Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX:MCZ) announced today the S.T.R.I.K.E. M Mobile Keyboard. Expected to ship in time for Holiday 2013, the S.T.R.I.K.E. M features a tablet sized footprint, ideal for mobile use and designed to interface with a wide variety of platforms and smart devices including the Company’s forthcoming M.O.J.O. ™ Micro-Console™ for Android™.
Part of the Company’s range of GameSmart mobile products, the S.T.R.I.K.E. M features NFC technology allowing gamers to connect the keyboard simply by tapping it to a compatible device. For products without NFC compatibility, integrated Bluetooth allows for use with a wide variety of hardware including smartphones, tablets and laptops.
“The S.T.R.I.K.E. range has proven to resonate with passionate gamers, and we are excited to extend the brand into mobile gaming with a technically advanced product, which combines impressive features with striking aesthetics,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive. "We believe the S.T.R.I.K.E. M fits perfectly with our long-term strategy of designing innovative products for passionate gamers across all gaming platforms."
The S.T.R.I.K.E. M features micro P.U.L.S.E. scissor keys for crisp actuation with a tactile click response and an Optical Finger Navigation (OFN) Mouse Sensor with dedicated mouse buttons. Powered by a rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery, the S.T.R.I.K.E. M features illuminated backlighting for use in darkened environments, dedicated media buttons with volume scroll wheel and on board memory used for storing multiple macro commands.The S.T.R.I.K.E. M will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red. Additional information available at: www.madcatz.com.pressroom/ About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX:MCZ) is a leading global provider of innovative interactive entertainment and leisure products marketed under its Mad Catz ® (gaming), Tritton ® (audio), and Saitek ® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; 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 and leisure products and maintains offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information about Mad Catz and its products, please visit the Company’s website at www.madcatz.com. Social Media Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MadCatzIncTwitter: http://twitter.com/MadCatzYouTube: http://www.youtube.com/MadCatzCompany Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements Information in this press release that involves the Company's expectations business prospects, plans, intentions or strategies regarding its future are forward-looking statements that are not facts and that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. You can identify these statements by the use of words such as "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "project," "intend," "should," "plan," "goal," "believe," and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with any discussion of future operating or financial performance. Among the factors that could cause the Company’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release include the following: the ability to maintain or renew the Company's licenses; competitive developments affecting the Company's current products; first-party price reductions; the ability to successfully market both new and existing products domestically and internationally; difficulties or delays in manufacturing; unanticipated product delays; or a downturn in the market or industry. A further list and description of these and other factors, risks, uncertainties and other matters can be found in the Company's most recent annual report, and any subsequent quarterly reports, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian Securities Administrators. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to the Company as of the date of this release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements as a result of new information or future events or developments. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of the future performance of the Company and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.