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ATLANTA, November 09, 2018Scuf Gaming, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, is teaming up with the Movember Foundation to use its profile and wide reaching affiliate network to raise awareness for the issues that affect men’s mental health. During November, Scuf Gaming will also donate 10 percent of its website sales to the Movember Foundation when customers use the code “MOVEMBER” at purchase.

Scuf Gaming will put limited-edition, Movember-themed SCUF Impacts in the hands of partners and influencers to help create visibility and awareness for this cause. The specially designed Movember controllers feature the classic moustache silhouettes that have become synonymous with the Movember Foundation and men’s health awareness. Under the tagline “Share Your Frame of Mind” and via the hashtags “#MOVEMBER” and “#SCUFMO”, influencers and pro-gamers, including Ali-A, CouRage, and OpTic Gaming CEO Hector Rodriguez, will join the fight to bring awareness to these issues, showcasing the Movember-themed SCUF controllers and sharing the Movember Foundation’s message.

“Young adults and adolescents make up a large portion of the gaming community, and unfortunately, mental health issues among people in these age groups is rising and tends to go unrecognized,” said Duncan Ironmonger, CEO and co-founder of Scuf Gaming. “As leaders in the gaming community, we are in a fortunate position to help raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with mental health concerns. We encourage all of our followers to support this campaign and those in need.”

The Movember Foundation is the leading global charity dedicated to changing the face of men’s health. Its annual campaign encourages men to grow moustaches in the month of November, and year-round they encourage the discussion of men’s health issues including, mental health, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide prevention.

“Scuf has a global active community that can help bring light to these important issues,” said JC, Co-founder of Movember. “We are devoted to going to where our audience is, making sure men live happier, healthier, and longer lives. We’re excited to work with Scuf to create more awareness for this cause in a hugely passionate and powerful community.”

To learn more on Movember, visit www.movember.com, and get involved on social media via the hashtags “#MOVEMBER” and “#SCUFMO”.

About Scuf Gaming

Scuf Gaming®, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, provides superior accessories and customized gaming controllers for console and PC that are used by top professional gamers as well as casual gamers. Built to specification, SCUF controllers offer a number of functional and design features custom built to increase hand use and improve gameplay. SCUF controller features are covered by 45 granted patents, and another 57 pending, focusing on four key areas of a controller: the back control functions and handles, the trigger control mechanisms, the thumbstick control area and the side-mounted configurable Sax™ button placements.

For additional information about Scuf Gaming, please visit scufgaming.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, or Snapchat.
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LONDON, November 8, 2018Scuf Gaming, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, is partnering with acclaimed musician deadmau5 for his latest pop-up experience, lots of stuff in a store, in London’s Soho district from November 11 - 17. At the pop-up event, deadmau5 fans and gamers will have the opportunity to purchase one of the 100 limited-edition SCUF deadmau5 controllers.

The new deadmau5 SCUF controller, exclusive to this event, features the signature “mau5head” logo and a unique color scheme. In addition, Scuf Gaming and deadmau5 will offer the opportunity to play deadmau5’s favorite game, PUBG, and other titles at in-store gaming stations.

“We’ve witnessed an incredible convergence between music, entertainment, and gaming, and our collaboration with deadmau5 is just one more example of that,” said Duncan Ironmonger, CEO and Co-founder of Scuf Gaming. “In addition to being a world-renowned musician, deadmau5 is a lifelong gamer, and we couldn’t be happier to partner with him. It’s so great to co-create a limited edition controller with his signature ‘mau5head’ logo and bring it to his fans and ours. ”

The exclusive deadmau5 SCUF controller will be available for purchase, as supplies last (£212 GBP), at the pop-up event, located on 19-23 Broadwick St. Soho, London.

About Scuf Gaming

Scuf Gaming®, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, provides superior accessories and customized gaming controllers for console and PC that are used by top professional gamers as well as casual gamers. Built to specification, SCUF controllers offer a number of functional and design features custom built to increase hand use and improve gameplay. SCUF controller features are covered by 45 granted patents, and another 57 pending, focusing on four key areas of a controller: the back control functions and handles, the trigger control mechanisms, the thumbstick control area and the side-mounted configurable Sax™ button placements.

For additional information about Scuf Gaming, please visit scufgaming.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, or Snapchat.
Over 100 Granted & Pending Patents Create a Stronghold in Gaming Controller Innovation

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Scuf Gaming Increases Global Intellectual Property Footprint

ATLANTA, November 5, 2018 — Scuf Gamin, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, through its patent subsidiary Ironburg Inventions, has expanded its global patent portfolio, bringing the company’s total number of patents to 45, with an additional 5 pending patent applications approved and ready to issue, and 52 additional pending applications.

“We’ve known our controller features would become essential for competitive players since creating the market category for performance controllers in 2011,” said Duncan Ironmonger, CEO and Co-Founder of Scuf Gaming®. “Since then, we have invested heavily in our IP portfolio, while educating and supporting the professional gaming community when few people knew esports existed. These patented innovations have benefitted hundreds of thousands of gamers, not just professionals, because our controllers enable them to use more of their hands during gameplay and reduce hand-strain through improved ergonomics.”

The SCUF Vantage™, the company’s most recent and advanced PS4™ controller, relies on existing Scuf Gaming® intellectual property, such as remappable back control functions, interchangeable thumbsticks and trigger control mechanisms. It also features innovations never before seen in a controller, such as the Sax™ buttons (removable side action buttons), which permit mid-finger activation of game functions and removable vibration modules to quickly select vibration and weight preferences. The SCUF Vantage™ has almost 40 granted or pending patents covering its unique features, and that number continues to grow.

Scuf Gaming® continues to obtain intellectual property protection for the features that increase user hand use and enhance performance through the customization of thumbsticks, triggers, and buttons as well as the look and feel of its controllers.

For example, four of the most recently granted patents extend geographic and functional coverage, to include:

  1. S. Patent 9,878,238: Directed to paddle technology used in the SCUF Vantage™ controller.

  2. European Patent 32427: Directed to rapid change thumbsticks.

  3. Canadian Patent 2913093: Directed to paddle technology used in the SCUF Vantage™ controller.

  4. European Patent 3102301: Directed to magnetic remapping technology.


“Intellectual property sits at the heart of our company and protects our ability to innovate, test, and perfect our products,” continued Ironmonger. “Our most advanced controller, the Vantage, is built off our experiences with previous generations of SCUF controllers and our drive to create feature-rich, professional-level input devices that ultimately close the gap between controller and keyboard and mouse. In fact, top gamers, like Nickmercs, regularly best keyboard and mouse players during cross-platform Fortnite competitions thanks to SCUF controllers.”

In 2015, Scuf Gaming licensed their IP to Microsoft to create the Xbox Elite controller. Scuf Gaming continues to invest many millions of dollars into R&D and their patent portfolio, and actively defends their intellectual property to protect their assets and many employees worldwide.

To learn more about Scuf Gaming’s® intellectual property, please visit scufgaming.com/patents.

About Scuf Gaming

Scuf Gaming®, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, provides superior accessories and customized gaming controllers for console and PC that are used by top professional gamers as well as casual gamers. Built to specification, SCUF controllers offer a number of functional and design features custom built to increase hand use and improve gameplay. SCUF controller features are covered by 45 granted patents, and another 57 pending, focusing on four key areas of a controller: the back control functions and handles, the trigger control mechanisms, the thumbstick control area and the side-mounted configurable Sax™ button placements.

For additional information about Scuf Gaming, please follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, or Snapchat.
Avanged Vantage PS4 Controller

ATLANTA, November 02, 2018 — Scuf Gaming, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers continues its partnership with American rock band Avenged Sevenfold and releases the SCUF Vantage Avenged. The controller features iconic designs from the band’s globally recognized artwork, and continues Scuf’s multi-year collaboration with the acclaimed musicians and gamers. Music from the Grammy-nominated heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold —whose first SCUF controller design debuted in 2013— has had their music featured in each of the four installments of Call of Duty: Black Ops, all of which has been collected in the EP “Black Reign”, available now. Lead vocalist M. Shadows is an avid Call of Duty® player and has been using SCUF controllers since early 2012.

Shadows says, “We are super excited to share a new Avenged design for SCUF controllers and continue our partnership with SCUF. With our new song “Mad Hatter” featured in this year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, we are thrilled to now give our fans the edge in-game with the great features of the SCUF Vantage Avenged for PS4.”

“This new controller embodies the increasing interplay between the gaming and entertainment worlds in an authentic way,” said Duncan Ironmonger, CEO and Co-Founder of Scuf Gaming. “We’re delighted to extend our close partnership with M. Shadows and Avenged Sevenfold. The response from their community through the years has been amazing and we are excited to offer their fans a new design that represents the brand so well.”

The SCUF Vantage Avenged Sevenfold design mirrors the slick style that frequents Avenged Sevenfold’s album covers and merchandise. It features a black background and glossy silver imagery which compliments the silver triggers, D-Pad, and Sax buttons.

Each SCUF Vantage Avenged Sevenfold controller comes equipped with a suite of configurable components, including the paddle control system, unique side-mounted Sax buttons, advanced audio touch bar controls, a quick-access remapping switch, customizable thumbsticks, hair trigger, trigger stops and extenders, choice of D-pads, and an interchangeable magnetic faceplate, all designed to increase hand use and deliver a significant performance improvement.

For more information on the SCUF Vantage Avenged Sevenfold, please visit scufgaming.com/avenged.

About Scuf Gaming

Scuf Gaming®, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, provides superior accessories and customized gaming controllers for console and PC that are used by top professional gamers as well as casual gamers. Built to specification, SCUF controllers offer a number of functional and design features custom built to increase hand use and improve gameplay. SCUF controller features are covered by 42 granted patents, and another 60+ pending, protecting four key areas of a controller: the back control functions and handles, the trigger control mechanisms, the thumbstick control area and the side-mounted configurable Sax button placements.

For additional information about Scuf Gaming, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, or Snapchat.

ABOUT AVENGED SEVENFOLD

Avenged Sevenfold became one of the world’s biggest rock bands by creating a sound that broke through obstacles of language, distance and culture. They raised the stakes and standards for the genre with a string of blockbuster albums, including their 2005 platinum-selling breakthrough, City Of Evil, 2007’s platinum-selling Avenged Sevenfold and two consecutive No. 1’s on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart: 2010’s Nightmare and 2013’s Hail To The King. They’ve achieved Diamond, Platinum and Gold awards for album sales in nearly a dozen countries, racked up over a billion video views and a billion-plus Spotify streams, have consistently been one of the most-played bands on rock radio for over a decade with multiple No. 1 singles, and have headlined arenas and the biggest rock festivals around the globe, amassing a diehard international fan base whose members number in the millions. Their most recent release, The Stage, is a work of immense scope and ambition tied together by an Artificial Intelligence theme. Inspired by the writings of Carl Sagan and Elon Musk, the album is the band’s first thematic release and its epic 15-minute-plus closing track, “Exist,” features a guest appearance by award-winning astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson giving a spoken word performance he penned specifically for the album. The album hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Rock, Hard Rock and Alternative Albums charts and drew praise from a plethora of outlets, among them Rolling StoneNMEQThe GuardianGuitar WorldMetal HammerRevolverLoudwire, Metal InjectionAlternative PressDrumTotal Guitar and Classic Rock, with the latter calling it “a metal masterpiece.” The album’s title track earned the band their first-ever Grammy nomination for “Best Rock Song.”
Call of Duy PlayStation 4 ControllerATLANTA, October 11, 2018 — Scuf Gaming, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, has released the official Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 limited edition SCUF PlayStation 4 controller, a specially-designed wireless SCUF Vantage.

With 15 unique and customizable features designed to personalize gameplay, the SCUF Vantage Black Ops 4 boasts an exclusive design and branding on its faceplate – including orange rings around the thumbsticks, the iconic four-striped orange Black Ops emblem, and a matte finish with renderings of the franchise’s popular specialists in action.

“Back in 2011, we created the SCUF controller primarily for use with Call of Duty. Since then, we’ve built the company on grassroots engagement with fans and pros alike, which is why today over 90% of pros use SCUF controllers. Continuing our support of Call of Duty is a major milestone for the company, and there will be a lot more to come from this collaboration,” said SCUF Gaming Founder and CEO Duncan Ironmonger. “The SCUF Vantage’s features tie up really well with Black Ops 4. We’re very excited to see how the Call of Duty community uses some of the new controller features in gameplay, like the Sax buttons in the new Blackout mode.”

Each SCUF Vantage comes equipped with a suite of configurable components, including the paddle control system, unique side-mounted Sax buttons, advanced audio touch bar controls, a quick-access remapping switch, customizable thumbsticks, hair trigger, trigger stops and extenders, choice of D-pads, and an interchangeable magnetic faceplate, all designed to increase hand use and deliver a measurable performance increase.

Now gamers seeking a performance controller can enjoy a wide range of customization options that optimize comfort and gameplay performance, delivering both precision and flexibility for a variety of playstyles.

The limited edition SCUF Vantage Black Ops 4 is exclusively available for $229.95 USD at https://scufgaming.com/call-of-duty.
Gotaga and Prime SCUF Gaming House

In case you missed it, Scuf Gaming officially launched a brand-new Gaming House in France last week with a giant bash to welcome its new residents: famed professional gamer Corentin “Gotaga” Houssein and gamer, rapper, and style extraordinaire Amine “PrimeTimeFUT” Mekri, who will live stream, make music, and play games for their millions of fans.

“Gaming has evolved from a hobby into a lifestyle, and it’s making its mark in music, fashion, and the rest of the culture,” said Duncan Ironmonger, Scuf Gaming founder and CEO. “Gotaga and Prime are perfect examples of this. They’ve created international brands for themselves through their gaming skills, musical accomplishments, and fashion sense.”

SCUF French Gaming House

Situated in a historic Paris neighborhood, the stunning SCUF House France provides the ultimate living experience for its guests, complete with three terraces, an indoor swimming pool, a private bar, and a movie theater. Most importantly, the house includes dedicated areas for content creation, including a custom-built streaming room for Gotaga, a music studio for Prime, and a streaming station with room for five additional guests.

“I’ve always thought gaming should bring together different communities in music, fashion, and culture,” said Gotaga. “Together with Scuf, Prime, and my family, I’m excited to create an awesome mix of all that in the SCUF House. This house will be the ideal environment for us to showcase our style and to collaborate on work we know our fans will love.”

Finally, as part of the SCUF House France grand opening, a newly re-designed Gotaga SCUF controller has been launched featuring his iconic color palette and branding. Meanwhile, a new Prime-inspired SCUF controller design was also revealed and will be available soon.

Gotaga PS4 Controller

Buy the new Gotaga SCUF controller here

About Gotaga

Gotaga, a Red Bull athlete and long-standing partner of Scuf Gaming since 2014, is one of the most prominent players in the world, and an icon in French gaming with a YouTube Channel that boasts over 2.6 million subscribers and a Twitch stream with 1.2 million followers. Gotaga’s videos highlight his high level of skill and entertaining personality. They feature family members and friends from the world of professional gaming and content creation. During his career as a professional gamer, Gotaga has played for numerous leading European teams and has attended three Call of Duty Championships. He also organizes the Gotaga Barrière Show, a private gaming event that benefits children’s hospitals.

About Prime

Prime has grown his fame as a popular streamer and gamer to launch a career as a musician and fashion designer. He has performed before tens of thousands of fans, including at the historic Bataclan.

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