PDP announced their new fighting pad in time for Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 for the Xbox 360. Hurry now and get you orders in cause something tells me this babies are going to be sold out soon. Pre-order here
The Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad is a wired, six button controller that is specifically designed for AAA fighting games on the Xbox 360. Just as you would expect to find on an actual arcade game, micro switch activators have been used for the thumb stick and the front 6 buttons to give the user true arcade accuracy when playing fighting games with this controller. The thumb stick is custom designed and constructed to act like a real arcade joystick but with a more comfortable and compact feel of a thumb pad. The pad itself is an asymmetrical design, shaped to reflect the way fighting gamers naturally hold a controller and to make button access easy and comfortable. The 3 x 2 action button layout is ideal for all of the AAA fighting game titles out there, making the Versus Fighting Pad the ultimate choice for fighting games. The pad is coated with a special no-slip finish and sports an explosive piece of artwork from Marvel’s recent Siege comic book miniseries.
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Special Marvel-Themed Version of PDP’s Patented Versus Fighting Pad Available in February
LOS ANGELES, CA – February 7, 2011 – Performance Designed Products LLC (“PDP”), a worldwide leader in the videogame accessory market, today announced the limited edition Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad for the Xbox 360. This new game pad has been designed specifically to appeal to both fighting gamers and fans of Marvel comics, with high-quality parts, unique design and explosive artwork taken from the pages of one of Marvel’s biggest events of 2010: Siege. The Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad will be available at retail and on PDP.com for a suggested retail price of $39.99 beginning February 14, 2011.
“In the last few years, fighting games have re-emerged as an incredibly popular genre in the console gaming world, with a dedicated, serious audience that demands high-quality tools,” said Tom Roberts, chief technical officer, Performance Designed Products. “We have designed the Versus Fighting Pad to be the ultimate game pad for fighting-game players while reflecting the super heroics of Marvel in this special-edition controller.”
PDP has joined with Marvel to create the Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad, a patented, wired six-button controller specifically designed for AAA fighting games on the Xbox 360. As players would expect from an actual arcade machine, high quality micro-switch activators have been used for the thumb stick, which has been custom designed and constructed to feel like an arcade joystick but with the more comfortable and compact feel of a thumb pad.
The Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad buttons have been placed in the expected six-button configuration on the face of the pad to give the user true arcade feel and accuracy when playing fighting games. The thumb stick has a rubberized, over-tooled cap while the pad itself has a satin grip finish, which means that the controller moves exactly as players demand without slipping out of their hands.
Players can order the Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad from http://www.pdp.com
Performance Designed Products LLC, a Lynn Tilton company, is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing products for all major video game platforms including the Sony PS2, PS3, PSP, Nintendo DS and Wii, and Microsoft Xbox 360, as well as a line of accessories for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The company has been supplying video game accessories to the U.S. market for more than a decade. PDP sells products under a variety of brands, with sales in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and throughout Europe and Australia & New Zealand. PDP and Versus are trademarks of Performance Designed Products LLC. © 2011 Performance Designed Products LLC. For more information on PDP and its products, visit www.pdp.com <http://www.pdp.com> .
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