February 13th 2012 4:08 pm

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PC Mag says:

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The ThinkGeek iCade 8-Bitty feels like an NES controller for your smartphone or tablet, but make sure the games you want to play support it. quote


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Critic reviews

6.7
3 reviews
  • Ergonomics / comfort
    7.3
  • Accuracy / responsiveness
    4.0
  • Durability
    8.0

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User reviews

7.0
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    6.0
  • Accuracy / responsiveness
    8.0
  • Durability
    8.0
7.0
PC Mag Oct 24, 2012

The ThinkGeek iCade 8-Bitty feels like an NES controller for your smartphone or tablet, but make sure the games you want to play support it.

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7.0
AllThingsD Jan 31, 2013

The iCade 8-bitty Retro Game Controller could be useful for playing games on smartphones and tablets, but I would hold off until it adds support for more titles and gives users the option to customize controls.

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6.0
CNET Oct 18, 2012

iCade succeeds in shrinking last year's arcade cabinet down to a clever pocket size with the 8-Bitty controller. Even though it won't work with many iOS games, the price is low enough that some people will want to buy it anyway for the novelty.

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First Looks

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Engadget Feb 13, 2012

We gave the early prototype a quick try and the D-pad and red buttons feel just like their '80s inspiration. Unfortunately they're not quite as responsive yet, but we're figuring there's still some kinks to be worked out before it ships this Spring.

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7.0
Kajayacht Kajayacht

The 8-bitty is a great icade compatible controller. There are 4 face buttons, 2 shoulder, start select, and d-pad. The design is like an NES controller, but with SNES button layout. Only problem is that some of the apps were designed with the original icade in mind and the buttons might not...

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