The Mad Catz LYNX 9 is part controller, part Transformer

UPDATE: Will cost Ł250 in the UK.

UPDATE 7/1/15 11.30am The Batarang-shaped Mad Catz LYNX 9 controller will sell for Ł249.99 in the UK, its maker has confirmed to Eurogamer.

Should you be able and willing to stump up the cash, Mad Catz' creation is now available to pre-order ahead of its launch in March.

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ORIGINAL STORY 7/1/15 4.50pm Mad Catz has announced the LYNX 9 Mobile Hybrid Controller, a $299.99 transforming pad that looks like a Batman gadget.

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The foldable device is designed to operate as a PC controller, as a stand and controller for Android smartphones, and finally with Android tablets.

Announced today at CES 2015, the controller is currently available to pre-order via Mad Catz's website where it is listed for US release during March 2015.

Included in the box is the main LYNX 9 chassis - consisting of left and right "wings" and a "controller brain", which also includes a microphone for voice commands.

A keyboard module adds a Blackberry-style QWERTY keyboard, while the smartphone clip and tablet frame allow you to morph the controller to work with various Android devices.

There's no word yet on a UK release - for now, take a look at it transform in the gallery below.

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