PRESS RELEASE: 6th August 2013 – Scuf Gaming parter with famous American rock band, Avenged Sevenfold and release the SCUF Avenged controller. Boasting a repeating print of the bands logo and personalized paddles, every controller is unique and comes with a certificate signed by members of the band! The band’s lead vocalist, M Shadows is an avid Call Of Duty gamer and fell in love with SCUF controllers since using the unique features in early 2012.
Shadows says “Since using SCUF controllers I was hooked and I’m delighted, after many talks, we are finally releasing the SCUF Avenged. This controller is rad, not only because it looks amazing, but it actually improves your gaming – this is a perfect addition and something we are excited to endorse! I’m sure this will especially appeal to our fans so I agreed we would give each person a signed certificate who purchased a SCUF Avenged.”
Duncan Ironmonger, CEO & Co-Founder Scuf Gaming, says “Its an absolute pleasure to be working with M. Shadows and Avenged Sevenfold and to have been given the opportunity to create a controller for such a prestigious, gaming savvy band. It is all the more rewarding since seeing his team compete at the highest level at MLG Anaheim in late June – it feels like a perfect addition to our controller range and I’m sure Avenged Sevenfold and gamers alike will love this controller. We wish Matt and the band all the best with their current TOUR and I’m sure you will see some exciting news in the coming weeks!”
Scuf Controllers are still a hidden gem in the mainstream, but are extensively used in the Pro Gaming console scene with over 85% of the Top Pro Gamers using a SCUF to play Call Of Duty!
AVENGED SEVENFOLD will release their highly anticipated sixth studio album Hail To The King on August 27th on Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Mike Elizondo, Hail To The King is the follow up to the bands #1 album, Nightmare. Avenged Sevenfold has achieved Diamond, Platinum and Gold awards for album sales in nearly a dozen countries and have headlined some of the worlds biggest and most prestigious music festivals playing to over one million people. Over the years, Avenged Sevenfold has built a fanatical fanbase that includes over 14 million fans on Facebook. Revolver Magazine recently proclaimed Hail To The King “the band’s crowning achievement” and Metal Hammer Magazine deemed them “heavy metal’s new kings”.
SCUF GAMING BACKGROUND:- Until the SCUF was invented in 2010, gamers could only use compromising techniques like CLAW to play with more of their hand. Using a re-engineered back with paddle buttons, which mimic the front buttons, Scuf Gaming have made it possible for gamers to display more dexterity is a safe, ergonomic way. Scuf Gaming also offer features such as adjustable hair triggers, trigger stops, remapping, military grade SCUF Grip and optional domed or concave sticks. SCUF Controllers are legally approved for use at most major competitions to include MLG, EGL, WGL, Reflex, UMG, ESL, etc. Scuf Gaming hand craft, finish and test every controller at their workshops in USA and UK giving gamers the ability to customize their controller by functional features to suit their gameplay and designs to suit their style.