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Check Out My New Stick – Vol. 001!

CHECKOUTMYNEWSTICK_HEADER_JANThis is a new weekly feature on the SDT site! ‘Check Out My New Stick!’ highlights the latest pickups within the community and is a showcase for any and all new arcade sticks whether they are classics, new retail sticks or custom works of art! Our first feature covers the period of January 1 – January 12, 2014! Click below for all the cool stuff! Continue reading

Play-Asia X APEX 2014 QanBa Q4 Arcade Stick!

APEX_HEADER_01122014The good people at Play-Asia have teamed up with APEX 2014 to create an awesome collaborative arcade stick with QanBa! The QanBa Q4 is compatible with both PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360, and is APEX branded. APEX is a popular fighting game tournament series based out of New Jersey. For more information on APEX 2014, visit here. For more information on this cool stick collaboration, click the link to Play-Asia below!

Hori Japan to Release RAP V3 Hayabusa!

new_RAP_HEADERHori Japan is revamping their RAP V line with their latest offerings, now equipped with the heart & soul of their previously released ‘Fighting Edge’ arcade stick. These new PlayStation 3 RAP V3 will be available as a regular V3 & as a WRAP (Wireless via Bluetooth / Wired via USB). Both will feature the 隼/HAYABUSA (lever) & 玄/KURO (buttons) engineered by Hori. Click below for more pictures and info on these sticks!

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Wave Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold Vewlix Cabinet 1/12 Scale Model Preorders!

VEWLIX_NESICA_HEADERIf you follow all the latest regarding plamo (plastic models) in Japan, you probably heard about the Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 1/12th scale Vewlix cabinet by popular hobby manufacturer, Wave. You know how we geek out for all things arcade here at SDT, so we were pleased to see that Wave announced a NEW version model featuring the blue Nesica Vewlix cabinet and Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold! Click below for all the pictures & info!

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White Hori Fighting Edge Now Shipping!

White_FE_shippingHori just sent word out that the new White Fighting Edge arcade sticks are now shipping! Available for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, the new white version of the Fighting Edge features the awesome led strip lighting, sleek design and Hori engineered Hayabusa & Kuro parts! This stick is no slouch! In fact, it was used by the Capcom Cup 2013 champion, Sako! For more information on the product or to purchase yours, click on the link below!

Mad Catz After Holiday Sale on FightSticks!

Mad-Catz-After-Holiday-2013-NetSuite-RotatorOur good friends at Mad Catz just launched their after Holidays sale on their web site! Amongst the sale you can find their Mad Catz branded FightStick PRO and FightStick KE at the low price of $99.99! Also their TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 TE-S for Wii U is discounted at $79.99! Offer is only good for North America. Check the rest of the sale at the link below!

Community Database for Arcade Sticks Now Open!

12222013_Database_BuildingWe just launched our first googledoc that encompasses our database for arcade stick releasing ranging from Sega Saturn until now. We will use this database spreadsheet as a basis for the future sections of this website! Until then, we need help from YOU the community! If you have any comments, please leave them within the googledoc or in the comments below! Check out the wealth of knowledge already featured:

NOTE: There are separate tabs for each console on the bottom of the sheet, make sure you check/browse those to see other consoles!

Killer Instinct Arcade FightStick TE2 Available at GameStop NOW!

MCZ_TE2I know that a lot of people have been looking for the Killer Instinct Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition 2 for Xbox One to fill their combo crazed desires… It looks like GameStop has some extra stock available through their site! Don’t miss out on a chance to own this next gen FightStick! Click below for all the info!

Hori USA Announces ‘Hayabusa’ Lever & ‘Kuro’ Buttons for Sale SOON!

HORI USA - Hayabusa - Kuro - PartsThe good people at Hori USA just dropped some amazing news in their email newsletter! The critically acclaimed meat & potatoes of the Hori Fighting Edge, the “Hayabusa” lever and “Kuro” buttons will be made available for general sale soon! For more details on this, be sure to check out Hori’s store site by clicking below!