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Hori Real Arcade Pro joysticks at a real acceptable price

Today's Amazon Deal of the Day offers would-be World Warriors, Kings of Fighters and, uh, people who play BlazBlue a reduced-price ticket to hardcore fighting game certification. The Hori Real Arcade Pro EX SE, a high-end arcade stick for Xbox 360, is discounted from its original $139.99 price to...

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TGS 2009: The next generation of Real Arcade Pro joysticks

Well, it's time to throw that Real Arcade Pro 3 joystick in the garbage, because it's obsolete and you should be ashamed to own it. At its booth in the Tokyo Game Show shopping area, accessories maker Hori handed out a pamphlet introducing its new Real Arcade Pro V and other joysticks. Few...

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Mad Catz kicks off Round 2 of Street Fighter IV peripherals

Any alley brawler worth his or her salt knows that when it comes to succeeding at Street Fighter IV, a standard controller doesn't really cut it. You can try and hold out on purchasing a custom-tailored joystick, but consider yourself warned: Capcom and Mad Catz are trying very, very hard to break...

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Mad Catz: 'well under 50' complaints about FightSticks

Mad Catz's Alex Verrey issued an official response to the reports of defects in its standard edition Street Fighter IV FightSticks, admitting that there is in fact an issue, though it "does NOT happen on each Arcade FightStick and has been reported on a small number of units." The statement confirms...

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XCM Dominator PS3 joystick out this week

Here's an alternative to those Mad Catz pads for fighting game fans. The XCM Dominator Joystick for PS3 is due for release sometime this week, according to Engadget. It's a stylish looking pad with some common tricks such as Rapid Fire and Turbo Modes, but it also has four memory buttons which can...

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Tatsunoko vs. Capcom arcade stick on the way, but not from Hori

We fully expected Japanese accessory company Hori to release a version of their Fighting Stick Wii with Tatsunoko vs. Capcom art. They frequently release branded versions of their less expensive (as in, not Real Arcade Pro) sticks to coincide with new fighting games. But another company somehow...

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Overheard@E3: 'You guys did a cover for us, right?'

Le sigh. A sincere question coming from the developers of acrobatic Gears of Civil War shooter, Damnation, once again brings us in direct competition with longtime Joystiq nemesis and mistaken alternate identity, Joystick Magazine. "You guys did a cover for us, right?" asks a member of Blue Omega...

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The most unwieldy Wii arcade stick ever

Dream Arcades sells complete PC arcade cabinet kits meant for use with MAME and official arcade compilations; they also sell kits without PCs so you can use your own -- or the console of your choice. The company has announced that all of their kits, which start at $589 and top out at a...

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This is what the Neo Geo Stick 2 looks like

As much as we'd love to import one of these gorgeous arcade sticks -- modeled after the original Neo Geo AES arcade stick -- $59.90, not including steep shipping fees for the 4+ lb. controller, is just too rich for our blood, especially since it's only compatible with a limited selection of Wii...

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Two useless accessories become one

CYBER Gadget has made significant technological strides in the field of unnecessary Wii accessories, combining two of the least helpful accessories in one package. The CYBER Smash Grip combines a Wiimote controller grip thing with a D-pad thumbstick cover, and adds (as a bonus!) a thing that makes...

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