Hori’s RAP Premium Series!

Hori has finally unveiled full details on their Real Arcade Pro Premium VLX arcade sticks! Available for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, the officially licensed Taito Vewlix arcade stick will retail for a hefty 30,000 Yen ($332.72 USD going by today’s exchange rate)!  The stick will be available at the end of March and will be made available in limited quantities for the Japanese market only! Stay tuned for more info on when you can preorder this immaculate stick on Play-Asia !


25 Responses to Hori’s RAP Premium Series!

  1. BuddhaHead says:


  2. patapete says:

    When can we see your reviews on the HRAP V and Pro 3 Premium VLX? I’m eagerly waiting for a side-by-side comparison to the TE sticks!

  3. G says:

    Wow…..On the upside, it looks great!

    • ICEYOUCOLD says:

      That stick cost more then my ps3 costed.

      It’s a cool stick, but hori is tripping.

      • chemicalRed says:

        LOL, you’re right ICEYOUCOLD. Its insane how marketers price things these days; Theres no logical reason for that to be of more value than a PS3.

      • ICEYOUCOLD says:

        And it’s a clone of markman’s TE stick.

        OMFG it looks just like it!

        IF you do a side by side comparison.It’s just a longer version of the TE STICK.

        Marky you should be pissed off(AFTER ALL YOU ARE THE DESIGNER OF THE TE STICK)correct me if im wrong.

      • call2arms says:

        Uhhh, technically its not a clone of the TE stick… The hori here is a Vewlix replica. The TE is Vewlix inspired. The TE was the first stick to use the Vewlix layout and the design itself was inspired by the cabinet but since Hori found its competitor, they wanted to one up like a douche in a club and asked taito if they can have a licensed version… buut TE’s are more attractive.

  4. Blind Ghost's guide dog says:

    Sh*t, that’s a lot of money for a joystick.

  5. ICEYOUCOLD says:

    Damn,that stick is hot.

    But it’s way too expensive.

  6. Stridajin says:

    already got 4 preordered =)

  7. chemicalRed says:

    I’ll be honest; I play pad.
    Ive been thinking of making the transition. If I were to do so, whats the best stick to own?

  8. Dilly says:

    If you’re buying your first stick, don’t make the same mistake a lot of us did. You see, cheaper models break a lot easier and can be a nightmare to fix, while higher end models are generally tanks and if something does break it’s easy to replace as they’re a lot more internally accessible.

    My advise really is a fightstick TE or a Hrap 3: SA. Both can be had for a decent price these days, aren’t much more expensive than the wireless bundle, are easy to replace parts if something should go wrong, and are 100% all real japanese parts.

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