Mad Catz Heads Back to the Early Days of Gaming With All the
Functionality and Quality of Today
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
(Amex: MCZ; Toronto), the world's leading third party video game accessory
manufacturer, announced today that the new, yet classically designed, fully
featured RetroCON video game controller for the PlayStation(R)2 will be
available in stores the week of October 13, 2003 for suggested retail price of
Instantly rekindling the magic of the early days of gaming, the RetroCON
controller is sleek in design, functional and comfortable to use with a bounty
of features and advancements you'd expect in a modern controller. An
engineering feat and the first controller constructed with aluminum, the
RetroCON is astonishingly comfortable weighing in at just 4 ounces and
measuring less than an inch in thickness, two-and-a-half (2.5) inches high and
five (5) inches wide. This throwback to the 80's features dual analog
joysticks and D-pad for superior precision and two powerful vibration motors
for feedback during hard gaming. Fully illuminated multi-colored action
buttons add to the stylish design, while the signature rubber grips provide
gamers outstanding and long-lasting comfort.
"We pride ourselves on our eye-catching controller designs. The RetroCON
controller is truly a special product for Mad Catz. We have taken a classic
design and turned it into an exceptionally stylish controller, yet without
sacrificing any of the functionality and quality our consumers are accustomed
to," commented Darren Richardson, President and Chief Operating Officer for
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
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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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
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market and general economic conditions. A further list and description of
these risks, uncertainties and other matters can be found in the Company's
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