Y.B.X and A buttons

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Apr 11, 2007

Y.B.X and A buttons by lookout at 11:48 PM (655 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. lookout
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    I never thought what dose Y,B,X and A on the gamepad buttons stand for and why? [​IMG]
     
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    A & B just ´cause they´re easy and X & Y ´cause are common in math.

    Not kidding.
     
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    And why are they in backwards order? B & A and Y & X
     
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    woo thank... finally all these year
     
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    Not always:
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    Nintendo is cool enough to do it [​IMG]
     
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    Sega Genesis/Mega Drive controllers (6 buttons) have letter Z button - it does make sense it used common in math.
    [​IMG]
     
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    whdaada bout them ones with the exxes and teh squares and the sirckls?
     
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    then theres the original xbox and 360 controllers that have a,b and x,y in order, oppostie to the way nintendo has it
    personally, i dont really like how they did that, im so used to nintendo's way
     

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