While there are certain video games that work well with touchscreen controls, if you’re playing retro action games on an iPhone or an iPad, you’re likely to find yourself craving the precise click of real buttons.
There are a few options for physical controls on non-jailbroken iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, but if you want to use classic controls for more than a handful of games, you will need to turn to tweaks. Luckily, we have you covered…
Here at iDB, we’re big fans of the iCade controller line. Both the iCade arcade cabinet and the 8-Bitty gamepad have a fun, retro look to them, and they support more iOS titles than any other controller.
So as you can imagine, we were pretty excited when we found out that ThinkGeek was going to be discounting the two accessories, along with several other items, as part of its major Black Friday sale….
Still looking for a decent handheld gaming accessory for your iPhone? You might try looking at the new iCade Mobile. ION unveiled the controller earlier this year at CES, and now it’s finally available for purchase. ION has seen a lot of success with its original iCade, and is hoping that it can translate that success into the mobile market. But will users take to the Mobile the way they’ve taken to ION’s mini-arcade?
Do you have an iCade? Do you like playing old arcade games like Spy Hunter or Rampage? Well if you answered yes to both of those questions, we’ve got some good news for you. Midway has just updated its Arcade app with iCade support.
For those that aren’t familiar with the iCade, it’s ThinkGeek’s miniature arcade cabinet that allows you to play iPad games. The list of iCade-compatible games is rapidly growing, and now includes Midway Arcade with the following titles…