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iCade Model Comparison

View Poll Results: Which iCade is the best?
iCade Original 11 68.75%
iCade New (No Cabinet) 1 6.25%
iCade Mini (Small Cabinet) 1 6.25%
iCade Game Controller (iPhone) 3 18.75%
Voters: 16. You may not vote on this poll
01-17-2012, 01:52 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 379
iCade Model Comparison

Hello there,
I have been a long time fan of the iCade but have never had the chance to purchase one. Now with the new generation of the iCades going out I was wondering which you think is the best?

I am not a fan of the iCade Game Controller, while I am a fan of the iCade Mini. I own both an iPad and an iPhone.

Please vote for your favorite and tell me why.
01-17-2012, 02:17 PM
#2
I prefer the original because the name fits with it. People say it's too bulky and I think "duh, it's supposed to be like an arcade cabinet."

I like the design.

01-17-2012, 02:26 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,484
The original, of course, with the Game Controller one second, since that serves a different purpose and thus sets it apart, and it looks like it's better made than the iControlPad, albeit less compact.
01-17-2012, 02:28 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 379
Quote:
Originally Posted by crunc View Post
The original, of course, with the Game Controller one second, since that serves a different purpose and thus sets it apart, and it looks like it's better made than the iControlPad, albeit less compact.
Why do you prefer the Game Controller over the iCade Mini?
I am leaning more towards the iCade Mini over the iCade Original because I play more games on my iPhone than on iPad.
01-17-2012, 04:41 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,474
The original one, IMO for the ipad, but since I only have an ipod touch, the small one seems too small, so I'm going with the hand-held one.
01-17-2012, 04:53 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,305
Original one. The new one doesn't seem right. Also, the iCade jr looks very hard to play on.

iPad 3 iOS 6.1 32GB
iPod 5 iOS 6.1 32GB
01-17-2012, 05:19 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Posts: 111
iPhone game controller gets my vote ... huge amount of games on app store (including mine) that need external controls. Plus it's portable, plus the rotate function, plus it uses the exact same keyboard input as original iCade so code will work straight away without having to update. Although of course the original is just , well, original and awesome