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!
CUSTOM FOCUS: MKP CustomsDecember 22, 2010
Mad Catz Holiday Sale! Buy One Get One Free!December 17, 2010
Mad Catz is having one last sale! Just in time for the holidays! Right now if you purchase the original Street Fighter IV Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition (PS3), the Marvel VS. Capcom Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition (Xbox 360) or the Tatsunoko VS. Capcom FightStick you get a second FightStick FREE! Full details at the GameShark store link below:
In addition to those savings, use special coupon code ” HOLIDAY ” (case sensitive) for an additional 10% off your purchase price and FREE FedEx Ground Shipping! Please note, this offer is only available to the continental United States.
Give The Gift Of TEKKEN!November 25, 2010
With the holiday season now in full swing, it’s time to spread the word on a very important deal! Starting this Friday, TEKKEN 6 will be available at Best Buy and on Amazon for the amazing price of $9.99! If you frequent this site and don’t already own this game, please slap yourself. If you want to get a friend into the game, now is a good a time as ever! Happy Thanksgiving all!
HORI RAP Travel Bag Pro NOW AVAILABLE!November 12, 2010
Making it’s debut at last weekend’s SoCal Regionals, the Hori RAP Travel Bag Pro is an all in one solution for fighting game fans on the go. It fits virtually any current-gen arcade stick (Hori, Mad Catz, VSHG + more) and has an inner pocket for added storage. For a better view and more information, please click the link below!
Mad Catz SoCal Regionals Promo! Huge Discounts On FightSticks!November 3, 2010
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!
REVIEW: Mad Catz SSFIV Chun-Li Tournament Edition ‘S’ FightStick!October 14, 2010
Just last month Mad Catz released the limited edition Super Street Fighter IV Chun-Li Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition ‘S’ during PAX Prime! SDTEKKEN guest reviewer Slash5150 got his hands on one and put the new stick to the test! Click below for his full review!
SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2010July 21, 2010
San Diego Comic-Con International 2010 is this week and SDTEKKEN will be there for our 9th Annual Open Gaming Room! Happening July 22-25th, we will be located in Room 17AB on the Mezzanine Level of the San Diego Convention Center. This year’s featured titles include BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, Super Street Fighter IV, Tekken 6, and tons more. Daily tournaments start at 2PM. Limited space available! Visit our room for more details.
POLL: Interested In A Hori RAP Premium VLX?May 19, 2010
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!
EXCLUSIVE: Hori USA To Bring A NEW RAP Premium VLX In The US!April 30, 2010
Our resident arcade stick expert (LOL) just received exclusive word that Hori will be bringing a brand new Real Arcade Pro Premium VLX fighting stick to the US market! More information will be made available at this year’s E3 Expo so keep an eye out for preorders on Hori USA’s Official Web Store!
Duel Toys 2 – The Ultimate CrossoverApril 6, 2010
Duel Toys 2 is a Brazilian PC fan-made mixture of fighting and RPG games including Kazuya from the Tekken series and many other characters from various games, anime, comics and more. The first volume of Duel Toys has been available to download since 2004 and the beta version of DT2 was released last month! Indiana Jones vs. Megaman? Lobo vs. Akuma? Darth Vader vs. Michael Jackson? Check out the trailer linked below and try Duel Toys 2!
Note: There are five characters that cannot be unlocked yet. In order to get the code unlocking the first character, twitter.com/dueltoys must reach 100 followers.
Penny-Arcade EXPO Recap!March 29, 2010
This past weekend MarkMan ventured off to Boston for PAX East 2010! The expo is a great place for gamers… Especially fighting game fans! I was on hand to visit with the fighting game fans and to spread the love about TEKKEN 6, Super Street Fighter IV, and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift! Check out my recap by clicking below!
Heihachi’s Figure From Triad ToysMarch 5, 2010
Triad Toys has started taking pre-orders for its Tekken 6 Heihachi Mishima’s figure. If you’ve ever dreamed of such a statue and have $239.99 to spend then you may be actually interested in getting your very own Heihachi Mishima! More details can be found below.
Evolution 2010 Registration Is Now OpenMarch 3, 2010
If you are coming to this year’s Evolution tournament taking place in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, 9-11 July, be sure to REGISTER because you won’t be able to participate without doing so. The registration will close on July 5, 2010 at 11:59 PM PST. Get ready for one of the biggest tournaments this year and check below for the games’ lineup!
Virtua Fighter 5 Final ShowdownMarch 3, 2010
Virtua Fighter 4 had Evo and Final Tuned so it’s not a suprise that SEGA’s recently announced the 3rd version of VF5 – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown. The game is going to be released on arcades but no tip about the date was said during AOU2010 where the announcement was made. Final Showdown will include new costumes and items, as well as some gameplay changes. Click below for the official trailer.
Namco Bandai Games Hosts TEKKEN 6 Global Championship FINAL!February 22, 2010
Tokyo, Japan. March 7, 2010. The KING OF IRON FIST TOURNAMENT. TEKKEN 6 Global Championship FINAL! Some of the world’s most skilled TEKKEN players will gather, along with 16 of the top placers from around the world… All to crown the Global TEKKEN 6 Champion! Click below for all the details and stay tuned to SDTEKKEN.COM for some HUGE TEKKEN related announcements regarding THIS event!
Hori’s RAP Premium Series!February 16, 2010
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 !
Help Bring Virtua Fighter 5R To Consoles!February 16, 2010
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!
Hori Amazon Japan Exclusive RAP V3 SA!December 30, 2009
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.
EXAPRIZE USB Stick Announced For 2010!December 28, 2009
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.
More Hori Real Arcade PRO V3 SA Info! Preorder NOW!December 19, 2009
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!