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The Ant Commandos Announce New Guitar Controllers And Accessories

TAC's Upcoming Wireless Products Include the First 4-in-1 Double Range
> and Widow Maker Bass Guitars, Breakfree Microphone, Universal PS2 to
> PS3 Adapter and More
> April 14, 2008 - Ontario, CA- The Ant Commandos (TAC), a leading
> provider of innovative wireless video game music peripherals and
> accessories, announced today its upcoming lineup of products hitting
> retail this spring. The new lineup includes the first-ever guitar
> controllers to offer 4-in-1 compatibility, with all of its new
> guitars being 100% compatible with all Guitar Hero and Rock Band games
> for PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3.
> The new lineup includes the Double Range Guitar in flame red, electric
> blue and jet black, the Widow Maker Wireless Bass Guitar, Breakfree
> Wireless Microphone Dual Pack, BreakFree Wireless Microphone Single
> Pack (for Rock Band) and a Universal PS2 to PS3 adapter for guitar and
> game controllers. TAC will also introduce illuminated drumsticks and
> a new Universal Guitar Controller Bag to help gamers tote their guitar
> controllers wherever they want to rock out.
> "The music genre in the video game industry has grown so much in recent
> years, we have seen the demand for products that deliver high-quality,
> high value musical experiences also grow," said Raymond Yow,
> Director of Marketing at TAC. "All of our Guitar controllers are
> designed to provide 100% 4-in-1 compatibility, even down to the most
> minute features, with Guitar Hero 1, 2 and 3 and Rock Band for both
> the PS2 and PS3 platforms."
> After successfully offering the first wireless and then the first 10
> button design guitars for the Guitar Hero games, TAC is at it again by
> introducing the first 4-in-1 guitar that is 100% compatible with all
> Guitar Hero and Rock Band products on the PlayStation 2 and
> PlayStation 3.
> TAC's new line of guitar controllers and accessories help make the most
> of any player's musical gameplay experience:
> The Double Range Guitar
> The first 4-in1 compatible guitar, the Double Range is 100 % compatible
> with all Guitar Hero and Rock Band products for the PS2 and PS3. The
> guitar will retail for $49.99 in late April and will be available in
> flame red, electric blue and jet black. The Double Range Guitar
> controller allows players to act out their rock star fantasies with
> its 2.4GHz wireless technology which doesn't require a direct line of
> infrared sight to the console. Providing gamers the freedom to thrash
> around up to 30 feet away from the console, players will also
> appreciate the second set of FeatherTouch fret buttons on its patent
> pending Xtended Fret Button Array which enables players to jam like
> their musical idols by jumping to the lower set of fret buttons for
> world-class solos, and then using the higher set for rhythm parts. The
> Double Range's lower 5 buttons are 100% compatible with Rock Band's
> Solo Guitar play and it offers a 5-way switch to support the sound
> effect feature in Rock Band. In addition, players will love the
> FreedomClip, a special belt clip that allows for strap-free play.
> The Widow Maker Wireless Bass Guitar
> The first bass guitar that is 100% compatible with both Guitar Hero and
> Rock Band, the Widow Maker will retail for $59.99. Compatible with all
> versions of Guitar Hero and Rock Band for the PlayStation 2 and
> PlayStation 3, the Widow Maker is the most advanced controller on the
> market, featuring AutoSense wireless technology using 2.4GHz
> connectivity and offering a larger and longer body design that mimics
> a real Bass guitar. The Widow Maker features the new BigBoy Strum
> Bar which makes for a wider and tighter strumming zone, and players
> can be ready for fast action with the FeatherTouch Fret Buttons which
> are undercoated with new rubber cushions, designed to activate at the
> slightest touch. For special features that every guitar fan will
> love, the Widow Maker features a special button cluster that has a
> recessed pause button so players do not accidentally pause during a
> jam session. With its
> 4-in-1 compatibility, players can be assured that their investment is a
> good one, even if they upgrade to another system-because their guitar
> will work with all PS2 and PS3 versions of the games.
> The Breakfree Wireless Microphone Dual Pack
> The Breakfree Wireless Microphone Dual Pack will carry a retail price
> of $49.99, comes in two colorful designs - flame red or electric blue,
> and the package includes two wireless microphones, two wireless
> microphone antennas and one wireless microphone receiver unit. The
> microphones are compatible with SingStar, Boogie, High School Musical
> and Karaoke machines. Featuring an AutoSeek 'n' Set RF wireless
> antenna, gamers can perform like a star up to 45 feet away from the
> base station without worrying about getting caught in wires and cords.
> No one will know you're not a professional singer, with the 100 to
> 10,000 Hz frequency response which delivers a wide spectrum of rich
> sound. The Breakfree Wireless Microphone conserves energy by turning
> off if it doesn't receive a signal for more than 10 minutes, and it
> offers up to 100 hours of extended play on one battery pack.
> PlayStation2 to PlayStation3 Adapter
> The new PlayStation 2 to PlayStation 3 adapter enables all PlayStation
> 2 controllers and Guitar Hero and Rock Band Guitars to be utilized on
> the PlayStation 3 so players do not have to throw away all of the
> valuable hardware and software they have invested in. Unlike previous
> adapters from other companies, this adapter is compatible with most of
> the popular guitar controllers on the market and is engineered to
> function perfectly with all the features of the Guitar Hero and Rock
> Band games.
For more information about TAC or the products it sells please visit
> www.theantcommandos.com.

About The Ant Commandos
> The Ant Commandos (TAC) is a leading designer, manufacturer, and
> distributor of innovative peripherals and accessories for the
> interactive entertainment industry. Named the third fastest-growing
> accessories companies of 2007 by NPD, TAC's imaginative designs follow
> the fundamental principles of simplicity, interactivity, and mobility
> for game enthusiasts worldwide. TAC was the first peripheral company
> to ship its wireless guitar and 10-Button Double Range Guitar for
> Guitar Hero, the first to distribute the Bass Guitar for Guitar Hero
> and Rock Band, and it led efforts to design and manufacture the first
> wireless microphone for the SingStar, Rock Band, Boogie and High
> School Musical games. TAC is based in Ontario, California. More
> information can be found about the company and its products at
> www.theantcommandos.com.

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