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Mad Catz Confirms Attendance at 2008 Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany

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New flight sim kit and Rock Band extras in the line-up

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider today confirmed plans to attend the Games Convention taking place in Leipzig, Germany from August 21st through August 24th 2008. Mad Catz and its Saitek brand label will be exhibiting at stand B11 in Hall 4.

Exhibiting under its Saitek brand label, Mad Catz plans to unveil a selection of new and upcoming accessories including products officially licensed for use with Rock Band™ and Rock Band 2 software. In addition, Mad Catz will display upcoming Saitek-branded accessories that provide PC gamers with a range of sophisticated, state of the art gaming focused peripherals including new additions to Saitek’s Flight Simulation range of products and new ‘Cyborg’ accessories.

Set over four halls of the sprawling Leipziger Mess Exhibition Center, the Games Convention has fast established itself as an essential destination for gaming media and industry participants alike and widely heralded as the most successful and popular show of its like in Europe.

Stefan Wöger, Managing Director for Saitek Germany commented. “The annual Games Convention has become a key European event for any individual working within the gaming industry and a show that we are proud to support. Now that we are part of Mad Catz, this will be an important year for us as we seek to further expand our presence in the PC gaming sector with exciting new products in both our Cyborg and flight simulator ranges. We also look forward to introducing new products into our Eclipse and Expressions ranges as we seek to grow our presence in the PC input device sector. When combined with new console accessories from Mad Catz including high quality licensed products, we are confident that we shall see a lot of traffic at this year’s convention.”