What is a Hitbox controller?

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 to get better at fighting games

How to get better at fighting games- profightstick

Fighting games are hard. The vast number of moves, combos, counters, cancels,anti-airs, you name it, means they can get pretty complex.  While fighting games are hard, getting good at them doesn’t have to be. But the fact is, most beginners often give up playing fighting games as soon as they get beat. Tell me if … 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, they will typically last about 5-6 years without maintenance and a decent amount … Read more

What Fightstick do pros use?

A vibrant esports tournament scene with focused players at the forefront and a captivated crowd in the background, under dynamic stage lighting.

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

How to Hold a Fightstick

Illustration of a focused man using a fight stick controller for gaming, surrounded by dynamic virtual screens displaying various hand movements.

One of the first things you must learn about using an arcade/fight stick is how to hold it. While it may come naturally to some, it’s always good to establish a solid baseline technique. In this guide, I will show various ways to hold your arcade stick. It’s worth pointing out that there is no … Read more