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Mad Catz Interactive has created a modular video game controller for professional gamers under the MLG Pro Circuit brand name. The cool thing about it is that you can mix and match different modules for the controller to match your own playing taste.
The new product shows it’s still possible to come up with a clever design for controllers in a five-year-old market, and it makes sense to cater to the tastes of the most hardcore fans in the video game industry.
The controller has different modules that you can snap into it, allowing you to change the configuration of the D Pad or thumb sticks to suit your style. You can make the controller resemble the PlayStation 3 controller’s set-up or the Xbox 360’s. The product uses the officially licensed Major League Gaming name to attract professional gamers.
The company showed off the new controller this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It began selling the controller for the Xbox 360 or the PlayStation 3 on Amazon.com and its own web site for $99.99. That’s definitely pricey, but professional game players are pretty picky. The controller allows you to speed up the turning control for the relatively slow Xbox 360. There is a weight system that allows you to adjust the weight of the controller. It’s a sturdy controller. You can throw it against a wall when you lose a game, and it won’t break.
Check out the video below.