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Mon, January 09, 2012

Classic, tactile handheld control over iPhone and iPod touch games.

Cumberland, R.I. (Jan. 10, 2012)–ION Audio, a leader in consumer audio and entertainment technology, introduces iCade Mobile, a handheld portable game controller and housing for iPod touch or iPhone. Attendees can get a first look at iCade Mobile at booth #12442 during the Consumer Electronics Show taking place Jan. 10–13, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.

Gamers using Apple’s iPhone or iPod touch finally have a serious controller thanks to iCade Mobile: the ultimate handheld game controller for iPhone or iPod touch.

Touch screens are great for some games, but when it comes to mastering intense combat, racing, or adventure games it helps to have more than a touch screen. Since gamers prefer tactile buttons, iCade Mobileis the perfect solution for serious gaming on-the-go.

Gamers of all ages will love iCade Mobile's classic controller configuration, designed to play modern and retro games the way they were meant to be played. iCade Mobile's four-way directional pad, four front-facing action buttons and four shoulder buttons are designed to withstand even the most fierce button mashing. iCade Mobilegets your fingers out of the way and gives you a full view of the action with a specially designed cradle that ensures safe loading and unloading of your iPhone or iPod touch, while also providing a solid, secure fit even during the most intense game-play sessions.

Not only does iCade Mobiledeliver a full view of the iPhone or iPod touch screen, it also provides the ability to view the screen in either portrait or landscape format. iCade Mobile's cradle conveniently swivels and locks into horizontal or vertical viewing positions, allowing each game to be played and viewed properly. Like iCade, iCade Mobileconnects to the iPhone or iPod touch via wireless Bluetooth technology.

Mobile gaming on the iPhone or iPod touch has never been this much fun: iCade Mobilefrom ION.

“iCade Mobile really brings the authentic look and feel of a serious game controller to the iPhone or iPod touch,” said Fred Galpern, Brand Manager, ION Audio. “Now gamers can have a no-holds-barred gaming experience on their iPhone or iPod touch anywhere they go.”