While modern iOS games are pretty fun and savvy about somehow including an onscreen gamepad without spoiling the experience, but sometimes those smudges on the screen can get distracting. Gamevice knows your pain and has created a gamepad controller that sticks your i-device between the two halves of the controller.
There's an analog stick and a D-pad on the left side, and on the right there's another digital stick and four face buttons (Y, X, A, and B). There are also other trigger inputs along the top of the device.
You can get one for the iPad mini for US$100 with iPhone 6-series compatible models out later this year, as well as one for the iPad Air. Seeing how Apple is finally truly embracing gaming with the