5. HORI Real Arcade Pro VX SA KAI – Xbox 360/PS3
HORI is a masterful company when it comes to crafting the best looking and feeling arcade sticks on the market. This super sleek and customizable arcade stick comes with a nice slate of awesome features – three selectable turbo settings, an inner cabinet that can hold the 9.8-foot connection cable and the option to alter the joystick/buttons.
4. Qanba Q2 Glow LED Joystick (Fightstick) – Xbox 360/PS3/PC
This arcade stick is perfectly made for the FGC members who loves to show off their baby even while off-screen. People will enamored with your masterful fighting game skills onscreen, but they’ll mostly be staring hard at your light-up fight stick. It comes with Qanba’s LED joystick and buttons, the option to select 3 GLOW LED modes and a sweet silver powdercoat finish.
3. Mad Catz Arcade FightStick PRO – Xbox 360/PS3
If you’re looking to cop a solid and comfortable Mad Catz arcade stick, then this PRO edition fight stick is what you need to ASAP. Not only does it come in at a pretty affordable price, it also performs like some of its higher priced rivals. There’s an option on this bad boy that will award you multiple turbo speeds, plus its heavy base keeps it sturdy during heavy play sessions.
2. Street Fighter IV Round 2 Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition – Xbox 360/PS3
Here’s another excellent Mad Catz fight stick. Capcom and Street Fighter aficionados will simply fall in love with this joystick if they haven’t purchased one already. The overall components of this arcade stick owes its setup to the SANWA Denshi style of buttons. The official Street Fighter IV artwork is a nice plus, so this is a very viable option for hardcore fans of Capcom’s fighting game series.
1. HORI Real Arcade Pro. N3-SA – PS3
This PS3-exclsuive arcade stick is not only created by HORI, but it’s also got the official stamp of approval from Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA). You won’t have any issues with this joystick mistakenly slipping out of your lap since it comes with an anti-slip base. The Start button also comes with a cover, which makes it easier to avoid hitting it during heated matches. The darker shade of colors on this joystick adds a little air of intimidation to it, too.