Two complaints are: doesn't have a touchpad (very helpful in fighting games with training modes) and it needs a liitle more room for your left palm to rest on. ( Log Out / The Amazon price is actually quite good. For arcade guys who are casual its a pickup. Fast, FREE delivery, video streaming, music, and much more. Would recommend for anyone new to the Fighting genre, enjoys retro arcade games (it's PS3, PS4 and PC compatible) or just as a spare in case you rage and smash your expensive madcatz one. This stick benefits execution of movement / combos quite a bit compared to a standard game pad. This stick gets a lot of hate on forums, but has pretty good impressions on YouTube, and so someone thinking about buying one might be a little torn on whether to get one or not. Reviewed in the United States on January 18, 2018. And you know what? Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on December 27, 2015. Reviewed in the United States on July 9, 2019. It performs well with Tekken 7, but you'll feel like you want more out of your stick. How does this budget stick compare? HORI provided SRK a sample so we could find out for ourselves. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. That being said, the buttons are perfectly crunchy and very responsive. Gamers all this is the Hori Fighting stick Mini for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 game consoles. But if you play with the stick on your lap — which is clearly the most common — there’s a problem. It is just a flick of the switch on the top to move between PS3 to PS4 or vice versa. Reviewed in the United States on February 17, 2018. Unfortunately, the stick feels clunky and can be as frustrating as playing off a d-pad. The size of the buttons themselves will prove a hindrance to some as well. You could give this thing a true thrashing in a heated bout and it’ll hold up with the best of them, but seriously don’t do that because you never wanna play on tilt. Hori states that the Fighting Stick Mini 4 is “for beginners and advanced users.” I consider myself to be an intermediate user so I thought better-safe-than-sorry and enlisted the help of my hamster, a complete scrub. Important to note: this is definitely not a mod-friendly product; unlike something like the slightly pricier Mad Catz FightStick Alpha, the case is so shallow that swapping buttons isn’t even a consideration — added to the fact that, as you can see below, the pushbuttons are soldered directly into a single board. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, HORI Fighting Stick Mini 4 for PlayStation 4 and 3, See all details for HORI Fighting Stick Mini 4 for PlayStation 4 and 3, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I then saw the HORI Fighting Stick Mini 4, and for $40, I was on the fence for a while. I play on the ps4 controllers and wanted to try this out for Sf30th, I absolutely hated the feel and couldn't adjust completely which is my own bias. I found it somewhat fun, but I would definitely prefer to use an arcade stick, or a pad. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. Keeps moving around the table and i end up gripping stick in a way that moves are a quater turn off. It's an ideal budget fightstick, with buttons of a substandard size and a regular-sized stick. Works perfect. ( Log Out / Hori states that the Fighting Stick Mini 4 is “for beginners and advanced users.” I consider myself to be an intermediate user so I thought better-safe-than-sorry and enlisted the help of my hamster, a complete scrub. There are rubberized feet that hold on to smooth surfaces. We appreciate all feedback. The Joystick Directional Detection makes this thing not very useable. Not as good as Hayabusa or Sanwa Denshi stuff of course, but the buttons aren’t spongy, they have a quick, short throw and good snap. Shoryuken.com Editor-in-Chief. For some one who wish to shift from the usual controller to arcade sticks, then this is just the thing. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. It's not too big of an issue because most games support legacy controllers so you can turn on PS3 mode and play with it while having the main controller at your side so do touchpad stuff, instead of turning on and off the regular controller. Everyone’s favorite bite-sized fightstick is back for round four. The Mini 4 is as small as advertised. It is only just over eight inches wide, and the case is barely over an inch deep. The joystick has a square restricter, I've heard you could change it but I haven't tried it myself. In preparation for Street Fighter 5, among other fighting games, I purchased this because, well, it's a $40 arcade stick, and I can always return it. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. If you are like me and like fighting games, are an beginner/average player, and wanna switch to a stick, the HORI Fighting Stick Mini 4 is a perfect fightstick. Specifically, I found there are dead spots in the top left and top right corners when moving from the left and right positions respectively (from 4 to 7 and 6 to 9). So far I'm really impressed! The base has small, flat rubber feet, so on a tabletop that’s somewhat less of an issue. At $39.99-$49.99 USD, it seems pretty clear that the market for this stick isn’t hardcore fightstick warriors, but the casual market. The functions and features on this stick are bare-bones. also it is not screwed in a fixed way it stays spinning on its base that I do not like. You can edit your question or post anyway.