The iCADE was first conceptualized by Thinkgeek and unveiled on April Fool’s day last year and ION partnered with the retailer to develop and bring the product to market. The iCADE provides an analog interface for gameplay through a joystick and buttons, connecting to the iPad via Bluetooth.
To use the iCADE, gently slide the iPad into the cradle. The iCADE uses Bluetooth to connect to the iPad so there’s nothing else you need to do. You’re ready to “insert coin” and game on!
Atari providing classic games ready to go with the iCADE, including Asteroids and other top games. API to be released allowing any iOS developer to create iCADE-compatible games. Available at ThinkGeek.com.