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

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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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PS3 controller not working

My original Sony controller won't even connect to the PS3 even after resetting several times, whether connected to the USB or not, what should I do? I have another controller which isn't Sony and when ...
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Make analogs work in mame

I have a PS3 joystick and works fine except that in mame, analogs doesn't do anything. Is there a way to make them work?
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Help setting up USB joystick for Far cry 3 on PC

I am trying to set up my USB joystick to work with my Far cry 3 on my PC. But its not detected. One of my friend suggested that i should use x360ce to emulate the xbox controller to work in my PC. I ...
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Trying to play Tera with PS3 controller

I tried to play Tera with my PS3 controller using DS3 tool and the Xbox 360 Controller Emulator it has. But it doesn't work, I can connect it with all the other options (PS3, PS2 or PS1, and even ...
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Using a ps3 controller to play Lego Star Wars on PC

I'm trying to use a PS3 controller to play Lego Star Wars The Complete Saga on PC. I managed to use "DS3 Tool" to connect the PS3 controller. As far as I could tell this worked fine; I could bring up ...
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Is the Xbox 360 controller compatible with RT games under Windows 8?

I don't have an Xbox however i am planning to buy a Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller for Windows 8 PC. As of now (and as per my RnD), current Xbox 360 controller is compatible with Surface RT and most ...
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Where can I get a battery replacement for a PS3 controller and how can I replace it?

Is there any way to change the battery of a PS3 controller? If so, where do I get a new one!? and how do I change it?
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Does Wii MotionPlus enhance the accuracy of games created prior to its existence?

Regarding the Wii Remote + MotionPlus / Wii Remote Plus, I know the added gyroscope allows better accuracy with games which specify compatibility. Does using the MotionPlus on a regular controller ...
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Moga Pro Controller on Windows 7

I bought a Moga Pro Controller for my Android phone and Windows 7 computer. I am able to connect to it to the computer via the Bluetooth adapter and play Grand Theft Auto Vice City. All of the ...
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What could cause the 'L1' button to stop working, and is it possible to fix? [duplicate]

I accidentally let the controller fall from my hand and now the L1 button isn't working. (which is terrible, because I love FIFA). What can I do? is it possible to fix?
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Contra Rebirth Wii on Dolphin: can't move when shooting

I run Contra Rebirth WiiWare at Dolphin Emulator for Ubuntu. I'm using Logitech Rumblepad2 that I use to emulate Wiimote. And I can't run when I'm shooting. What's wrong?
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How do I calibrate a Gamecube controller?

I want to play Ocarina of Time on my Wii with a gamecube controller, but the joystick isn't cooperating and I keep going in the opposite direction than I want to go! How can I recalibrate it so that ...
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How do I set a dead zone for my Xbox 360 controller?

How do I set a "dead zone" for my Xbox 360 wired controller (reference image). Clarification: I meant for use with my PC. Additional information: The reason I want to do this is because the ...
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On a dual-screen setup (TV + screen), can I play a full-screen game on one screen while another user uses the other screen?

We're about to buy a new family computer with a beefy CPU (for future-proofing) and a beefy GPU (for me). The computer's near the TV, so passing an HDMI cable for couch gaming shouldn't be a problem, ...
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“Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows” vs. “Xbox 360 Wireless Controller” [duplicate]

I recently bought an "Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows". It came with a little USB dongle for my computer to pick up the wireless signal and some driver software. It works like a charm. I ...
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Where can i get reliable offline drivers for a PS3 Controller?

I know of two driver/software combos that allow me to use my PS3 controller as a PC gamepad: MotionInJoy - I am using this right now but I have an older version which I was able to install and use ...
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Dualshock 3 controller problems

My problem is that my PS3 controllers sync and start up the system properly. It maintains synced status, but the buttons don't work. The only button that works is the PS button. Also, when I am in ...
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Using an XBOX360 wireless controller in WoW used to work but not anymore (Windows 7 x64) using Xpadder software

I played WoW 2 months ago and I was able to use my XBOX360 wireless controller without any problem, that is great to reduce risk for RSI! Now I cant use it anymore, why? It works in the operating ...
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How can I use an Xbox 360 controller to play Steam games?

I bought BioShock 2 on Steam in the sale a couple of weeks ago, but I'm better at playing FPSs with an Xbox 360 controller than with mouse and keyboard. Is there any way for me to use an Xbox 360 ...
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Can I use my xbox controller to play alien swarm?

I know the information page for Alien Swarm does not list it, but from the screenshots it seems like a perfect game to control with the xbox controller. Did they just forget to add the icon or is it ...
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Can I use my Xbox 360 controller to play PC games?

I bought the Prince of Persia trilogy games yesterday at a garage sale and I want to play them asap! I remember them being great on the PS2. Can I use my Xbox 360 controller with my laptop? Would I ...
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What that alternate connector is for on the Xbox360 controller?

If you look at wired Xbox360 controller it has what looks like 2 filters on its wire near USB connector. I only recently noticed that that bigger filter is actually an alternate connector with ...
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Does Xbox 360 USB controller work out-of-the-box on Windows/Linux/Mac?

I'm planning buying a wired USB Xbox 360 controller, but I would like to know a bit more about it before actually buying. Most (all?) USB controllers identify themselves as USB HID (Human Interface ...
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How can I identify the new Xbox 360 controller in stores?

The new Xbox 360 controller is starting to become available in local stores, at least I think so. Is there any way I can identify the new controller, either by looks or a serial number or something? ...
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Can I connect a wireless Xbox 360 controller to PC with a play & charge cable?

I have a wireless Xbox 360 controller with its USB charger. Can I use it as a wired controller to play on my PC without buying the wireless receiver for Windows? And if so, where can I find the ...