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

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Using a wireless XBox 360 controller on a PC

Can I use a wireless XBox 360 controller on a PC?
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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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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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Differences between real-life motorcycle racing and that of video games like MotoGP, Ride, and the like [closed]

I am a motorcycle road racing fan, and I've noticed that motorcycles behave significantly different in video games. There are a number of video games trying to emulate the challenge of professional ...
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How to calibrate xbox 360 controller?

I've got a new controller and it works wrong, so i tried to calibrate it and after 4 hours it still doesn't work properly. Issue: sticks have no dead-zone, and X and Y axis on right stick cant go ...
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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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can i play sims 4 on my mac using a ps3 controller?

downloaded the sims 4 off origin to play on my laptop its a macbook air that is 6 months old. I'm finding it really difficult to play with a trackpad and thought oh man i will have to get a mouse! but ...
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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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How to prevent camera Y axis to invert when inside a vehicle?

Whenever I'm playing San Andreas and I get inside a car, the right analog stick, the one that controls the camera, inverts, so whenever I push it up, the camera goes up, unlike what happens when I'm ...
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Is it possible to use a xbox 360 controller with a PS4?

so my friend recently got Black Ops 3, and I've had a blast playing with him. But, we usually 2 of our other friends also come over and we all try to play black ops 3 with each other, but we have to ...
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Afterglow Prismatic Controller Xbox One Reset?

So I got an Xbox One afterglow prismatic controller and I accidentally mapped the control sticks and can't remap them. Anyone know how to reset the controller?
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Unknown USB stick included with new ps3 controller

This may be obvious but I recently bought a PS3 controller and I also received a USB stick with two settings on it marked "RX" and "FC" - the latter has a small button next to it. No manual was ...
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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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Can Minecraft on the PC be played with an Xbox One controller? [duplicate]

I had figured that Minecraft had native Xbox One controller support, but found that I was wrong (at least as of January 19, 2016). I've found resources that indicate that Minecraft can be played ...
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Wii remote extension connector doesn't detect nunchuk

I recently acquired a Wii Remote with built-in Motion Plus. Unfortunately, despite the second hand store (Cex) saying they had tested the controller, the extension connector doesn't seem to work with ...
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Problem playing NES games on an Emulator

I have a setup to play NES games according to this link. I ordered two of these controllers. I am not able to play the games smoothly. Problem: when playing Contra I press the down button on D-pad ...
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Can't stop running using Logitech F510 playing Assassin's Creed 3

I'm playing Assassin's Creed 3 with my Logitech Rumble Gamepad F510. When I start running (hitting RT) I can't stop. This makes it impossible to continue playing, because I can't complete missions ...
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How to turn off Xbox One controller on Win10?

How can I turn off my Xbox One controller using a Win10 PC without popping out the batteries?
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How to advance time in Dragon Age Inquisition tac cam for PC?

I looked into many guides and videos about the tactical camera in dragon age inquisition. Often the "advance time" function is mentioned, and in videos where a game pad controller is used, there is a ...
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Why isn't my Xbox controller working, when streaming Fallout 4 to my computer, from my Xbox One?

I am streaming my Xbox One console to my Windows 10 computer, using an Xbox One controller, connected via micro-USB cable. The controller registers, as I can use it with the Xbox app, but it stops ...
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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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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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Can you charge the PS3 wireless controller over regular USB?

I normally charge the PS3 controller by connecting it to the PS3 while its idling, but I guess it's much easier to charge it through my PCs USB port. Would this work?
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Rebinding Trials Evolution Gold Edition on PC with the Xbox controller?

Most rebinding works in game, but for what ever reason, even though the "edit controls" menu says that I have left trigger binded to the gas, it goes reverse when I press left trigger. Is there ...
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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 ...
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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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Controller issue: How do I see “More Info” in Xcom Enemy Unkown

I'm playing XCom Enemy Unknown on a PC using an XBox 360 controller. For some reason, I'm unable to see the "More Info" dialog. The keybinding shows up as LS, which I assume is the Left Stick. See ...
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Is the Wii RVL-101 compatible with the Active Life mat controller?

Is there a Active Life game mat controller that works with the Wii RVL-101 console? I can't find the hidden panel.
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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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How can I map the camera in League of Legends to a touchpad on the Steam Controller?

If you add League of Legends to Steam as a third-party shortcut, you can launch the game from big picture mode and configure the Steam Controller as usual. I'd like to move the camera smoothly with ...
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360 controller battery doesn't hold charge after unplugging Play & Charge Kit

Several of my Xbox 360 Plug & Charge Kits aren't holding charges anymore—they will turn on and connect if linked with the wire/cord/cable, but will turn off once the cord is unplugged. This ...
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Can I use any micro USB cable to connect wireless Xbox One controller to PC?

I found that you can't connect your regular Xbox One controller to my PC using the Charge and Play kit since the cable only provides power and no data transfer. So I bought a "wired" Xbox One ...
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Is this Dualshock2 bootlegged?

A few days ago I bought a Dualshock2 controller and some PS2 games at a thrift store. The controller was really cheap, $1.99, but the cases were separating from each other. It looked like an easy ...
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Can I use an Xbox 360 controller to play Xbox One?

So I broke my Xbox One controller, and while it is easy enough to go out and buy another, I have a couple of Xbox 360 controllers. Is there any way to use an Xbox 360 controller to play Xbox One?
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xBox 360 Controller Can't Join Castle Crashers Local Multiplayer

My sons asked if I could come play Castle Crashers with them on the xBox 360. They have been playing a 2-player local multiplayer up to this point. I grabbed our 3rd xBox 360 controller, and tried to ...
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Can you make the Wii-u gamepad not disconnect after an hour?

I'm getting some new amiibo's for Christmas, and I want to train them while I'm AFK, but the problem is I don't know if the gamepad can stay on for more than an hour some how.
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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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How many controllers does OS X support?

Dear fellow Steam on OS X players, I wonder how many controllers can be connected either per USB or paired via Bluetooth to OS X? I have just one PS4 dualshock which works perfectly with my Macbook ...
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Dark Souls - change xbox sticks to always run instead of walk to running?

When you slightly move the stick your character walks, when you move the stick all the way your character runs. Is there a way so that it always runs? My controller is dodgy in that moving the stick ...
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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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Why is my input device changing rapidly?

Whenever I am in the options menu trying to adjust my options (I haven't gone in-game yet), my input device changes rapidly from my keyboard/mouse to my controller and the cursor goes up/left randomly ...
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Ps3 controller wont sync reset button does NOT work.

Ive tried plugging to laptop and reset Plugging to the wall and reset. Ive unplugged power to PlayStation and tried to restore it. Ive tried to sync to my other 2 PS3 no help Ive tried 6 ...
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How do I completely disable Xbox 360 controllers and re-enable them on Windows 10?

I've found that DS4Windows seems to act up when I have it off or without a controller plugged in. In a nutshell, it's a driver that makes PS4 controllers be read as an Xbox 360 controller. Ever since ...
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How can I use a headset for in game chat when streaming a game from my XBox One to my Windows 10 PC?

I recently upgraded my PC to Windows 10 and started using the game streaming feature. It works great! I'd like to be able to talk to other players using a headset. Is it possible to talk to other ...
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Xbox One Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 with Dualshock 4

Can a PlayStation 4 controller connect to the Windows 10 Xbox One Wireless Adapter?
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How to use an Xbox One controller wirelessly with a PC?

As I understand it, the Xbox One controller uses a standard USB port, which allows someone to connect it to a PC with a standard USB cable. A wired solution does not meet my needs and it is very ...
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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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Can't calibrate generic usb gamepad right thumb

I have a Chinese generic USB gamepad using the driver that Windows 10 came with because the included driver is 32bit and whenever I use x360ce on 64bit games (such as Sleeping Dogs), the game crashes ...
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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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PS3 controllers won't sync - nothing works, help!

Never had any issues with my PS3, worked flawlessy for years. And now, out of the blue, I come back from a vacation and my controllers won't sync. First it started by not being able to turn on the PS3 ...