November 19th 2013 8:37 am

Critic reviews

7.3
4 reviews
  • Ergonomics / comfort
    7.5
  • Accuracy / responsiveness
    8.0
  • Durability
    6.0

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3.0
1 review
8.0
Pocket-Lint Dec 12, 2013

There are a few minor niggles, such as the choice of plastic and inability to customise controls, but overall we are pleased with the performance and package delivered here. It makes gaming with those compatible titles on iPhone 5 that much better...

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7.0
Mashable Nov 19, 2013

If you're addicted to iOS games, but sometimes frustrated by the limitations of onscreen touch controls, the Moga Ace Power will suit your needs just fine. Lower your expectations in terms of durability, keep a paperclip handy and this device just might be what you’re looking for.

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7.0
TechRadar Feb 12, 2014

The Moga Ace Power is ultimately a solid choice for iOS gaming enthusiasts who don't mind jumping on the MFi bandwagon a bit early.

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7.0
9to5Mac Dec 24, 2013

For the bonus of the “extended” layout, and in my opinion a better design, the Moga gets my vote despite the Logitech’s body sporting a better overall build quality.

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Engadget Nov 24, 2013

Although the Ace performs admirably as a gamepad, it does make using your phone a little awkward. Unlike Logitech's PowerShell, it's just a little too thick to comfortably use your device's touchscreen for much besides gaming, and its design is cumbersome.

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Tom's Hardware Dec 6, 2013

In practice, moving the phone to the middle of the device is much better in terms of weight distribution. Of course, this is possible because the Ace supports only the iPhone 5 and higher, and the iPod touch 5th gen and higher – all of which have similar dimensions.

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Cult of Mac Nov 19, 2013

Controller design is incredibly important, and a controller that feels weightless or somehow unsolid can lead to a sub-par gaming experience. On the other hand, though, it’s better than nothing… and right now, nothing is the alternative.

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iMore Nov 19, 2013

It isn't going to suit everyone, but Moga makes some pretty impressive game controllers already for Android devices, so it's at least worth consideration should you be in the market for something like this.

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3.0
GamingMajor GamingMajor

The accuracy is just as it would be with thumbs. Also playing on Grand Theft Auto SA is buggy as the controller shortens out numerous people have this issue. The buttons are not sensitive and require effort and don't get me started about the effort to reset your controller woth a mechanical...

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