Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today that Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be participating in the 25th Annual ROTH Conference held at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Mr. Richardson will be hosting a formal presentation and webcast that day starting at 11:30 a.m. PT. Those interested in listening to the Company’s conference presentation can access a live webcast by visiting the “Investor Relations” section of Mad Catz’ website at www.madcatz.com or by visiting http://wsw.com/webcast/roth27/mcz/. Management will also be hosting 1:1 meetings with institutional investors to discuss the Company's financial performance and growth opportunities. If you wish to arrange a meeting, please contact the Company’s investor relations firm, JCIR, at (212) 835-8500 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment 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™; operates flight simulation centers under its Saitek 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 www.madcatz.com. Social Media Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MadCatzInc Twitter: http://twitter.com/MadCatzInc YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/MadCatzCompanySafe Harbor This press release contains forward-looking statements about the Company's business prospects that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this press release as a result of new information or future events or developments. You can identify these statements by the fact that they use 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 actual results to differ materially are 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; or a downturn in the market or industry. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other matters can be found in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian Securities Administrators.