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Pull off combos, mashes with the Razer Atrox for Xbox One

With details of Killer Instinct's second season coming in, it'd make sense if you've considered picking up a fight stick for the Xbox One. Lucky for you, Razer just revealed the Razer Atrox at EvO 2014, a $199.99 build that uses buttons and joysticks manufactured by Sanwa. The Atrox comes with...

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PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale lets fight sticks compete on PS3

Everyone knows the elegant weapon for a more civilized age is the fight stick, the tried-and-true sidearm of every fighting game fan the world over. And so SuperBot Entertainment announced on Facebook today that the PS3 version of PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale will support fight stick...

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Finally, the perfect joystick for ... StarCraft?

The proprietors of fighting game fan site Shoryuken posed an interesting question to its community recently: Can you design a functional fight stick for playing StarCraft 2? It appears you can. The winning design – as demonstrated by "Mauricio" in the video above – sports a modded...

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Qanba introduces line of ambidextrous arcade sticks

The raging battle between Southpaws and Righties wages ever onward, with each side continuing to produce products for their own kind in an attempt to eventually convert the global population to their way of doing things. Some companies, however, are trying to create peace between the warring...

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The Joystiq Joystick, chapter 1: Parts

You see that video up there? That was taken at Arcade UFO in Austin, TX, during its 2011 fall Ranking Battle tournament series. The fight was between me and the arcade's owner, Ryan Harvey, and took place on a custom built Mortal Kombat arcade cabinet, one of the few in existence at the time....

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Mad Catz now shipping Soulcalibur 5 fight sticks

It may not be as curvaceous as the fighters of Soulcalibur V, but at least you need not feel ashamed ogling the game's official Mad Catz stick. As one of two officially licensed fight sticks (the other being a Hori model), Mad Catz's offering will set consumers back $159.99 and is already off...

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Hori's Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 fight stick hitting US on Dec. 8

In the market for a new fight stick? We know a guy -- well, okay, it's not so much a guy as a big, faceless corporation, but you get the point. Come December 8, you can snag Hori's custom Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 rig for $149.99, Capcom-Unity has revealed. There will be three different...

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Hori making Soulcalibur 5 branded fight sticks

Remember how Mad Catz is going to make those gorgeous, dynamically styled Soulcalibur 5 themed fight sticks? Well, if shiny bevelled edges and an LED-ready see-through plastic casing aren't your jam, accessories manufacturer Hori has a rather minimalistic alternative: The Soulcalibur 5 Joystick....

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Hit Box stickless fight stick makes for malicious Mortal Kombat mayhem

Run of the mill controllers work just fine for hanging out with a group of scrubs friends and frantically beating the hell out of each other, but serious, tournament-ready fighters have to either invest the coin in a well constructed stick, or build one themselves. If your fighter of choice is...

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Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection to bring the original trilogy to XBLA and PSN

Has the rich, all-encompassing story mode of Netherrealm Studios' reboot of the Mortal Kombat franchise filled you with an unquenchable thirst for more of the universe's gore-lore? We suggest going back to the franchise's roots -- an act which will be made much easier in late summer, when Warner...

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