San Diego – August 25, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today plans to exhibit at the PAX Prime Penny Arcade Expo taking place at Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington from August 26 through to August 28 2011.
Highlights of the Mad Catz booth include the launch of a new Street Fighter X Tekken Arcade FightStick Pro.
Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, “The PAX exhibition grows larger by the year and presents us with the ideal opportunity to engage with the passionate gamer, launch new product and offer a hands-on preview of some of our most exciting upcoming hardware and software."
Alongside the new FightStick Pro , Mad Catz will also be unveiling limited edition TRITTON ™ Halo ™ Headset Skinz ™. An event running at PAX Prime and hosted by Microsoft, Halo Fest promises to be packed with tournaments, exclusive panels, and prizes, celebrating ten years of the world famous Halo ™ franchise. Three limited edition Halo Headset Skinz designs will be made available beginning at PAX, each depicting classic moments from the Halo series.
Visitors to the show will also have the opportunity to get a hands-on play of Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge ™ for the Xbox 360 ® making it's North American debut at PAX, and be amongst the first to experience key hardware in Mad Catz holiday 2011 line-up including the co-branded TRITTON / Xbox 360 Headset Range , the Cyborg ™ Albino R.A.T. Gaming Mouse, the Xbox 360 Wireless Force Feedback Racing Wheel and the Gears of War 3 audio products.
Mad Catz will be located at booth number: SKY 9
Additional information is available at www.madcatz.com
About Mad Catz
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed primarily under its Mad Catz ® (casual gaming), Cyborg™ (pro gaming), Tritton ® (gaming audio), Saitek ® (simulation), and Eclipse™ (home and office) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; operates flight simulation centers under its Saitek brand; operates a videogame content website under its GameShark ® brand; publishes games under its Mad Catz brand; and distributes games and videogame products for third parties. Mad Catz distributes its products through most leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information please go to www.madcatz.com .
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