Any hockey fans that own a Wii better start moving back the furniture now, as Game Trading Technologies (GTTI) and Global Entertainment Software are planning on bringing a new hockey game and hockey stick peripheral bundle to market. While details are scarce (other than the stick will be made of plastic and is suppossed to allow us to shoot and battle like a real stick), I am sure we will be hearing more about this product and peripheral as the year goes on. The man running GTTI (Todd Hays) was the driving force behind GameShark when it arrived on the market many years ago.
Game Trading Technologies, Inc. Teams with $3 Billion Global Entertainment Software Company to Produce and Distribute Hockey Stick Accessory for Nintendo Wii™
Released: 08/02/10 09:00 AM EDT
State-of-the-art hockey stick accessory allows Wii™ owners to shoot/battle like the pros!
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Game Trading Technologies, Inc. ("GTTI" or the "Company", OTC Bulletin Board: GMTD), a leading provider of comprehensive trading solutions for video game retailers, publishers, rental companies and consumers is pleased to announce that they have designed, developed and will be producing a revolutionary plastic hockey stick that will be bundled with a new multi-player hockey video game for the Nintendo Wii™ platform.
"Todd Hays, CEO of Game Trading Technologies stated: "We are very pleased with the working relationship we've established with one of the world's largest entertainment software companies. With world-wide distribution of this game accessory, Game Trading Technologies not only opens up additional revenue channels, but also significant new market opportunities for GTTI in the design, development and manufacturing of state-of-the-art accessories for video games."
Prior to starting Game Trading Technologies, Inc, Todd Hays was founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of InterAct Accessories, Inc. Founded in 1991 and later sold to Recoton Corporation, InterAct was a developer, manufacturer and distributor of peripherals for video game consoles and computers. InterAct was the leader in market share for nine years with a peak of 73% in 1999. Under Mr. Hays' leadership, the company generated over $1.4 billion in revenue during that time span, while developing GameShark®, one of the most recognizable brands in the industry.