Hori is on a spree of announcing new arcade sticks! Coming Dec. 17th in Japan, to coincide with the release of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend are two new branded Hori Fighting Sticks for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Preorders are now open at Play-Asia. Click below for more pics and info!
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 !
PlayStation 3 owners were recently treated to Hori’s latest high end stick offering, leaving Xbox 360 owners high and dry… Until NOW! Amazon Japan is now taking preorders on the Hori RAP PRO VX SA! Featuring the same Vewlix inspired design that the PS3’s V3 version uses, which was popularized by the game changing Mad Catz Tournament Edition series of arcade sticks… The VX SA features high quality, genuine arcade parts and is slated for a late April release! Stay tuned for more details once preorders go up on Play-Asia and other sites!
Amazing! Less than a week after Hori released their latest stick design, they’ve already announced an exclusive variation featuring a different colored set of Sanwa components! Amazon of Japan is now taking preorders on a March 2010 release of the stick. Stay tuned for more details on a Play-Asia release! For more information on the Hori Real Arcade PRO V3 SA, you can check our Tech Talk area here.
The masterminds behind the original Japanese Tatsunoko VS. Capcom: Cross Generation of Heroes arcade stick and the more recent King of Fighters XII arcade stick, Exar, announced today that they will be bringing out a PlayStation3 and PC compatible controller in Feb. 2010! It looks to be identical in build to the TVC/KOFXII sticks, so don’t get your hopes up! We’ll let everyone know when they are up for pre-order on Play-Asia! For more information check out the Tech Area page here.
Hori has unveiled new info on their upcoming Hori Real Arcade PRO V3 SA for PlayStation 3! This could be the most accurate Taito Vewlix arcade representation to date! Also unveiled is the new controller cable storage door (similar to what Mad Catz had for the TE sticks) and the side panel’s accurate representation of the Vewlix industrial design. For more info check out our tech area page or Hori’s product page here. Preorder yours today! Play-Asia just opened up preorders and are shipping next week!
Hori has one more surpise in store for fighting game fans before 2009 ends! Their latest iteration of the Hori Real Arcade Pro line of arcade sticks, the RAP “V” SA, will be shipping out right before Christmas! The all Sanwa arcade stick is modeled after the Taito Vewlix original arcade layout, much like the Mad Catz TE sticks. Hori Store is the only place to preorder it at this time (12,800 Yen), but we will update once Play-Asia and other import stores jump in! Stay tuned!
UPDATE! As of 12/16/09 Play-Asia now has preorders up for $149.99! Don’t miss out!
TEKKEN 6 is finally out worldwide! For those of you looking for a one stop shop for all things TEKKEN 6, check out our good friends at Play-Asia! US, Japanese, and Asian versions of the game are available as well as limited editions and a variety of arcade sticks! For all the goods, please check the link below!
TEKKEN 6 is here! You know it, we know it, the whole world knows it! We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than to team up with Play-Asia once again to offer fans all across the WORLD a chance to win one of three awesome TEKKEN 6 prize packages! Click below for the full details and rules!
As you know, we are big fans of all things arcade sticks here at SDT… Our good friends at Play-Asia (The #1 place for online purchases & importing arcade sticks) recently shared their full catalog of arcade stick offerings with us and we’d like to go over all the offerings in a special 3 part series focusing on different types of sticks! Today we focus on some of the Korean sticks… Click below for the full scoop!
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:
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!
MadCatz, Inc. is leading the way in what will be a milestone in Fighting Game History with the Street Fighter IV Tournament Edition Arcade FightStick. Be sure you’re a part of it. If you haven’t pre-ordered one already, chances are you WON’T be getting one. Play-Asia is among your last, if not only, place left to pre-order your own. Follow the link to check out the Street Fighter IV line of products that will be available.
The Super Battle Opera aka Tougeki 2008 DVDs are shipping next week! The first wave of DVDs include Tekken 6, Virtua Fighter 5R, and Melty Blood Act Cadenza! Each DVD is packed with matches from the actual tournament. Watch the semi final and grand final rounds in entirety! You can preorder the DVDs now at Play-Asia!
Enterbrain is putting together a special treat for Street Fighter fans! The Street Fighter IV Master Guide is set to hit stands in just a few more days (October 2nd!) ! The book is 168 pages chock full of combos, strats (in Japanese :P) and most importantly, FRAME DATA! If you want to get your hands on this hot item, preorder it today at Play-Asia! For a full image of the cover, click below!