Thursday, April 12, 2007

B-Side News: Mad Catz Plays Basketball

Third party game accessory provider renews their license to produce NBA related game accessories.

Mad Catz Interactive known for their third party game accessories, have renewed their license with the National Basketball Association (NBA). This license will bring forth a variety of customized team video game controllers and other NBA related accessories.

Mad Cats intends to produce new video game controllers, faceplates, and Console Skinz for all 30 NBA teams, featuring their respective colors and logos. These products will be available across all major platforms, including the PS2, PS3, Xbox, Xbox 360, PSP, DS Lite, and Wii.

Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz commented, “Basketball has proven to be an extremely popular genre for gamers and we are thrilled to announce the continuation of our license agreement with the NBA. Our new NBA line will offer fans more ways than ever to demonstrate their support for their favorite teams and we look forward to launching controllers and other quality accessories that enhance the gaming experience of our customers.”

Expect to be able to purchase this line of Mad Catz products through, NBA arena stores, online game retailers, and your standard retailers.

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