Mad Catz® To Exhibit at 2012 ‘The Gadget Show Live’, Being Held At The NEC Birmingham, UK

San Diego – April 05, 2012 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) today announced plans to exhibit at the 2012 The Gadget Show Live , exhibiting in hall nine, stand number C85, taking place at the NEC, Birmingham England from April 11 th through to April 15 th 2012.

At the show, Mad Catz invites gamers to sample an entire range of new Mad Catz hardware including the MLG ® Pro Circuit Controller , the Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Gaming Mouse for PC & Mac and the Cyborg F.R.E.Q. 5 Gaming Headset for PC & Mac.

Mad Catz plan to run several gaming contests throughout the exhibition, inviting gamers to try out the new range of SOULCALIBUR™V and Street Fighter ® X Tekken ® fighting game controllers, and lucky visitors may even get the opportunity to meet star players of Team Mad Catz who will be inviting gamers to ‘Beat-The-Pro’.

With exclusive show offers and plenty of surprises in store, Mad Catz looks forward to welcoming gamers to The Gadget Show Live 2012.

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 .

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