E3 2011: Mad Catz announces Hell Catz

by: Jeremy -
Mad Catz has unveiled a new game entitled War Wings: Hell Catz and will be showing it off in Los Angeles at this week’s E3 expo. The new title, developed by Trickstar Games is expected to launch in 2012.

The first images for the game including screenshots and logos are available below. You can read the full press release for the announcement on the next page.


Mad Catz® to Unveil War Wings: Hell Catz™ at E3

New Game the First of a Planned Series of Aviation Combat Titles

San Diego – June 02, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today that it will unveil a new game titled War Wings: Hell Catz at the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, California. War Wings: Hell Catz is being developed by Trickstar Games and published by Mad Catz and is expected to launch in 2012. War Wings: Hell Catz is planned to be the first installment in a series of War Wings™ games that will explore critical eras in aviation combat.

“The War Wings series of games, alongside the ThunderHawk Studios™ MMO game development initiative, should further leverage the market share leadership and global distribution enjoyed by our flight simulation hardware products,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “The launch of War Wings: Hell Catz will mark an important milestone as we pursue our longer term goal of expanding our participation in developing, publishing and distributing games.”

This game is not yet rated.

Additional information is available at www.madcatz.com/hellcatz

About Mad Catz

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed primarily under its Mad Catz® (casual gaming), Cyborg™ (pro gaming), Tritton® (gaming audio), Saitek® (simulation), and Eclipse™ (home and office) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; operates flight simulation centers under its Saitek brand; operates a videogame content website under its GameShark® brand; publishes games under its Mad Catz brand; and distributes games and videogame products for third parties. Mad Catz distributes its products through most leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information please go to www.madcatz.com.

About TrickStar Games

Trickstar Games is one of Australia’s most experienced games development studios. Founded in 2009 in Melbourne, Australia, Trickstar Games is a core assembly of some of the best development talent in the country. The Trickstar team’s long history of working together, developing and delivering successful flight & sports titles has ensured a strong bond within the studio. The team has established a solid production pipeline and have made quality the foundation of the studio. For additional information please go to www.trickstargames.com.

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Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.

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