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ThinkGeek's ICade 8-Bitty Brings Retro Control To Mobile Gaming

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek (NASDAQ: GKNT) is proud to announce the iCade 8-Bitty – Retro Wireless Game Controller as the newest handheld member of the popular iCade line of mobile gaming accessories.


The iCade 8-Bitty works via wireless Bluetooth® technology to connect with iOS and Android devices and gives users pocket portability and the power to enjoy the deep library of iCade games.

"Our original iCade gave serious retro gamers something to enjoy at home and now ThinkGeek wants users to be able to take the experience mobile," says Ty Liotta, End Boss of GeekLabs, ThinkGeek's Research and Development Lab.  "Its retro styling is the perfect compliment to the classic games."

The iCade 8-Bitty features eight-button control with four face buttons, select, start, and two shoulder buttons along with an integrated D-pad for movement and control.

The controller is also designed on a completely open development platform. App developers can add support for the iCade 8-Bitty with no permission needed from Apple or ThinkGeek.

To learn what games can be enjoyed with the iCade 8-Bitty, visit or for more information about the iCade 8-Bitty, visit


ThinkGeek, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GKNT), is the premier retailer for the global geek community.  Since 1999, ThinkGeek has sought to provide tech, gadget, and toy-obsessed communities with all the things geeks crave.  ThinkGeek was founded to serve the distinct needs and interests of technology professionals and enthusiasts and today has grown to become the first choice for innovative and imaginative products that appeal to the geek in everyone.  Want to learn more?  Check out


SOURCE Geeknet, Inc.

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