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

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Racing wheel controllers for XBox 360

I'd like to pick up a racing wheel for the Xbox 360 (bonus points if it supports PC and/or PS3 as well), but I can't find any that seem to be still distributed. Logitech's and Mad Catz's models are ...
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How do I set up Ventrilo Push-to-Talk to work with an XBox 360 controller?

I have been playing some Champions Online on the PC, and for that I like to use my XBox 360 controller. However, I also like to use Push-to-Talk in Ventrilo to talk with my friends. I couldn't find a ...
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Disable vibration on Xbox One controller (on PC)

I'm using Xbox One controller with a PC. I'm not big fan of a vibration (rumble) feature, and I always disable it in all games, there such option is available. But still it vibrates every time PC is ...
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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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Can I configure the analog stick on my PS3 controller as “vehicle throttle” in GTA3 on Mac?

I bought GTA3 on Mac App Store, and wanted to play it with my new PS3 controller on my MacBook. It works fine for playing on foot (left stick for running, right stick for view). But in car I can only ...
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PC Compatibility of MadCatz Rock Band 3 Wireless Pro-Drum and Pro-Cymbals Kit for Xbox 360

I would like to ask if there is anyone who tested Xbox 360 Rock Band 3 Pro Drums in a PC? I'm planning to buy one. Although I like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, I plan to use it in a Drummania-like ...
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Xbox Controllers on Windows

I'm getting seriously confused with this. I don't own an Xbox, but I have started to play games on Steam a lot more, and some of them really need a controller. The Xbox one seems to be the ...
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Should I buy a gamepad or joystick for PC gaming on my Media Center?

We've started playing Madagascar and Lego Star Wars on our Windows media center PC connected to the TV. Using the wireless keyboard works but isn't ideal. What kind of gaming controller would you ...
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Does anyone have experience using a controller to play Skyrim on the PC? [closed]

I have Skyrim for the computer and really love playing it, but recently I've been wanting to play it while reclining in my lazyboy and playing the game on a 51in high def. My computer is right next to ...
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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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My PS3 controller always comes on as controller #2, even though it's the only controller.

I recently bought a PS3 and whenever I turn it on, even with the controller, the controller always starts up as #2. This is hugely annoying as (for example) inFamous can only be controlled using ...
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Nice DPad controllers for fighting games on XBOX 360

So I want to be able to play fighting games on a 360, but the D-Pad on the standard controller is terrible. I don't really want to use an arcade stick either. Are there any controllers for the Xbox ...
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DualShock 3 usability on PS4

Does anyone know if DualShock 3 controllers are usable for PS4? i.e. if the PS3 controllers are forward compatible. KR,
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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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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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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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Can I use an Elecom game controller with Batman: Arkham City?

I am playing Batman: Arkham City on a Windows 7 PC, purchased using Steam. The keyboard controls seemed less than ideal so I thought I'd bite the bullet and get a USB game controller. At the store, ...
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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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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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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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Green Fret Button sometimes “lets go”

This has been happening a while, and though I can handle the situation sometimes, I eventually forget that it is going to happen, and then it does... What happens is that while holding down the green ...
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XBox play and charge kit on PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using a wireless XBox 360 controller on a PC I have heard that it is not possible to use an XBox 360 play and charge kit as a normal controller on Windows since it just ...
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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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Will most USB PS2-like controllers work on PS3?

I have to buy a wired PS3 controller for my friend, but I can only find "Windows supported" controllers. Will it work?
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How can I use my PS3 controller with my PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my PS3 controller on a PC? I have a Windows 7 PC and am having problems with my PS3 controller. Does anybody know how to get my PS3 controller linked up to my ...
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Can you use the Wii Classic Control for the Wii version of Destroy All Humans?

I find the controller layout of Destroy All Humans for the Wii to be too annoying to play for long, using the IR sensor to control the camera is just a pain. I really liked using dual analog sticks ...
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Can I use alternate controllers for Rock Band on my PS3? (i.e, my guitar-hero controllers) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do Guitar Hero peripherals work with Rock Band and vice versa? Subject pretty much says it all. I've got PS3 + Rock Band, and would like to use Guitar-hero controllers. ...
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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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Controller is connecting to other PlayStation 3 consoles, but not mine

My controller was working fine. I was playing a game, and then it suddenly disconnected, and now it only connects with a cable. Without the cable, when I press the PS button, it starts blinking and ...
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Xbox 360 game sound through headset

I recently purchased a converter so that I could hook up my PC headset to my Xbox 360 controller. However, when I try to use it, no sound comes through the headset. I do not have Xbox Live gold, and ...
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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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Playing Batman Arkham City with Xbox controller on OS X

I want to play Batman Arkham City on my MacBook Pro. Is it possible to play it with Xbox controller? I'm planning to buy it from the AppStore, not via Steam.
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Lego Movie game - 2nd controller configuration not being saved

I have been playing the Lego Movie game on my Windows 7 PC fine for a while. However, recently the 2nd player controller configuration is not getting saved. Every time I go back to the control ...
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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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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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Will 360 games such as Guitar Hero recognize my USB midi device if I plug it directly into a controller port?

does anyone know if I can connect a usb MIDI device (my drum machine) directly to a controller port and have it recognised within the likes of Guitar Hero? Thanks.
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Are there any tips for improving driving skills in racing games using an analog stick controller?

I enjoy console racing games, but not really enough to invest in a steering wheel controller and pedals. That being said, when I'm using the analog sticks to steer, I don't ever feel like I can hold ...
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How to fix broken controllers/pads?

Recently, I took off my old consoles from their boxes with the intention to do some retro-gaming but found two problems which look alike: my gamecube controller has a problem where it's digital stick ...
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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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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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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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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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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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XBox 360 Controller not recognized on Assassin's Creed II PC

I recently got Assassin's Creed II during the Steam Holiday Sale. I had played Assassin's Creed with my wired XBox 360 Controller without a problem, and I was looking forward to using it for this ...
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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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XBox One Controller Periodically Disconnects

My Xbox One has been working great for about a year. In the past week, the controller has started disconnecting every five or ten minutes. It takes about 20 seconds to reconnect. This happens with two ...
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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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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 ...