Remember the little joystick you could buy for the old ‘house-brick’ Nokia phones that meant playing Snake was that little bit easier? Well now there’s a similar device for the iPhone and iPod Touch — the Marware Game Grip. The Game Grip is made from high grade silicone and fits around the iPhone/iPod Touch to […]
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Better iPhone Gaming with the Marware Game Grip

Remember the little joystick you could buy for the old ‘house-brick’ Nokia phones that meant playing Snake was that little bit easier? Well now there’s a similar device for the iPhone and iPod Touch — the Marware Game Grip.

The Game Grip is made from high grade silicone and fits around the iPhone/iPod Touch to give a similar feel to a console controller. The grip has a unique cord management system (pictured below) that allows you to have your device connected to your computer/charger and also use your headphones whilst playing. The silicone sleeve can also be used as standalone protection for your device when not gaming.

This will be a great aid to many iPhone gamers who stuggle to play for long periods of time because of the size of the device. I know from spending too long on Cro-Mag Rally that after a while, your hands can start to cramp and go stiff. The Game Grip certainly looks as if it will relieve those problems and provide comfortable gaming.

The Marware Game Grip costs $49.99 and is compatible with iPhone 3G, and iPod Touch 2G with a special spacer insert. If you’re purchasing direct from Marware, it’s available in the US only.

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