Mad Catz? Cyborg? Branded R.A.T.7 Professional Gaming Mouse
San Diego, January 18. 2011
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, announced today that its critically acclaimed Cyborg branded R.A.T.7 gaming mouse has won the coveted IGN ?Best PC Accessory of 2010? award.
When first reviewing the R.A.T.7 in August 2010, IGN lavished praise on gaming mouse saying, ?In terms of performance, the R.A.T.7 is top notch ? it?s extremely responsive?. In revealing their Best of 2010 awards, IGN went on to comment, ?The R.A.T.7 offers the best overall blend of price and customization.?
The prestigious award comes as the latest achievement in an impressive critical run from a string the world?s leading publications and websites. ?Maximum PC? magazine (Future Publishing) awarded the R.A.T.7 a staggering 10/10 score calling it the ?Best gaming mouse ever?, whereas ?PC Gamer? magazine (Future Publishing) awarded the R.A.T.7 98% (the highest score ever awarded by the publication for a mouse) commenting, ?Astoundingly customizable, luxuriously comfortable, and loaded with brilliant features.? In addition, internationally respected technology website ?Engadget? recently reviewed the R.A.T.9 wireless professional gaming mouse, awarding it a 9/10 score, commenting, ?We couldn’t find a thing wrong with this sleek transforming mouse. That’s not something we get to say often.?
Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz commented, ?We are extremely gratified that the R.A.T.7 has been named Best PC Accessory by IGN. This prestigious award marks the start of an exciting year ahead for our Cyborg brand of professional gaming products. The R.A.T. branded range has been welcomed enthusiastically both critically and commercially and we fully expect to build upon this success throughout 2011.?
The Mad Catz Cyborg branded R.A.T.7 professional gaming mouse is available at Mad Catz?s online store at http://store.gameshark.com/ as well as many leading retailers with an MSRP of $99.99.