X-Arcade Tankstick + Trackball: With USB


Get your nostalgia fix with this authentic arcade panel and trackball designed to inject the arcade experience into any home computer or video game console. Play side by side your closest friends and family, no quarters needed! Relive arcade classics on any computer!

Relive Arcade Classics With Built In Trackball!

Your Tankstick™ is an indestructible beast which lets you relive thousands of classic arcade games like Galaga™, Ms. Pacman™, and gaggles of others on ANY computer. Works out of the box with any computer (USB Cable) or use with any game console (game console adapters sold separately)

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  • "You want this controller. You need this controller." - Xbox
  • "The ultimate gaming rig!" - Computer Gaming World
  • "The best universal joystick created." - GamePro
  • "The best arcade joystick available." - IGN
  • X-Arcade Tankstick™ Features

    The Industrial-Grade 3™ Trackball located in the center of your Tankstick™ separates this controller from the Dual Joystick and allows you to control thousands of classic arcade games. Since it's recognized as a standard mouse--you can also enhance any of your favorite games that support a mouse, with no drivers or software required.

    Enjoy Golden Tee Golf™, Tiger Woods PGA Tour™, Marble Madness™, Centipede™, Simpson's Bowling™ and more with an indestructible arcade trackball ripped from a standup arcade machine! It's like having your own personal time machine with guaranteed fun for the entire family!

    Check out our growing list of customer-suggested trackball optimized games here.

    Dimensions / Size Of X-Arcade

    Inches: Approx: 28.75x13 Base: 25.5x10.25 15lbs.

    Retail Box: Approx.: 33 x 11 x 16

    Due to extremely limited stock, we are offering a $50 discount for customers willing to take shipment on Dec 31st from new production.    For Christmas Delivery, order immediately as stock will run out within a few days.  

    X-Arcade Tankstick™ Indestructible Benefits

    • 100% Compatible With Any Operating System
    • 100% Compatible With All Windows Versions
    • 100% Compatible With All Emulators and Front Ends
    • Use On Your Mac
    • 100% Compatible With MAME™ + Pinball Emulation
    • 15 LBS Of Authentic Arcade Parts Ripped From A Real Arcade Machine
    • Trackball Functions As A Standard 3 Button Mouse
    • Double Left/Right Pinball Flipper Buttons
    • Play Head To Head Fighting Games Like The Local Arcade.
    • Withstand Thousands Of Hours Of Button Smashing Action.
    • Hardware-Programmable (Must Connect PS-2 Keyboard To X-Arcade)
    • Only Game Console Games Supporting A Mouse Can Use Trackball
    • Use With Android Devices, Raspberry PI and Ouya
    • Dentists & Dr's: Great For Patient Waiting Rooms!

    Use With Any System Or Computer!

    Purchase Adapters to Use X-Arcade™ with Any Game System!!

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    The X-Arcade™ was built with internal electronics to be compatible with the major past, present and FUTURE game systems. X-Arcade™ Console Adapters are available for any game system! You can purchase separately or bundle above with the drop-down menu. Get your X-Arcade™ and use it for life!

    No other arcade joystick can guarantee support for past, present and FUTURE game systems!

    Limited Time: Free Maximus Arcade Software With Purchase ($25 Value)

    Purchase any X-Arcade and the guys at Maximus Arcade will send you an unlock code (there is NO CD) for great arcade gaming software! Relive arcade legends on any computer with this special, limited-time free bundle of Maximus Arcade.

    Maximus Arcade is Windows-compatible software that allows you to relive thousands of classic games and creates seamless interaction with multiple arcade and console emulators while keeping Windows hidden. Put simply: It's like Itunes or Netflix for managing all your classic games. Browse, manage and play thousands of classic games on your PC.

    Read Maximus Arcade website for obtaining your unlock code

    900 Free Arcade Games For Your X-Arcade™

    The Internet Arcade has been hard at work building a browser-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

    Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems. Play 900 Classic Arcade Games In Your Browser Now

    900 Free Arcade Classics

  • Excuses to Buy

    See Will Wheaton's Video Review of the Tankstick here
  • What's Included

    Relive Thousands Of Arcade Legends On Your PC!

    Connect your X-Arcade™ to any computer and relive arcade legends and classic video games with built-in MAME software support.

    Due to the hard work of the MAME development community, nearly any game you played from the first arcade game to recent hits can be played with this one program. Combine MAME™ with an X-Arcade™ and it's like having thousands of arcade machines on your computer!

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