|Product||Ion Audio iCade Mobile||Moga Ace Power||iCade 8-Bitty Retro Wireless Game Controller (iOS, Android)||Discovery Bay Games Duo Gamer Controller||Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery|
|Price||$12.50 to $55.12||$99.99||MSRP: $29.99||$5.82 to $10.99||$99.95 to $99.99|
|CNET editors' rating||2.5 stars||3.5 stars||3 stars||1.5 stars||Info unavailable|
|Average user rating||0 stars||0 stars||3.5 stars||4 stars||0 stars|
|Release date||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||October 3, 2012||Info unavailable|
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The iCade Mobile is a retro gaming oddity for the iPhone that adds physical buttons, but for a lofty $70 price. Its lack of universal compatibility, lack of analog sticks, and large size relegate it to strictly novelty status.
The Moga Ace Power successfully turns an iOS 7-equipped iPhone into a full-fledged gaming handheld, and adds enough buttons to cover all bases when more games arrive to work with it.
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.
The good news: the iPad has a game controller. The bad news: it only works with a few games. Meet the awkward Duo Gamer.
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