New at that repository of all things awesome that is ThinkGeek, the Power-Up Arcade Light Switch Plate transforms your boring light switches into amazing arcade-style joysticks that I would be happy to catch between my shoulder blades on a regular basis.
Fighting game fans go great lengths to create their own custom arcade controllers, personalized weapons carved from raw passion to wage a war against all comers. What if the same ingenuity and passion were applied to a non-fighting game like StarCraft II? I think it would go a little something like this.
While other hardware manufacturers focus on releasing high-quality arcade fight sticks that follow the same basic formula, Nyko allows players to change everything with the Free Fighter, a $179.999 programmable fighting game controller with a singular look and a unique modular design.
When you're constantly on the room from hordes of flesh-hungry zombies and the desperate remnants of humanity you don't have time to lug around an entire game console just to recreate the experience. That's the only way I can make sense of "Deluxe Plug It In & Play TV Games" based on AMC's The Walking Dead.
There's something to be said about attempting to replicate the old school arcade experience, as Ion attempted to do with the iCade, but sometimes you need something a little sexier. This is the Atari Arcade for the iPad.
iPhone touch screen controls suck, and there's only one way to fight suck: More suck. Ten One Design's suction cup mounted tactile game controller for the iPhone were created to suck your touch screen control blues away.
As sure as winter is followed by spring, the release of a new Capcom console fighting game is followed by a new Tournament Edition Arcade FightStick from Mad Catz. Let's put the Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 model through its paces.
Daigo Umehara. AKA "The Beast". AKA The best Street Fighter player on Earth. If there's someone who might have advice on how to improve your game, it's him.
Not only is Penny Arcade's Cardboard Tube Samurai making a surprise appearance as a pre-order bonus for Tekken 6, Namco Bandai is rolling out a limited-edition joystick bundle for the game's October launch as well.
The standard Atari joystick was not designed for comfort. Or for gaming, really, if we are being honest. Retro cool aside, looking at it now it resembles something you would expect to find on a Soyuz mission control console. It is strange to think that there is now an entire generation of gamers who never had to…
The MetalStrike from Genius is a Joystick With Built-In Air Conditioning. Yeah, I'm just going to leave that one hanging for a bit. I sometimes wonder if when future generations talk about our era and the decades-long financial and environmental apocalypse that it produced, they will mention stuff like this as…