Street Fighter IV FightStick Tournament Edition (360/PS3) $125 w/Free Ship at Buy.com
Posted 22 July 2009 - 05:30 PM
People who're reluctant to take the offer since they don't play fighting games should consider one for arcade/shmups as well. I don't do much fighting games myself, but this has made some XBLA titles a real treat to play.
Posted 22 July 2009 - 05:47 PM
Even though I know the arguement is about price, just want to say that the TE is just as modable, but of course ups the cost. Outside of price, its more dependant on how big/heavy you want the base stick to be/where you can play/etc.
I think it's more of a size preference. The SE stick is considerably smaller and lighter, making it easier for lap play than the TE. Also, with modding, you get the choice of colors of stick and buttons, and possibly better buttons than the TE.
Don't get me wrong; the TE is a great stick. Just the SE stick is a decent entry point to try out arcade controls, and it has an easy upgrade path if you get more serious in the future. I think it's a much better option than a Hori EX2.
I keep reminding myself that I need to get a correct screwdriver/hexkey for my TE so I can switch to the bat top and button colors I ordered awhile ago.
Posted 22 July 2009 - 10:47 PM
I guess I'll be buying my TE stick on Amazon... and tomorrow, they'll probably price match... damn it...
Posted 22 July 2009 - 11:17 PM
My bro modded his SE with Sanwa parts and it was a PITA. The buttons didn't fit perfectly so he had to sand the button holes to get them to fit right. Even after he did that there was some minor warping on the art when the buttons finally snapped it. Also, the quick disconnects were a pain in the ass to remove. He actually broke one of the them while trying to get it off the stock buttons.
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Posted 23 July 2009 - 01:14 PM
Need another PCB and some soldering skills from what I've read on dual modding.
Is there a way to get the PS3 version to work with the 360 for at least the arcade games?
Posted 23 July 2009 - 01:26 PM
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Posted 24 July 2009 - 06:20 PM
can you really do that? how??
Xbox stick to work on ps3 is easy but ps3 to work on xbox is kind of a pain.
Posted 27 July 2009 - 05:34 PM
Back to original price :(.
Still showing as $130 for me.
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Posted 28 July 2009 - 04:13 AM
Posted 29 July 2009 - 03:02 AM
Too bad I can't use it till I get my Cthulhu =(
Posted 29 July 2009 - 05:56 AM
Posted 29 July 2009 - 06:43 AM
i dont know if anyone knows but whats the difference between the sf4 te stick and the hori real arcade pro 3-sa edition for the ps3 that is coming out in october? its about a 30 dollar difference and ive done some research and they all use roughly the same parts... so is one better than another?
No, they are both equally great. They have the same parts and you will be happy with the one you choose.
I have both sticks...actually the PS2 version of that HRAP (same damn thing).
Posted 29 July 2009 - 05:03 PM