My friend hates these kinds of games.

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#1 Edited by KaneRobot (2668 posts) -

"I can tell right away if a game is going to be bullshit or not. If they let me press A when it says press start, FUCK THAT GAME."

I can't say I agree, but at the same time, I don't blame him. It's like the game is deceiving you right off the bat.

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#2 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19836 posts) -

Your friend is petty.

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#3 Posted by TentPole (1856 posts) -

Silly

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#4 Posted by Vexxan (4633 posts) -

Wow.

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#5 Posted by YoungFrey (1363 posts) -

I'll reply to this seriously. I would not be surprised if that "press Start to begin" prompt is required by Sony/Microsoft. So games that let you press anything are just helping mitigate platform nonsense.

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#6 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7598 posts) -

@YoungFrey said:

I'll reply to this seriously. I would not be surprised if that "press Start to begin" prompt is required by Sony/Microsoft. So games that let you press anything are just helping mitigate platform nonsense.

They're not a requirement, they're just usually put there for the sake of when they're being demo'd in game stores.

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#7 Posted by PrivateIronTFU (3858 posts) -

Your friend is an idiot.

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#8 Posted by EuanDewar (5160 posts) -

Your friend is pretty.

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#9 Posted by kingzetta (4497 posts) -

that's really dumb

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#10 Posted by TwoLines (3508 posts) -

That's silly.

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#11 Posted by Firepaw (3053 posts) -

I wouldn't go too close to your friend if I was you; stupidity like that might spread to other people you know.

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#12 Posted by Subjugation (4963 posts) -

We have a forum for this?

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#13 Posted by natetodamax (19462 posts) -

@Subjugation said:

We have a forum for this?

All wiki pages have forums attached to them.

I think your friend is craaaaaaaazy!

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#14 Posted by wewantsthering (1651 posts) -

I get mad if it doesn't let me push a button besides start...it's easier to hit A on a 360 controller.

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#15 Posted by mazik765 (2372 posts) -

Your friend needs WAY bigger problems.

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#16 Posted by DeF (5360 posts) -

@WinterSnowblind said:

@YoungFrey said:

I'll reply to this seriously. I would not be surprised if that "press Start to begin" prompt is required by Sony/Microsoft. So games that let you press anything are just helping mitigate platform nonsense.

They're not a requirement, they're just usually put there for the sake of when they're being demo'd in game stores.

that still happens?

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#17 Posted by FateOfNever (1874 posts) -

Your "friend" may need some help, I think..

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#18 Posted by JordanK85 (143 posts) -

Unskippable company logo intros are much worse.

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#19 Posted by breadfan (6803 posts) -

The man knows what he wants.

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#20 Edited by Sepulturafanboy89 (61 posts) -

@kanerobot: you know what's dumb games that still show the Press Start thing what is this 1994?

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#21 Posted by deactivated-582d227526464 (836 posts) -

I'm assuming your friend is being somewhat facetious.

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#22 Posted by rangers517 (361 posts) -

Sounds like your friend just wants a guided experience and hates player choice

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#23 Edited by Dixavd (2497 posts) -

Fuck yes that's right. What's worse is we now have controllers without "start" buttons - this message has to die with them!

Edit - just realised this thread was started 3 years, not 3 hours, ago. Got fooled into a necro'd thread. That said, this message still needs to die.

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#24 Posted by teaoverlord (591 posts) -

Binding of Isaac Rebirth on PC says press start, but you have to press A. Start doesn't do anything.

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#25 Edited by TheBlue (973 posts) -

@sepulturafanboy89: Apparently it was 2012, which is when this thread was from. I hope by now his friend has moved on with his life.

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#26 Posted by Corvak (1821 posts) -

Ok this had me interested, and I did a little searching. Apparently developers do it to know which controller is being used because the controller in use is tied to a specific logged in account on XBL or PSN for the purposes of achievements or trophies.

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#27 Posted by MerxWorx01 (233 posts) -

I agree with mazik, your friend must live a pretty nice life if this gets him upset.

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#29 Posted by Mike (17288 posts) -

@kanerobot: you know what's dumb games that still show the Press Start thing what is this 1994?

Please don't bump topics that are years old unless you really have something worthwhile to add to the discussion.

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