ION AUDIO Media Center


11 Jan 2012

Now available, PAC-MAN for iPad app now has iCADE compatibility

Cumberland, R.I. (January 11, 2012) – ION, a leader in entertainment technology, announces the availability of NAMCO BANDAI’s world famous Pac-Man game as an app for ION’s best-selling iPad arcade cabinet.

iCADE is a retro arcade-style wooden cabinet for iPad or iPad 2 that provides hours of gaming fun.  The Bluetooth-enabled cabinet features a full-sized joystick and eight arcade buttons allowing gamers to play various games, the way they were intended to be played.

The combination of iCade and the Pac-Man for iPad app allows users to experience the 80’s classic Pac-Man game with true arcade-style controls. The game features Original, Normal and Easy play modes for casual to hardcore gamers.  Now with the iCADE, gamers can use the only authentic, tactile, arcade-style joystick to guide PAC-MAN through game mazes, chomp on Pac Dots, gobble Power Pellets and devour Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde, the iconic ghosts featured in the game.

“It’s thrilling to add Pac-Man to the list of iCADE compatible games,” said Fred Galpern, Brand Manager, ION. “We’re constantly working with app developers to expand the amount of games users can play with the iCADE and adding this beloved classic is truly exciting.”

PAC-MAN for iPad is available for $4.99 on the iTunes App Store.  The iCADE has an MSRP of $99.99 and is now available at Best Buy,, Kohl’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, and

For more information on the iCADE, visit   For more information on the PAC-MAN for iPad app, visit

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ION manufactures a full line of consumer electronics, personal technology, musical instruments and gaming products. ION delivers all-in-one, plug-and-play, easy-to-understand solutions to difficult, confusing technology problems. For more information, visit; images are available at

About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content — including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online.  The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®.  More information about the company and its products can be found at or


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