Mad Catz Sets the Bar (and the Price) Pretty High for PC Flight Sticks

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CentiZen

It's mad catz, their shit falls apart if you look at it for too long. Everything I've ever bought from them has broken.

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COMMANDER_COOK

Yeah, they're pretty bad. Mad Catz and Nyko are two companies to stay away from. I had a Nyko controller for my PS2 with a fan in it. The fan was nice, but the insulation on the wiring crumbled and it fried my multitap. Lucky it didn't fry my PS2.
I also had a Mad Catz N64 controller, but my character kept constantly turning to the left. I couldn't stand it.
What I don'T understand about this is that Saitek is actually a good company, so why team up with shit catz?

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ShockerX

I did got HAWX from the steam xmas deals, played a good deal on it for a few days with my Saitek X52 pro. It'd be nice to get the X65F, but not worth 400$ if there isn't much good games that involve using the stix :( Wings of Prey don't cut it to spend on a higher quailty stix. (but I will get the game, looks awesome)

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immersive

That controler would kick ass for the new Wings of Prey game. Im just not into flight sims that much. Also 400 is a massive chunk of change. If you guys have not tryed the demo to that game yet you should give it a shot. Im still thinking about buying it just to into other games at the moment.

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LVmonkey

i would consider it of some really good games came out that would use that kind of thing. like a revamp of wing comander series... it's all fps, mmorpgs and rts now. shame that.

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Quakindude

 You won't catch me laying down that kinda cabbage for a controller.Even if Micrososft made Combat Flgiht Sim 4, I wouldn't be interested in that.

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COMMANDER_COOK

I'm used to staying away from mad catz after their shitty n64 and PS2 controllers.

And I didn't know flight sim was discontinued, sad.

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DBsantos77

 $400 is not bad considering the build quality. 

-Santos

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MeTo

The way things are now with computer games i wouldn't even pay $100 for a controller like this.

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