iCADE for iPad Available Now at ThinkGeek

Mon Jun 27, 2011 3:01pm EDT

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FAIRFAX, Va., June 27, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkGeek is proud to announce
the availability of one of its most anticipated April Fools' products to date,
the iCADE gaming cabinet. This sturdy, retro-styled cabinet is designed
specifically to house an Apple(R) iPad(R) or iPad(R) 2 and will transport users
to the days when they spent endless hours playing classic arcade games!

"We partnered with ION Audio to make our vision of the iCADE a reality," says Ty
Liotta, head of ThinkGeek's GeekLabs. "After it was announced as an April Fool's
Day joke back in 2010, thousands of our customers wanted it and we're excited to
make it a reality through this partnership."

The iCADE is a desktop-sized arcade game cabinet that features a
fully-functional gamepad, complete with retro arcade joystick and buttons.
Gameplay is made simple by just sliding an iPad into the built-in cradle and
connecting it to the iCADE via Bluetooth. The iCade is powered by two AA
batteries. The ThinkGeek iCADE also features the original April Fool's Day retro
style graphics.

Users can play classic Atari games available now for download from the Apple App
Store(TM). In preparation for this release, Atari released 100 of its Classic
games for use with the iCADE. Atari was able to configure the games for
compatibility with the iCADE, including beloved games like Pong, Asteroids,
Centipede and many more.

The iCADE now joins ThinkGeek's other April Fool's Day pranks that have made it
into the real world, including the Tauntaun Sleeping Bag, My First Bacon,
Unicorn Meat, Personal Soundtrack Shirt, and the 8-bit Tie.

The iCADE is available now in limited quantities for $99.99 at ThinkGeek.com.
For more information on this or other ThinkGeek products, contact PR
representative Jessica Darrican at Jessica@maxborgesagency.com or 305-576-1171


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         Shane Peterman
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