Retro gaming fans will be happy to know that 12 Midway titles have been added to iCade's rapidly growing list of games. Version 1.0.1 of the Midway Arcade app brings a few bug fixes and full iCade support.
iCade is a retro-styled tabletop cabinet that transforms your iPad into a mini arcade console. It's compatible with the Atari App, which includes 100 classic Atari games, and other iOS iCade compatible titles. The iCade iPad Arcade Cabinet is $99 from ThinkGeek. It includes a retro arcade joystick, eight buttons, and the Atari App with a free copy of Missile Command. Additional Atari games are $1 or $14.99 for all 100 games.
The Midway Arcade app includes: Spy Hunter, Rampage, Defender, Joust, Root Beer, Tapper, Arch Rivals, Gauntlet, Gauntlet 2, Wizard of Wor, APB, NARC and Total Carnage. The app is available for $0.99 in the iTunes App Store.
What's New in Version 1.0.1:
Get ready to mash some buttons as you enjoy your favorite Midway classics as they were originally played. iCade evokes classic coin-operated nostalgia complete with joystick, retro painted cabinet, and now 12 of some of the most popular games from gaming legend Midway.
IMPROVEMENTS WITH CONTROLS
Shatter high scores in Midway Arcade with new, more intuitive controls.
FIXED SPY HUNTER THEME LOOPING BUG
Elude enemy agents in Spy Hunter to the classic theme song used in the original.
ADDED D-PAD FOR ROOT BEER TAPPER
Keep the drinks coming and earn a handsome tip in Root Beer Tapper with added D-pad support.
FIXED CRASHING PROBLEMS ON START UP AND WITH DLC
Play all your favorite Midway titles anywhere with improved stability and performance.
iCade is compatible with the iPad and iPad 2. The Midway Arcade app is compatible with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad. It requires iOS 4.3 or later.