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

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Can a PC be used as a power source for an Xbox One controller?

I can use a power outlet to power my Xbox One controller using a USB charger. My laptop also gives my Xbox One controller power but instead registers as a plug and play device and doesn't connect to ...
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Xbox One Controller triggers function weird after 2 minutes of being turned on

I'm using an Xbox One controller with my PC. The controller functions perfectly for the first 2 minutes, both RT and LT changes its values from 0 to 255 properly but after some time, the triggers ...
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What control options are there for Wii U Virtual Console games?

I have heard competing answers to the question "What controls work with Wii U Virtual Console". I have heard that the gamepad works, I have heard that you need a Wii U Virtual controller, I have ...
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Ultimate Game Pad emulator for android not working with NFS Most Wanted 2005

I am not able to use the ultimate game pad emulator for android when playing Need for Speed Most Wanted 2005 edition. The emulator emulates a joypad using bluetooth. I am able to play Call of Duty ...
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What is the difference between the normal Xbox One controller and the 'Play and Charge Kit' version?

I'm planning on buying a Xbox One controller in order to use it to play games on my PC. I'd like to ask what is the difference between the normal one(which includes an USB) and the one with Play and ...
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How to play Dark Souls with an Xbox controller on PC?

I can't seem to find a reference for all the mechanics of Dark Souls as played on PC (specifically Prepare to Die Edition on Steam in case that makes a difference). These are the controls I'm aware of:...
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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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Gamepad left analog stick is not sensitive

I have a new gamepad (bought yesterday) that works fine except for one aspect: The left analog stick is not sensitive enough when moving it to the left. For some games, this is not a problem, but for ...
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Why are my Wii Remotes being laggy and choppy?

So I'm playing Super Smash Bros for Wii U (offline) and the controls are doing all sorts of weird things. Sometimes there's just crazy lag (like I'll hold left to run and it takes like 2 seconds for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 lit....
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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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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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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 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 ...
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Is there some way to use my Guitar Hero drum pedal on my PC?

I have a pedal from Guitar Hero World Tour, and I want to use it for push-to-talk in PC games. I don't want to have to connect the entire drum set, just the pedal. The pedal has a 3.5mm jack attached ...
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Why does my controller stop working in GTA V after opening Steam overlay?

I have GTA V for PC, bought through Steam. I play with an Xbox 360 controller. When I'm playing the game, if at any point I or the game opens a Steam overlay (be it the text input or the regular ...
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Calibrating Gamecube C-stick

I have gone through the default windows calibration menu like a gazillion times and everything works fine, except my c stick. It is always recognized as slightly to the left and any small movement is ...
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Playing Minecraft with a controller, except the controls are all wrong

So, I just got a PC X-Box controller, I downloaded JoyToKey and a config file for Minecraft, but when I move the stick to the left, it goes up. When I move it down, it goes right etc. Can someone ...
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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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Matching the controls of Mortal Kombat X with my Logitech F310

My friend recently purchased Mortal Kombat X. I have Mortal Kombat 9 on steam (from some sale I'm sure) which I've never played, but I want to start practicing for when we hang out. I stayed up until ...
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How can I calibrate a joystick on a Mac?

A joystick on my controller is off-center, and I don't want to go through the pain of fixing it (it has proprietary screws, plus I don't know what to do with it once I'm inside). How do I go about ...
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Does the Wii U game pad actually detect breath?

In both Wii Fit U and NintendoLand there are games where you have to blow into the game pad's microphone to complete them. I don't like the idea of blowing moisture into electronics so I've tried to ...
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How can I connect my PS3 controller? [Resetting, and changing battery doesn't work.]

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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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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Nintendo Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter on Nintendo Wii

so I'm realizing my black Nintendo Wii doesn't have the gamecube ports on the top part. I thought the top was a lid and it looked like the top was supposed to come off when the front part of the top ...
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How to use Higan 094 on Ubuntu?

I'm new to linux so I'm having some problems. I installed higan emulator (I'm running a virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.10 in a windows 8 notebook) to play some SNES games but at launch it said I had ...
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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 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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What is this hole for in the controller?

So I was changing the trigger springs in my controller this evening and I noticed a small hole in the back of the controller, which I can only assume to be a reset perhaps? What is this hole ...
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CounterStrike: GO - Xbox 360 controller not moving

I enabled the controller in the settings but I am unable to move in-game using the control sticks. This controller works with most other games that have controller support on steam.
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Xbox One - Controller Startup?

This began happening Tuesday March 10, 2015. I installed the latest update for Grand Theft Auto V (the heists one) the day it came out at around 12:05 AM, which was March 10th. What's been occurring ...