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

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Is there a smaller Xbox 360 controller available? [closed]

My wife finds the standard XBOX 360 controller too large for her hands, so doesn't use the console. It seems there was a smaller controller on sale from Madcatz, but it is no longer available. Does ...
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Lego Movie game - 2nd controller configuration not being saved

I have been playing the Lego Movie game on my Windows 7 PC fine for a while. However, recently the 2nd player controller configuration is not getting saved. Every time I go back to the control ...
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Does playing racing games with a wheel and pedals affect your real-world driving?

I am worried that if I got used to pulling the 'stunts' one would pull in video games with the same physical interface of a real car, it could lead me to bringing the same 'stunts' on real streets. ...
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Are PS4 controllers region locked for any odd reason?

Upon searching for a new controller for the PS4, I noticed that there were red and blue SONY official controllers that were coming from Asia. Upon further investigation, I learned that they are not ...
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How do you assist target with a controller in FFXIV?

How do you target the target of your current target (assist target) with a controller? The default keyboard/mouse key is T.
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How do I get my Xbox 360 Controller to work with Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition?

Just picked up this game today and I would much rather play it with my Xbox 360 controller. I'm having quite a bit of trouble however due to the fact that although I have my controller connected and ...
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No power when using the Xbox 360 Play N' charge kit

I have a 360 wireless 360 controller and a play n' charge kit, but I'm not getting any power from it. I plug it into the Xbox/3rd party USB wall chargers/laptop, and nothing. And when I say no ...
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Is there any way to use a controller with Feeding Frenzy 2 on PC?

I was surprised to not see this in the options anywhere. Is there a way to enable controller use in Feeding Frenzy 2?
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Playing a steam game with a controller while using other applications (Multi-Monitor)

I'd like to be able to use my computer while my boyfriend plays a game on steam. I have two monitors and he's using a Xbox 360 controller hooked up to my pc. Is it possible to allow the game to be ...
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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 to change control from keyboard to Xbox controller on Batman Arkham City for PC

Do I have to change any property from "true" to "false" in game file, or the game will detect if the controller is connected?
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Can I use a game controller to play Diablo 3?

Can I use a game controller with Diablo 3? Since there are not that many keys that are actually used, can you map a controller to play? Or would this require some type of mod?
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How can a game have both Full and Partial Controller suport?

When looking at the game Scourge: Outbreak I noticed that it features both "Partial Controller Support" and "Full controller support". At first I thought maybe if a game has full support, it must ...
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How do I use Wii remote and other controllers for PC games?

Is there a device or adapter (similar to the one asked about here for the Xbox 360) to allow me to use my Wii remote and classic controller to control PC games?
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DS4 discharging while off

I use the Official PowerA Charging Dock to charge my DS4 controllers (2), it's very close to the PS4. The story so far: I charged my controllers to 100% (~10pm), put my PS4 in standy-by mode (orange ...
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Using a Generic Gamepad for Batman Arkham Asylum (or PS3 controller)

I need some help setting up my PC to play Arkham Asylum. It was the one Arkham game I have yet to play (minus Knight but I'm no time traveller :P) and I got it on PC via a Steam Sale ($5 was a ...
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How can I play Diablo 3 with a gamepad? [duplicate]

I know it's not supported natively for some reason, but I'd really like to lay back on my couch and enjoy the game in a relaxed position instead of sitting straight up at the table with more keys than ...
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No on-screen keyboard when using xbox 360 controller

I have an Xbox 360 controller for PC. I launched the game Dark Souls, and when I was asked to enter my character name, nothing would happen. The keyboard overlay didn't appear and I had to use my ...
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How to turn off PS4 controller?

I'm trying to figure out if its possible to turn off the PS4 controller without turning off the system because it pretty much stays on the whole time I'm not gaming and obviously drains the battery ...
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Games slowing down with Xbox Wireless controller on PC

I have recently noticed that my games are very slow while using the Xbox Wireless controller with my computer. I originally thought my computer had slowed down but I also tried configuring my PS3 ...
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Logitech F710: Does it have cable?

Can Logitech F710 be hooked up with a USB cable to computer, instead of using 2.4GHz wireless?
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WiiMote turns off in Wii Shop Channel

I have a Wii running system version 4.3U and two NYKO WAND WiiMote controllers. For some reason, when I open the Wii Shop Channel, the WiiMotes will instantly turn off. Attempting to turn them back on ...
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How can I turn off a Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for Windows?

I have installed my drivers and paired the device up to the computer. I have given it a quick run through on Steam Big Picture mode to make sure it's all working and behaving as I'd expect it to, but ...
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PS3 Controller does not work

We just bought a PS3 and we can't get the controllers to work. They aren't controllers that came with the system because it's used, and the controller it came with, is broken. We turned the PS3 off, ...
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PS4 controller / Dualshock 4 for Mac not working

I read here that the DS4 will work on Mac out-of-the-box by plugging the controller via a micro USB cable—they said it will automatically work as a regular joystick. I got the DS4 yesterday ...
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How can I emulate keyboard and mouse commands with a game controller? [closed]

Some programs exist to allow you to use game console controllers (such as the Xbox 360 controller, or my usb-connected SNES pads and dual-shocks) to play games that don't support controllers natively. ...
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Do Xbox One Controller charge packs work in Xbox 360 controllers?

I've got an Xbox 360 and some wireless controllers for it. As usual, the rechargeable battery pack things have lost most of their longevity, and I'm looking to replace them. I found a good sale for ...
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Program-controlled keyboard & mouse inputs don't work with Mass Effect 1

I use a program called DS2Key which allows me to control my computer with my Nintendo DS Lite. I typically use this setup to play GameCube games with Dolphin (my 'cube has long since died), but I'm ...
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How can I use a Wavebird with a PC?

I want to emulate games, but I have a Wavebird Wireless controller with no receiver. Is there an adapter or can I make one? I want it to go to USB.
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Xbox One controller charge, where can i see it's charge level/amount?

My question is what can i press to see the XBOX ONE controllers charge? i don't see it anywhere on the dashboard and i find myself charging every night or so which becomes a pain after a while. At ...
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Washing playstation controllers

I've been thinking to allow people in my bar to play some PS3/4 while drinking. Though there's a good chance the controllers will be spilled on, so I was looking for an easy way to clean a lot of ...
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Using an XBox wireless adapter for PC with Windows 7

I bought myself an XBox wireless adapter for PC, so I can use my XBox Controller when playing platformers on PC. Worked great while I used XP, but for Christmas I gave myself an SSD and a Windows 7 ...
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Can I use PS3 controllers on a PS2

Is there a way to use a Playstation 3 controller with a Playstation 2? (Perhaps with a wireless dongle plugged into the front of the PS2..) Our PS2 controllers are getting knackered, and I'm loathed ...
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Is there a wristband-like controller for the wii?

We've been playing Just Dance and Wii Fit quite a bit lately and I was thinking a small wrist-band or watch type controller would be handy. The wiimote gets heavy for my 5-year-old and you really ...
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When using my PS3 controller as a gamepad, how can I turn it off properly?

I've been using my PS3 controller as a gamepad quite a bit recently. I'm using MotioninJoy's DS3 tool, with the controller connected with a USB cable to the desktop. Everything is working great, ...
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Can an xbox 360 controller be used on PC with a standard wireless adapter? [duplicate]

I have bought an Xbox 360 wireless controller and I want to use it on pc, but unfortunately, I cant find the Xbox 360 wireless receiver. Is it possible to use a normal wireless adapter for Xbox 360 ...
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Wii controller mysteriously shut down when setting up the console

I bought the Power Ranger Wii game to play. I put the game in just as I do the other games and proceeded to go thru the steps of setting up the game to play. It said to hook up the nunchucks and ...
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Why does power management ignore Logitech Rumblepad 2 input in windowed mode?

I've discovered that my PC ignores the input from my gamepad, a Logitech Rumblepad 2 model #: G-UF13 (corded, not wireless), when I play games with the gamepad in windowed mode. My monitors are ...
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How do I see my inputs? [closed]

I use my emulators to take some of my console games on the go. I want to write some scripts to use with my controllers/emulators. I am running Windows 7x64. I use several usb devices (game ...
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Can a Dualshock 4 replace a Xbox 360 controller on the PC?

The PS4 is now released in the EU, but due to shipment shortages is not available for sale unless pre-ordered a long time ago. Luckily, it seems as though Dualshock 4 controllers are availble for sale ...
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How many controllers a CronusMAX can handle in a time?

I wanted to buy a CronusMAX but this is not clear for me. The main goal is to share multiple controllers between an XBox360 and an XBox One. Can i use an USB hub and plug multiple wired (XB1) ...
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How to set up a chinese made game controller in windows 8

I have a chinese made usb game controller with me that I bought in Delhi. In the shop it worked in windows 7. But when I tried it on my Sony Vaio laptop, it is not working. In the devices section in ...
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How to Connect F710 Wireless Gamepad to XBOX 360?

I have Logitech F710 Controller which can input both DIRECT INPUT & X INPUT. But, i dont really know how to connect this controller to my XBOX360 console to play using this controller for XBOX360. ...
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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 I make an Xbox 360 controller emulate a PS3 controller on PC?

I have an Xbox 360 gamepad, which I want to use as a PS3 gamepad. I want to make it compatible with the game Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Moushouden (Dynasty Warriors 7) on PC. Is there any emulator software ...
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How to have rumble support in Mupen64Plus?

Since the native OUYA controllers unfortunately lack force feedback, I'd like to buy either a wired or wireless XBOX360 or PS3 controller (or any other that I can then use on both the OUYA and my PC). ...
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Is it possible to use my PS Vita as additional PS3 controller?

As the title states: can I register my PS vita as an additional controller to an PS3 system? I want to play split-screen games without buying a new controller. I've already searched around the web. ...
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Can I use PC controllers with my XBox 360?

Can we use cheap PC controllers with the XBox 360 by connecting it to the USB slot? PC controllers are much cheaper than Microsoft's.
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Is this XBOX 360 controller fake? How can I tell? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I identify a counterfeit Xbox 360 controller? Just bought it on ebay from a chinese seller with high rating. The item description said it was GENIUNE. But I'm ...
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Is it possible to use a Spektrum DX5e as a normal joystick?

I have a Spektrum DX5e and a Phoenix RC Simulator. Phoenix contained a USB adapter that allows to connect the DX5e to the PC. I'm running Windows7 on PC. Now is it possible to use the Spektrum DX5e ...