Perfect for any iPhone toting gamer, ThinkGeek offers the iCade Jr. Mini Arcade Cabinet for iPhone 4/4S for just $19.99 with free shipping. That’s $30 off the $50 list price and the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this awesome little game controller. From the manufacturer:
Miss the days of hours long marathons of Tetris, Pac-Man, or Space Invaders? Nostalgic for feeding your hard-earned quarters into arcade games as your friends gathered around to watch you try for a new record? Remember those sweaty, cramping, aching hands frozen in position on that shiny red joystick? We bet you 50 cents you do.
Ion Audio and ThinkGeek have collaborated to adapt their popular iCade, designed for the iPad, to fit your iPhone. With the iCade Jr., you can take your newest most favorite-est toy, your iPhone, and turn it into your oldest most favorite-est toy, an arcade game. Designed specifically to fit your iPhone or iPod Touch, the iCade Jr., allows arcade-like game play of hundreds of games using that shiny red joystick and buttons. No quarters needed.
Miniature playable arcade cabinet for your desk. Just add iPhone!
It’s the iCade, scaled down!
Sized for safe, secure fit for iPhone 4/4S or iPod touch 4th Generation
Fits iPhone 5 if you leave the top lid hinged back
Features arcade-style joystick, four front and rear buttons
Works with hundreds of game including iCade Jr. compatible games from the App Store
Rotating cradle allows for landscape and portrait viewing
Connects using wireless Bluetooth technology (set up once and you’re good to go!)
True control with eight action buttons and two-axis directional pad
Safety & Warranty Manual and Quickstart Guide included
Batteries: 2 x AA (included)
Numerous iOS developers have built in iCADE support. In all, over 150 apps have announced support for the iCADE standard.
Here is a list of some of the best iCade games. Search keyword “iCade” in the app store to find more. [ iCADE Games List ]
iOS: If you’ve taken the step of Jailbreaking your iPhone, the iMAME4all app adds MAME awesomeness to your iCADE gaming stack. While we can’t recommend jailbreaking or unlicensed ROMs, we can certainly confirm that it does indeed work and it works quite well.