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Tekken 5 W/ Hori Arcade Stick $39.99 @ Fry's (YMMV)


#1 Just Josh   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   30 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2007 - 07:52 PM

I was just at the Fry's here in Campbell, CA and saw this:
http://www.amazon.co...F8&s=videogames

Not a bad deal for $40, they had at least 6 of em'.

#2 fairtrade   Minor Circuit Champion CAGiversary!   730 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2007 - 08:17 PM

Hm. I'm tempted to pick up a 2nd one at that price (I picked up my first there for $50). I bet my Fry's still has a dozen of these things.

#3 shytface   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   669 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2007 - 09:42 PM

I think these used to be $30 at EB a long time ago. Still a good deal though, it's too bad Fry's hardly has any locations.

#4 fairtrade   Minor Circuit Champion CAGiversary!   730 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2007 - 09:50 PM

They are still $30 new at EBGS as far as I know, but that is if you can find them. I recently hit about a dozen different stores and none ever have the Tekken 5 boxed set.

You can even order the boxed set from frys.com (or you could) if you want to pay shipping on the damn thing.

#5 getmyrunon   shut up and play, fanboy CAGiversary!   954 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2007 - 10:00 PM

Does the stick work with the PS3?

#6 bobthecat23   Més que un Club CAGiversary!   981 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2007 - 12:22 AM

depends what stick it is

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#7 Just Josh   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   30 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2007 - 12:24 AM

Does the stick work with the PS3?

I hear there are mixed results when it comes to arcade sticks and the PS3. Some work, some don't, or some do work but do not function properly. Answer to your question: maybe. You would need some sort of adapter though.

#8 xghostsniperx   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   580 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2007 - 01:32 AM

I just want to vouch for these sticks.

Basically, this is the best arcade stick released in the U.S. Hori makes solid, reliable, quality arcade sticks, and this one is no different. If you're looking for a stick comparable to Japanese arcade sticks, this is the one to get (though it is not quite as perfect as an official JPN stick).

Of course, you can mod it easily with real Japanese parts if you'd like, which would make it basically a real JPN stick. Otherwise, you can pick up a Hori Real Arcade Pro 2 or 3 for $100+ :P.

There's a bunch at GS/EB near me. I would check
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#9 nyprimus4   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3281 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2007 - 02:11 AM

I would so pick this up for $40 especially since I won't have my 360 for 3 weeks.

#10 WhoKnowsWho   Insert Custom Title Here CAGiversary!   545 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2007 - 03:04 PM

I'm going to go check out Fry's today 'cause I would really like an arcade stick. I played Tekken 4 at the arcade and felt completely out of my realm since it has been so long...
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#11 JCDenton   Banned Banned   380 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2007 - 03:32 PM

Does the stick work with the PS3?


Not yet. I have a PSX/PS2 to USB adaptor and only the buttons register. The stick itself doesn't. The problem is that there is no analog/digital button on the stick. It should eventually work though since there will be some adaptors specifically made for PS3 compatibility.

#12 Puffa469   is too Pro Shops CAGiversary!   6105 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2007 - 03:33 PM

QFT. This is the BEST out of the box US stick you can get.


I just want to vouch for these sticks.

Basically, this is the best arcade stick released in the U.S. Hori makes solid, reliable, quality arcade sticks, and this one is no different. If you're looking for a stick comparable to Japanese arcade sticks, this is the one to get (though it is not quite as perfect as an official JPN stick).

Of course, you can mod it easily with real Japanese parts if you'd like, which would make it basically a real JPN stick. Otherwise, you can pick up a Hori Real Arcade Pro 2 or 3 for $100+ :P.

There's a bunch at GS/EB near me. I would check


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#13 nogard   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   424 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2007 - 05:01 PM

I want one, but too bad there's no Fry near me.

#14 WhoKnowsWho   Insert Custom Title Here CAGiversary!   545 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2007 - 08:01 PM

Checked Fry's and they had jack... they had about a thousand of the exercise dance pads with some girl on the front working out where there used to be the tekken boxes.
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#15 Rictor   I like big butts... CAGiversary!   2310 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2007 - 08:11 PM

I still see one of these every time I go in EB/GS. I wonder if it will ever drop lower than $30 there.

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#16 eau   KP-X 00-00-00-00-1 CAGiversary!   7301 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 30 January 2007 - 03:16 AM

I saw one at EB last weekend and the tag still said $29.99.

#17 biggoronspaceship   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   28 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 03:48 AM

Just picked one of the last two at my local Fry's. I remember seeing them for 49.99 and that was already a very good deal since they used to retail for 99.99 at 39.99 I had to finally bite.

#18 indy2029   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   193 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 30 January 2007 - 04:32 AM

Just picked one of the last two at my local Fry's. I remember seeing them for 49.99 and that was already a very good deal since they used to retail for 99.99 at 39.99 I had to finally bite.

Which Fry's was this?

#19 buymagicfish   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   8 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 08:55 AM

at fry's today in Sacramento... nothing
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#20 vinnyracer   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   1 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 January 2007 - 09:41 AM

If you know someone that work at Fry's, they can get it or $22 w/ employee discount.

#21 biggoronspaceship   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   28 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 31 January 2007 - 01:58 AM

Fry's in Fountain Valley, CA still has one left. I also saw that they sell the two player version of the x-arcade sticks at 99.99 which are 129.95 if you order from the x-arcade website, so you'll be saving 30 bucks and shipping costs if you're interested in picking up one of those.

#22 Puffa469   is too Pro Shops CAGiversary!   6105 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2007 - 01:46 PM

X-arcade = Crap

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#23 plastikpyro   CAG veteran CAGiversary!   328 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 31 January 2007 - 03:43 PM

crap...really? I never had a problem with mine but I've only used it on the PC with MAME and NeoRage. Is it bad with consoles? I considered buying those xarcade adapters that lets you use it on the PS2. $39.99 is an awesome price for a Hori branded joystick.