Post Thumbnail

A Killer Instinct-branded version of Mad Catz's forthcoming, Xbox One-flavored Tournament Edition 2 FightStick is up for pre-order on the peripheral manufacturer's official shop. At $200, the extent of the stick's Killer Instinct-ness appears to be its artwork, which can easily be removed and repla...

October 12th 2013 at 4:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

You can now own an arcade stick for your Wii U, helpfully labeled with the one game you'd need an arcade stick for, Tekken Tag Tournament 2. The Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Fightstick S from Mad Catz is now available for $160. The controller connects to the Wiimote via a 3.3 foot-long controller cable....

December 21st 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

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 factio...

February 5th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, Mad Catz sent me one of its latest arcade sticks, the SoulCalibur 5 branded Soul Edition arcade fightstick. After daily testing on SC5, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Mortal Kombat, the Soul Edition not only met my expectations, but exceeded them, as you can tell from the review...

February 3rd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Mad Catz's Street Fighter X Tekken FightSticks have changed since we last saw them. Not only has the company abandoned the red-and-white colorway, there are now more sticks in the line. The now-black FightStick Pro is the next evolution of the Tournament Edition stick, with Sanwa parts and inter...

January 10th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

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. I'...

January 10th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

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....

November 13th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments