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

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Does Microsoft still make a Wireless Xbox 360 Receiver for the PC?

I'm sure I read somewhere that Microsoft have stopped producing Wireless Xbox 360 Receivers for PCs, but I can't remember where. For anyone confused, I'm referring to these things: I've searched ...
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Can I use a 360 controller on Xbox one

Since Windows 10 came out I have been enjoying the stream xbox games to PC feature, I use the wireless adapter for 360 with a 360 controller on my PC and all the Xbox One games I have tried work so ...
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XBox 360 Wiresless controller play Flight Simulator X on Steam

I picked up an XBox 360 wireless controller for windows and I'm having trouble getting it picked up in microsoft flight simulator x for steam. Worth noting I'm running Windows Server 2k8 - so I ...
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Is it possible to translate keyboard/mouse inputs to controller x-input?

With Windows 10 coming out this week, I was wondering if its possible to translate Keyboard/mouse inputs into emulated Xbox controller inputs? This would allow one to use a mouse and keyboard to play ...
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Can a Wii-U gamepad be used as the screen for multiple players?

The Wii U is of interest to me due to the fact you do not necessarily need a TV in order to use it, being able to use the game pad as the screen.However, I would mainly be interested in playing with ...
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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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How can I use a Wamo Pro gamepad in a desktop Windows PC?

I have a Wamo Pro which is a gamepad mainly aimed at iOS and Android mobile devices (it works fine in my Android phone), but despite being also advertised as being compatible with PC, the instructions ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Brake pedal trouble with Xbox 360 Racing Wheel

I have bought a used Microsoft Xbox Racing Wheel and have recently started playing. I have noticed that every time I let go of the gas pedal completely, the braking lights turn on. And when the car ...
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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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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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Xbox 360 PDP Controller not working with Ouya

I recently bought an Ouya, and a second xbox 360 PDP Rock Candy controller (my girlfriend liked it and it was cheap hahah), but I can't get it to work. I plug it in, and halfway through it lights up, ...