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Gadget Focus: ION iCade iPad Arcade

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Flashback to the glory days of gaming with iCade! iCade integrates your iPad into an authentic, arcade-style cabinet complete with joystick and buttons! Impress your friends, family and co-workers with iCades great-looking retro design, and then challenge them for high-scores on the most entertaining iPad accessory imaginable!

iCade’s specially designed cradle ensures safe loading and unloading of your iPad, while also providing a solid, secure fit even during the most intense game-play sessions. Furthermore, the cradle offers an ideal screen-viewing angle and quickly connects iCade’s top-quality arcade controls directly to your iPad wirelessly. Once iPad is in place, simply launch any supported iCade-compatible app and it’s game on!

iCade is compatible with 100 Atari classics including Asteroids, Centipede, and Battlezone. All are available as in-app purchases when you download the free Atari Greatest Hits app. Plus, new and existing apps can be easily updated to work with iCade. Grab hold of iCade’s full-sized joystick and smash the eight arcade buttons for commanding control of iPad’s on-screen action. This truly unique arcade cabinet game-controller for iPad will provide hours of action and nostalgic fun for years to come. Enter the iCade and go back to the future!
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Features:

  • FREE Atari Greatest Hits app with one free game (downloads via App Store)
  • Play Atari classics like Asteroids, Centipede, and Battlezone (sold separately) Classic wooden cabinet perfectly sized for iPad
  • Authentic, full-sized controls for a genuine arcade experience
  • High-quality iPad-cradle specifically designed for a safe, secure fit
  • Retro cabinet design that is fun, nostalgic and great-looking
  • Includes:

    • iCADE game cabinet with built-in joystick & buttons
    • Instruction manual
    • Quick-start guide
    • 2 AA Batteries
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    1. I bought the Ion ICade for my daughter but we cannot find the gaming app in the SA store. Quite disappointing for her . How do iFind it ?

    2. I bought the Ion ICade for my daughter but we cannot find the gaming app in the SA store. Quite disappointing for her . How do iFind it ?

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