PhoneJoy Play is a compact gamepad that attaches to your device, connects via Bluetooth, and turns it into a portable console. It has controls that mimic traditional gaming controllers and works with iPhone, iPad, Android, and PC. You can clamp a smartphone into the wireless gamepad for gaming on the go, or use it as a standalone controller with a tablet or computer.
PhoneJoy believes that touch controls come with a number of drawbacks that have hindered the success of a lot a lot of games. This pocket-sized gamepad merges great gameplay and portability, providing all the buttons you need for console games together with the ergonomics you want for prolonged gaming sessions.
The PhoneJoy Play has almost reached its $50,000 goal on Kickstarter with two weeks to go. You can get a gamepad in either arctic white, jet black or a user voted color for a pledge of $60. Check out the campaign video below to learn more and see the phone console in action: