ThinkGeek Intros iCade 8-Bitty Retro Controller for Android and iOS

I want one! I want one! This thing just looks awesome, it could be so much fun, or at least make my games that much more fun.  The iCade 8-Bitty is a retro style controller for Android and iOS devices. At the present time there’s more than 40 games it works with, but they’re adding more all of the time. Price is $29.99 and I think it’s worth it…



ThinkGeek  is proud to announce theiCade 8-Bitty – Retro Wireless Game Controller as the newest handheld member of the popular iCade line of mobile gaming accessories.

The iCade 8-Bitty works via wireless Bluetooth® technology to connect with iOS and Android devices and gives users pocket portability and the power to enjoy the deep library of iCade games.

"Our original iCade gave serious retro gamers something to enjoy at home and now ThinkGeek wants users to be able to take the experience mobile," says Ty Liotta, End Boss of GeekLabs, ThinkGeek’s Research and Development Lab.  "Its retro styling is the perfect compliment to the classic games."

The iCade 8-Bitty features eight-button control with four face buttons, select, start, and two shoulder buttons along with an integrated D-pad for movement and control.

The controller is also designed on a completely open development platform. App developers can add support for the iCade 8-Bitty with no permission needed from Apple or ThinkGeek.

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