same time? I know that each one should support 4 controllers, so if I buy 2 could I connect 8?
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How do I use the spell Affinity?

In Dark Souls 2/Scholar of the First Sin, how do I use the spell Affinity with an Xbox 360 controller? I can cast the spell, but how do I launch the projectiles?
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When playing with XBox 360 wireless controller, many pc games will intermittently freeze, pause, or alt-tab to desktop

While playing a game with the XBox 360 wireless controller on PC many games will intermittently get paused and-or alt-tab to the desktop. This doesn't happen when playing with the keyboard and mouse. ...
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PC Controller not working with Arkham Origins [duplicate]

I recently bought a PC Controller. It wasn't working with The Amazing Spiderman 2. I updated all the drivers and stuff but all in vain. I did some research and found that the games require a Xiinput ...
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Does the Xbox 360 wireless controller for Windows work with the Xbox 360?

As the title states, does the Xbox 360 wireless controller for Windows work wirelessly with an Xbox 360?
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Can I replace Xbox 360 controller's battery?

I was playing Final Fantasy XIII-2 for hours and I saw that my controller had a single bar of battery life left. I told my neighbor my problem and he told me he had a Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery ...
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Mouse and Keyboard for XBox 360?

I know there are third party attachments you can get like the XFPS Sniper or the Mayflash Max. So two questions really. 1: Has Microsoft given a reason why they decided not to allow the use of a ...
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Wii controllers disconnect

When I turn on my Wii, and I press any button on any controller, it connects properly. If I press a button on any other controller, any other controller which was already connected loses connection, ...
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Crysis 2 doesn't match my gamepad inputs

I'm using a Speedlink XEOX Pro Analog Wireless Gamepad. When playing Crysis 2 Maximum Edition on Steam, my controller input doesn't register until I push quite far on the right analog stick; this ...
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How to use the Xbox button on Xbox controllers to do some action with my PC?

I would like to use the Xbox button to launch games or take screenshots on my PC. Is is possible to map the Xbox button? Using a third party software, for example?
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How to charge my PS3 SixAxis controller?

I have a PS3 controller for playing games on my Android phone, but it doesn't seem to want to charge. I've spent two days looking up reasons why and tried them (those attempts listed below) but ...