So you fancy yourself a mobile gamer, do you?  Then you’ve probably already checked out the Gameklip, which from where we stand is a sound investment if you already own a PS3 or a spare PS3 controller.  However, investing in both of those will set you back north of $50, which is the price of PowerA’s MOGA (Mobile Gaming System).

As you’ve probably already deduced from the imagery and aforementioned comparison, the MOGA adds a physical controller to your Android device.  These include shoulder buttons, two analog sticks, and the traditional 4 button A, B, Y, X (or some variation of).  Connectivity is by way of Bluetooth, and battery life is a purported 10 hours on 2 AAA batteries.

While the MOGA will launch with limited title compatibility (see list below), PowerA says more are being added every month thanks to partnerships with Gameloft, Atari, Namco Bandai, Sega, Remedy Entertainment and more.  That said, PowerA plans to launch a companion app called MOGA Pivot App to help manage your game library.

The PowerA MOGA is compatible with all Android 2.3 or higher devices, and should launch at most major game retailers this October.

PowerA MOGA compatible Android Games:
  • Atari’s Greatest Hits
  • Duke Nukem 3D
  • Dungeon Hunter 3
  • Gangstar Rio: City of Saints
  • Mike V: Skateboard Party
  • N.O.V.A. 3
  • PAC-MAN® by Namco
  • Painkiller: Purgatory HD
  • Six-Guns
  • Sky Gamblers: Rise of Glory
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 4TM Episode II
  • Virtua Tennis Challenge
  • 3D Hunting: Alaskan Hunt
  • 3D Hunting: Zombies

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."