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Rapper Lupe Fiasco beats Street Fighter legend in SFV showmatch

Street Fighter star Daigo Umehara was beaten three games to two by Superstar rapper Lupe Fiasco in a Mad Catz Street Fighter V showmatch last night. The rapper, who is known to be a big fan of fighting games and games in general, pulled off the upset to a worldwide …

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Street Fighter V will support PS3 controllers

Capcom has made an announcement that could potentially save gamers hundreds of pounds. The publisher has revealed that Street Fighter V on PS4 will offer legacy support for PS3 controllers. This means that any joysticks you have laying around will be fully compatible with the new title, although they may …

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Mad Catz to lay off 37% of staff

Fears about the situation at Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz have been confirmed with news that over a third of the company’s workforce are losing their jobs. The changes are designed to "focus on lowering operating costs, increasing efficiencies and better aligning its workforce with the needs of the …

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Mad Catz CEO, chairman and senior VP step down ahead of earnings report

Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz has experienced a day of significant upheaval ahead of the publication of its latest financials. Long standing president and CEO Darren Richardson, chairman Thomas Brown and senior vice president of business affairs Whitney Peterson have all resigned. CFO Karen McGinnis replaces Richardson, who has …

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Rock Band 4 Xbox One release and instrument adapter to be sold separately

The legacy instruments adapter for the Xbox One release of Rock Band 4 has been made available for individual purchase, Harmonix has announced. A new post on the studio’s blog reveals there’s been an about face regarding the mandatory bundling of the adapter and the game’s Xbox One edition. The …

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Mad Catz targets ‘significant’ European growth for Rock Band 4

Rock Band will finally crack Europe this year, publisher Mad Catz has told MCV @ Gamescom. The Harmonix-developed series is a huge seller, but has struggled to compete with Guitar Hero outside of the US market. We think Rock Band has the potential to find a far bigger audience in …

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Mad Catz debt warning pins hopes on Rock Band 4

Independent auditor KPMG has said there is a substantial doubt about Mad Catz’s ability to continue as a going concern”, although the company says it has already secured the funding needed to secure its future. Game Informer reports that a recent ‘going concern’ note says that the company’s ability to …

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Rock Band 4 going ‘back to basics’ in the battle for retail shelf space

Mad Catz has dismissed fears that there won’t be enough shelf space for Rock Band 4. The popular music title returns to retail at a busy time for peripheral-heavy products, which will see LEGO Dimensions, Guitar Hero, Skylanders and Disney Infinity all vying for attention. But the firm told MCV …

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Mad Catz co-publishing Rock Band 4

Mad Catz isn’t just working on peripherals for Harmonix’s rhythm game revival Rock Band 4, with the peripheral maker announcing it has joined the studio as the game’s co-publisher. The pair had already struck a deal for Mad Catz to manufacture official peripherals for the title, and now Mad Catz …

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