iDevice + Android controllers?

Discussion in 'iPhone, iPod & iPad' started by spinal_cord, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. spinal_cord
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    I currently own an iControlpad and a modified SNES controller for playing games on my iPad, Phone and computer. I was wondering if there are any other controllers for iOS (and other OS's) that are any good (other than the iCade). Does anyone use any of the other controllers? If so, how well do they work and do they offer any features that some of the other existing controllers offer?
     
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    I don't know if there is anything like this for IOS, but for Android you can use PS3/Wii controllers over bluetooth.
     
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    I was thinking more of controllers specifically made for iOS/Android.
     
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    Does it really matter? Most of them are stupidly expensive and are ok at best. I know Gametel has a controller out and Snakebyte is releasing one as well later in July I think. The Gametel is around £37 I think and the Snakebyte is $40 USD.
     
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    Yes. A Wiimote and PS3 controller don't work on stock iOS devices and the Wiimote even has a lot of trouble on Windows.
     
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    you can use an iphone or an ipod touch as a controller for ipad.
    http://getjoypad.com/
    http://itunes.apple....d517378526?mt=8
    you connect either by bluetooth or wifi. works on limited number of games.
    i used it on "League of evil" [was free app of the day].
    there's also another version of the app that you can use for pc or mac.
     
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    Quite a limited selection then :( I was thinking about swapping my iCP in order to try out some of the other options, but as there doesn't seem to actually be any, I guess I wont.