Isn’t the whole point of touchscreen devices that you don’t need accessories and other gadgets to interact with them – just your fingers? Or so we thought. Not too long ago, ThinkGeek released the Joystick-It accessory for the iPhone and iPad that offers players a more tactile experience when playing arcade type games. Now the new DUO is an accessory that transforms the iPad into an interactive board game perfect for family game night.
Duo is actually a gadget that can be placed on top of the iPad (or iPad 2) and works with a game called Yoomi, that when merged together – brings the digital world and the real world together. The DUO comes complete with tokens, so at the end of the game there is a winner, as well as a loser.
Yoomi so far is the only game that works with DUO, but we are pretty sure that soon more games will be released to take advantage of this new accessory.
Discovery Bay Games are the folks behind DUO as well as Yoomi, the free iPad app that works in tandem with DUO, eliciting fun for the whole family. Yoomi DUO retails for $14.99 on Amazon and is also available at Toys ‘R’ Us, and Walmart.