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E3 2012: Mad Catz Has Got Wii U Covered

Posted by Mike Mason

The accessories begin

You won't have to wait too long to get your Wii U accessories. Mad Catz has just announced a range of useful plastic, all ready for the launch of Nintendo's new home console.

There's a fancy headset, a charging dock and an iPad-style protective screen cover. There's also a new Wii Remote charging station. Costs haven't been announced just yet, but can you put a price on an unscratched screen?

Darren Richardson, President and CEO of Mad Catz, can't wait.

“We’re excited to supporting the Wii U with a full range of accessories including our new headset. The new range is part of our strategy to bring innovative products to passionate consumers.”

Mad Catz® Announces New Range of Wii UTM Products

Range Includes a New TRITTON TM Stereo Gaming Headset and Mad Catz Charging Solutions

San Diego – June 5, 2012 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today a full range of products compatible with the forthcoming Wii U console from Nintendo.

The full line-up of Wii U compatible products is expected to ship in time for the launch of the console and includes the TRITTON Kunai ™ Stereo Gaming Headset, PowerUp ™ ChargeDock and the FlipStand ™ Protective Cover.
“We’re excited to supporting Wii U with a full range of accessories including our new headset,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “The new range is part of our strategy to bring innovative products to passionate consumers.”

Additional information available at: www.madcatz.com/wiiu

About Mad Catz
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: 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.

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User Comments (10)

6ch6ris6

#5

6ch6ris6 said:

i dont have room for that.
just lay the wiiugamepad on the table when your done

mamp

#6

mamp said:

Just read through all your articles real quick before Nintendo's conference since more news is going to pile up later and I also have to keep track of 360 news for anthing else.

MeloMan

#7

MeloMan said:

Yup... if not Mad Catz, then I will be getting all my rechargeable accessories in order for the WiiU. Plus my Nyko rechargeable Wiimote batteries are starting to wane in battery life.

misswliu81

#8

misswliu81 said:

they should make an arcade stick for fighting games, like they did with super streetfighter 4 for the wii U.

Supremeist

#9

Supremeist said:

Mmm, yeah... I've never had any luck in the past with Madcatz controllers or accessories, but it seems they've improved quality a little bit.

Leon_Pryde

#10

Leon_Pryde said:

Oh no... All the mad catz stuff I have bought has broken is some way on me, save for my GameCube memory card. Fortunately, nothing seems like it is electronic, so maybe it'll be better.

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