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Mad Catz Ships Out SharkBoard

by Steven Rodriguez - January 22, 2004, 4:44 pm EST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Press Release

Need a keyboard for your GameCube? Probably not, but here you go anyway.


Fully Functional USB Keyboard Compatible with PlayStation�GameCube(tm) and PC

San Diego, California, January 22, 2004 -- Mad Catz Interactive, Inc., the world's leading third party video game enhancement and accessories manufacturer, announced today the launch of the SharkBoard from GameShark. The much-anticipated release of the SharkBoard offers gamers a full-size, fully-functional USB keyboard designed to quickly and easily enter the latest codes, game titles and code descriptions for all the newest and hottest PlayStation�ames as well as keyboard support for all PlayStation�nd GameCube(tm) online games. Shipments of the GameShark SharkBoard start this week and will sell for a suggested retail price of $29.99 U.S.

A complete online gaming solution, the GameShark SharkBoard keyboard simply plugs into the PlayStation 2, GameCube or PC and brings gaming to a whole new level. For GameShark users, the GameShark SharkBoard dramatically speeds up the process of code entry allowing for a quick and seamless process. Players can update their current GameShark software with all the latest codes from the dedicated website www.gameshark.com.

The GameShark SharkBoard supports all of the hottest online games making online gaming more user friendly. Gamers can communicate instantly without the hassle of navigating through a standard controller.

"This marks another key step in Mad Catz' strategy to broaden the GameShark brand offering," stated Darren Richardson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mad Catz, Inc. "This market is driven by technology and GameShark continues to be on the forefront of consumer-friendly products. The SharkBoard is another example of our commitment to the consumer as it's the only keyboard available to support game consoles and the PC in one unit."

GameShark SharkBoard summary of features:

- The only full-size USB keyboard available compatible with PlayStation2, GameCube and PC

- Designed for use with GameShark Version 4.1 and higher

- Enter codes quickly and seamlessly

- Instant messaging capabilities

- Highest quality materials and design

- Computer-style keyboard with function keys and number pad

- True plug and play technology

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