The iCade Mobile is a retro gaming oddity for the iPhone that adds physical buttons, but for a lofty $70 price. Its lack of universal compatibility, lack of analog sticks, and large size relegate it to strictly novelty status.
iCade succeeds in shrinking last year's arcade cabinet down to a clever pocket size with the 8-Bitty controller. Even though it won't work with many iOS games, the price is low enough that some people will want to buy it anyway for the novelty.
If your iPad gaming tastes run to classic Atari console and arcade games, the Ion Audio iCade is a fun nostalgic trip. Otherwise wait for more compatible games to be released.
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If your iPad gaming tastes run to classic Atari console and arcade games, the Ion Audio iCade is a fun nostalgic trip.
This nifty Nintendo-style gamepad adds analog controls to your smartphone or tablet. But only a smattering of games are compatible.
The iCade Mobile may not be enough to turn your iDevice into a PlayStation Vita, but would you settle for a Game Gear? Ion's Bluetooth gaming accessory has its limits.
It started life as an April Fool's prank, but the real-life iCade is finally here.
It started as an April Fool's prank on ThinkGeek.com, but consumer interest led the company to bring the iCade to life.
Hey, ThinkGeek: The 1980s called, and they want their Nintendo-style gamepad back! Actually, it might be cool here in 2012, too.