Mad Catz Making Licensed Bionic Commando, RE5 and SFIV Accessories

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Third-party video game accessory manufacturer Mad Catz has inked a licensing agreement with Capcom to produce branded controllers and peripherals for top upcoming titles Bionic Commando, Resident Evil 5 and Street Fighter IV. No specifics on the types of controllers and accessories that are in the works have been announced as of yet, nor has a release timetable been set, but as part of the deal Mad Catz owns the rights to release its Capcom-branded products in North America and Europe “for all current videogame platforms, including the PC.”

“We are excited to partner with Capcom to create branded controllers and accessories based on three of the videogame industry’s most popular and enduring franchises,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “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 videogame accessories.”

“This is a real collaboration between Mad Catz and Capcom,” said Germaine Gioia, senior vice president, licensing, 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 maximize the overall experience that comes from playing Capcom games.”

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