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ThinkGeek iCADE 8-bitty Game Controller Review

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Back in the day when Atari was God — a one button, one joystick controller was all that was needed. Your thumb and the side of your index finger against the stick got calluses, you lived with it. Then along came Nintendo’s NES — making the “candy bar” controller the...

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GameDock for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Devices

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Apple has yet to release a console dedicated to bringing iOS-based games directly to your living room TV, complete with traditional button-based controllers. iOS developers Chris Jorgensen and Andi Greisel (the guys behind games like Cavorite and Zombie Karts under the name Cascadia Games) didn’t want to wait around for...

iCade 8-Bitty

iCade 8-Bitty

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Toting around the iCade ain’t exactly practical.  That isn’t to say it ain’t damn cool.  So when you’re away from home, what are you to do?  The iCade 8-Bitty. The designed is inspired by the both the original iCade and the NES controller from the 80s.  The face of the controller sports...

iCade Jr

iCade Jr.

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The iCade was a smash hit as soon as the vaporware piece of kit hit the webosphere.  Such a big hit in fact, that the product became reality thanks to Thinkgeek and ION Audio.  Well, as they say, all good things come in pairs.  The iCade Jr. is a miniaturized...

iCade Core

iCade Core (video)

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Discovery Bay Games tried their hand at a bare bones version of the iCade.  Needless to say it fell short in not only design, but nostalgia.  We shouldn’t knock them for trying, though, since the iCade isn’t exactly bag friendly, and is more or less built to sit in the...

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Atari Arcade iPad Dock

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There is no doubt that gaming on the iPad is here to stay.  In fact it’s gotta be the top 3 things people do on the 10-inch device.  So much so that Atari partnered with ThinkGeek, who outsourced to ION, to produce the iCade.  It started as an April Fool’s...

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iCade Now Available For Preorder, Costs $100

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We just got word that Thinkgeek’s iCade, an arcade stand for your iPad, will ship “sometime around May 20th” or at least before May 31st.  However, you can preorder the iCade now for $99.99, though it looks like it might already be back ordered. The iCade’s inception was originally the...