Tag Archives: mad catz
Wed, Apr 28, 2010 | 07:26 BST
Street Fighter ultimate champion Daigo “The Beast” Umehara has entered a sponsorship agreement with peripherals firm Mad Catz.
Sat, Apr 24, 2010 | 17:34 BST
Mad Catz has signed a deal with Harmonix to make peripherals for the Rock Band games across the globe.
Fri, Jan 08, 2010 | 18:31 GMT
Thu, Jun 24, 2010 | 16:50 BST
Mad Catz has announced a second round of Street Fighter IV FightSticks and FightPads for this fall.
The new Tournament Edition Arcade FightSticks feature new artwork with character-specific FightPads featuring: M. Bison, Guile, Zangief, C. Viper, Cammy, and Sagat.
Made for both PS3 and Xbox 360, each are rather cool looking and can be seen over on Capcom Unity.
The full press release is below.
Mon, Sep 21, 2009 | 14:25 BST
Mad Catz has secured a “multi-year” agreement to make Sonic-branded peripherals in the US.
“Sonic is one of the videogame industry’s most popular and enduring characters and we are thrilled to initiate this relationship with Sega to create Sonic-branded videogame accessories,” said Mad Catz mega-chief, Darren Richardson.
“We look forward to offering unique and exciting accessories to fans of this truly iconic videogame and popular culture character.”
We can’t wait to see this. PR after the break.
Mon, Sep 14, 2009 | 02:01 BST
If you want to dress for success on the battlefield, grab some muted browns or greens and – poof – you’ll disappear. If we’re talking about war-based videogames, however, that’s a different story.
Mad Catz has posted the first shots of its Modern Warfare 2-based line of controllers, keyboards, and faceplates, and well, let’s just say that if you’re planning on gaming in the middle of a high-pressure warzone, you might want to pass on these.
They’re quite ostentatious, if you ask us. And very glowy. If your LAN party is also a rave party, Mad Catz has you covered.
Click through the link for all of the pics.
Wed, Aug 26, 2009 | 22:51 BST
Tue, Aug 25, 2009 | 21:10 BST
Mad Catz has detailed its Modern Warfare 2 game accessories a bit.
Looks like the creations will have everything from faceplates to custom controllers and even something called a Throat Communicator.
Prices will range from $15 to $100.
The full list of items and prices are posted below the break.
Tue, Aug 11, 2009 | 16:41 BST
Mad Catz has entered into an agreement with Activision to create officially branded controllers and accessories for Modern Warfare 2.
“We are excited to partner with Activision and Infinity Ward to create branded controllers and accessories based on what is one of the videogame industry’s preeminent franchises,” said Darren Richardson, president and CEO of Mad Catz.
“We look forward to offering unique and exciting accessories to fans of the newest release in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series, as we continue to grow and diversify what we believe to be the industry’s leading portfolio of branded videogame accessories.”
The agreement gives Mad Catz global rights to a range of accessories for all current platforms of the title, which is scheduled for worldwide release on November 10.
Full press release posted after the break.
Mon, Jul 20, 2009 | 22:51 BST
For those who decided to brave the sticky, smelly masses and attend Comic Con, this is a week of celebration. For those who didn’t, however, it’s a week of regret, with heaping helpings of that uncomfortable sinking feeling supplied by your good friends on the Internet. Case in point: the above red hot Street Fighter IV arcade pad.
The pad’s a Comic Con-exclusive, and only 500 will be available — 250 for the Xbox 360 and 250 for the PS3. It’s selling for the steep price of $179.99. But then, Comic Con’s all about wanton spending and nerdy excess, so we don’t think Capcom will have too much of a problem getting these things off their hands.
Fri, May 29, 2009 | 22:40 BST
Mad Catz and Microsoft entered into a multi-year licensing agreement to manufacture, market and sell Xbox 360-branded wireless controllers globally.
“This agreement expands our relationship with Microsoft and we look forward to shipping a range of new wireless specialty controllers, the first of which will be our wireless Fender bass guitar for Rock Band, later this month,” said Darren Richardson, CEO of Mad Catz.
“The Xbox 360 platform is a key focus of our growing licensed accessories business and we look forward to bringing Xbox 360 fans a variety of innovative and distinctive wireless specialty controllers to enhance their gaming experiences.”
No telling what kinds of cool stuff is in store for gamers.
Via press release.
Sat, May 09, 2009 | 19:37 BST
Wed, Mar 18, 2009 | 17:03 GMT
Simple question: do you like Resident Evil 5 enough to buy a “wall scroll” for your “wall”?
You’re in luck. Mad Catz just released a ton of RE5-related tat, including a 360 faceplate, a bag, and a big picture of Sheva you can touch yourself to of an evening.
See it all here. Press release after the break.
Thu, Feb 19, 2009 | 22:38 GMT
Following reports of complaints about Mad Catz’s Street Fighter IV FightSticks getting stuck thanks to lose washers, the peripherals firm has said it’s had less than 50 complaints about the issue.
The issue “does NOT happen on each Arcade FightStick and has been reported on a small number of units,” said Alex Verrey, Mad Catz PR boss.
Verrey told 1UP that complaints on the matter were “well under 50,” and that the issue had “blown out of proportion.”
Glad that’s sorted out. Thanks, Joystiq.
Mon, Feb 16, 2009 | 15:40 GMT
According to this Destructoid piece, the Street Fighter hardcore are complaining that the apparently brilliant Mad Catz SFIV stick… sticks.
Members of the Shoryuken message board are complaining the joystick sticks in its former diagonal position instead of snapping back to the neutral zone.
This is all about the lower cost stick, for the record. There’s a beefier version which is apparently “perfect,” as we’ve just been told.
There’s no geek like a Street Fighter geek. Full thing through there.
Fri, Feb 13, 2009 | 20:52 GMT
Peripheral manufacturer Mad Catz has reported a net loss of $26.9 million for its latest financial quarter, despite a 19 percent increase in sales to $41 million.
Losses from Q3, ending December 31, stemmed from higher royalty and shipping costs, as well as new product development hires, the company said.
Mad Catz recently revealed the new Limited Edition Street Fighter IV arcade and fightsticks for PS3 and Xbox 360, which are something akin to gold dust at the moment.
Press release after the jump.