Hello everyone! I’d like to introduce a new feature for the SDT site, CUSTOM FOCUS. CF is where we “focus” on a group or individual in the community that is using their skills/knowledge to help gamers as a whole. This week I’d like to focus on our friend Paris and his site MKP Customs! Click below for more details on MKP’s high quality custom arcade sticks!
It’s going to be a fun filled weekend for TEKKEN fans! MLG Grand Finals in Dallas will be taking place, but in beautiful Southern California there will be another event! SoCal Regionals! Mad Catz will be there and they’re doing another promo to celebrate! Check out the hot deals by clicking below!
Interested in the new Hori RAP Premium VLX Arcade Fighting Stick for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360? Hori wants your feedback! Preorders will open at E3 2010 (June 15-17, 2010) and quantities will be extremely limited! Stay tuned to the official US Hori online store for more information on preordering these sticks when E3 hits mid-June! If you’re interested, please answer our poll we have set up below and leave comments! Click below to participate!
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.
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 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!
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!
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!