Read this Before You Buy a Cable Guys Phone and Controller Holder

By Emma Crameri Emma Crameri has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on 21 February 2021

I discovered the Cable Guys controller holders at my local gaming shop. I was keen to buy one as a present for a relative.

The controller holders are compatible with all PlayStation, Xbox and retro console controllers. You can use them for remote controllers in the living room, and mobile phones in the bedroom. You could even use them to hold your biscuits or snack.

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Image Credit: Exquisite Gaming (EXG)

I purchased a Black Widow controller holder. It’s arrived well packed, with black ties around her neck and legs. The box included a 2-metre micro-USB charging cable – it’s extra-long, in case, you need the holder to be placed near your desk or bedside table.

The controller holder is around 22 cm high. It’s well made and the designs are fun and colourful. Her arms don’t move, but there’s plenty of space to hold objects. I could place my glasses or sunglasses in her arms. My tablet also works without toppling over – but it obstructs her face, so I probably won’t be doing this.

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Image Credit: Exquisite Gaming (EXG)

The range contains officially licensed characters from a range of gaming, retro gaming and entertainment franchises. I’m lusting after the Spider-Man Classic and Crash Bandicoot. I’m hoping they will release more female characters soon.

Chun-Li is a character in Capcom’s Street Fighter video game series. Did you know she was the first playable female fighter of any fighting game franchise to gain mainstream recognition? She made her first appearance in Street Fighter II: The World Warrior in 1991.

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Image Credit: Exquisite Gaming (EXG)

Star Wars fans may want to collect Chewbacca, Stormtrooper, Darth Vader, The Mandalorian and Boba Fett (celebrating 40 years).

Comic lovers may lust after the the Ironman, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Panther, and Batman, and the Joker.

Sega gaming fans will love Sonic, Knuckles, and Tails Out.

Recently Cable Guy have released the following controller holders: The Child, Monkeybomb, Masterchief Infinite, Crash Bandicoot 4, Spider-man Classic, Venompool, Toddler Groot and The Mandalorian.

Confirmed releases for Cable Guys 2021 are The Hulk, Super Sonic, Minnie Mouse, Psycho, Megaman, Amy Rose, Sub Zero, Wolverine and more. There are new models coming out each quarter so check back at the Exquisite Gaming website.

The Powerstand has recently been released and is available in black and white. It is designed to hold all Cable Guys, with two USB charging points, a Micro USB power in-charging cable, and a built-in headphone stand which fits perfectly behind any Cable Guy.

I probably paid too much with the delivery fee, but the Black Widow is a cool addition to my room. If you are forever misplacing your mobile phone, then a Cable Guys Controller Holder is going to be a helpful addition.

About Cable Guys

The Cable Guys range by Exquisite Gaming, which make perfect companions or squad-mates for the bedroom, office, or lounge, includes many more officially licensed characters from brands including Disney, Marvel, Halo, Activision, Lucas Film, among others. The full range of Cable Guys can be viewed and shopped through the EXG website

Cable Guys is the world-leading figural phone and gaming controller holder has developed a brand-new multi-channel category at retail, passing over $50m in retail sales in the first two years and with over 60+ characters available.  

About Exquisite Gaming (EXG)

EXG are passionate about delivering exciting and innovative Products with Purpose, creating distinct products and brands for retailers and fans within the global gaming, esports and entertainment communities. Since the company was founded in 2017, EXG has launched several brands that are now sold in over 89 Markets worldwide. EXG creates product solutions perfect for licensed properties and have already secured global and multi-international licensed partnerships with leading brands such as Marvel, Lucas, Disney, Activision, Sega, Capcom, Microsoft, Rare, Gearbox, and Warner Brothers – with many more in discussion for 2020 and beyond.

Cable Guys is the world-leading figural phone and gaming controller holder has developed a brand-new multi-channel category at retail, passing over $50m in retail sales in the first two years and with over 60+ characters available. Growth is set to double again in 2020. 
Metamerch is EXG’s unique take on drinkware and is one of the fastest growing drinkware brands with 500,000 unit sales in its first full year. The Metamug is the biggest selling 360 decal licensed mug worldwide. Exciting developments are launching in 2021.

Big Box is EXG’s limited edition gift box which features an exclusive range of bespoke products. Each Big Box is never the same and has been carefully constructed to offer fans a way to immerse themselves in the content they love. Past franchise collaborations have included Sonic the Hedgehog, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Crash Bandicoot Universe.

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