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  1. Push Button

    4 vote(s)
    66.7%
  2. Silicone Rubber

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
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  1. IncredulousP

    OP IncredulousP GBAtemp's Resident Bastard
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    Which type of DPad do you prefer and why?

    Personally I much prefer Push Button DPads, like the wireless Xbox One controller and Switch JoyCons. I can be precise with my inputs and know exactly when and if they apply.
    With Silicone Rubber, I find it harder to be precise with inputs. Not to mention the problems that can arise, such as the clickiness wearing away and hitting the wrong input (ex. hitting up when trying to hit right).
    I wish more controllers used Push Buttons, for instance the Switch Pro controller. Its DPad is atrocious, and I very frequently input more than just the specific direction I intend. Xbox 360 similarly suffers from a terrible DPad.
    As for Xbox One controller, I have never used a better DPad. It is smooth, yet firm. It slopes down into a valley in the middle for ease of resting the thumb as well as increasing the torque of hitting directions with minimal movement. The clickiness, oh the clickiness! If only all controllers had the Xbox One DPad.
     
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  2. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".
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    Which kind does the GBA SP have? :unsure: I prefer that one.
     
  3. replicashooter

    replicashooter GBAtemp Maniac
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    Vita>>GB Micro>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Everything else>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Xbox 360
     
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  4. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer GBAtemp Psycho!
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    I believe that is silicone. My preferred method of inputs. I guess, though, it depends on what you do. Try using the Xbox 360 dpad for ryu’s fireball or uppercut. You want silicone.
     
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  5. Azerus_Kun

    Azerus_Kun Pro Plasher
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    of all the dpads i've tried (generic controllers, ds phat, gba sp, n3ds, 360, and ds4) without a doubt push button, feels way more responsive and jsut overall better
     
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  6. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer
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    Allow me to spread the good word of microswitches. Accept not substitute.
     
  7. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer GBAtemp Psycho!
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    Oh yes, games like streets of rage 4 are much more enjoyable.
     
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