PS3: New Coin-Op Arcade Stick Released

Taiwanese consumer electronics company Genius has released its F-1000 Arcade Stick for the PS3.

The F-1000 Arcade Stick is designed to give PS3 gamers the coin-op arcade feel and features an arcade-style eight-button layout with a four-axis ball-handled joystick.

In addition to the standard “Select” and “Start” buttons, the F-1000 boasts 13 buttons (including a Turbo button) for a total of 15.

A dozen of them correspond to buttons on a standard PS3 controller and have markings showing to which button they correspond to, making it easier for PS3 gamers to make the transition to the arcade stick.

The F-1000 also comes with a 3-meter long USB cable to make it easier to crush foes from hard to reach areas like the sofa. A one-meter extension cable also comes in the box.

The Genius F-1000 Arcade Stick is available in the US and Canada for $59.99.