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Mad Catz introduces the S.T.R.I.K.E. Mobile Keyboard

Introduction Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced in San Diego on October 29, 2013 the S.T.R.I.K.E. Mobile Keyboard. It is expected to ship in time for the 2013 holiday season. The S.T.R.I.K.E Mobile Keyboard features a tablet sized footprint and is ideal for mobile use and designed to interface with a wide variety of platforms and smart devices including Mad Catz forthcoming M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android. It will be available in three colors: Black, Red and White Features NFC technology which allows gamers to connect the keyboard by tapping it to a compatible device Integrated Bluetooth Micro P.U.L.S.E scissor keys A rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery Illuminated Back lighting Dedicated media buttons with a volume scroll wheel On board memory for macros  



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MAD CATZ SET PRICE AND LAUNCH DATE FOR M.O.J.O. MICRO GAMES CONSOLE

Now Accepting Pre-Orders San Diego – October 8, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/ TSX: MCZ) announced today that it will launch its M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android, in limited quantities, on December 10, 2013. Mad Catz also announced that it has begun accepting pre-orders with a MSRP of $249.99. “The M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android has attracted strong interest due to its high-performance hardware, open software platform and the ecosystem of accessories,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “M.O.J.O. is the center piece of our GameSmart™ mobile initiative and brings core gaming experiences to the mobile platform.” Confirmed specifications for M.O.J.O. include an NVIDIA® Tegra®4 T40S 1.8GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, HDMI out capabilities with full 1080p resolution, Bluetooth, microSD™ Flash Slot with support for SDXC™ Cards up to 128GB, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and the Android 4.2.2 operating system. For additional information and to pre-order, please visit: www.madcatz.com/mojo/   About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a leading global provider of innovative interactive entertainment and leisure products marketed under its Mad Catz® (gaming), Tritton® (audio), and Saitek® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; publishes games unde...



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Mad Catz Teams With EA And Respawn Entertainment To Create Licensed Products For The Highly Anticipated Game Titanfall

New Range of Titanfall Branded Gaming Products Coming San Diego – October 3, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (TSX; NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Electronics Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) to create a range of Titanfall-branded gaming products. Expected to be in stores for the launch of Titanfall, the Titanfall-branded product range includes TRITTON® gaming headsets, R.A.T.™ mice, S.T.R.I.K.E.™ keyboards, F.R.E.Q.™ gaming headsets and G.L.I.D.E.™ gaming surfaces. “Titanfall has earned critical acclaim and won numerous awards, including Best of Show, Best Original Game, and Best Online Multiplayer at this year’s E3 conference. Mad Catz is excited to bring a range of cutting-edge, innovative, Titanfall-branded products to gamers in connection with one of the most anticipated game launches in recent history,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “The Titanfall license builds on Mad Catz’ strategy to align our product portfolio with AAA content that appeals to passionate gamers.” About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a leading global provider of innovative interactive entertainment and leisure products marketed under its Mad Catz® (gaming), Tritton® (audio), and Saitek® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; publishes game...



 
 
 
 
 
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Tritton Pro+ True 5.1 Surround HeadSet for PC and MAC

Introduction: Our ability to detect sound is one of our most important senses. It helps us communicate with each other, enjoy music to relax and/or detect a possible danger in our surroundings. Sound has become even more important to us over the last few years with the advent of High Definition content. Rich dialog, car chase music, gun battles with large explosions are all added to immerse you deeper into the entertainment experience. Modern day gaming is no exception. If anything, sound is even more important to a gamer then a movie watcher. You don’t get fragged if you’re not paying attention to a sound in a movie, whereas the sound of glass breaking behind you means life or death to the gamer. Gamers need to hear every nuance to perform at the top of his/her game. : This is where top of the line headsets come into play. Tritton Audio, a leader in sound reproduction for gamers has one of the most popular gaming headsets for the console. PC gamers were yearning to use them on their gaming rig of choice. Tritton listened to those requests and is now releasing the Tritton Pro+ True 5.1 Surround headsets for PC/MAC. Let’s see if Tritton carried over all of the features that made them so successful on the console. First, let us learn a little about Tritton. Headquartered in San Diego California, TRITTON technology leads the way in manufacturing high-performance consumer electronics and computer peripherals. Founded in 2000, TRITTON has since evolved and transformed...



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Mad Catz Announces The Force Feedback Racing Wheel for Xbox One

Advanced Racing Wheel Brings Professional Build Quality and Customization to Next Generation Gaming San Diego – August 21, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today the Force Feedback Racing Wheel, a premium quality racing game controller for the Xbox One console. Designed to offer a highly authentic gaming experience, the genuine suede leather steering wheel houses a raft of technology, such as twin next generation Force Feedback motors and a luxury CNC anodized aluminum wheel face which can be removed from the wheel base should gamers wish to replace or upgrade in the future. “As we approach the Holiday season, excitement continues to mount for Xbox One and we’re pleased to announce our second premium product for the console” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We have previously commented on how the enhanced performance of Xbox One opens up additional scope for innovation and believe that the precision engineering and customization of the Force Feedback Racing Wheel will appeal to the passionate racing gamer.” Ideal for use with software such as Forza Motorsport® 5, the Force Feedback Racing Wheel ships with a fully adjustable Pedal Set, allowing gamers to adjust the spring resistance, height and spacing on the gas and brake pedals. The Xbox One home entertainment system from Microsoft is expected to launch Holiday 2013. Additional information available a...



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Mad Catz Ships S.T.R.I.K.E. 3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC

Twelve Macro Keys and Thirty-Six Programmable Commands Enhance Competitive Gaming San Diego – August 21, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today the shipping of the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows® PC. Previously announced at E3 in June 2013, the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 is designed with the competitive gamer in mind, featuring a unique membrane key-bed designed to offer the full tactile feedback of mechanical keys but without the excessive noise or the need to ‘bottom out’ the keys. Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, “The addition of the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 provides us with an eco-system of keyboards cementing our commitment to passionate gamers with a range that meets their budgets and exceeds their expectations.” The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a full RGB backlit key-bed, capable of displaying up to sixteen million customizable colors. In addition to full media controls and a removable wrist-rest, the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a total of twelve macro keys and three separate modes of operation, providing a total of thirty-six programmable buttons. The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 is available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors. Additional information available at: http://madcatz.com/pressroom/mad-catz-s-t-r-i-k-e-3-gaming-keyboard/ About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a leading global provider of innovative interact...



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Mad Catz® Announces the Killer Instinct™ Arcade FightStick™ Tournament Edition 2 for Xbox One

Licensed Tournament Edition FightStick Expected to Ship Holiday 2013 San Diego – July 16, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today the Killer Instinct Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition 2, a premium quality fighting game controller expected to ship Holiday 2013.  Previously announced at E3 2013 and used on stage during the E3 Xbox Media Briefing to demonstrate the game, the new FightStick will now carry fully licensed Killer Instinct artwork and feature button mapping tuned specifically for the game.  “E3 greeted us with a positive reaction to our Tournament Edition 2 FightStick and we’re pleased that the controller will provide passionate fans of Killer Instinct with an even richer gaming experience,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We earlier commented how the enhanced performance of the Xbox One opens up additional scope for innovation and believe that the Killer Instinct Tournament Edition 2 FightStick perfectly illustrates our commitment to the next generation of entertainment.”  Developed by Microsoft Studios and Double Helix Games©, Killer Instinct is the return of the legendary fighting game franchise coming exclusively to Xbox One this holiday.  Expected to be the first fighting game controller available for Xbox One, the Tournament Edition 2 Arcade FightStick features arcade-perfect controls and has been extensively designed with the com...



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Mad Catz at GamesCom

  If you attended Mad Catz Unveiled event at last year’s GamesCom, you’ll remember what a show they put on! The good news is that they are doing it again, even bigger and better than last time!



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Mad Catz Announces TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset for Windows PC and Mac expected to ship Summer 2013. Based upon the Company’s critically acclaimed TRITTON Pro+ console headset, the Windows PC and Mac version features four separate drivers in each ear cup for true 5.1 surround sound. The TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac features an in-line remote and Selectable Voice Monitoring (SVM), allowing users to choose if they hear their own voice in the headset. “The TRITTON Pro+ headset resonates with passionate gamers thanks to its advanced feature set and multiple speakers which deliver highly accurate sound separation, ideal for online gaming,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We believe the TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac will enable us to further strengthen our leadership position within the high-end PC audio category.” The TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac sports a lightweight and flexible design, and is available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.



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Mad Catz Announces TRITTON Kunai Universal Stereo Gaming Headset

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the TRITTON Kunai Universal Headset. The new console stereo headset is expected to ship Summer 2013. The TRITTON Kunai Universal is compatible with most popular consoles, Windows PC, and Mac, as well as smart phones and smart devices. The TRITTON Kunai Universal features striking aesthetics, 40mm Neodymium speakers, and an in-line remote offering easy access to volume and chat controls. Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, said, “The TRITTON Kunai range has proven popular thanks to its balance of performance, value and aesthetics and today’s announcement will allow us to reach passionate gamers on virtually any platform.” The TRITTON Kunai Universal headset will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.



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Mad Catz Announces S.T.R.I.K.E. 3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC. Expected to ship fall 2013, the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 has been designed with the competitive gamer in mind, offering an impressive feature set and a unique membrane key-bed designed to offer the full tactile feedback of mechanical keys but without the excessive noise or the need to ‘bottom out’ the keys. “The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 demonstrates our commitment to providing gamers with a product range that meets their budgets and exceeds their expectations,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive. “Our range of S.T.R.I.K.E. keyboards has captured the imagination of passionate gamers and we are pleased to expand the range with the S.T.R.I.K.E.3.” The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a full RGB backlit key-bed, capable of displaying up to sixteen million customizable colors. In addition to full media controls and a removable wrist-rest, the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a total of twelve macro keys and three separate modes of operation, providing a total of thirty-six programmable buttons. The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.



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Mad Catz Announces F.R.E.Q.4D Gaming Headset for Windows PC And Smart Devices

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the F.R.E.Q. 4D Gaming Headset for Windows PC and Smart Devices, expected to ship fall 2013. Part of the Company’s GameSmart range, the F.R.E.Q. 4D is the first Mad Catz headset to feature ViviTouch 4D Sound. Designed to add a new dimension of sound perception to the gaming experience, ViviTouch 4D Sound combines muscular bass with sensory feedback, producing an actual physical sensation to the gaming audio. In addition to gaming use, the F.R.E.Q. 4D is equally at home with movies or music, featuring multiple EQ settings and a detachable in-line cable which allows for easy conversion from USB to 3.5mm to support standard stereo audio on iPhone, tablets and most smart devices. “Utilizing ViviTouch 4D technology, we believe the F.R.E.Q. 4D brings an added sense of realism to sound effects in first person shooters and action adventure games,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive. “The F.R.E.Q. 4D demonstrates our commitment to PC and Smart Device gaming, which we believe will resonate with passionate gamers.” The F.R.E.Q. 4D Gaming Headset will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.



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Mad Catz® GameSmart™ Products Compatible With NVIDIA Tegra-Powered Devices

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) today announced its GameSmartproducts will be compatible with NVIDIA Tegra-powered mobile devices. Mad Catz expects to implement compatibility for the Tegra mobile processor into a forthcoming range of products, affording users the benefits of fully optimized mobile gaming accessories. TegraZone – NVIDIA’s free app that showcases the best games optimized for the Tegra processor – makes it easy to find titles with game controller support that also offer special features and enhanced gameplay not found in the standard versions. “Our GameSmart initiative aims to enable core gaming on smart devices, similar to the console living room or PC gaming experience. By adding Tegra compatibility to our GameSmart control products, we can provide an enhanced and optimized gaming experience to TegraZone gamers,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We are excited to be working closely with NVIDIA and believe it fits perfectly with our long-term strategy of designing innovative products for passionate gamers.” GameSmart products are platform independent, feature simplified setup, longer battery life and designed to enhance the core gaming experience on smart phones, tablets and TVs. Additional information available at: www.madcatz.com/gamesmart/ About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT:...



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Mad Catz® Selects AM3D® Audio Enhancement Technology for Use In New Range of Wireless Gaming Headsets

State-of-the-Art Audio Technology Delivers Virtual Surround Sound over Bluetooth® San Diego – May 30, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today an agreement with AM3D to utilize AM3D Audio Enhancement Technology across a new range of GameSmart™enabled wireless Gaming Headsets. AM3D Audio Enhancement Technology will enable wireless GameSmart headsets to deliver precision surround sound audio over Bluetooth. AM3D Virtual Surround Sound is based on binaural synthesis using head-related transfer functions (HRTF) to create virtual sound sources, providing an accurate audio sound stage during gaming. With a 2.0 channel input (stereo or multi-channel down-mix), the signal is enhanced to produce a multi-channel-like surround sound signal, delivering profound surround sound perception and an enhanced center; optimum for gaming as well as movie and music playback. Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, “We believe the audio technology provided by AM3D will prove ideal for use in gaming applications, allowing us to deliver precision surround sound via Bluetooth on our GameSmart range of mobile accessories.” “AM3D is pleased to partner with Mad Catz as both companies are very passionate about improving the gaming experience with superior sound,” stated Jacob N. Andersen, Senior Vice President, AM3D A/S. About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT...



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Mad Catz Announces GameSmart Technology Initiative for Smart Devices

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today GameSmart, a technology initiative that moves smart devices one step closer to delivering a core gaming experience similar to a gaming console or gaming computer. GameSmart control products will function through the Bluetooth Smart stack, will be game and hardware independent, and will have a smart device app to provide additional functionality. By utilizing Bluetooth Smart, GameSmart devices will feature simplified setup, longer battery life and universal compatibility. In addition, GameSmart offers game developers and game publishers standardization, ease of implementation and scalability when enabling controller and console-like accessory functionality in mobile games. “Smart devices have made considerable inroads in delivering all forms of entertainment including games, music, movies, books, and social media. Mobile gaming is a vibrant and exciting space and we don’t see controller-based games replacing touch screen games, we expect them to enhance and enlarge the smart device gaming experience to include the living room experience. There are a number of point-to-point solutions in the market today that provide proof of concept, but the industry needs an agnostic operating system solution to provide standardization, ease of implementation and scalability,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “With our long history in the gaming industry, Mad Ca...







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