Giant Controller Turns iPhone Into 21st Century Sega Game Gear

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iPhone gaming is normally portable by design. But sometimes - normally when a game has terrible touch controls - you want something more substantial. Like this.

We first uncovered Logitech's upcoming iOS controller earlier this year, but now notorious tech sleuth evleaks has what it claims is a proper product shot of the thing. And it's huge.

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Products like this have existed before, of course, but this will be one of the first "official" pads, with iOS 7 now supporting a standardised controller scheme.

Should be good for those games that need it, but anyone who runs emulators on their phone will be even happier with it.

Logitech gamepad [Twitter]

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