Mad Catz Files for Bankruptcy

Mad Catz delisted themselves from the New York Stock Exchange today and declared that the company is filing for bankruptcy. Pricewaterhouse Coopers has been appointed as trustee of Mad Catz assets during the liquidation process. The news is a disappointment for fans of Mad Catz’ arcade fight sticks that has garnered a dedicated fan base in the competitive fighting game circuit. The news shou...

Logitech Acquires Saitek from Mad Catz

  Logitech announced today that they have purchased Saitek from Mad Catz today for $13 million in cash. Logitech’s purchase gives them ownership of both the Saitek brand and the full line of flight and space simulation controllers. Ujesh Desai, the vice president and general manager of gaming at Logitech said “We’re pleased with this tuck-in acquisition of the Saitek product portf...

Mad Catz Announces Reboot of the RAT Gaming Mouse Line

Mad Catz announced a full reboot of their popular RAT Gaming Mouse line up. The mice are getting updated with modern features like RGB LEDs, swappable sensors, improved materials and more, all while maintaining the distinctive RAT design. The line up begins with the budget oriented Mad Catz RAT1 wired mouse featuring a 1600 DPI optical sensor and six macro buttons. As the lightest of the bunch, th...

Mad Catz Announces R.A.T. ProX Mouse, Tritton Swarm Headset, L.Y.N.X. 9 Controller at CES

Mad Catz followed up their busy pre-CES 2015 announcements with three new products on the first day of CES 2015. The R.A.T. ProX Gaming Mouse is the newest addition to the highly regarded R.A.T. line of gaming mice. The R.A.T. ProX takes the customization to the next level by being the first mouse to feature swappable sensors. Gamers can use choose between optical and laser Modular Sensor Units th...

Mad Catz Ships F.R.E.Q. 9 Wireless Surround Headset, Announces F.R.E.Q. TE at CES 2015

Mad Catz made two major announcements ahead of CES 2015 today. First, the F.R.E.Q. 9 Wireless Surround Headset is shipping to retailers and customers who purchased through Mad Catz’ web store.. The closed over the ear headset is driven by two 50mm Neodymium drivers. The Bluetooth headset supports the AptX codec for near lossless sound quality over a low latency Bluetooth connection and the A...

Mad Catz Announces Three New Headsets for Xbox One

Mad Catz is updating their line up for Xbox One gamers. The gaming hardware company announced at E3 2014 that they will be adding three TRITTON branded headsets to their Xbox One line up. The three headsets will be aimed at the value market, bringing high quality audio to those with small budgets. The TRITTON Kunai is a stereo headset built for long gaming sessions. The headset is compatible with ...

Tritton Kama Stereo Headphones for PS4 and PS Vita Now Available

PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita owners will now be able to purchase the Tritton Kama Stereo Headphones from Mad Catz. The new headphones are at an affordable price point and are designed to work with the PlayStation 4’s DUALSHOCK 4 controller and any device with a 3.5 mm jack . The Kama comes with a bendable microphone and in line controls for volume and microphone mute. The headset can b...

Mad Catz R.A.T. Tournament Edition Announced

Mad Catz quickly won rave reviews for their line of modular gaming mice. The R.A.T. series of mice saw an update today with the announcement of the R.A.T. Tournament Edition mouse aimed at competitive and professional gamers. Mad Catz engineers have slimmed down the R.A.T. Tournament Edition compared to the weighty original R.A.T. mice. The Tournament Edition will also see an upgrade to the sensor...

Mad Catz Releases TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset

Mad Catz, one of the top designers of gaming products, has announced some exciting news with shipping of their new TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset for use with Mac and PC. Announced first back in E3 these headsets offer an array of impressive features including the aforementioned 5.1 surround sound with four separate drivers in each ear to deliver crisp quality sound, the headset also...

Mad Catz Announce Killer Instinct TE2 FightStick

Mad Catz have recently announced that their new premium quality fighting game controller, Killer Instinct Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition (TE) 2 will launch this Holiday 2013. The fighting game franchise, Killer Instinct, developed by Microsoft and Double Helix, is coming exclusively to Xbox One with the first fighting game controller available for the new console. Darren Richardson, Presiden...

Xbox One Sees Bad Crowd Reaction at EVO 2013

EVO 2013 was a pretty big event that occurred over the weekend, one of the largest annual fighting game tournaments. As such, it is generally a good idea for new and upcoming fighting games looking to appeal to the hardcore crowd try to make an appearance and show off their stuff, which is probably why Microsoft, along with Mad Catz and Double Helix, sought to show off the new Xbox One exclusive K...

Mad Catz Announces S.T.R.I.K.E. 3 Gaming Keyboard

Mad Catz Interactive has chosen E3 to unveil its new professional gaming keyboard, the S.T.R.I.K.E. 3 for Windows PC expected in the fall of this year. The layout of the keyboard has one group in mind: the competitive players of professional gaming, and the design choices reflect just that with responsive keys boasting a unique membrane that offers increased response without the need to “bot...

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