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

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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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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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Can I use Speedlink Xeox SL-6556 gamepad with XBOX-360?

"Speedlink Xeox Pro Analog Gamepad USB" (SL-6556) has declared compatibility with PC and has a Xinput/Dinput switch. On Windows, it uses drivers for original XBOX-360 gamepad and is recognized as an ...
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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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Is it possible to use an Xbox One and 360 controller at the same time in PC games?

I own an Xbox 360 controller. I'd like to play some fighting games (Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Injustice, Dead or Alive) against friends locally on my PC. So I have to get another controller. Now ...
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Connecting my Xbox 360 or One controller with my PC without paying for anything?

Can I connect my Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller to my PC using without purchasing anything?
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Can I use my PS3 controller on a PC?

Are there some good drivers available to make the PS 3 controller work with Windows 7? Also, can I use it wirelessly?
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Show Wii U Gamepad Video on Computer

I'm trying to find out if anyone has come up with a method of getting the Wii U gamepad video to show on a PC. I've looked this up and found people playing PC games with the Wii U, but that's not what ...
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Can the Xbox 360 Play & Charge Kit cable charge regular Ni-MH batteries in the controller?

I use regular rechargeable Ni-MH AA batteries in my Xbox360 controllers, which I charge in a regular AA battery charger. Since the Xbox 360 Play & Charge Kit batteries are just Ni-MH batteries, ...
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How do I fix ghost inputs on certain games from HID controllers?

This is a pretty technical question, so I apologize in advance for any long-windedness. I'm using a Wii U Pro Controller, connected to my PC via Bluetooth, in conjunction with a program called ...
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Does the Xbox One controller support DirectInput on PC?

I know it supports XInput on PC. But is it possible to play old games which only have DirectInput with the controller?
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How do I use my Xbox 360 control pad in Mass Effect 3?

Don't get me wrong, mouse and keyboard is, to me, the only way to play the game seriously (multiplayer, usually), however, sometimes I just like to sit back and enjoy myself. Enter: The Xbox 360 ...
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Is is possible to connect more than 4 Wireless Xbox 360 controllers to a PC?

If I buy multiple Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receivers will I be able to use them at the same time? I know that each one should support 4 controllers, so if I buy 2 could I connect 8?
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Is there an aim assist in State of Decay on PC?

I was playing State of Decay on the PC with a keyboard and mouse, now I started to play it with an Xbox controller and I discovered that aiming guns with it is almost impossible. I wasn't able to find ...
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Neighbor controlling my PS3 or random buttons triggered?

I have a Playstation 3 which I use for gaming and streaming video. Often times, my PS3 is controlled by a mysterious force, which I can only assume is my neighbor. I live in the city in a row house, ...
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Can I use a controller on TF2 if I don't have a working xbox?

I was just wondering because i would rather play it on a controller.
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Bluetooth Audio Streaming from Mac/PC to DualShock 4

Is it possible to stream audio output from a PC/Mac (I myself use a Mac) to the speaker or headphone jack on a Sony DualShock 4 controller over Bluetooth? I have done some digging around the Web and ...
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Which controllers do I need for playing GameCube and N64 games on a Wii?

I'm completely new in the world of video games, so forgive me if I'm clueless. I just bought a used Wii and found out that it was modified so that it can play N64 and GameCube games. I'm not sure what ...
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Is it possible to use an Xbox One controller battery pack in an Xbox 360 Controller?

I am looking into buying an Xbox One and I want to know if I can use my Xbox 360's charging dock for the new controllers. Is this possible?
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Dragon Age: Inquisition PC with Game-pad controls

I started playing Dragon Age Inquisition on my PC yesterday (21 November 2014) when it was released. After about 4 hours of not enjoying the keyboard/mouse interface, I decided to give my gamepad 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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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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How to use the xbox button on xbox controllers to do some action with my pc?

I would like to use the xbox button to launch games or take screenshots on my pc. Is is possible to map the xbox button using a third party software for example?
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Gamepad issues in Windows

Had anyone ever encountered an issue when playing with a 360 (I'm using a Razer Sabertooth) gamepad in Windows where one or both of the sticks seems like it's pushing upwards slightly? The issue ...
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Getting 3 or 4 players working in Rayman Origins with non-360 (XINput) controllers

After a large amount of work, I still can't get more than 2 players working in Rayman Origins. I have 2 official xbox 360 controllers which work, but I cannot get any of my other controllers working ...
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Adjusting in-cockpit view

I have issue with in-cockpit look around using the hat-switch on Logitech G940 HOTAS controls in War Thunder. If I use the mouse-look (default: press and hold C key while moving mouse), I can see ...
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Using the Mayflash GameCube to USB adapter. All buttons work except the C-Stick?

I got a Mayflash "GC Controller Adapter for PC USB". I plugged the GC controller into Port 1 on the Mayflash adapter (it's a dual-port) and plugged the adapter into the USB on my computer. I noticed ...
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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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How can I fix my PS3 controller?

My friend left his wireless PS3 controller at my house. He told me I can keep it because he plays XBOX 360. My wired controller stopped working last night. I tried to use the wireless one my friend ...
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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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How can I use my gamepad trackball with Crysis 2 and Xpadder?

I've recently installed Crysis 2 in my PC (Win7 x64bit). I wanted to use my joystick (a gamepad like the ones for the PlayStation) with the game. So I've installed Xpadder to make the joystick ...
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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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What lubricant does Sony use for the PS3 analog stick?

My warranty has expired on my controllers, and I'm looking to take them apart and replace the lubricant since they are sticking/squeaky. I would like to use the best lubricant for this which is why ...
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How do I get two gamepads to work with Monaco (or other Steam games)?

I'm running Linux and my two controllers are.. THRUSTMASTER 2-in-1 Dual Trigger Controller THRUSTMASTER 3-in-1 Dual Trigger Controller The problem is that even though I can configure one of them ...
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PS4 controller as wireless headphones?

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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PS3 Controller not charging or syncing with ps3

The last time i played a game on my playstation 3 was in February 2014. Now, its August 2014, and my controller can't seem to sync with my PS3 Console. Whenever I connect it using the charging cord, ...
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A good way to teach someone to use both the WASD and the mouse efficiently?

X is really excited about getting into video games, but she tends to forget to move when attacking or to attack when moving.. also (a huge problem in isometric games like Bastion) she tends to only ...
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Does the wired XBox 360 controller work with Surface 2

I'm looking at getting a gamepad for my Surface 2 running Windows RT. I would like to know if the wired XBox 360 controller works. All the stuff I've seen online shows the wireless one being used with ...
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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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Would a gamepad or joystick improve the handling of aircrafts in Just Cause 2 PC?

I love flying planes in Just Cause 2 but the keyboard controls are just binary so it's not very precise or "natural". I wonder if I would really benefit from using a gamepad or joystick. Could I in ...
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Setting up a gaming console with a chromebook, ps3 controller issues

I'm trying to set up my new chromebook as a steam console, but having trouble getting it to recognize ps3 controllers. Using Ubuntu, Steam runs quite well, since I'm lucky enough to have a chromebook ...
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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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Wired controller blinking while Xbox is off

The home-button of my wired Xbox controller is blinking, even though my Xbox 360 is turned off. I've searched around a bit and found out the blinking of wireless controllers is a sign that the battery ...
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Can I use a second controller to frame my photo mode shots if I'm using a racing wheel?

Title basically says it all. The biggest problem I'm having is controlling the yaw, as in I can't with the racing wheel (the official Microsoft one from a few years back). I also can't control the ...
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Use PC as Console - start PC remotely and automatically close launchers [closed]

I'm a happy console user, despite of available skills to build and manage gaming PC, I highly prefer games on console mostly because of I'm sitting in front of PC through whole day with keyboard and ...
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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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How can I map a button on a controller to launch Steam Big Picture

I'd like to be able to, like with a PS3, pick up my controller and hit a button and have Steam Big Picture load up. To complicate the situation, I already have steam running (to keep games up to ...
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Can I use PS3 / PS4 controller on iOS 7?

Since, evasi0n iOS7 is already out and we all know that iOS 7 already has Gaming Controller support or APIs, I'm wondering if there is some sort of Cydia tweak that is already out / under-development ...
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Is there a reason for the specific symbols and letters on the controllers? [closed]

Is there a meaning on the reason behind such a choice? Being X-Box A, B, X and Y Playstation ■, ▲, X and O
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Can I remotely control my PS3 with my laptop?

Is there any way that a laptop can be used to control a PS3? Most of my searches have turned up articles aimed in the other direction (using a PS3 controller on a computer), but I've not found ...