Mad Catz announces some Move specific peripherals

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Those attending PAX can take a look at some new items coming out from Mad Catz for the PlayStation Move. Really, there are two items here that are of note though. The Charging Station for PlayStation Move lets you charge up to four Move peripherals. You can also charge two controllers as well instead if you don't need the give the Move some juice.

For those that are going to be playing some gun games, the 3D Shot for PlayStation Move houses the controller and has a spring loaded trigger. If you've seen some of the commercials, it does make playing gun style games seem a lot more fun then trying to hold the Move controller towards the screen,

The other two items, a Gripz Pack and a USB Extension Cable, will also be available, but I feel the the other two mention are the notable ones.
Mad Catz® Announces New Range of Accessories Compatible with Sony® PlayStation® Move™ System

New Range Set to Protect, Charge

And Enhance PlayStation Move Gaming

San Diego, September 03. 2010

Mad Catz® Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz” or “the Company”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, today announced a new range of accessories compatible with the Sony PlayStation Move system, being launched under the Company’s Mad Catz casual gaming brand. The accessories are expected to ship world-wide alongside or shortly after the official launch of the Sony PlayStation Move system, expected September 2010.

Products expected to launch as part of the range are as follows:

· Mad Catz Charging Station for PlayStation Move

Keep the gaming juices flowing with the Mad Catz Charging Station for the PlayStation Move. Simply drop up to 4 PlayStation Move motion or navigator controllers into the charging slots to store, protect and charge your controllers. The Charging Station can also charge up to 2 SIXAXIS™ or DualShock™3 controllers.

MSRP: $29.99

· Mad Catz 3D Shot™ for PlayStation Move

Ideal for use with shooting games such as Time Crisis™: Razing Storm™, or The Shoot™, the 3D Shot is the latest in motion sensing weaponry. Securely housing the PlayStation Move controller internally, the 3D shot features a realistic spring-loaded trigger which activates the motion controller’s trigger when squeezed, enhancing game play and putting the gamer in the midst of the action. The ergonomically balanced design with weighted feel delivers a comfortable and realistic gaming experience at all times.

MSRP: $19.99

· Mad Catz Gripz Pak™ for PlayStation Move

Snugly fitting over your official PlayStation Move motion and navigator controllers, the Mad Catz’ Gripz Pak provides durable protection against daily wear while improving grip and comfort. Constructed from high-quality, lightweight silicone, the Gripz are custom designed for a perfect fit. Complete with protective wrist strap, the Gripz are expected be available in an assortment of vibrant colors.

MSRP: $9.99

· Mad Catz Active USB Extension Cable for PlayStation Move

Easily increase the reach of the PlayStation Eye™ camera accessory with the Mad Catz Active USB Extension Cable. Ideal for gaming setups employing wall-mounted TVs or projectors in need of up to 15 feet of extra cable length. The Mad Catz Active USB Extension Cable ensures optimal performance by actively boosting and repeating the signal. Boasting durable, heavy-duty wiring for longevity, the simple plug-and-play installation facilitates trouble free gaming whatever the gaming environment

MSRP: $19.99

Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz commented, “The PlayStation Move represents the next chapter in motion gaming and Mad Catz are delighted to support the launch of the system with a new range of accessories to meet their needs.”
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