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|Mad Catz Unveils New Line of Wireless and Wired GamePads(TM) for Playstation(R) 3|
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 6, 2007--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 line.
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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