JOYSTICK-IT Tablet Arcade Stick for Elite Arcade Madness

January 12, 2011

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Behold! A completely awesome idea made real by the fine folks at ThinkGeek. This is JOYSTICK-IT, a cool little piece of metal and rubber that acts as a stick for your thumb to control joystick-based games on your Android tablet! Definitely a plus for those who play such games and get a major thumb ouch after every 30 minutes or so of jamming the finger down against the screen. It's a complete vintage fantasy, and I simply must have it. Just as soon as I get a bigger tablet.

This little lady is made of solid-milled aluminum and the bottom is a combination of rubber and bumper so as to not wreck your screen while in use. Take a peek at the video below, note the inexpensiveness, and get pumped up because ThinkGeek says this item shall be available by the end of January 2011!

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My apologies for the terrifyingly present iPad in the pictures and video, but that's what it's aimed at, so we must be strong for the greater good of the world.

[Via ThinkGeek]

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  • bhtoque

    How about a phone sized one??

    Would look great on my EVO

  • would be nice to see a phone version with a concave thumb stick.