Wednesday 12 June 2013

Mad Catz announces Android-powered M.O.J.O. game console

Another Android-powered game console is ready to enter the market. Mad Catz today announced its M.O.J.O. game console, set for Holiday 2013 release.  It will be competing with OUYA, Gamestick and Bluestacks’ GamePop consoles.

Not many details are available at this point, but as per a press release issued by the company, MadCatz M.O.J.O. will come with NVIDIA’s Tegra quad-core processor (not sure if Tegra 3 or 4), 16GB of internal storage, two USB ports, HDMI, and Wi-Fi.

“M.O.J.O. is basically a supercharged smart phone with no screen that plugs into your flat screen TV to bring the living room experience to mobile gaming. M.O.J.O. is designed to interact seamlessly with our GameSmart controllers, mice, keyboards and headsets, in fact, the entire eco-system of gaming peripherals,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive.

The console will support game downloads from Google Play, Amazon App store, and TegraZone.

On the controller front, M.O.J.O. is expected to include the Mad Catz C.T.R.L.R Wireless GamePad. C.T.R.L.R features Bluetooth Smart (4.0) technology. It with also come with a ‘Mouse-Mode’ which will allow gamers to enjoy gaming titles originally designed for a touch interface.

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