Esn posted on Jul 25 2005 at 03:42 AM said:junker posted on Jul 25 2005 at 01:09 AM said:Magus 86 posted on Jul 24 2005 at 11:49 PM said:junker posted on Jul 24 2005 at 07:13 PM said:yeah, exactly. powerful system, too bad it was a failure over here.
speaking of the saturn, its d-pad is perfect, much more natural than the ps's 4 way piece of crap(for fighting games AND everything else). i hope this system has something similar...
Alright, what the hell? How can the PSX's d-pad possibly give you any trouble? It's the same thing as just about every other d-pad out there, except it's harder to screw up by hitting a diagonal when you didn't want to.
it's not bad, but it certainly isn't the best! it wears your thumb out WAY more than 8way pads, and not just when it comes to fighting games, but also platformers, shmups, and a few others. in the case of rpgs and games that don't need much diagonal movement, it's better.
it's not too bad, but playing games like gunstar heroes on the psp really makes me wish the dpad wasn't designed that way!
As I said before, the Sega Nomad's D-pad was the best - similar to the GP32's in feel but more stable, responsive, no problems with diagonals, no clickiness (although this isn't a big issue for me), and dust was very unlikely to get in.
yeah, i used to have a nomad myself, and yeah, i remember it having a good dpad.
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