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Score: 100%
Developer: X-Gear
Device Type: Controller


Excellent control. X-Gear?s Scorpion gun feels nice in the hand... with a surprisingly realistic weight. I found the aim to be dead on (very good) without calibration. It should be noted that the gun actually responded better without the GunCon adapter used. The response of the X-Gear Scorpion was amazing, working astonishingly well at quite ridiculous angles... at more than 45 degrees from center, the gun finally had some trouble shooting at targets that were beyond the center of my (curved) screen.


This gun is impressive. With a realistic feel, feedback, Standard Light Gun and Guncon compatibility modes, and loads of extra features, the Scorpion is perfect for gamers looking for a more realistic light gun.

It?s somewhat easy to get used to. The small size of the gun requires better skill of the player (since it is less obvious visually where the gun is aimed with a shorter barrel), but gamers with some previous shooting experience should get used to it quickly. The Scorpion has a Jolt Action feedback feature that vibrates the gun when you shoot. This can be distracting when you first use it. However, if you find this feature distracting, you can easily turn it off via a switch on the side of the Scorpion.

  • Jolt Action feedback (when shooting)
  • Standard/Namco compatible (switch selectable)
  • Auto Reload
  • Auto Fire
  • Dual end connector -- Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn compatible
  • 6?4? cord

Drawbacks & Problems::

The only drawback with the X-Gear Scorpion is that, due to its short barrel, it is harder to tell by looking where the barrel is pointing. However, this is easy to get used to.

-Geck0, GameVortex Communications
AKA Robert Perkins

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