ThinkGeek’s iCade 8-Bitty is a retro lookin’ game controller for your smartphone, tablet

ThinkGeek's iCade 8-Bitty is a retro lookin' game controller for your smartphone, tablet

ThinkGeek unveiled the iCade 8-Bitty Retro Wireless Game Controller as the newest handheld member of the popular iCade line of mobile gaming accessories.

As you can imagine, this device works via Bluetooth to connect with iOS and Android-based devices, giving users pocket portability and “the power to enjoy the deep library of iCade 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. It is also designed on a completely open development platform, allowing app developers to add support for the iCade 8-Bitty with no permission needed from Apple or ThinkGeek.

Already a number of games support the controller and you can get the full list from here. And if you want to buy the iCade 8-Bitty, you can do that from here – it costs $29.99.

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