The 10.1-inch WikiPad gamepad tablet got its name from being an Android tablet device with an attachable gamepad controller.
The point of the build is to allow the tablet owner to play even games not optimized, or possible to play, with touchscreen input alone.
We provided most of the relevant details
in late July, save for the estimated time of arrival and the price.
Now we know not just the ETA, but the precise day when shipments will begin: October 31, 2012.
, the self-proclaimed “world's largest video game retailer” is where interested consumers will need to go.
The price is $499, which translates into 390 Euro, according to exchange rates. However, it is more likely that the European price will be of 499 Euro instead, the same way most consumer electronics cost as many Euro as they do dollars, most of the time.
The attachable gamepad controller has two analog sticks, a D-pad, shoulder buttons and triggers and, of course, four front action buttons.