Mad Catz® Dominates at ReveLAtions Fighting Game Tournament
San Diego – June 15, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today that Daigo Umehara and Mago, sponsored members of Team Mad Catz professional gaming team, won first and second place at the ReveLAtions Fighting Game Tournament, held in Los Angeles, California from June 10 through June 12 2011.
With over 400 competitive gamers taking part, Daigo Umehara and Mago were victorious in the flagship Super Street Fighter™ IV Arcade Edition tournament where Daigo was awarded a $10,000 prize, and Mago took home $3,000 for second place. In addition, Daigo went on to win first place in the Street Fighter™ II Turbo tournament taking place as part of the event. Both players were wearing their Team Mad Catz shirts throughout and played exclusively using their Mad Catz Street Fighter IV Tournament Edition Fighting Sticks.
Both professional gamers participated in the weekend’s activities on behalf of Team Mad Catz, signing autographs for their fans and helping to promote the Mad Catz range of Fighting Sticks which were on sale throughout the event.
Additional information is available at http://gameshark.com/events/ReveLAtions/2011/