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Do we *really* need a SELECT button?

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User Info: SpikeSpiegel

SpikeSpiegel
3 years ago#1
Do you? - Results (226 votes)
Yes
78.32% (177 votes)
177
No
21.68% (49 votes)
49
This poll is now closed.
With the upcoming PS4 reveal and the constant pics of the new controller, I myself don't see the use for it anymore.....
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User Info: jrr18

jrr18
3 years ago#2
It's the map button
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User Info: tactikz4

tactikz4
3 years ago#3
Some games uses select to pause, like god of war for example, u press start to power up weapons and press select to pause so yh its needed.
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User Info: RyuNinjaDog

RyuNinjaDog
3 years ago#4
The select button is kinda like the scroll lock key. It's a vestigial key that had a quesitonable use in the past (menu selection), but now has a different use. It's just an extra button for menus or what not. We don't really need it anymore though with a touchpad, no. But it's more of a why not? If it fits, why not?

User Info: DefYouth

DefYouth
3 years ago#5
I don't know if we really need it but I've grown accustomed to it.
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User Info: Great_Pudding_3

Great_Pudding_3
3 years ago#6
We don't really need buttons, MS showed us the light with their invention Kinect? Why do you ignore the future? Sony is stuck in the past with their baby toys with thumbsticks and tiger electronics.
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User Info: You_Need_A_Life

You_Need_A_Life
3 years ago#7
Start is for Pause & Options. Select is for play-related menues, maps, scoreboards, etc.

Select is very necessary.

User Info: majin nemesis

majin nemesis
3 years ago#8
of course we do
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User Info: f1madman

f1madman
3 years ago#9
Its funny that when you have to select something you normally press X and not the actual "Select" button.
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User Info: Astroshak

Astroshak
3 years ago#10
Regardless of what you want to call this button or that button, whether the button is necessary depends upon the game.

Some games use it, others do not. Does it matter if it is called A, B, C, X, Y, Z, Start, or Select?
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