SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 4, 2003--Mad Catz(TM)
Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSE: MCZ), the world's leading third party
video game accessory manufacturer, today announced that the
LumiCON(TM) for the Xbox(TM) has shipped to retail outlets nationwide.
The second entry in the brand line, the LumiCON lets players really
get into their game and experience the full ambiance. Emitting an
underglow with lighted action buttons, the LumiCON is the ultimate
controller for gaming in the dark! Available for a suggested $24.99
U.S., the LumiCON comes in a variety of colors including cobalt blue,
emerald green, orange and smoke black.
The LumiCON is perfect for gaming in the dark with its unique
lighting, advanced performance and extra cool style. Features include
comfortably set fully analog joysticks, pressure-sensitive action
buttons and two powerful vibration motors with realistic rumble. The
powerful macro button allows players to pre-program complicated moves
that require a combination of D-pad and action button sequence moves
to perform intricate maneuvers. The Macro feature can be programmed on
four separate buttons, each with up to 15 individual settings.
Comfortable rubberized grips and a durable, braided cable provides
enough room to move around. In addition, the LumiCON draws its power
from the Xbox gaming system itself so there is no need for batteries.
About Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc., (www.madcatz.com), designs, develops,
manufactures and markets a full range of high quality, competitively
priced accessories for video game consoles and portables, including
the industry leading GameShark brand of video game enhancements. Mad
Catz is a worldwide leader of innovative peripherals in the
interactive entertainment industry, with distribution through nine of
the top ten U.S. retailers offering interactive entertainment
products. With operating headquarters in San Diego, California, Mad
Catz has offices in Canada, the U.K. and Asia, as well as distributors
in Europe and Australia.
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Company's business prospects that involve substantial risks and
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following: the ability to maintain or renew the Company's licenses;
competitive developments affecting our current products; first party
price reductions; the ability to successfully market both new and
existing products domestically and internationally; difficulties or
delays in manufacturing; market and general economic conditions. A
further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other
matters can be found in the Company's reports filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.
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CONTACT: Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Aimee Mabe, 619-683-9830, ext. 308
SOURCE: Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.