Jan. 17, 2008, ANAHEIM, Calif. (NAMM exhibit #5740, Hall B) — Musical-instrument and sound- equipment innovator Peavey®, in partnership with custom-graphics pioneer ArtGuitar®, proudly introduces the Peavey RiffMaster Pro™ bundle, a complete speaker system and guitar controller package designed to improve the experience of guitar-based music videogame tournaments in bars and nightclubs.
Available at www.peavey.com/controller and www.artguitar.com, the Peavey RiffMaster Pro features a fully functional sound system designed and powered by Peavey along with two limited edition Peavey AG RiffMaster™ Guitar Controllers featuring custom graphics from ArtGuitar.
“Peavey Electronics is the leading designer of professional speaker systems, and we’re happy to partner with them to offer a quality unit that amplifies the videogame rock experience for gamers and musicians alike,” stated Steve Spurgeon, CEO of ArtGuitar. “The Peavey RiffMaster Pro can also be used to plug in real instruments, giving bar owners a unique way to attract consumers to their establishment.”
The Peavey RiffMaster Pro System includes a fully functional Peavey P.A. system housed in a genuine Peavey “amp stack” enclosure with four 10” high-output speakers to make every music- based videogame experience feel like rocking an arena. The 150-watt “amp head” unit sits on top to house the gaming console and power the full-range sound system. Also included in the bundle are a quality Peavey microphone and two Peavey AG RiffMaster™ Guitar Controllers to provide the most authentic interaction with any music videogame tournaments.
“This complete bar and nightclub tournament speaker system offers a unique alternative to conventional karaoke,” stated Tony Moscal, marketing director of Peavey Electronics. “And the quality Peavey AG RiffMaster Guitar Controllers are sure to create a gaming experience that bar goers will be lining up to experience.”
The limited edition Peavey AG RiffMaster Guitar Controllers included in the bundle are genuine, life-size Peavey guitars modified for play with guitar-based music videogames on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Choose from 17 different designs featuring legendary rock bands Megadeth, Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Pantera and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Players can also create their own real, one-of-a-kind guitars with custom graphics in the award-winning, online Peavey Custom Shop at www.peaveycustomshop.com.