even the transforming dpad was terrible to me, its like a wannabe sega dpad, theres no way it can compare. it still has that silly teeter totter design, they really need to learn the sega way of things:
It's enormously better. You can feel the click as you press it, it's far more precise.
is it comfortable? does it feel more like a handheld nintendo dpad, and how about doing quarter circle motions for fighting games? will it cause sore thumb? does it feel hard to press down or smooth and comfy?