Look for the Fantastic Four superheroes on future products.
Mad Catz Enters into License Agreement with Marvel to Produce Fantastic Four Video Game Accessories
SAN DIEGO--April 19, 2005--Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX:
MCZ), the world's leading third party video game accessory provider,
and Marvel Enterprises, Inc., a leading global entertainment and
licensing company, announced today that they have entered into a
license agreement, whereby Mad Catz has secured the rights to produce
specialty video game accessories based on Marvel's Fantastic Four
Super Hero franchise for the PlayStation®2, Xbox®, GameCube™,
Nintendo DS™ and Sony PSP™ gaming systems.
Through the license agreement, Mad Catz plans to launch a range of
"Fantastic Four" video game accessories to coincide with the Marvel
Studios and 20th Century Fox summer-event movie, "Fantastic Four," and
Activision's multi-platform "Fantastic Four" video game release.
Tim Rothwell, President of Marvel Enterprises' Worldwide Consumer
Products Media Group, stated, "We've entrusted these important Marvel
characters with Mad Catz, a recognized leader in the video game
accessories category, and are confident they will bring to the market
innovative and quality products that showcase our properties before a
"Marvel's classic characters appeal to millions of people
throughout the world and we are excited to be developing video game
accessories that appeal to fans of these Super Heroes," said Darren
Richardson, President and CEO of Mad Catz. "The 'Fantastic Four'
accessory line presents us with another great opportunity to offer
compelling products at strong price points and to drive incremental
sales outside of the traditional holiday selling season."
For more information on the Mad Catz line of licensed accessories,
or the rest of the Mad Catz product lineup, please visit www.madcatz.com.