The iControlPad supports most Android apps, some great emulators and all iCade-compatible iOS apps

For an up-to-date list, or to let us know your app is compatible, check the forums: Official links to all supporting apps

Developers: learn how to make your game compatible.

Emulators / Homebrew

The following software is compatible with (usually but not always) jailbroken iOS devices or normal Android/WebOS devices.

MD.emu iOS and Android

Excellent Megadrive/Genesis emulator, easily the best available on Android/iOS, has complete iControlpad support. Also supports running the SVP game Virtua Racing.

ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection (Official App)iOS

ZX Spectrum Emulator, includes several in app purchase games.

Commodore 64 (Official App - no Jailbreak required)iOS

Complete C64 emulator with many games available in app.

SNES9x EX iOS and Android

Excellent and free SNES emulator, the best available on Android/iOS, has complete iControlpad support. This is a port of the PC emulator SNES9X and the only port which obeys the licence of the emulator (ie it's free!)

NES.emu iOS, Android and WebOS

Excellent NES emulator, the best available on Android/iOS/WebOS, has complete iControlpad support.

GBC.emu iOS, Android and WebOS

Excellent Gameboy / Gameboy colour emulator, full iControlpad support.

PCE.emu (PC-Engine, Arcade like console) iOS, Android and WebOS

Excellent PC-Engine / Turbo Graphix emulator, full iControlpad support.

The PC-Engine has some of the best arcade conversions/ports available, if you have never tried this machine you should.

NGP.emu (NeoGeo Pocket) iOS, Android and WebOS

Excellent NeoGeo Pocket emulator, full iControlpad support.

Neogeo pocket emulator, has all their fighers plus one of the first non-Sega Sonic games which is rather good.


MAME, or Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator, allows you to play all the classic arcade games you love.

FPSE Android

FPSE is a Playstation / PSX emulator. Has full iControlpad support.

Official iOS App Store Apps

The following are a selection of official iTunes apps which support the iControlpad (typically via iCade emulation mode or dual nubs mode)

GoatUp (Llamasoft) iOS

GoatUp is easily the best goat-related platform game on iOS. Your goal is to raise a family - as high as you can! Kiss billy goats and eat grass to get kids. Keep jumping to lead your flock as high as you can.

Minotron: 2112 (Llamasoft) iOS

Legendary Beast meets Legendary Game in Minotron: 2112 In 1991 Llamasoft released LLAMATRON: 2112, one of the most popular games ever on the Atari ST and Amiga, considered by many to be an all-time classic.

Minotaur Rescue (Llamasoft) iOS

Minotaur Rescue is an oldschool arcade-style game for up to 4 players at once on iPad (2 players on iPhone). Battle gravity, space rocks and marauding saucers as you fight to rescue endangered minotaurs and survive to gain the highest score.

Muffin Knight iOS

Fertilize the forest with the unicorn, cover the sky with black holes, flood the world with candy, but just get the muffins back!

Stardash iOS

See if you have the skills of the 90's arcade games, survive the many levels by running and jumping, collecting coins, and unlocking special Temple levels.

Meganoid iOS

Meganoid gets most of its inspiration from 80s and 90s games, the pixel-art graphic style is on purpose! ** THIS GAME IS NOT EASY! Each challenging level can be completed within a minute of gaming, making the pace of the game pretty fast, but many levels require multiply tries to complete. New levels will be added in updates!

Hummingz EVO HD iOS

A garden is a peaceful place, you think? Hummingz EVO will teach you, that there is WAR under the hood! Shoot your way through many different levels filled with nasty bugs, spiders, frogs, bees and more. Fight huge BOSS enemies and collect extras.

Vertex Blaster iOS

Blast your way through a never-ending onslaught of relentless enemies in this addicting, action-packed arcade shooter!
Make no mistake, you *will* die... The question is, how long can you last?

Interstellar Force iOS

InterStellar Force! is a retro side scrolling space shooter of intergalactic proportions. Fight an endless number aliens across the galaxy and on distant planets.

Sideways Racing iOS

Drive, slide and nitro boost your way through nine tracks in Sideways, an action packed top view racer. This isn't a casual Sunday drive, chaps. Be prepared for a wild ride. Full iControlpad/iCade support.

Super Mega Worm iOS

Mother Earth is on the brink of extinction and has released her last defense, the Great Death Worm, Wojira.

Wojira is on a revenge mission to destroy all the Human parasites. Crawl and eat your way through waves of humans and their robots of destruction.

Grow and evolve into the ultimate weapon of destruction. You are the last line of defense, can you save the world?

Compression iOS

A new twist on the block dropping game genre! Destroy the blocks before the game destroys you! Full iControlpad/iCade support.

Mos Speedrun iOS

Jump, dodge and race Mos through 25 glorious stages of fast paced retro platforming action! Get ready for a real gaming challenge on your phone!Full iControlpad/iCade support.

IronStar Arena iOS

Test your Star Fighter instincts for "fight AND flight" against enemy flyers and automated drones in this arcade-style battle arena.

Defeat your enemy by destroying all of their back-up fuel cells, or by breaking down their shields and destroying the enemy ship itself. iControlpad/iCade support.

Hungry Master iOS

Delica and her talking cat Saten are hungry! Lucky for them they know how to turn the monsters that infest the nearby forest into fruit.

Your goal is to survive long enough to collect enough fruit to feed yourself and the locals. iControlpad/iCade support.

Velocispider iOS

Part Spider, Part Velociraptor, it's Velocispider!!! Take control of a heavily armed araknasaur in this retro arcade shoot-em-up. iControlpad/iCade support.

Emerald Mine iOS

Emerald Mine for the iPhone and iPad with 3,440 levels. (Boulderdash clone) iControlpad/iCade support.

Flashback iOS

Yes, it's the Amiga classic action/adventure game. Full iControlpad support.

No Gravity iOS

Are you brave enough to play No Gravity? Youll need steady nerves and a strong heart to fly around dangerous obstacles, face hostile environments and use deadly weapons to accomplish your missions and protect your people.

Warblade HD iOS

Warblade is an arcade game with a focus on very good playability. It's a shoot'em up type of game like the old classic arcade game Galaga. Warblade is an iPad remake of my old Amiga game Deluxe Galaga. A very popular game for the Amiga computer.

Silverfish MAX iOS

Weave through wave after wave of attacking space bugs and use powerful detonations to destroy your foes!

Match Panic iOS

Weave through wave after wave of attacking space bugs and use powerful detonations to destroy your foes!

Space Inversion iOS

Battle the invading aliens from outer space in this classic arcade invader style shooter.

There is also a puzzle version of this game:

Space Inversion 2 HD iOS

Space Inversion is the highly rated arcade Invader style shooter and it's back with a vengeance! Bigger and better than ever before and now featuring a new Arcade mode with regenerating aliens and power ups to even the odds.

Freeesh iOS

Feed and protect your nucleus well, if you want to reach higher levels of evolution in this original, arcade type of game.

Baby MonkeyiOS

You are a monkey, clinging to a pig as it takes you for the ride of your life!

Plum CrazyiOS

Guide our juicy hero around the jelly maze filled with slicers, rotten tomatoes, gobby blueberries and all manner of fruity things. But watch out for the rollers, they might leave you feeling a bit flat!

The ExterminatoriOS

"Excalibur John" is the Exterminator! It's a crazy fun game where you ride a motorcycle while blasting mutant bugs! It's a speed run that will rock your world!

Super Drill PaniciOS

Escape the many dangers in this fun retro arcade game. Steal treasure, collect coins, upgrade your adventurer gear, and RUN as fast as you can, because there is a huge boulder coming at you!


Play the part of a surfaced sub commander. Defend your Submarine with the canon, use your Tigerfish torpedoes to sink the enemy ships. Deploy mines and call for health drops.

Arcade JumperiOS

Hop into the most retro-inspired intense side-scrolling platformer ever on iOS! Arcade Jumper takes place during the 1980s when Eddys little brother Jimmy gets sucked into Ghostys magical Megacade arcade machine! To get him back, Eddy must jump and bump through Ghostys randomly created old school arcade themed levels!

Diversion - Platform RunneriOS

Diversion is the ultimate 3D platformer for iOS with 4 unique worlds, 140 levels, and 300+ characters to unlock and collect!

EnbornX (R-type style)iOS

The Earth is under attack by a Endless Reborn Machine. Enborn-X is the final hope of humankind.

Frogger DecadesiOS

Celebrating Froggers 30th birthday with an all new adventure! Frogger Decades is an exciting new chapter in the Frogger family of award-winning games, featuring breathtaking animation with an original musical soundtrack and cast of new characters to experience the Frogger world in a whole new way.

League of EviliOS

The world needs your help! Evil scientists worldwide have joined forces forming a "League of Evil"; the only super agent who can stop them is YOU!

Bob's Action RacingiOS

The world needs your help! Evil scientists worldwide have joined forces forming a "League of Evil"; the only super agent who can stop them is YOU!

Box CatiOS

Box Cat is a retro arcade smasher created exclusively for iOS. Smash into cars and create traffic mayhem!


A challenging comic book styled arcade game - INC ; from the creators of Meganoid and Stardash comes another awesome action game.

Super Crossfire HDiOS

Explosive gameplay, a massive upgrade system and a huge variety of enemies makes Super Crossfire stand out as a real evolution of the top-down shooter genre.

Hard LinesiOS

Outwit the hilarious AI in a never-ending quest for points and glory on the worldwide leaderboards!

Commodore 64 (Official Emulator App)iOS

Complete C64 emulator with many games available in app.

Katana JackiOS

Welcome to Katana Jack! The first game finger-painted on the iPad where you will see how the game's artwork was created.

Air Attack HDiOS

AirAttack HD - is Award Winning next-generation top down air combat shooter with stunning 3D graphics alongside great audio, effects and awesome gameplay.

Fruity The Snake HDiOS

A remake of the classic SUPER ADDICTIVE and FUN Snake game.


MagMaze is a universal application with sweet high resolution graphics designed for retina display and iPad. With 5 fun and easy game play modes and more than 200 handcrafted mazes, an astonishing 3000-PLUS variations are possible!

Pix'n Love Rush DXiOS

Retro platform game, very nice graphics + several gameplay modes.

Retro Dust HDiOS

Classic retro gaming returns with a vengeance in this fast paced arcade shooter. Navigate and blast your way through the Meteor fields to survive.

ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection HDiOS

ZX Spectrum Emulator, includes several in app purchase games.

Dingo (ZX Spectrum port)iOS

Fresh from its release at Replay 2011 in the UK, this classic ZX Spectrum game is now available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad!

PAC-MAN for iPadiOS

PAC-MAN, the world famous arcade classic, returns in this faithful rendition for your iPad!

Temple RuniOS

In pretty much every treasure hunting adventure movie theres one specific scene in which the plucky hero finally gets his hands on the treasure but then has to navigate a maze of booby traps in order to get out alive.

Haunted HallwayiOS

Plundering an ancient tomb for treasure, the courageous Adventure Bob has gotten in a bit over his head.

GL Basic (iPhone (etc.) Development kit)iOS

Full iCP support in apps built with this simple to use devkit.

Android Apps

Due to the way Android works it's possible to make hundreds of Android apps work with the iCP using Bluez IME, which is an input handling program. Bluez fully supports the iCP.

Additionally, all games and emulators that support BT GamePads / Keyboards and let you map the keys should work out of the box with the iControlPad.

See also the forum thread on supported Android Apps & Devices.