XBox360 controlsEdit

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Xbox 360 PS3 PC Control[1]
X (No Item) Square (No Item) PC Mouse Left Click (No Item) Punch
X (With Item) Square (With Item) PC Mouse Left Click (With Item) Attack / Eat (Item Dependent)
X Hold (With Item) Square Hold (With Item) Hold PC Mouse Left Click (With Item) Secondary Attack (Item Dependent)
Ybutton Triangle Q Call Survivor
A Cross Space Jump
B Circle E Pick up / Use
Dleft L3 (Click) PC Mouse Wheel Neutral Center Camera
Bleft / Bright L1 / R1 1 / 3 Inventory Left / Inventory Right
Ltrigger L2 PC Mouse Right Click Ranged Mode
Ltrigger + Ybutton L2 + Triangle PC Mouse Right Click + Q Send Survivor
Ltrigger + X or Ltrigger + Righttrigger L2 + Square or L2 + R2 PC Mouse Right Click + PC Mouse Left Click or PC Mouse Right Click + E Throw item / Fire Projectile Weapon
Start Pstart ESC Pause
Back Pselect Tab Map Screen
Dup Pup 2 Unequip item
Ddown Pdown X Drop Current Weapon
Dright Pright C Answer Calls - Hold to access friends list
Dleft Pleft T Check Watch Screen

PS3 controlsEdit

Controls for the PlayStation 3.[2]

Button Function
Square Attack
Triangle Command
Circle Pickup Item/Weapon/Cancel
Cross Jump
R1 Cycle through inventory of multiple items
L1 Cycle through inventory of multiple items
R2 Toss/Fire in aiming mode
L2 Aiming mode
L3 Dodge Roll (once it is unlocked)
R3 Recenter camera
Start Pause Menu
Select Map
L analog Move Chuck
R analog Rotate Camera
D pad up Unequip Current Item/Weapon
D pad down Drop Item/Weapon
D pad right N/A
D pad left Chuck's Wristwatch (current game time)

PC controlsEdit

W A S D Movement
Move Mouse Move Camera
Jump Space
E Interact
Left Mouse Button Attack
Q Call Survivor
Right Mouse Button + Q Send Survivor
Right Mouse Button Ranged Mode
1 Inventory Left
3 Inventory Right
Click Wheel Mouse Center Camera
Esc Pause
2 Pocket Item
C Answer Call – Hold to Access friend list
X Drop Item
T Watch
Shake Mouse Grapple Wiggle
W A S D Grapple Button Game
Space then Left Mouse Button Jump Kick
Shift + Space Curb Stomp
Hold Shift + Left Mouse Button Front Kick
CTRL Dodge Roll
Shift + Hold Left Mouse Button Double Leg Drop Kick
Hold Shift + hold Space Foot Sweep
Shift then Left Mouse Button Elbow Drop
Hold Left Mouse Button (No item) Haymaker
Hold Shift + Left Mouse Button (Stand over zombie head) Field Goal
Hold Shift + Hold Left Mouse Button Smash
Hold Shift +E Hands Off
Hold Shift E (Standing over zombies feet) Power Bomb
Hold Shift + Hold E Pick Up
Arrow keys/Mouse Move Selector
Enter / Left Mouse Button Select Item
Esc Exit

See alsoEdit


  1. Dead Rising 2/Controls, Strategywiki.
  2. Kevin Hall, Dead Rising 2: FAQ/Walkthrough, GameFAQs, (January 14, 2011).
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