First OUYA Everywhere Partner Goes Live, Bringing Hundreds of OUYA Games to M.O.J.O. Owners
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. & SANTA MONICA, CALIF. – July 1, 2014 – OUYA and Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX: MCZ) announced today that the OUYA storefront and hundreds of games are now available on the Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android. M.O.J.O. owners can now access OUYA’s impressive library, from quirky independent titles like Duck Game and Amazing Frog to established games such as Final Fantasy III and Sonic the Hedgehog.
Announced in March as the first device to feature OUYA, which aims to bring OUYA content to a wide variety of TV-based devices, M.O.J.O. is a $199 Android-based Micro-Console and media player, featuring high-performance hardware and an open software platform that supports a wide variety of gaming and media content. Part of Mad Catz’ GameSmart™ eco-system of mobile products, M.O.J.O. is compatible with a wide variety of accessories, providing a near endless array of entertainment and productivity uses.
“With OUYA Everywhere, our goal is to get OUYA’s games, from some of the newest and best development teams in the space, into the hands of as many gamers as possible, regardless if they use an OUYA or another television based device,” said Julie Uhrman, CEO and founder of OUYA. “Fans of the M.O.J.O. can now access hundreds of OUYA games, which not only extends our platform, but helps developers continue to grow their audience and community.”
“Opening up OUYA’s great software library to M.O.J.O. customers represents a significant step forward in the evolution of open-platform gaming.” said Darren Richardson, President and CEO of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “Mobile-developed games are fast starting to match the complexity and fidelity of traditional consoles and M.O.J.O. is a powerful platform with which to realise their full potential.”
For additional information and to order your own M.O.J.O. Micro-Console, please visit: www.madcatz.com/mojo/.
For more information on OUYA, please visit: www.ouya.tv.
About Mad Catz
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed under its Mad Catz® (gaming), Tritton® (audio), and Saitek® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz products cater to passionate gamers across multiple platforms including in-home gaming consoles, handheld gaming consoles, Windows® PC and Mac® computers, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. Mad Catz distributes its products through its online store as well as distribution via many leading retailers around the globe. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Mad Catz maintains offices in Europe and Asia. For additional information about Mad Catz and its products, please visit the Company’s website at www.madcatz.com.
OUYA is a new kind of game platform that enables any creator to publish a game for the TV. Launched with the OUYA game console in 2013, OUYA has hundreds of games from established AAA developers to emerging game artists. The OUYA also has plenty of entertainment content in 1080p HD quality. OUYA, built on an accessible and open platform, was envisioned by founder and CEO Julie Uhrman. The OUYA console was beautifully designed by award-winning designer Yves Behar.