Spice up your Apple iPad with the new iCade from ThinkGeek

Shaggy April 1, 2010 0

When a new gadget comes out that everyone has to have, that gadget only becomes cool when there is a way to turn it into a real arcade game. Such is the case with Apple’s new iPad, which by itself is just a bland, giant iPhone. But with the new iCade by ThinkGeek, the iPad suddenly becomes cool.After checking out these features, I wonder if it’s even worth running a real arcade anymore!

Product Specifications

  • Beautifully retro styled, handcrafted wooden tabletop arcade cabinet and MAME emulator for your otherwise useless iPad
  • Play your favorite arcade games anywhere there’s a table
  • Hundreds of games available from various online sources – not included in product!
  • Professional grade arcade stick and microswitch buttons rated for 10,000,000 uses
  • Authentic arcade controls connect to your iPad via a standard 30 pin dock connector
  • One and two player select buttons add authenticity and really work!
  • Integrated 2.1 dolby speakers and subwoofer in cabinet
  • Includes 10w USB power adapter
  • Separate iCade app required to use the cabinet controllers available soon from the App Store

Hit the link below for information on how to get one

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  1. igo April 1, 2010 at 4:47 pm - Reply

    I want one!

  2. IcePagoda April 1, 2010 at 5:09 pm - Reply

    You know that they’ll be pressured to make this just like they did with the Tauntaun sleeping bag they did last year (or the year before… don’t remember which).

    And just like that Tauntaun SB, people will buy it. I know I would because that is so awesome.

  3. editor April 2, 2010 at 3:08 am - Reply

    me too!

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