How to attach PS3 controller with Nexus 7? + Games!

We all know Nexus 7 is a powerful device and you can play some wonderful games on it. Powered by Quad Core Tegra 3 processor, this tablet can handle most of the graphics intensive games available. Playing games on a touch screen tablet may seem cool. For racing games you tilt your device to steer and hit the controls on screen for most of the other games. But sometimes its tedious and very difficult to play some of the games only by using the touchscreen. So today I will teach you How to attach PS3 controller with Nexus 7? + Games!. This tutorial will be simple so keep on reading!

What you will need?

  • Nexus 7

  • PS3 controller
  • USB OTG cable

  • A mini USB to USB cable


Setting up the whole thing is very easy and you should be able to play your favorite game in a matter of minutes. Follow the following steps.

  • Connect the OTG cable to your Nexus 7.
  • Attach the USB cable to the PS3 controller.
  • Then connect the USB cable to the OTG cable.
  • You are done!

Now that we are done, lets take a look at the games which you can play on your Nexus 7 using the controller. Here we go!

The Games!

Here are the games which support the controller system via OTG.

Dead Trigger

This is a first person zombie shooter game developed by Mad-finger. A graphics and story rich game which will keep you tapping those buttons for a while.

Asphalt 7 Heat

If you are into smartphones then you are bound to know about Asphalt. This is a car racing game and is truly amazing. From the Graphics to the nitro boosts, every thing about this game is superb.


You most probably know about this game. A third person game where you can do almost anything. Steal cars, fly helicopters, go on mission, change clothes and lots of funny things more. Must have game if you get bored easily.

Shadow Gun

A third person shooter game where you go on various missions assigned. A graphics intensive game to hook you up for a while.

So this was a tutorial on how to control your Nexus 7 with PS3 controller. We also shared some games with you. If you have any other games to share or any other thing to say please use the comments section. We at TheGeekDaily love to hear you and love to interact with you.

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