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Old Oct 10, 2012, 10:11 PM   #26
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I need this to play megaman x from snes
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 11:11 PM   #27
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This is for those that always hated that their screen was so much bigger than their controller.
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 11:16 PM   #28
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Nice idea, but what we really need is something like this

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Old Oct 11, 2012, 12:25 AM   #29
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Nice idea, but what we really need is something like this

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Sweeeet.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 12:49 AM   #30
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iOS has a sweet a$$ game called Mikey Shorts, I think it's more fun.

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Love that game. I'm looking forward to more levels.

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If anyone is actually looking to buy this, you can add a $.99 Super Mario 3Dee candies to your cart, and apply coupon: kxkynfhv to get $5 off 30.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 09:05 AM   #31
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Why the hell would Nintendo lisence their games to a competing product?
These are old games though. Is Nintendo still making a ton off of Super Mario Bros? It's not like they would be putting their best Wii U titles on the iPad (but maybe if their hardware fails to sell they'll have no other choice
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 09:19 AM   #32
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Nintendo needs to just stop with the madness. I honestly think many people(older heads) could reconnect with the brand by porting old games like the original Mario to iOS.

Get off your high horse Nintendo.
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Exactly. We have a super nintendo in the break room at the office and everyone between 26 and 36 are constantly playing it.

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It means money. They could re-release all the old top 8 and 16 bit titles and rake it in 99 cents at a time. (minus 30% of course)
Ok, let's just fill you in. Apple and Nintendo are similar. Apple tried the whole "hey lets just go ahead and license our great software to other companies- OOOPS we are nearly bankrupt" thing. So yeah no.

Jailbreak, Emu, 8-Bitty. AWESOME.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 10:32 AM   #33
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too bad the big N wont license them out :-/
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Why the hell would Nintendo lisence their games to a competing product?
For me duuuuuuh!!!!

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Nice idea, but what we really need is something like this

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Oooooooo......that's bad ars!!!!
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 11:01 AM   #34
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too bad the big N wont license them out :-/
yea i know

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iOS has a sweet a$$ game called Mikey Shorts, I think it's more fun.
Thanks, I will have to check it out.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 01:13 PM   #35
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Currently I have a Gametel ($49) http://www.amazon.com/Gametel-Portab.../dp/B006L2HBXA and prefer it since it uses the same icade technology BUT has a clip that holds the iPhone in place for more of a psp type experience:

1. Jailbreak iPhone 4S
2. Download Snes9x Ex, GBA.emu, GBC.emu, NES.emu
3. Use bluetooth controller (Gametel or 8-bitty)
4. Play old school classics

The 8-bitty seems more geared towards an iPad that you would set down on a table while the Gametel is much better with your iPhone (since it holds your iPhone in place while your gaming).

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Old Oct 11, 2012, 01:21 PM   #36
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Why not just say that it's the same as the SNES controller.
'cause it ain't the same. It's a shame, since I love that controller. The placement of the buttons on this new one, not so much.





I'm sure I could get used to it with a few play sessions, but why mess with perfection?
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 04:47 PM   #37
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This is really cool and not too expensive. I think I'm on board.
Do you know if this works with all games? And how? What if a game has joy stick controls in it? Thanks.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 04:50 PM   #38
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Currently I have a Gametel ($49) http://www.amazon.com/Gametel-Portab.../dp/B006L2HBXA and prefer it since it uses the same icade technology BUT has a clip that holds the iPhone in place for more of a psp type experience:

Now that's more like it.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 06:12 PM   #39
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Now that's more like it.
Damn right it is. That thing looks way more impressive.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:08 PM   #40
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Nintendo needs to just stop with the madness. I honestly think many people(older heads) could reconnect with the brand by porting old games like the original Mario to iOS.

Get off your high horse Nintendo.
You a way better way to reconnect with the Nintendo brand?

Buy a Nintendo system
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 10:06 PM   #41
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I remember reading about a year ago that Nintendo's board was really pushing to port games to iOS and android. I think the DS just isn't grabbing the sales they want. I like the DS but a lot of people are in to consolidating gadgets right now.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 02:34 AM   #42
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to bad there's no standard API's for an apple controller.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 03:52 PM   #43
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That's so retro... it's like ghetto-retro.

What's next.... bring back the Mattel Intelivison controller?? Yeesh.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 05:50 PM   #44
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Nice idea, but what we really need is something like this

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The one nice thing about it being wireless, is that you don't have to worry about whether you'll need 30 pin or lightning connector.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 02:09 AM   #45
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 04:00 PM   #46
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Nice design

I like the Intellivision-inspired faux-wood around the case, can't get any more retro than that!

I'm not sure about the positions of the four main buttons, however. Was there a patent or something on the diamond configuration?
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 09:13 AM   #47
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On the Nintendo licensing topic, I would die happy if they released some of the older pokemon gameboy games on iOS. Been playing through some on a DS Lite, but would much rather use my iPhone 5.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 12:36 PM   #48
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iOS has a sweet a$$ game called Mikey Shorts, I think it's more fun.

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I just wrote a review (5 Stars) pleading the developer to add support for this controller, that game is bada$$!
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 02:00 PM   #49
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Yeah, but does it do Mega Man II and Mega Man X?

I'd rather buy a Bluetooth conversion box with Li-Ion battery for my SNES controller.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 09:22 PM   #50
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Nice idea, but what we really need is something like this

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You may want to have a look at the CoCo controller http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_RcM-kfxxY
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