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

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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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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 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 ...
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Can I use an Xbox controller with a Mac?

Has anybody got any experience using an Xbox controller with a Mac? I know you can run the firmware on a PC. If not, cheap controller recommendations would be welcome!
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Is it possible to 'burn out' a PS3 remote by charging from a PC USB slot?

Is is possible to use my PS3 remote without charging the battery? I use my ps3 remote as it is plugged into the USB port and I notice that it is automatically charging my remote battery. Is it ...
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Mapping mouse double click with antimicro

Can I map mouse double click with using AntiMicro (A program used to map keyboard and mouse controls to a gamepad). If so how can I do that? I'm completely new to this and can't find it.
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Are there any alternative controllers for BlackOps on PS3

I have been continually frustrated by the way controls work on the standard PS3 controller. There is aim assist, but in general the controller "makes you miss". The L3/R3 sticks are woefully ...
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How can I disconnect my PS3 controller from MotioninJoy/DS3Tool?

I plug my PS3 controller into my PC for two reasons: a) charging, and b) I also have a game that I play that I use my controller for, using MotioninJoy/DS3Tool. However, I don't know how to to ...
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Does the Logitech F710 work on the PS3?

I can't stand the DualShock controller. Seriously, my thumb muscles start hurting. So I've been considering getting the Logitech F710 or F510. Do they work on the PS3? Are there any limitations?
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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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Steering wheel controller for PS3

I am thinking about getting a steering wheel controller for the PS3, primarily for Gran Turismo 5. Is there a website which compares all the available options, so I can choose the best one for me?
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My joystick is not working in FIFA 11 when playing

My vinyson joystick not working when I am trying to play the match, but it works outside of the game when I am selecting menu etc. I think I am doing something wrong. I am very new to this joystick ...
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Why are my controllers not working in Super Meat Boy on OS X?

I'm trying to play Super Meat Boy on OSX using a joypad, and it doesn't work: the buttons are fine, but the D-pad is completely ignored! I've tried many joypads and the result is the same for all of ...
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Playstation 3 - controller connection problem

I've bought new PS3 and I can't connect my cotroller. I've tried reseting the controller using the reset button but this didn't work. I've also tried reseting PS3 system - again, no result. I'm trying ...
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How to fix gamepad problem with DOSBox-ed One Must Fall 2097?

Recently I played an excellent, 1994 now-freeware fighting game, One Must Fall 2097. The game works wonderfully under DOSBox, with fully supported sound and gamepad control, which I personally prefer ...