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Do we *really* need a SELECT button?

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User Info: SpikeSpiegel

4 years ago#1
Do you? - Results (226 votes)
78.32% (177 votes)
21.68% (49 votes)
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

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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

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4 years ago#8
of course we do
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User Info: f1madman

4 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

4 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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