LAS VEGAS--A lot of the gaming news we anticipated last month came to fruition at this year's CES in Las Vegas. While we didn't get a definitive release date for Project Natal, Microsoft did announce the motion sensing technology would be available this holiday season. How much it will cost is still a mystery and there was no sign of Natal at Microsoft's CES booth.
LAS VEGAS--With all three home consoles supporting motion control in one way or another it's certainly odd that PC gaming has yet to adopt the technology. Traditionally, PC gaming is the platform others look to emulate but in the current generation of Wii remotes, Sixaxis controllers, and Project Natal, gesture-based gaming on the PC remains untouched.
At CES 2010 we've found that this is about to change. High-end PC gaming accessory manufacturer Razer, in conjunction with Sixense, have teamed up to make precise motion control on the PC a reality. Better yet, the companies are doing it with … Read more
Raise your hand if you find that gaming mouse designs are becoming increasingly complicated. Now raise both arms if you think any more than three mouse buttons on a mouse are redundant. If both hands are up in the air, you are a prime candidate for the Razer Abyssus.
The Abyssus hails back to a time when a mouse was just a mouse, with two buttons and a scroll. However, under the hood it's all 2009 technology with a 3,500dpi infrared sensor, on-the-fly sensitivity adjustment, and 1ms response rate. It is also suitable for both right- and left-handers, … Read more
Update: Congratulations to Charles D. (aka weese1) of West Grove, PA. Your prize is on its way. Thanks to everyone for participating, to Razer for providing the bag, and stay tuned for the next giveaway.
For this week's installment of the weekly Crave giveaway, we have a Razer Messenger Bag Sling Edition emblazoned with a limited-edition Starcraft II graphic.
In addition to the StarCraft II art, the bag is made out of 100 percent nylon, with Velcro fastening and an adjustable shoulder strap. And it has an internal pocket to secure a laptop.
Razer charges $80 for the standard … Read more
In non-Logitech or Microsoft mouse news, we have to hand it to Razer for its ability to read an audience. If you've played World of Warcraft, Warhammer Online, Eve Online, or other MMOs, you've most likely felt overwhelmed by the number of hot keys required to attack, communicate, and manage your inventory.
Razer's new Naga gaming mouse targets MMO gamers by incorporating a 12-button keypad into the side of the device.
On the heel's of Logitech's announcement of its own new PC gaming peripherals, Razer brings word this morning of new PC gaming mouse and a audio headset. The $130 Mamba mouse hits stores in February and the $80 Carcharias (a family of sharks) headset is set to debut at retail this month.
The Mamba mouse includes many of Razer's hallmark features, plus a few that are new. The large buttons, nonstick Teflon mouse feet, 1,000Hz polling rate, and built-in memory (for carrying mouse settings between systems) we've all seen before. You'll be glad to … Read more
Razer is a gaming brand, and as such, it markets its Moray headphones as in-ear noise-isolating "gaming" earphones. And while there really isn't anything that distinguishes them from other soft earbud-style headphones in their price class, they do indeed pair up quite nicely with the PSP, DS, and MP3 players.
Razer describes the Morays, which come in white and black, as having "powerful bass-driven stereo sound and mid-/high-range clarity." That's a somewhat accurate statement, but if you're used to listening to your music through high-end earbud headphones, like those offered by Shure … Read more
It seems that our friends in the Middle Kingdom are getting some serious Razer love as the peripheral maker has just announced an entry-level gaming keyboard that will be sold only in China.
And don't let the term "entry-level" fool you. The Razer Aurantia is about as functional as one can get, with 104 macro programmable keys, special function buttons for gaming mode, profile switching, and 10 software profiles. The main differences from its more expensive Lycosa brethren are anti-ghosting capabilities and backlight illumination, features that are nice to have but not essential.
Priced at 399 yuan (… Read more