Got it thanks again for all the help. I guess this brand is more commonly referred to as a shenwen controller and that's what the pi recognized it as. After installing the PS3 drivers, I used this guide to help: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/54522/retropie-ps3-controller-over-bluetooth/54630 I appreciate the help as I'm now able to play from the comfort of my couch, as opposed to a folding chair I had set up in front of the TV.