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Metal Pedal Rocks Its Way to Store Shelves

Nyko Technologies Unleashes Heavy-Duty Drum Pedal for Rock Band® and Guitar Hero®

LOS ANGELES - March 31, 2009

Nyko Technologies?, the premier video game accessories manufacturer, today announced that the highly anticipated Metal Pedal has shipped to stores. The heavy-duty drum pedal is compatible with Rock Band? 1 and 2, Guitar Hero?: World Tour and Guitar Hero?: Metallica on all consoles and plugs directly into the drum set replacing the standard pedal.

Designed for rugged durability with a metal plated exterior, the Metal Pedal is a must have addition to rhythm game drum sets. The rubber feet will keep the pedal firmly in place while the pedal’s wide base provides stable footing and consistent response for a more reliable gaming experience. The Metal Pedal also features a unique splitter, allowing users to play with two pedals simultaneously, enabling them to master the most complex of songs for both games.

“We heard gamers’ plea for a sturdier, more durable foot pedal, presenting us with the opportunity to design a lasting alternative,” said Chris Arbogast, Director of Marketing at Nyko Technologies.“Our goal is always to provide value, quality and improve the overall experience and we have no doubt that the Metal Pedal will meet and exceed those goals.”

Nyko’s Metal Pedal™ is now available in stores at an MSRP of $19.99. For more information on these and other Nyko products, please visit: www.nyko.com.

About Nyko Technologies, Inc

Nyko Technologies? develops, manufactures and markets innovative peripherals to enhance the digital lifestyle. The company's mission is to deliver products that solve problems and improve user experience for work and play. Nyko specializes in interactive entertainment, computing, consumer electronics, as well as online and wireless technologies. The company has distribution through major U.S. and Canadian retailers, along with distributors worldwide. Founded in 1995, Nyko is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Please go to www.nyko.com or call 1-888-444-6956 for more information.

Paula Adams , TriplePoint



Chris Arbogast, Director of Marketing, Nyko Technologies



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