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 !
Our friends at VFDC are on a mission to convince SEGA to port Virtua Fighter 5R to home consoles. SDTEKKEN fully supports the fighting game genre and it’s community so we ask all our readers to help participate and spread the word! Click below for FULL details on how you can help get VF5R to home consoles!
There will be a special Mad Catz Store promotion going on this weekend! I’ll be live in Northern California at this week’s NorCal Strong Style 4 Tournament plugging this website promo and showing off some of our new Super Street Fighter IV and Tatsunoko VS. Capcom products! Stay tuned to http://iplaywinner.com for more details & watch the live stream on Saturday!
We will be doing 20% OFF all Tournament Edition sticks (Excluding Marvel VS Capcom 2 TE FightSticks) & 30% OFF all standard FightSticks & FightPads!*
Kane just released his 3rd Lili TEKKEN 6 combo video! Check it out below! Make sure you watch the silkly smooth 720p HD version!
West Coast Warzone is back and bigger than before! The second version of the tournament series will take place April 2-4 at the Long Beach Marriott. Click below for full details.
NAMCO BANDAI has announced the long awaited online co-op patch for TEKKEN 6’s Scenario Campaign mode. Along with that, Mokujin will be receiving a fix for online versus mode to properly change fighting styles inbetween every round. The free patch is due to release on Xbox Live and PSN next Monday, January 18th. Click below for more details.
As you might already know, SDTEKKEN, TTF, and THE BOX ARENA have teamed up for the DUÆL 2v2 TOURNAMENT, happening this weekend January 9th! If you can’t make it out to San Diego, don’t fret! GYT News has teamed up with The Box Arena to bring a proper stream for all you fighting game fans! For more information on the awesome stream for TEKKEN 6 and Street Fighter IV click below!
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!
The TEKKEN 6 NATIONAL TOURNAMENT crowned ‘chetchetty’ as its champion this past weekend and UFRAGTV was there to capture it all! Check out the live stream archive of the event after clicking below. More results and pics from the event after the jump.
As you know, the TEKKEN 6 North American Championship finals are THIS weekend in San Francisco! With the conclusion of the GGL Online Tournament finals, we now have a complete list of the 16 representatives who will battle for the title of North American champion! If you can’t make it to SF, make sure you catch all the fun on UFRAGTV! Click below for the full list of players and a list of first round match-ups for the tournament!
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!
Namco Bandai Games presents the official TEKKEN 6 North American Championships! Join us on December 12th as 16 of the top placers from the official TEKKEN 6 pre-release tour go at it for a chance to become the North American TEKKEN 6 champion! SDTEKKEN will be on hand to help run the event and give you all the latest updates! UFRAGTV will be streaming the event LIVE and there will be a special appearance with series director, Katsuhiro Harada! Space is limited so RSVP now! For more details on how you can get to the event, click below!
Softbank Publishing of Japan will be releasing the TEKKEN 6 Perfect Guide next month (2730 Yen)! Now this might not mean much to most TEKKEN enthusiasts, but this guide will feature a full list of TEKKEN 6 Frame Data and other nifty lists for TEKKEN freaks like US! Once preorders open up on Play-Asia and other sites, we’ll be sure to link them here! Speaking of Frame Data, did you know SDTEKKEN has data up for 3 characters already? Check it out here.
UPDATE 12/15/2009 – Play-Asia now has pre-orders up for the guide! Click below to order! The guide comes out on Christmas!
AdhocParty for PS3 is coming out soon for North America! If you’re not familiar with what AdhocParty is, it’s an app for the PS3 that allows PSPs to connect to each other via the PlayStation Network. The Japanese version launched last year and it’s worked out great so far for PSP titles such as Monster Hunter Freedom Unite and DISSIDIA Final Fantasy. Here’s to hoping the English version works out just as well for the upcoming TEKKEN 6 for PSP! And don’t forget! If you have a PSPgo, you can also take advantage of this feature while using a PS3 Bluetooth controller!
IAMTEKKEN has put up the first episode of their video podcast series LEVEL UP YOUR GAME. This is a new video series that will be aimed to help get new players up to speed quicker with the game and provide insight for/from veteran players regarding each of the characters in the game. Check it out by clicking below:
This weekend, make sure you check out the biggest fighting game event in Southern California! Triple Threat unites the three biggest fighting titles: Street Fighter IV, BlazBlue and TEKKEN 6 as the best players in the nation battle for over $6500 in prizes! Can’t make it out to California? Make sure you check out the LIVE stream from UFRAGTV both Friday night for the uWink party and on Saturday for the main events! Click below for the full press release!
An online patch for TEKKEN 6 is on its way! NAMCO BANDAI has announced they are developing a downloadable update that will improve the game’s online experience. Full details regarding the content of the update and the timing of its release is to be announced shortly. Click below for more details.