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

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Why does my Xbox One Controller stop responding while playing games on Windows 10?

So I started playing Final Fantasy XIII - 2 via Steam the other day using my Xbox One controller and I noticed that whenever the game showed a prompt (i.e save game, play tutorial, anything in the ...
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Can I rocket jump with a controller on pc?

I often see soldiers flying by overhead to get to the control points quicker. Sometimes I have seen Demomen (though this is really no hard task with Demoman) and sometimes even engineers doing this ...
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Can you charge the PS3 wireless controller over regular USB?

I normally charge the PS3 controller by connecting it to the PS3 while its idling, but I guess it's much easier to charge it through my PCs USB port. Would this work?
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How can I get my Logitech Dual Action gamepad to work with DuckTales Remastered?

My Logitech Dual Action gamepad is detected by Steam and the Logitech setup utility, but it does not work at all with DuckTales Remastered. Others are having the same issues with the same gamepad as ...
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Is this Dualshock 2 controller bootleg?

A few days ago I bought a Dualshock 2 controller and some PS2 games at a thrift store. The controller was really cheap, $1.99, but the cases were separating from each other. It looked like an easy ...
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Can I sync a Guitar Hero World Tour controller dongle with a Guitar Hero 3 guitar?

So, I was curious, can I sync this controller dongle (that little thing, not the guitar itself): with this guitar? . I want to play Frets on Fire with this guitar on the PC with this set but I ...
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Can I use my smartphone as a controller for XBox One?

Left my controller in different state, won't have money for a new one and the controller won't be back. I tried smartglass but can't use that unless my XBox is connected to same Wi-Fi.
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Does Terraria have controller compatibility?

I have Terraria via Steam and I usually play with a keyboard and mouse. I'd like to play with my Xbox controller but I can't find a joystick option. So can you use a controller for PC Terraria? Thank ...
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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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How do I connect a wireless Xbox 360 controller to my Android phone?

I have: Samsung Galaxy S6 Wireless Xbox 360 Controller USB Wireless Adapter for Xbox 360 Controller (Works for Windows/Linux) USB OTG Cable (Allows me to plug USB into Android) I am able to plug ...
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Target lock/release on XBox 360 controller

I just started playing Dark Souls 3 on PC. I get it's meant to be played on gamepad, so I grabbed my X360. But I can't figure out which button is used for target lock/release. It says R, with an ...
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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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Is it possible to connect a Gravis Eliminator Aftershock to Windows 10?

Is it possible to connect a Gravis Eliminator Aftershock to Windows 10? I have been looking all over for drivers but can't find anything at all.
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What controllers can you use on Minecraft for Wii-U

On Minecraft for the Wii-U I have heard you cannot use the Wii remote or nun-chuck, is this true? What are the controllers you can use?
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Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Won't sync under Mac

I have a genuine Xbox 360 wireless controller and a gaming receiver. I have downloaded the latest driver from Tattiebogle.net and installed successfully. I have MacOSX Lion installed and under System ...
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How many controllers can connect to a PS2?

Some people say two, some say eight (by using Multitaps). What is the maximum number of controllers that can be connected to a PS2?
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Can I skip the launcher on Skyrim?

I am executing Skyrim through Steam Big Picture with the controller but when I select Play on Big Picture, the launcher of the game appears and I have to use the mouse to start to play. This is very ...
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What are the default CS:GO Controller controls in the XBox?

I want to play CS:GO with a controller and my trusty program that will help my dreams come true (aka. Controller Emulators) and I want to know the default CS:GO controller controls in the Xbox. Is it ...
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How do I identify which controller is which DirectInput device?

I have a large number of different types of game controllers hooked up by USB to my PC, which is powering a MAME/arcade cabinet. Problem I'm having is that whenever I go to define my controls in ...
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PS3 controller won't connect [duplicate]

My PS3 controller won't connect to my PS3 with the USB cable. The lights show, but it won't function. I've tried everything I can think of. It blinks as if it's charging, but won't sync to my system.
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Do PlayStation 2 controllers support USB connections?

Does the classic PlayStation 2 controller support a USB standard? I.E., can I cut the cable and solder a USB connector to it?
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Why does my Xbox 360 controller take minutes to connect?

I bought a controller with the Transforming D-Pad some time ago, and I love it. However, this controller has a growing problem, it takes minutes (around 2-3 minutes at least) to pair with the 360. If ...
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Issues with a generic gamepad on Mac

I'm having issues with a generic gamepad (Xeox pro analog gamepad) which I bought to play Hyper Light Drifter on my Mac. The gamepad and all buttons get recognized on my OSX. But in the game, the ...
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Dark Souls 3 xBox One Controller not working on PC [duplicate]

I have been trying to play Dark Souls 3 with an XBox One Wired Controller. The game is not recognizing the controller at all. I have tested the controller with Dark souls 2 and it works fine. I ...
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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 i use PS4 controller PS3?

I have PS4 and i am going to my cousin's place who has a PS3. So i just want to know that will my controller be compatile with his PS3 console?
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Is the Xbox One controller compatible with Xbox 360?

I simply do not have the finances available to test this out yet, so I am requesting help from someone who has the answer. I am aware of the original Xbox controller is not compatible with the 360, ...
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How to use my gamepad globally as xbox controller (on PC)?

I figure using x360ce I can use my gamepad in some games which claim to require a xbox controller. However, this requires me putting two files (xinput1_3.dll and x360ce.ini) into the respective game's ...
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Playstation 4 controller d-pad jammed.

I play the new "Mortal Kombat X" game on the ps4 and I use the d-pad to play because using the analog stick is really hard, and now on one of my controllers the left button is jammed and is ...
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My Xbox One controller's left joystick popped out. What should I do?

I’m sharing pictures, because this seems fairly incredible to me: This controller fell maybe 3 feet onto a hardwood floor, and I was amazed to discover that the joystick — which doesn’t appear to ...
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Can I use my Xbox One controller to play the PC versions of the Mass Effect games?

I asked this question and according to the answer I decided to buy all the trilogy. However, there is one concern. I am a bit bored to use keyboard + mouse and want to try the Xbox one controller. Of ...
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Controllers disconnecting from console

I had disconnecting issues the day I set up my console. I went through all the possible solutions posted on the Xbox website, but none of them worked. So, I started using the controller with a wired ...
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Amazon game controller on PC or X-Box?

I found an Amazon Fire TV game controller at Goodwill for a steal, but I don't have Fire TV. Can I hook this up to a PC, X-Box 360, or X-Box One?
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New PS3 controller won't sync with PS3

I bought a new six-axis controller for my best friend, and I did a custom paint job on it. I had to take it apart, but after I put everything back together (right), it just blinks the red lights when ...
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FFXIII menu cursor moves on its own

When the main menu of FFXIII loads up the cursor keeps moving between START and SETTINGS by itself. If i time it right i can go to SETTINGS and the cursor is stuck on the top. If i hold down arrow it ...
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B button pauses the game in logitech F310 gamepad

I have logitech F310 gamepad, and while playing Dungeon hunter 5, there are four buttons X,Y,A,B... these should be used to throw various powers, and thats what they are doing but the B button while ...
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Is it possible to use a xbox 360 controller with a PS4?

so my friend recently got Black Ops 3, and I've had a blast playing with him. But, we usually 2 of our other friends also come over and we all try to play black ops 3 with each other, but we have to ...
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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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My Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller's Left Thumbstick is Mapped to Pushing The Stick

I'm going to make this fast. Whenever I flick my Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller's left thumbstick to the left, it is also mapped to pressing down on the left thumbstick. Does anyone know ...
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Sometimes my headset mic gets stuck on, until I restart the Xbox One

Once in awhile, my microphone of my Turtle Beach Ear Force Recon 50x Gaming Headset for Xbox One, gets stuck on. By this I mean the mic is constantly sending signal. This makes everyone in party chat ...
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Can I play Sims 4 on my Mac using a PS3 controller?

Downloaded Sims 4 off Origin to play on my MacBook Air that is 6 months old. I'm finding it really difficult to play with a trackpad and thought "I will have to get a mouse!" After Googling it I got ...
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Why are my analoge sticks not working properly?

I have 3 Xbox One controllers, one of which works fine. However, the other two have an issue with the analogue sticks. For some reason, when they aren't being touched at all they act like they're ...
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Help with Higan GBC Controller Setup

I have actually had this problem and never asked about it before and have never really fixed it but now I'm just fed up. How tf do you set up GBC controller in Higan??? It only gives me options for GB ...
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Decrease right analog sensitivity while aiming

I've installed FallOut 3 to my Windows 10 PC and thought I could play it with my Dualshock 3 controller. I use ScpServer which means the system thinks it's an Xbox controller plugged in. The problem ...
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Why isn't my Xbox controller working, when streaming Fallout 4 to my computer, from my Xbox One?

I am streaming my Xbox One console to my Windows 10 computer, using an Xbox One controller, connected via micro-USB cable. The controller registers, as I can use it with the Xbox app, but it stops ...
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My PS3 controllers have died and are not charging

It has been some months since I've turned on my Playstation 3. Today, when I turned it on with my controllers, it didn't work. I thought "Hey, the battery surely ran out", so I tried to charge them ...
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How to calibrate xbox 360 controller?

I've got a new controller and it works wrong, so i tried to calibrate it and after 4 hours it still doesn't work properly. Issue: sticks have no dead-zone, and X and Y axis on right stick cant go ...
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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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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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How to prevent camera Y axis to invert when inside a vehicle?

Whenever I'm playing San Andreas and I get inside a car, the right analog stick, the one that controls the camera, inverts, so whenever I push it up, the camera goes up, unlike what happens when I'm ...