San Diego, California, September 24, 2004 - Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), the world's leading third party video game accessory manufacturer, today announced its prominent lineup of accessories for the much anticipated Nintendo DSTM. The accessories will begin shipping in North America in conjunction with the launch of the Nintendo DS this November.
"We are excited to be creating and offering the first third-party accessories for the new Nintendo DS," said Darren Richardson, President and CEO of Mad Catz, Inc. "With its revolutionary new features such as touch screen input, voice recognition and wireless communication, we are confident that the new DS will generate an excitement for the new accessories Mad Catz has to offer."
Protective carry case stylistically designed to keep your DS protected from minor bumps, drops or scratches.
Screen protector, with a textured surface, adheres instantly to your DS screen to protect against scratches and to eliminate glare.
Game cases protect the media slots of the new Nintendo DS game disk from pocket dust and dirt at all times.
Car charger plugs directly into your vehicle's standard lighter/power socket, providing power as you travel. You can use your DS while it is charging, or switch it off and charge the battery even faster.
AC adapter allows you to charge or power the new DS by plugging into a standard power outlet. Use your DS while it is charging, or switch it off and the battery charges even faster.
Earphones are attached to a band that rests comfortably at the base of your head. These compact, portable headphones are designed to give maximum comfort and a snug fit for your active lifestyle.
Stylus is a replacement unit that allows you to take advantage of the revolutionary, touch-screen input technology of the DS.
DS II Mobile Kit comes with essentially everything to connect and enjoy your DS while on the go. The DS II Mobile Kit comes complete with a hard carry case, 6 game cases, earphones, a Y cable and a car and AC adapter.
DS Kit provides the necessary accessories to protect and enjoy your DS. The DS Kit includes a soft carry case, 6 game case, car adapter and earphones.
About Mad Catz
Mad Catz (www.madcatz.com), designs, develops, manufactures and markets a full range of high quality, competitively priced accessories for video game consoles and portables, including the industry leading GameShark brand of video game enhancements. Mad Catz is a worldwide leader of innovative peripherals in the interactive entertainment industry, with distribution through nine of the top ten U.S. retailers offering interactive entertainment products. With operating headquarters in San Diego, California, Mad Catz has offices in Canada, the U.K. and Asia, as well as distributors in Europe and Australia.