OnLive and Mad Catz Bring AAA Games to Big Screens with the M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android
New Enhanced OnLive Android App Delivers the Latest High-End Games on M.O.J.O.
Mountain View, California — June 4, 2014 — OnLive, the leader in cloud gaming, and Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/ TSX: MCZ), today announced completing joint development to optimize OnLive’s Android™ app for the Mad Catz® M.O.J.O.™ micro-console for Android.
Using the updated OnLive Android app (available to download free from the Google Play store), the Mad Catz M.O.J.O. micro-console for Android can stream PC games from OnLive’s high-end gaming optimized servers, enabling players on this small-but-powerful micro-console to have access to over 250 AAA games from OnLive’s PlayPack™ game service bundle, as well as to their own game libraries using OnLive’s new CloudLift™ service.
The OnLive Android app is fully customized for use with M.O.J.O. and the Mad Catz C.T.R.L.R™ Mobile Gamepad, both key products in the Mad Catz GameSmart™ range of mobile hardware. Bandwidth caps, previously fixed for use on mobile Android devices, are now user-defined and enable 720p60 resolution when connected to an HD TV or monitor.
“We designed M.O.J.O. to a high specification, as we conceived the platform to grow and evolve, encompassing new features and services over time” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz, “With the new generation of Cloud Gaming that OnLive heralds, gamers can now play AAA and PC Steam-purchased games in high-definition through their M.O.J.O. With our dedicated C.T.R.L.R, we can move the high-end gaming experience away from the desktop PC and into the living room.”
“One of our best features is that OnLive brings big games to small devices,” said Rick Sanchez, VP of Product and Marketing at OnLive. “We want to be everywhere the gamer wants to play their games, and M.O.J.O. from Mad Catz is a perfect fit in every respect. As amicro-console powered by Android, it’s powerful beyond its size, and now by installing the optimized OnLive Android app, users have access to the latest AAA games from publishers like Codemasters, Deep Silver, Devolver Digital, Gaijin Entertainment, Kalypso, Paradox, and Warner Bros.”
Details of the games available to play using CloudLift and the OnLive Game Service are available at games.onlive.com/cloudlift including a free 7-day trial of CloudLift for new users. The new OnLive Android app can be downloaded free from the Google Play store.
For additional information about the OnLive Game Service, visit games.onlive.com.
For additional information about M.O.J.O., please visit: www.madcatz.com/mojo/
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
OnLive is the originator of fast-twitch cloud gaming via the internet, innovating the delivery of real-time interactive experiences and rich media over any network. With ground-breaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to instantly deliver full-featured, media-rich applications anytime and anywhere, across a range of devices. The OnLive Game Service — with its CloudLift and PlayPack subscriptions — gives gamers the freedom and convenience to play their games on PCs, Macs, tablets, smartphones and HDTVs. OnLive Go brings the benefits of cloud gaming to MMOs, virtual worlds and other graphics-rich interactive applications. Having pioneered powerful cloud solutions for the most technologically challenging segment, fast-twitch AAA games, OnLive has hundreds of patents and that cover its innovations. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. More information is available at www.onlive.com and www.onlive.co.uk.
OnLive, the OnLive logo, PlayPack and CloudLift are trademarks or registered trademarks of OL2, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All rights reserved. Mad Catz, the Mad Catz logo, M.O.J.O., C.T.R.L.R and GameSmart are trademarks or registered trademarks of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc., its affiliates and/or subsidiary companies. Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Android and Google TV are trademarks of Google, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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