SAN DIEGO, March 6 /CNW/ - Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSE: MCZ), a
leading third-party video game accessory provider, announced today that it has
begun shipping new full-featured controllers for its Playstation(R) 3 product
The Mad Catz GamePads for Playstation 3 are available in wired and
wireless versions and are offered in four stylish colors. The GamePads feature
innovative designs, SixSense(TM) motion-sensing technology, unique quick-fire
triggers, four controller port indicator LEDs, a home button that accesses the
PS3's main interface and fully analog joysticks.
"The launch of this duo of feature-rich controllers marks a meaningful
step toward our goal of offering a full suite of quality accessories for each
of the new console platforms," said Darren Richardson, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Mad Catz. "These competitively-priced GamePads provide
gamers with an attractive alternative to first-party controllers and
demonstrate our continued dedication to harnessing the technology of the new
consoles to create innovative product designs and new sources of revenue."
The wired GamePad carries an MSRP of $29.99 and the Wireless GamePad has
an MSRP of $39.99. Both controllers will be available at major video game
retailers worldwide and online. For more information visit www.madcatz.com.
About Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Mad Catz is a worldwide leader of innovative peripherals in the
interactive entertainment industry. Mad Catz designs and markets a full range
of accessories for video game systems and publishes video game software,
including the industry leading GameShark brand of video game enhancements. Mad
Catz has distribution through most leading retailers offering interactive
entertainment products. Mad Catz has its operating headquarters in San Diego,
California and offices in Canada, Europe and Asia. For additional information
go to www.madcatz.com.
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