When it comes to fighting games, many players start out using a control pad, as it’s often the most accessible and familiar method. However, if you’re serious about your gaming and want to elevate your skills, transitioning to a fightstick may be a smart decision. A fightstick, or arcade stick, offers greater precision and responsiveness and more consistent performance compared to a control pad.
By taking the time to properly calibrate your stick, use the right grip and buttons, and practice your moves, you can improve your gameplay and become a better player overall. With the right approach and mindset, anyone can learn to use a fight stick effectively and take their fighting game skills to the next level.
Street Fighter and Tekken are two of the biggest fighting game franchises around. They are also highly competitive and difficult to master on a higher level. This article will examine how difficult each game is and determine which is harder Tekken or Street Fighter? In order to determine the difficulty level of a fighting game, … Read more
Here we are again with the best custom fightsticks for February! In this post, I list the best and most interesting custom fightsticks I have seen on the internet for a particular month. If you haven’t already, please check out last month’s list. All of these fightsticks are made by fightstick enthusiasts and are taken … Read more
This is, what will hopefully be, a regular series of articles where I will pick the best custom fightsticks I have found on the internet for a particular month. In this article, I will be focusing on the month of January. It’s worth mentioning that all of these fightsticks are from the subreddit: r/fightsticks. You … Read more
Tekken 7’s recent Season 4 update brings a host of new updates and changes to the game. This includes a new character, new moves, new netcode, balance changes and minor UI tweaks. But, most curiously, Namco has updated the ranking system with a new stat in the form of Tekken Prowess. What is Tekken Prowess? … Read more
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate is just around the corner and NetherRealm have just released gameplay footage of Rambo: the latest guest character to join the already impressive cast. I think the developers have done a great job recreating Rambo’s iconic look from First Blood. It looks like he’s lifted straight out of the movie. The … Read more
Are 2D fighting games better than 3D fighting games? or is it the other way around? Games like Street Fighter pretty much popularised 2D fighting games and is probably seen as the most popular fighting game in its genre. Remember the Street Fighter EX series? This was Capcom’s stab at making a 3D Street Fighter … Read more
Bandai Namco just released a trailer for the 4th and, quite possibly, final season of Tekken 7. Season 4 promises a host of new updates including new stages, updated UI, balance tweaks, and some general changes to online play. There’s also a new character shown in the trailer below: That’s right, it’s Kunimitsu. But not … Read more
Leroy is broken. Correction, Leroy was broken but they’ve now fixed him with a recent emergency patch. Emphasis on the word emergency. Such was the backlash from the community that the developers had no choice but to patch him quickly after release. The final straw was EVO Japan 2020, where the top 8 consisted of … Read more