Today is the day fight fans! Evo 2011 kicks off today and to start it off Mad Catz announces its sponsorship for Evo 2011. They will have 9 fighters competing and representing Mad Catz in the tournament, as well as a booth where fans can meet the team and get a look at new products. We all know if you follow the fighting game scene one of the team members is the defending Evo champion Daigo “The Beast” Umehara, as well as the defending woman’s champ Marie-Laure “Kayane” Norind and seven other fighting game legends. Check the full press release below and visit the links to the Mad Catz store to get a look at their products including the new fight stick carrying bags.
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Additional information is available at: http://www.teammadcatz.com
[spoiler]San Diego – July 29, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”)
(AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today its sponsorship of EVO 2011 and plans
for nine fighters from Team Mad Catz to compete. Mad Catz will have a
booth where attendees can meet Team Mad Catz, get hands-on with new Mad
Catz accessories including the new FightStick carry-cases, and win Team
Mad Catz gear.
“We are very excited about having all of Team Mad Catz fighting game
players competing in one tournament.” said Darren Richardson, the
President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
“Our Tournament FightStick is just one example of our commitment to
continually develop new and innovative products for passionate
Team Mad Catz includes legendary gamer Daigo ‘The Beast’ Umehara, new
teammates Mago ‘The 2D God’, Hajime ‘Tokido’ Taniguchi, Ryan ‘Prodigal
Son’ Hart, ‘Marie-Laure ‘Kayane’ Norind, and Team Dominion Method Gaming
all using their weapon of choice, the Mad Catz Tournament Edition