While having a pleasant time at PDP’s accessory booth we noticed some new controllers that were being prepared to hit the market soon. Dubbed as “Rock Candy”, these new controllers offer a fun translucent color twist with an affordable price tag. Here’s the official press release followed by the image gallery:
SHERMAN OAKS, C.A., June 6, 2012 / — Performance Designed Product, LLC, the market-leading manufacturers of the hugely popular Afterglow brand of game controllers and communicators, today announced the introduction a new line of colorful Rock Candy controllers. The Rock Candy controller line features incredible colors, a sleek design, and a great price to help gamers stand out and take their experience to the next level – “The Right Flavor at the Right Price”.
The Xbox 360 Rock Candy controller is Microsoft Certified and tested for the highest quality performance with a familiar shape and ergonomics. The Playstation 3 controller features an updated ergonomic design to provide the Playstation 3 gamer with hours of comfortable gaming. The Rock Candy Wii Wireless Gesture controller is compatible with Wii ™ Motionplus ™. The Wii control stick is compatible with all Wii and WiiU remote controllers.
Rock Candy has been designed for with precision parts and construction for the highest quality gameplay performance on all consoles. Both X360 and PS3 Rock Candy controllers feature the highest quality potentiometers (analog sticks) available in the industry, ensuring performance commensurate with first party offerings. “People like products that appeal to them on an emotional level,” said Bill Otte, VP of Sales and Marketing, “ and Rock Candy delivers fun at an affordable price.”
Rock Candy controllers are available in candy themed tints of Blue, Green, Red, and Purple, with white joysticks and buttons. They will retail between $19.99 and $24.99 and will be available this Fall.
Rock Candy Controller
- Available for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Wii.
- Constructed with precision parts and construction for the highest quality gameplay performance.
- Xbox 360 controller Microsoft Certified and tested for performance.
- Sleek design and color choice give gamers the ability to express themselves with their choice in controller.
- Available in Red, Green, Blue, and Purple.
- Available: Fall 2012
For more information, please visit www.pdp.com.
About Performance Designed Products, LLC
Performance Designed Products LLC (“PDP”) (http://www.pdp.com) is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing peripherals for all major video game platforms, including Sony PS3, PSP and PlayStation Move, Nintendo Wii and DS, and Microsoft XBOX 360 and Kinect.
PDP, a Patriarch Partners LLC portfolio company, has been supplying video game accessories to the U.S. market for over a decade.
With over 150 employees, PDP has offices located around the world. Our corporate headquarters and primary distribution center are located in Los Angeles, CA. We also have a satellite office in San Diego, CA that focuses on research and development activities. In 2006, we established a Representative Office in China that specializes in factory production management, logistics, and quality assurance. In 2007, the company opened up a subsidiary in the United Kingdom and expanded its operations into Europe.
We manufacture and distribute products under a variety of brands including Nintendo, Xbox 360, Sony, Energizer, NERF, and Disney, as well as our own brand of Afterglow lighted controllers for PS3, XBOX 360 and Wii. We also operate under license agreements with many software developers such as Activision, Konami and Electronic Arts.
Our products can be found in almost every major retailer in the USA and Canada, including Wal-Mart, Best Buy, GameStop/EB Games, Target, Costco, and Toys ‘R’ Us. We are now widely available in European and United Kingdom retailers, including Game, Argos, and GameStop.