Mad Catz ASIA Edition FightStick TE And FightPad!

September 23, 2009

Been waiting for one of the Asian Edition Mad Catz Tournament Edition FightSticks?  Well, the wait is over!  Both the Xbox 360 TE stick and FightPad are now IN STOCK at Play-Asia! This is the same award winning arcade stick without the Street Fighter IV license.  For more information, images or to purchase these products, please visit the links below:


TEKKEN 6 North American Boxart Finalized!

September 22, 2009

TEKKEN 6 is less than 35 days away!  Have you preordered your copy yet?  Will you be getting the regular edition or the limited edition bundle?!  Did you know that all first shipment copies of TEKKEN 6 will have a special cover included?  Well now you know!  Preorder your copy NOW!  The North American art for TEKKEN 6 has been finalized!  Click below for full images and info:

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New European TEKKEN 6 Bundle Info!

September 22, 2009

Check out the latest images of Europe’s TEKKEN 6 Limited Edition packages and Arcade Stick Bundles!  TEKKEN 6 is only 34 days away (36 for Europe). Pre-order now! Click below for more details!

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Mad Catz STREET FIGHTER IV Round 2!

September 22, 2009

Mad Catz announced today that the initial run of Street Fighter IV FightPads and FightSticks are no longer being produced and that “Round 2” will take over!  The Mad Catz Street Fighter IV line was released earlier this year and saw rave reviews from fans and fighting game enthusiasts alike.  Round 2 brings us an all new art redesign on the Tournament Edition stick and 6 new featured characters for the FightPads.  For more information click one of the links below!


IGN BLOG: More Limited Edition Info On Art Book & Fighting Stick!

September 22, 2009

The TEKKEN 6 IGN Blog has been updated! Series producer Katsuhiro Harada shares his thoughts on two compelling pieces included in the Limited Edition of TEKKEN 6!  Click below to see more information on both the TEKKEN art book and the wireless Fighting Stick!

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New TEKKEN 6 Hori Real Arcade PRO Sticks Unveiled!

September 11, 2009

Hot off the presses!  In addition to the wonderful TEKKEN 6 bundle being released worldwide, TEKKEN fans can also look forward to another surprise from Hori.  The TEKKEN 6 Hori Real Arcade PRO!  Available on both the Xbox 360 (HRAP-EX) and PlayStation 3 (HRAP3), the new stick is scheduled to come out October 29th and will retail for Y12800 (360) and Y9800 (PS3) respectively.  The stick is said to be very limited and preorders are open NOW at Play-Asia! Click below links for more details on how to get one!


New Femme Fatale Sticks At PAX

September 2, 2009

Capcom-Unity revealed the new Mad Catz ‘Femme Fatale’ Tournament Edition Stick.  Limited to a 1000 Unit Run only, the new stick will be available exclusively at Capcom’s booth during this weekend’s PAX and on the Mad Catz GameShark store site.  Click below for more info.

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European TEKKEN 6 Special Editions Unveiled!

August 11, 2009

PLAY has unveiled images of the upcoming TEKKEN 6 Limited Edition and Limited Arcade Stick bundle for the European market!  Each unique bundle features the feuding Mishima Zaibatsu members (Heihachi/Jin and Kazuya) in special collector’s style packaging that is sure to make TEKKEN fans drool (I know I’m going to import one)!  Click below for more details and pictures of each special edition!

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Fall Season Of Arcade Sticks!

July 6, 2009

Putting the great arcade stick drought in the past, we must look forward to what the rest of 2009 will bring us!  Available for the first time in North America, the Hori Real Arcade PRO EX SE and the Real Arcade PRO 3 SA will be among the hottest arcade sticks available for the rest of the year.  The tried and true Real Arcade PRO line of sticks bring arcade realism with both Seimitsu and Sanwa arcade parts!  Click below for some details on where you can secure one of these hot sticks!

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Hori Reveals Another Special Addition!

July 2, 2009

Hori does it again!  This time completing their lineup of Xbox 360 arcade sticks with a full Sanwa version with the Hori Real Arcade Pro EX Special Addition (Sanwa)! The arcade stick is for the Xbox 360 and will be available on July 16, exclusively through Hori Store with a limited run of 1 per customer!  Priced at 13,500Yen (about $140 USD), the HRAP EX SA is sure to appeal to the many gamers still on the hunt for a new arcade stick.  Good luck with the secondary market prices though! Click below for more details on the stick.


GET READY FOR THE NEXT BUNDLE! ER… BATTLE!

June 22, 2009

The TEKKEN 6 Limited Edition bundle has finally been unveiled!  Available for both the PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360 console, the TEKKEN 6 Limited Edition Wireless Fight Stick Bundle is available for preorder now at select retailers for the price of $149.99!  Make sure you preorder yours today!  Click below for pics of each bundle!

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Hori Real Arcade PRO 3 SE Unveiled!

June 13, 2009

Hori has just announced the return of their “SE” style sticks with the Hori Real Arcade PRO 3 SE (Seimitsu)!  The arcade stick is for the PLAYSTATION 3 and will be available on June 25, exclusively through Hori Store with a limited run of 1 per customer!  Priced at 10,000 Yen (about $100 USD), the HRAP3 SE is sure to appeal to the many gamers still on the hunt for a new arcade stick.  Good luck with the secondary market prices though! Click below for more details on the stick.


TEKKEN 6 Collector’s Edition Bundle!?

June 7, 2009

Word on the street is that GameStop stores are now taking preorders on a limited edition TEKKEN 6 bundle with an arcade stick!  The bundle seems to be fetching a price tag of $149.99! (Thanks Mastapopo for the pic)  More than likely the bundle will include a Hori arcade stick.  The rest of the contents are unknown at this point. What do you want to see in the bundle?  Speak your mind in the comments section!


G4TV’s Arcade Stick Round-Up

May 26, 2009

Check out G4TV‘s new feature on arcade sticks! They answer the question that everyone has been asking, “Which one should you buy?”  Well if you’re curious to see some n00b journalists talk about stuff they know nothing about, make sure you check out this feature!  Seriously?  Hori Fighting Stick EX 2 over a VSHG and AIAB Custom?  You must be out of your mind!

SOURCE – G4TV – Xbox 360/PS3 Arcade Stick Round-Up


New Arcade Stick Round-Up!

May 10, 2009

Since the arrival of Street Fighter IV a few months ago… The arcade stick business has boomed to new levels!  This year is an excellent time to be a fighting and shooter game fan as publishers have made sure that gamers will be equipped with all the controllers they’ll need to get a premium experience for their favorite games!  Click below for an overview of new and upcoming arcade sticks!

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Making The Grade: A FightStick Story

February 7, 2009

Street Fighter IV is almost here!  If you’ve been paying attention to SFIV news lately, you’ve probably seen the hype and commotion going on about the Street Fighter IV line of accesories from Mad Catz (which are shipping NOW!)… Lets take a look back and see what all the fuss is about, from someone behind the scenes!  Click below for the full feature…

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ShinJN’s Workshop: SF4 Tournament Edition Stick Modding!

February 7, 2009

Our good friend ShinJN, from SRK, got his hands on a Mad Catz Street Fighter IV Arcade FightStick: Tournament Edition and worked his magic fingers on a comprehensive video review that shows off all the best features and mod possibilites on this premium arcade stick (WARNING: This will void your warranty)!  Click below for all of the videos in his eight part series of getting inside the Tournament Edition FightStick!

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Hori Real Arcade Pro EX-SE Announced!

January 29, 2009

Hori is at it again!  This time with another new arcade stick for the Xbox 360, the Hori Real Arcade Pro EX-SE (Special Edition)!  If you’re not familiar with the naming conventions that Hori has used in the past, SE is short for SEimitsu, one of the two most popular Japanese arcade parts makers.  This new stick will be released early next month, click below for more details!

Hori Real Arcade Pro EX-SE (360)


Games On HD Remix Results

January 26, 2009

GAMES ON played host to our SSFII Turbo HD Remix Tournament, and we had plenty of entertaining, down to the wire match ups as well as some play time with the SF IV Tournament Edition Arcade FightSticks!  In the end, it was Mizuno Hadouken of San Diego who took 1st Place using Chun Li! Follow the link below for more results.

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Inside Street Fighter IV & The New SF4 Controllers

January 14, 2009

Videogamecentral has posted an interview with Capcom’s Seth “s-kill” Killian talking about Street Fighter IV and the upcoming FightSticks from MadCatz.  Listen closely as SD TEKKEN and our very own MarkMan are mentioned!  Check it out by following the link below!

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