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! Works Out Of The Box With Any PC, Mac or Raspberry PI. Save $50 With Deferred Shipment, click drop down menu for different shipping dates.
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. Use on any HDTV with a Raspberry PI ($35). Works out of the box with any computer (USB Cable) or use with any game console (game console adapters sold separately)
The Tankstick is in stock and will ship within 1 business day of your order. With limited stock remaining for Christmas delivery, you can save $ if you choose a Jan 2nd ship date from the drop-down menu. ($149 vs $199) As a bonus, we will install on the top right of Tankstick a red LED button mapped to Mouse M3 (SEE IMAGE) which can be used as EXIT in MAME.
If you'd like to connect this unit to your HDTV for classic arcade gaming, it works out of the box via USB with any computer. If your computer doesn't connect to your HDTV, you can buy a simple off-the-shelf $35 Raspberry PI 3 computer (Connect Your X-Arcade To Your HDTV) Easy to setup as the X-Arcade Joysticks work out of the box via USB (2 Needed If Trackball Connected) See Raspberry PI software setup info here.. You can also just connect to your existing computer or any game system.
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.
Inches: Approx: 28.75x13 Base: 25.5x10.25 15lbs.
Retail Box: Approx.: 33 x 11 x 16
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!
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.
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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