There are gamers out there that hates touchscreen exclusive controls which is why they never regarded the iPad and Android tablets to be a legitimate gaming platform. But with this new product by ThinkGeek, makers of geek-related toys and other products, touchscreen control haters may just have to change their minds. Introducing the JOYSTICK-IT Tablet Arcade Stick from ThinkGeek.
To be quite fair, gaming on a device with a touchscreen surface does have its annoyances. There are times when a game requires precision controls which is simply not the best area a touchscreen based control excels. JOYSTICK-IT may just be that add-on that can provide you with that precision. JOYSTICK-IT supports any game with a virtual control pad. According to the JOYSTICK-IT's product page:
Bring your tablet-based gaming to the next level with the JOYSTICK-IT Tablet Arcade Stick. The JOYSTICK-IT gives you a real physical joystick for increased precision with touchscreen based games. Simply press down to attach the JOYSTICK-IT to your tablet based computer's screen for improved gaming. No wires or batteries needed.
The JOYSTICK-IT works with thousands of different game apps. Any game that has an on-screen control pad of some kind is perfect for the JOYSTICK-IT. Simply run your game of choice, place the JOYSTICK-IT over the on-screen control pad and push down. The JOYSTICK-IT sticks to the glass of your display and is ready for action. The lightweight solid milled-aluminum construction of the JOYSTICK-IT adds more precise movement and faster response time for enhanced playability. When you're done, simply pull-up on the JOYSTICK-IT to remove from the screen.
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While JOYSTICK-IT is primarily targeted for use in tablets such as the iPad and Android tablets, ThinkGeek also offers it for the iPhone. This gaming add-on can be yours for $29.99 and if you want some dual stick action, you can get two joysticks for only $39.99.
ThinkGeek is an online retailer that caters to computer enthusiasts and pretty everyone who's considered to be a geek. Their product are mostly influenced by popular Internet culture which includes geek related clothing, gadgets, office toys, cool computer peripherals and they even offer drinks and candy.
This add-on is perfect for those who are serious about gaming in touchscreen device. Happy Gaming!!!Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback