Ion Audio iCade Core

65
Engadget
Score
65

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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There's little question that the nostalgic charm of the first-generation iCade didn't fully translate when Ion updated the line with more portable, cheaper options. But while the Core doesn't offer up the same faux-wood-grained charm of its predecessor, it at least works as advertised, bringing a gaming experience to the iPhone and iPad that simple touchscreen controls just can't match. In spite of its $100 price tag, the Core feels a bit cheap, but if you're looking to take your mobile gaming to a slightly less casual level, this could do the trick.

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Breakdown

Accuracy / responsiveness
7.5
Ergonomics / comfort
8.0
Durability
7.5
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Specs

iCade

Type
Arcade stick
Connection
Wireless
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Specs

iCade

Type
Arcade stick
Connection
Wireless
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