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

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Why are “standard” buttons on the front of the controller A, B, X, Y? [on hold]

I really wonder. When and why was it decided that buttons should be A, B, X, Y? AB seem logical (with L and R as the shoulder buttons) but X and Y seem weird. Why isn't it ABCD, and they went ABXY? ...
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Xbox 360 controller right motor makes loud noise

I got a brand new xbox 360 controller yesterday. The buttons are good, soft and responsive but I think I have a problem with the right motor. It mostly make sound while not vibrates at all !!! Long ...
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Cannot install Xbox One Controller Driver Software

Gizmodo released an article on how to use the Xbox One controller with PC. When I try to find the driver to hook up with the Controller, an error appears, "Access is denied". It happened to me when I ...
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Ordering a ps3 controller [on hold]

So i'm in need for a new ps3 controller, but here in canada they are like 60$... and on amazon they are 39.99 but im wondering if some of you have already experienced some problem with controller from ...
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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 get back to the main story in gta v and how to get back to Franklin's?

So, I'm playing video games much more often now than I used to and made some GTA progress. I'm past the car chase part where you rescue the boat. I've done a couple of side missions with Michael the ...
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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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Using a Wii/PS3 guitar heroes guitar on a PS3/Wii console

I'd like to know if there's any way to use a Wii guitar (drumset, etc.) on a PS3 - or a PS3 guitar on a Wii. Do I need any adapters?
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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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Is it possible to connect an Xbox One wireless controller to the Xbox 360 wireless receiver for PC?

I got 2 Xbox wireless controllers for my PC along with a wireless receiver adapter. I'm considering getting some more, but I'm not sure if it's a good idea now that the Xbox one and its controller are ...
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Is there (currently) a way to install the Xbox One controller firmware updates from my PC?

I am one of the many who have purchased an Xbox One controller who doesn't actually own an Xbox One. I purchased it with the intent that when the PC drivers came out, I'd use it on my PC. ...
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Does a steering wheel controller offer advantages over a standard controller that will help me improve in a racing game?

This applies to pretty much any racing game. What advantages, if any, does a steering wheel controller offer over a standard (analog) controller that will help me improve? Or is the steering wheel ...
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Are there any other joysticks compatible with xbox 360?

Since Xbox 360 joysticks are more expensive than other ones, are there any other compatible joysticks for use with the Xbox 360? Can the PS2, PS3 or PC joysticks work with the Xbox 360?
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Low Connectivity on Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for Windows 7

I bought a wireless Xbox 360 controller for my laptop. It seems to work fine when turning it on. However, it will only stay connected within 3 feet range of the receiver. I have a bluetooth USB ...
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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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How to re-pair controllers when XMBC is started via autopilot?

I set up my OUYA to automatically boot up into XBMC (actually SPMC, if it makes a difference), which worked fine for a while. But unfortunately without any modifications on my side, my controllers ...
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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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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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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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Does standby mode of the PS4 actually recharge your controller?

Patch 1.71 says that standby mode actually recharges controllers. But I am not seeing any difference in the battery level of my controller after leaving my console on standby for an hour or more with ...
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Can the Xbox One controller work on PC games? Does X Padder software help make the Xbox One controller usable in PC?

I recently purchased a Xbox One console, moving from the PC realm towards console gaming now, and was curious of support on the controller. Are we able to connect the controller via PC and be able to ...
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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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G-con45 gun wont work with LCD TV PS1 Time Crisis Project Titan

I've just raked out my old PS1 Mini console as I bought The G-Con45 Gun Controller to play Time Crisis Project Titan, alas the controller is picked up but wont shoot at the screen when calibrating I ...
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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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How do I install my Xbox360 Wireless Controller (With Disc and Receiver) to my Windows PC?

I am curious on how to install my Xbox360 controller with my Wireless Receiver. For some reason, I've done research and my light on my receiver is not green, and I cannot install my driver because of ...
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Compatibility of controllers for PC games

As the number of console ports seems to increase, there are more and more games that are meant to be played with a controller like on a console. The keyboard controls are sometimes pretty clumsy. If ...
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How do I stop my Xbox 360 Controller makes device plugged in sound whenever I fire in Dead Space 3?

Whenever I fire a weapon or stomp, my computer emits the new device sound and disables my controller for a split second, meaning I fire a shot or two on an automatic rifle and then return to stance. ...
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Mayflash GC to USB configuration issues?

I was trying to play Dreamcast with my GC controller, but I couldn't configurate it properly. It seemed to Automatically register anytime I press as "J0;06A-", so I had to configure it with my other ...
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Converting a wireless 360 controller to wired

I have a wireless Xbox 360 controller that batteries or rechargeables won't work, but the Play & Charge cord still works. I wanted to wire the controller with a USB from a broken wired ...
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Is there a smaller Xbox 360 controller available? [closed]

My wife finds the standard XBOX 360 controller too large for her hands, so doesn't use the console. It seems there was a smaller controller on sale from Madcatz, but it is no longer available. Does ...
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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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Does playing racing games with a wheel and pedals affect your real-world driving?

I am worried that if I got used to pulling the 'stunts' one would pull in video games with the same physical interface of a real car, it could lead me to bringing the same 'stunts' on real streets. ...
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Are PS4 controllers region locked for any odd reason?

Upon searching for a new controller for the PS4, I noticed that there were red and blue SONY official controllers that were coming from Asia. Upon further investigation, I learned that they are not ...
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How do you assist target with a controller in FFXIV?

How do you target the target of your current target (assist target) with a controller? The default keyboard/mouse key is T.
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How do I get my Xbox 360 Controller to work with Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition?

Just picked up this game today and I would much rather play it with my Xbox 360 controller. I'm having quite a bit of trouble however due to the fact that although I have my controller connected and ...
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No power when using the Xbox 360 Play N' charge kit

I have a 360 wireless 360 controller and a play n' charge kit, but I'm not getting any power from it. I plug it into the Xbox/3rd party USB wall chargers/laptop, and nothing. And when I say no ...
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Is there any way to use a controller with Feeding Frenzy 2 on PC?

I was surprised to not see this in the options anywhere. Is there a way to enable controller use in Feeding Frenzy 2?
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Playing a steam game with a controller while using other applications (Multi-Monitor)

I'd like to be able to use my computer while my boyfriend plays a game on steam. I have two monitors and he's using a Xbox 360 controller hooked up to my pc. Is it possible to allow the game to be ...
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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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How to run Telltale games with PS 3 controller?

I managed to use a PS3 controller on steam with games like "Rayman Legends", "Don't Strave", "Rogue Legacy" etc. Therefor I am using MotionJoy. Even Steam-Big Picture recognizes the controller and ...
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How to change control from keyboard to Xbox controller on Batman Arkham City for PC

Do I have to change any property from "true" to "false" in game file, or the game will detect if the controller is connected?
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Can I use a game controller to play Diablo 3?

Can I use a game controller with Diablo 3? Since there are not that many keys that are actually used, can you map a controller to play? Or would this require some type of mod?
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How can a game have both Full and Partial Controller suport?

When looking at the game Scourge: Outbreak I noticed that it features both "Partial Controller Support" and "Full controller support". At first I thought maybe if a game has full support, it must ...
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How do I use Wii remote and other controllers for PC games?

Is there a device or adapter (similar to the one asked about here for the Xbox 360) to allow me to use my Wii remote and classic controller to control PC games?
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DS4 discharging while off

I use the Official PowerA Charging Dock to charge my DS4 controllers (2), it's very close to the PS4. The story so far: I charged my controllers to 100% (~10pm), put my PS4 in standy-by mode (orange ...
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Using a Generic Gamepad for Batman Arkham Asylum (or PS3 controller)

I need some help setting up my PC to play Arkham Asylum. It was the one Arkham game I have yet to play (minus Knight but I'm no time traveller :P) and I got it on PC via a Steam Sale ($5 was a ...
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How can I play Diablo 3 with a gamepad? [duplicate]

I know it's not supported natively for some reason, but I'd really like to lay back on my couch and enjoy the game in a relaxed position instead of sitting straight up at the table with more keys than ...
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No on-screen keyboard when using xbox 360 controller

I have an Xbox 360 controller for PC. I launched the game Dark Souls, and when I was asked to enter my character name, nothing would happen. The keyboard overlay didn't appear and I had to use my ...
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How to turn off PS4 controller?

I'm trying to figure out if its possible to turn off the PS4 controller without turning off the system because it pretty much stays on the whole time I'm not gaming and obviously drains the battery ...
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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 ...