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  • iCade Mobile, The Gaming Adapter For iPhone, Now Shipping

    iCade Mobile, The Gaming Adapter For iPhone, Now Shipping

    Good news, everybody! The iCade Mobile, a Bluetooth case that slides around your iPhone, allowing you to play games using a trackpad and read buttons, is now shipping for $80. The iCade Core, an arcade joystick for the iPad, is also shipping. It costs $100. Announced a few months ago, folks have been waiting breathlessly to play Megaworm with a trackpad. The devices should be available at… Read More

  • ThinkGeek’s 8-Bitty Gamepad Promises Fun Times And Blistered Thumbs

    ThinkGeek’s 8-Bitty Gamepad Promises Fun Times And Blistered Thumbs

    The folks at ThinkGeek, bless their souls, have a knack for taking off-the-wall ideas and turning them into real products. After their tablet-friendly arcade cabinet made the leap from joke to reality last year, ThinkGeek has turned their attention to whipping up a retro gaming accessory for the on-the-go crowd, and the resulting 8-Bitty already looks like a winner. Oh, and did I mention that… Read More

  • Review: ThinkGeek iCADE iPad Arcade Game

    Few things will grab a middle-aged man’s attention like an iPad full of old Atari games and a ball-end joystick. There is something about that specific mix of electronic nostalgia, the promise of adventure, and the experience of sweet limbic release that allows him to relax into the experience at hand, his face slack, his hand jazzing the stick like a rat trained to respond to reward… Read More

  • ThinkGeek Now Selling The iCADE iPad Arcade Cabinet For Reals

    Thinkgeek’s iCADE iPad Arcade cabinet has been on my want list for a while now. Announced as an April Fools joke, the iCADE is now real and it costs $99. It’s on back-order, sadly, or I’d have picked one up. Read More