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I just got the Asus Nexus 7 and I am attempting to play the N64 emulator (Mupen64 plus, AE). I have my wired xbox 360 controller plugged in to the otg cable, but the light does not stay on the controller and the Nexus is not reading it. Only when I press it does it flash for a second. Help?

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Have you tried the controller with other games besides N64 emulator games? –  ZnewmaN Dec 22 '12 at 18:32
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This very comprehensive article entitled "Guide to Game Controllers on Android" published on 9th May 2012 maybe greatly beneficial to you:

http://www.pocketables.com/2012/05/guide-to-game-controllers-on-android.html

You may also be interested in this video (approx.45 mins duration) entitled "Gaming On The Nexus 7 With A PS3 Controller"

http://revision3.com/hak5/how-to-bluetooth-a-controller-to-nexus

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How can the PS3 controller video help? –  Matthew Read Jan 2 '13 at 20:59
    
@Matthew Read: Principle of connecting the controller to the Nexus 7 is the same –  Simon Jan 2 '13 at 22:13
    
Is it? He's not using a Bluetooth controller. –  Matthew Read Jan 2 '13 at 22:29
    
@Matthew Read Thats true, in hindsight I thought it might be helpful to him –  Simon Jan 3 '13 at 9:45
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