Leroy Smith: How a broken character almost ruined Tekken 7

Leroy Smith

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

What is a Hitbox controller?

What is a Hitbox Controller

I’m firmly a fightstick player and have been for many years. However,  recently I came across an interesting video of Justin Wong using a Hitbox. Of course, I’ve heard of a hitbox and what it is, but I’ve never really got interested enough to buy one. After watching the video, and doing some research online, … Read more

Why are Fightsticks so expensive?

Why are fightsticks so expensive?

Fightsticks are cool but expensive. You might wonder whether it’s worth forking out your hard earned money on, what is essentially, a controller. Well, let me tell you right here, decent quality fightsticks are expensive for a reason, and if you’re serious about fighting games, you should definitely consider getting one. But I’m not here … Read more

How long does a Fightstick last?

How long does a Fightstick last?

Decent quality fightsticks are generally designed to last a long time. This makes sense considering how expensive they can be. So how long does a fightstick last? The answer is it depends. If we’re talking good quality fightsticks with Sanwa or Semitsu parts, then, without maintenance, and a decent amount of use, it will typically … Read more

What Fightstick do pros use?

fightstick pros

Daigo, Infiltration, Justin Wong, JDCR, Knee, and Saint. These are some of the best professional players in the world in their respective games. And what do they have in common? They all use fightsticks. So what fightstick do pros use? The answer is they all use a variety of different fightsticks. Some have modded sticks, … Read more