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Logitech picks up simulation brand Saitek from Mad Catz

Simulation game controller brand Saitek has been with Mad Catz since 2007, but as of this week, it has found a new and arguably much better home: Logitech. The company just paid $13 million for Saitek, which, given the lucrative resurgence ...   read

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Mad Catz

Rock Band 4 basically capsized Mad Catz

Mad Catz is in dire straits. Citing "Rock Band 4-related challenges," the company has suffered a $11.6 million loss in their fiscal year, which is down from a $4.7 million profit from their last fiscal year. Staggeringly, Mad Catz will have...   read

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Mad Catz

Mad Catz pulls out of TGS Capcom Pro Tour

It hasn't been a great year for Mad Catz. In addition to cutting 37% of its staff and dropping some sponsored players and high-profile team members like MarkMan, it is also not hosting the Capcom Pro Tour at TGS later in September. The tour...   read

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Rock Band

Harmonix drops Mad Catz as Rock Band 4's co-publisher

Last spring, little more than one year ago today, it was announced that Rock Band 4 was happening and that Mad Catz would co-publish the game alongside Harmonix. Mad Catz would be responsible for manufacturing the hardware, Harmonix wo...   read

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Mad Catz

Mad Catz to lay off over a third of staff

Over a third of Mad Catz staff will be let go by the end of April 2017. Following missed financial targets, the hardware company is expected to save $5 million by cutting 37% of staff. Despite having its second-highest quarter to date (a 11...   read

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Mad Catz

Three Mad Catz executives resign prior to tomorrow's earnings report

Mad Catz is going through a tumultuous shake-up at a time that isn't likely to inspire confidence from investors. On February 9 (tomorrow), Mad Catz will publish its third-quarter 2016 fiscal results. In the lead-up to that, three executive...   read

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Put a pin in Chun's kne

Chun-Li graces Mad Catz' first Street Fighter V stick

Mad Catz' first Street Fighter V fight stick is up for pre-order. The Tournament Edition 2 FightStick works with PS4 and PS3, has "Sanwa joystick and buttons, the very same parts found in Japanese arcade cabinets," and will run you $230. Fo...   read

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Rock Bugs 4

Are you having issues with Rock Band 4? You're not alone

[Update: A Harmonix spokesperson reach out to us to issue the following statement:  “The Rock Band experience is as important to Harmonix as it is to our players. We are passionate about Rock Band, and we'll support it with bug f...   read

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Rock Band 4

Tough decisions lie ahead in Rock Band 4's career

Pretend for a minute that you're in a band that has achieved some degree of notoriety. Sounds great, right? Maybe not. There are a lot of decisions that need to be made, and sometimes the people influencing you don't have your best interest...   read

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Rock Band 4

The Rock Band 4 disc will cost $20 extra on Xbox One

Those who plan to play Rock Band 4 on Xbox One with their instruments from Xbox 360 will have to pay a bit for the privilege. As it turns out, the standalone Rock Band 4 disc will cost $80 instead of $60. That price hike is thanks...   read


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Rock Band 4
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Rock Band 4's latest big addition is Van Halen

Not recognizing a majority of music in games has been a running theme this year. Guitar Hero Live largely falls victim to this. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 definitely does. Fortunately, Rock Band 4 does not. Harmonix has reveal...   read

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Rock Band 4

Rock Band 4 pre-orders are up, and the bundle will cost a pretty penny

Harmonix's Rock Band was a significant investment last generation. The barrier to entry for a proper full band experience meant buying a drum set, two guitars (if you didn't have any from Guitar Hero) a microphone, and the game itself....   read

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Rock Band preview
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Rock Band 4 is doing a new fun thing you wouldn't expect

Everywhere I looked, my peers seemed to be having fun. Mere minutes before, everyone couldn't stop talking about how cold that Santa Monica rooftop was. It was the opposite of fun. Now, that had melted away, a distant memory that really was...   read

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Rock Band 4 details

Rock Band 4 wants players to 'color outside the lines'

IGN has the hot scoop on Rock Band 4 these days, having taken a trip to the Harmonix office to cover the upcoming music game. While it has exclusive gameplay footage going up later this week, the site posted some details yesterday that may ...   read

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Mad Catz

The next round of Mad Catz FightPads are coming with Street Fighter V

While arcade sticks are generally the preferred way to go for a lot of fighting game fans, there are a lot of people out there who like to play on pads. Mad Catz has done well by those enthusiasts for some time now, with its FightPad line t...   read

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Rock Band 4

Tell Harmonix to put the entirety of '...Like Clockwork' in Rock Band 4

Looking forward to Rock Band 4 just as much as I am? You're probably wondering how the upcoming roster is going to look. Me too. In fact, I'm pretty concerned. I dropped a pretty penny on hundreds of songs, with 70% of them impulse buys bec...   read

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Rock Band 4
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Rock Band 4 is coming, and it's bringing the party back

Five years after the latest installment in the seminal music/rhythm franchise, Harmonix is going on a proverbial reunion tour. Rock Band 4 is in development for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and it's currently scheduled for a 2015 releas...   read

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Mad Catz

Mad Catz' new controller looks like a Michael Bay Decepticon

I can't look away from Mad Catz' new controller for Android devices and PC. I just can't. The L.Y.N.X. 9 is meant to "offer a premium [see: $299.99; yes, really] gaming experience in almost any situation," though it's primarily geared towar...   read

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Farming Sim controller

So, Mad Catz is making a controller for Farming Simulator

Peripheral maker Mad Catz and Farming Simulator developer Giants Software are working on a range of Saitek-branded hardware for the PC simulation game we can't seem to stop talking about. The controller, which is planned for release this ho...   read

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Mad Catz

Mad Catz reveals three new Xbox One headsets

Mad Catz has announced three new headsets as part of the Tritton audio brand, and all of them are Xbox One joints. First off is the Tritton Kunai headset, which is designed for comfort as a middle of the line option. Next up is the Kama, wh...   read


Mad Catz new Ultra Street Fighter IV stick has a PS3/PS4 toggle

Ultra Street Fighter IV is now out, which means a brand new fight stick was also released by Mad Catz. Well in Japan at least. Interestingly, the PlayStation 3 version has a PlayStation 4 toggle, so you can use the stick on Sony's latest sy...   read

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Mad Catz officially announces partnership with Ouya

Remember when we told you that you soon wouldn't need an Ouya to play Ouya games? Well it appears as if the first stop is Mad Catz, since they have just announced a partnership that allows Ouya titles to appear on their more powerful M...   read


Mad Catz' Killer Instinct TE 2 fightstick is $200

The Mad Catz Killer Instinct TE 2 fightstick pre-orders are now open. It's going to run you $199.99, and will be available on the Xbox One's launch day, November 22, 2013.  The fight stick features Japanese-style Sanwa joystick and but...   read


Mad Catz's Mojo Android console launches Dec 10, for $249

Mojo, Mad Catz's little Android console for your living room, is set to hit shelves on December 10. They announced today that it will be priced at a yikes-faced $249.99 in USA, and for 249.99 Euro in Europe.  Mad Catz announced the spe...   read

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Review: Damage Inc.: Pacific Squadron WWII

In theory, flight simulation games offer fans of the genre accurate flight controls with a diverse array of those amazing aircrafts they love so much, with powerful dogfights and skill helping push along a narrative worthy of their time. Da...   read

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