US: Mad Catz strikes accessories deal with Capcom

Firm to produce branded controllers and accessories based on several big video game franchises.
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Third party entertainment accessory provider, Mad Catz is teaming up with video games firm Capcom to produce branded controllers and accessories based on its Street Fighter IV, Bionic Commando and Resident Evil properties.

The deal means that Mad Catz now has North American and European rights to a range of accessories for all current platforms including PC.

"This is a real collaboration between Mad Catz and Capcom," said Germaine Gioia, senior VP of licensing at Capcom. "We are developing a broad variety of game peripherals for a wide game-playing audience - from the casual to the most loyal, core fan. These innovative peripherals will maximise the overall experience that comes from playing Capcom games."

Darren Richardson, president and CEO of Mad Catz, added: "We look forward to offering unique and exciting accessories to fans of these games, as we continue to grow and diversify what we believe to be the industry's leading portfolio of branded video game accessories."

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