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SteelSeries Introduces The New Siberia Headset Family

Today SteelSeries, the leading global manufacturer of gaming peripherals, announced the all new Siberia headset family. With the introduction of these six new Siberia headsets, SteelSeries now delivers the most comprehensive suite of gaming audio solutions to fit the needs of any gamer. Each Siberia headset is built on SteelSeries world-leading standards for amazing comfort, great audio and breakthrough design. But the breadth of this new range allows each and every gamer to unlock amazing new experiences tailored to exactly what the gamer is looking for in a gaming headset.

"For us, Siberia is the definition of what gaming audio looks, feels and sounds like. When it was first introduced, Siberia delivered a sense of style that was unique to what was typically expected from gaming audio. It produced exactly what was, and is necessary - 'forget-that-you're-wearing-it' comfort and great sound," said Tino Soelberg, SteelSeries CTO. "The new Siberia family takes this foundation and extends it into a full product range that delivers an incredibly awesome audio experience for the gamer in everyone"

GIGABYTE Announces the FORCE H Series Gaming Headsets

GIGABYTE, the world's leading premium hardware brand, introduces its latest gaming headset line, the FORCE H Series. Crafted for music lovers and audio-savvy gamers having uncompromising enthusiasm for music and gaming audio, the new FORCE H Series consist of five headsets that are all packed with unique ergonomic design and extraordinary audio engineering, delivering the optimized multi-dimensional comfort in sound, wear and control. Its sleek profile incorporates rigid, directional angles with asymmetrically polygonal patterns that beautifully stretch throughout the entire body, screaming a loud racing outlook that prepares gamers to fire on all cylinders for the upcoming battles.

Sound in Comfort
Each FORCE H Series headset is engineered with different audio technology suitable for each gaming needs. The flagship H7 and H5 feature real 5.1 and virtual 7.1 surround sound engine respectively for gamers seeking professional grade gaming audio performance. For immersive, true-to-life gaming experience, the H3 and H3X, built in with 50 mm neodymium magnet driver and inclined chambers, offers crisp in-game details with explosive bass and incredible positional audio to hardcore gamers. The H1 comes with high-fidelity sound quality via Bluetooth technology, making it perfect for mobile gaming.

ROCCAT Releases the Kave XTD Stereo Gaming Headset

ROCCAT Studios, German manufacturer of high-quality gaming peripherals, adds another weapon to its gaming arsenal, the Kave XTD Stereo Gaming Headset.

"Our renowned Kave XTD Series has a brand new family member that provides high-class stereo sound with outstanding design and unmatched quality," says René Korte, founder and CEO of ROCCAT Studios. "When ROCCAT designs a headset, we make big claims and we back them up."

Corsair Unleashes Corsair Gaming RGB Keyboards, RGB Mice, and Headsets

Corsair, a leader in PC hardware, today launched Corsair Gaming, a new division within the company dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming and the development of high-performance PC peripherals. Forged from Corsair's engineering know-how and developed alongside eSports professionals and gaming enthusiasts, Corsair Gaming products are driven by a philosophy of performance, style, and comfort. Corsair Gaming's first salvo is the immediate worldwide release of the much-anticipated range of RGB keyboards and mice.

"For 20 years, Corsair has equipped gamers with high-performance, precision hardware to build their dream PCs. Corsair Gaming now introduces new ways for PC gamers to optimize how they play," said Andy Paul, Corsair President and CEO. "We've brought together our engineering expertise and our passion for gaming to build a line of products that delivers performance, customized for however you play."

Turtle Beach Releases the Ear Force Z60 PC Gaming Headset

Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the video games industry, today announced that the Z60 PC gaming headset is now available in stores and through online retailers. The Z60, which was unveiled at the CES trade show in January 2014, is the first PC gaming headset to feature new DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Turtle Beach Corporation.

DTS Headphone:X is an innovative new sound experience designed to make movies, music and games sound better over headphones. Because it enables much more discrete control over speaker position and angles, the engineers at Turtle Beach have created audio presets using DTS Headphone:X designed to provide soundscapes that are more realistic than provided by existing surround sound solutions.

SHARKOON Announces the SHARK ZONE Product Series for Gamers

Sharkoon expands its range of gaming peripherals and introduces with the SHARK ZONE a series specifically designed for gamers. The products share a distinctive black and yellow design plus familiar high Sharkoon quality with well-known, attractive price-performance ratio. First launched are the H10 Gaming Headset, the M20 Gaming Mouse as well as the P40 Mouse Mat. Additional products will follow.

The SHARK ZONE H10 Gaming Stereo Headset comes in a closed design with a cable integrated volume control, including microphone mute function. Thanks to the powerful 40 millimeter driver, the H10 offers premium gaming sound specifically for gamers. The pivoting and flexible microphone is especially optimal for voice applications, such as TeamSpeak. Thanks to the padded headband as well as the soft, circumaural ear pads the H10 provides excellent comfort during wear, especially during long gaming sessions. The H10 connects via two gold-plated 3.5 mm stereo jack connectors. The cable length is 2.5 meters. For the transport to the next LAN party, a bag is also included within the packaging. The H10 gaming stereo headset is now available for 21.99 euros from authorized retailers.

Genius Announces New Bluetooth Stereo Headphones

Genius, a leading manufacturer of computer peripherals, is pleased to announce a new Premium Bluetooth Headset - the HS-920BT - available in 5 stylish colors and 40mm drivers for superior sound. With a sensitive built-in microphone and Bluetooth AVRCP, users can seamlessly switch from listening to music to taking phone calls with a touch of a button. A built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery allows for long usage at home or on the go.

With Bluetooth A2DP and AVRCP, users can access music and take calls whether their phone or tablet is in their hand or across the room. Easily control music volume, change tracks, and answer calls by simply touching the multifunction control pad on the earpiece.

Tesoro Releases the Kuven Pro 5.1 Gaming Headset

Tesoro Technology USA Inc., a manufacturer of high-tech gaming products, today releases the Kυνέη.pro true 5.1 surround sound gaming headset. With a total of 8 drivers (4 in each ear cup) and fully customizable control of every channel, the Kυνέη.pro immerses the player into the battlefield by providing realistic, directional audio.

Gain the Tactical Advantage
Named after the helmet of the Greek god of the underworld, Hades, the Kυνέη allowed its wearer to turn invisible to gain the tactical advantage in battle. Much like the mythological Kυνέη, the Kυνέη.pro allows its wearers to gain the advantage over their enemies by letting gamers pinpoint enemy movements, such as footsteps, before the enemy sees them.

Kingston Also Releases the HyperX Cloud White Edition Gaming Headset

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of HyperX Cloud White Edition. It features a stand-out white and black color scheme and the same award-winning comfort of its predecessor, HyperX Cloud Black Edition. The headset offers memory foam ear cushions, a soft leather-padded headband and an over-the-ear closed-cup design to get anyone in any game comfortably for long game play sessions.

HyperX Cloud White Edition delivers great audio performance with its large 53 mm drivers so gamers can hear every word of dialogue, gunshot and explosion. The headset is versatile with its detachable microphone to make listening to music on smartphones and tablets easy and enjoyable with enhanced bass and crystal clear lows, mids and highs.

SteelSeries Introduces the Siberia Elite World of Warcraft Edition Headset

SteelSeries,the global leader in premium gaming peripherals, in collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment, today announced the upcoming release of the Siberia Elite World of Warcraft Edition Headset. Gamers will soon be able to experience epic quests, intense raids, and endless adventure across Azeroth and Draenor while wielding a premium headset with jet-black ear cushions, illuminated runes, and a lightweight over-the-head suspension style designed for hours of comfortable gameplay.

"Our partnership with Blizzard Entertainment to create unique gear for the World of Warcraft community has culminated in this bold new version of our premium and award-winning headset-a perfect complement to Blizzard's upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion," said Tino Soelberg, SteelSeries CTO. "Players deserve the best quality audio to experience the music and sounds of Draenor; this exclusive edition of the Siberia Elite headset delivers epic audio quality in a beautiful World of Warcraft-themed design."

Logitech Announces Affordable UC Headset Designed for Comfort

Today Logitech introduced the new Logitech USB Headset H570e, designed for all-day comfort, ease of use, and reliability, at an affordable price. Compatible with most unified communication (UC) platforms, the enterprise-quality H570e headset is stylish with unmatched features in its category, enhancing the UC and collaboration experience in the workplace.

The H570e headset is available in stereo for employees who need to block out surrounding noise during desktop calls, and in mono for employees who prefer to have an open ear to their surroundings. It has a durable and adjustable padded headband for all-day comfort, while the metal reinforcement provides strength and flexibility for the best fit. The leatherette headset ear pads are also designed to be comfortable for hours of use and can be easily cleaned or replaced as needed. Inline controls include volume up/down, microphone mute and call answer/end and are designed to be intuitively navigated by touch.

ASUS Announces Strix DSP, Strix Claw, Strix Tactic Pro and Strix Glide Series

ASUS today announced Strix DSP, a gaming headset with audio station, Strix Claw optical gaming mouse, Strix Tactic Pro mechanical gaming keyboard and Strix Glide Control and Glide Speed gaming mouse pads. The new products follow the recent launches of the Strix Pro gaming headset and Strix R9 280 and GTX 780 graphic cards, completing the Strix gaming-gear line-up that sharpens gamers' hearing and places everything under their control.

Taken from the ancient Roman and Greek word for owl, Strix is the brand name for the stunning new ASUS gaming-gear series. Strix means the keenest hearing, the sharpest eyesight and the ability to feel the environment, enabling the player to detect and react to even the slightest movement. Strix means survival on the very edge of instinct. Strix is in gamers' blood, just as it is in ours.

Mad Catz Ships New Range of TRITTON Xbox One Licensed Headsets

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the shipping of the first products in its range of licensed audio headsets for Xbox One under the TRITTON gaming audio brand. Previously announced at E3 2014, the range of headsets has been specifically tuned to the needs of the gamer. Headsets now available include:
  • TRITTON Kama Stereo Gaming Headset: A fully featured stereo headset featuring audio controls and precision-balanced 40mm speakers. Kama is also compatible with MP3 players and a wide variety of audio devices.
  • TRITTON Kunai Stereo Gaming Headset: Designed for extreme comfort and extended gaming sessions, the Kunai comes to Xbox One with superior stereo audio, high-quality build and an eye-catching design. Kunai is also compatible with MP3 players and a wide variety of audio devices.

Creative Introduces the SB Inferno Gaming Headset

Creative Technology Ltd today announced the Creative SB Inferno gaming headset for PC, Mac, mobile gaming and PS4.

The Creative SB Inferno represents the best audio for serious PC, Mac, smart device gamers as well as PS4. The headset's 40 mm full spectrum Neodymium drivers deliver powerful audio, while its plush earpads and lightweight headband provide excellent comfort. Furthermore, the headset's detachable microphone with an easily accessible in-line volume control makes it a perfect headset for gaming, as well as for music entertainment and voice communication.

Tt eSPORTS Introduces the VERTO Gaming Headset

Tt eSPORTS, the leading expert in professional eSports gaming peripherals is releasing the new VERTO, a headset offering strong styling paired with comfort. The head band design is auto adjusting to get the right sizing for anyone who wears it, and protein leather ear pads maintain comfort even over long hours of use. The bold geometric design is strong enough for gaming yet sophisticated enough for in-office use.

The stainless steel outer-headband frame was carefully tuned over time, to provide the most optimal angle and width for the best ergonomics. The inner handband, with leatherette padding for comfort, slides to conform to the wearer's head. The VERTO was designed to offer a secure grip on the head, without clamping down hard, for comfort over both short and long term wear. The earpads feature the use of protein leather, which feels soft and supple upon the skin while maximizing breathability.

CM Storm Resonar Gaming Headset Launched

Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components and more, today announced the CM Storm Resonar-the first gaming in-ear earphones with patented Bass FX technology to serve gaming and music needs on multiple devices.

The Resonar includes exclusive 8mm drivers with patented Bass FX technology that produces crystal clear sound and powerful bass, allowing the Resonar to fulfill gamers' needs for explosive combat and a wide variety of musical genres. The housing is constructed from high-grade aluminum and is engineered for gamers to offer the finest quality and durability over a long lifespan. Passive noise cancellation is achieved by three different sizes of included rubber ear tips.

Sharkoon GSone Gaming Headset Now PS4 Compatible

The recently introduced GSone Professional Gaming Headset in its latest revision is now compatible with the PlayStation 4. Thanks to the 4-pin 3.5 mm TRRS stereo jack the headset can now be directly connected to the DualShock controller of the PS4. Game sound and voice chat is then transmitted comfortably through the headset. Cable length is 1.1 meters with this connection option. The GSone can readily attach to current smartphones, MP3 players and mobile gaming devices with TRRS connectors (examples are the iPhone 5s, Samsung GALAXY S5 or PlayStation Vita). On a PC or notebook, the GSone is connected via the included 1.4 meter long adapter cable by means of two conventional 3.5 mm stereo jacks. Total cable length is 2.5 meters.

The lightweight, 325 gram GSone was specifically designed to meet the requirements of gamers. The ergonomic design, sturdy yet lightweight material characteristics and the padded, individually adjustable headband of the GSone ensures a good fit on a variety of different head shapes. The ear pads are circumaural in design and feature extra-large cushions. The volume can be easily adjusted by use of a dial on the right ear cup. The flexible and robust microphone is especially designed for voice applications. The microphone self-mutes by simply folding up vertically the microphone arm (Tilt-up Mute).

Polk Debuts Striker Headset at E3

Polk , a high-performance audio brand with 40 years of sound, engineering and design expertise, continues its journey of bringing great sound to the gaming world with the debut of the Striker headset at E3 2014, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. The Striker, which is designed for next-gen gaming platforms, raises the bar for gaming headsets by offering gamers audiophile-grade sound performance in a well-constructed, affordable and attractive design.

"With the Striker, our goal is to fill a void in the gaming headset market by offering an affordable headphone option that delivers dynamic sound during all aspects of a game--whether it's dialogue between characters or an intense action sequence," said Mark Suskind, vice president of user experience at Polk. "As we continue to make significant investments in gaming, all of our supporting innovations will be designed to enhance and expand the rich, multifaceted audio elements within games played on any console."

Razer Also Unveils the Neon Kraken Series Headsets & Headphones

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced the Razer Kraken Neon Series, a special edition of the brand's best-selling Kraken gaming headsets and headphones, available in six new fluorescent colors.

Like its forerunners, including classic green and black Razer Kraken and Kraken Pros, Razer Kraken E-Panda Hooligan headphones and the Razer Kraken Forged Edition headphones, the Kraken Neon Series is outfitted with powerful drivers that pack deep and heavy bass tones to compliment acutely tuned mids and highs optimized for gaming and music listening.

Mad Catz Announces New Range of TRITTON Xbox One Licensed Headsets

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") (NYSE MKT/ TSX: MCZ) announced today a new range of licensed audio headsets for Xbox One under the TRITTON gaming audio brand. Each headset in the range has been designed to deliver exceptional audio quality specifically tuned to the needs of the gamer. Headsets launching include:
  • TRITTON Kunai Stereo Gaming Headset: Designed for extreme comfort and extended gaming sessions, Kunai comes to Xbox One with superior stereo audio, high-quality build and an eye-catching design. Kunai is also compatible with MP3 players and a wide variety of audio devices.
  • TRITTON Kama Stereo Gaming Headset: A fully featured stereo headset featuring in-line audio controls and precision-balanced 40mm speakers. Kama is also compatible with MP3 players and a wide variety of audio devices.
  • TRITTON Kaiken Mono Chat Headset: An ideal upgrade to the communicator found in pack, Kaiken can be worn on the left or right ear and features in-line controls for volume and chat.

Turtle Beach Brings New Line of Feature-Rich Gaming Headsets to E3

Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the video games industry, today announced new gaming headsets designed for the popular PlayStation4 console. The new headsets, which will be available in stores in the Fall of 2014, will be on display at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles at Booth #1447 in the South Hall from June 10 to 12. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Turtle Beach Corporation. "Turtle Beach is taking audio for the PlayStation4 to a new level," said Juergen Stark, Chief Executive Officer at Turtle Beach Corporation. "With features like DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound, active noise cancellation, and our new Tournament Audio Controller, it is a whole new game for PlayStation console owners."

The all new Ear Force Elite 800 sets a new standard for premium wireless gaming headsets. Compatible with the PlayStation4 and PlayStation3, the Elite 800 utilizes DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound and active noise cancellation to create an incredible, immersive audio experience. Both are firsts for console gaming headsets. A completely reimagined preset system allows surround sound modes to be finely tuned for different types of games, movies and music. For example, the game surround sound mode offers presets that have been acoustically tuned for first person shooter, racing, and sports games. Presets can be customized and managed using a new mobile app. Use Bluetooth to connect a mobile device for phone calls, music and more.

SteelSeries to Create Exclusive Range of Peripherals for The Sims 4

SteelSeries, one of the global leaders in premium gaming gear, today announced with Electronic Arts that they will produce The Sims 4 Gaming Headset, Mouse and QCK Mousepad. The Sims 4 Gaming Headset and Mouse have been uniquely designed to immerse players even deeper into the emotional life of their Sims, extending their experience beyond the computer screen. For the first time, players will see just what their Sim in The Sims 4 is feeling through an illuminated Plumbob that lights and pulsates according to the level of emotion their Sim is experiencing.

"The Sims franchise has some of the best fans in the world and we wanted to enhance their experience to allow them to immerse themselves even further into the game," said Rachel Franklin, VP and General Manager of The Sims Studio. "The Sims 4 is centered around our new Sims and their emotions and we believe that players will feel even more connected with the game as their peripherals reflect the mood of their Sims."

ASUS Announces Strix Pro Gaming Headset

ASUS today announced its new Strix brand and Strix Pro, a multi-platform gaming headset engineered with powerful 60mm neodymium-magnet drivers, full-size hexagonal ear cushions (130mm across at the widest point) and technology that filters our over 90% of environmental noise. Strix Pro is compatible with PCs, Macs, PlayStation 4 consoles and many smartphones and tablets.

Taken from the ancient Roman and Greek word for owl, Strix is the brand name for the stunning new ASUS gaming-gear series. Strix means the keenest hearing and sharpest eyesight and the ability to feel the environment, enabling the player to detect and react to even the slightest movement. Strix means survival on the very edge of instinct. Strix is in gamers' blood, just as it is in ours.

Sennheiser Launches Black Versions of G4ME ZERO and G4ME ONE Headsets

Audio specialist Sennheiser has introduced black versions of its newest high-end PC gaming headsets - G4ME ZERO and G4ME ONE. The G4ME ZERO and G4ME ONE, which were orginally launched in white during CES 2014, provide the best possible comfort and sound for both the home and professional gamer. By using Sennheiser's PCV 05 Combo audio adaptor, G4ME ZERO and G4ME ONE can also be connected to the new PS4, Xbox as well as Mac computers for multi-platform gaming.

The G4ME ZERO and G4ME ONE gaming headsets feature no compromise audio and superior comfort for even the longest periods of gaming. In the microphone, Sennheiser's built in noise cancellation technology ensures clear communications for both online and multi-player gaming. Both headsets feature outstanding ergonomics, featuring intuitive volume controls on the ear cup and the ability to mute the microphone by lifting the mic boom - enabling users to focus on the gaming experience.

LG Unveils the Tone Infinim Bluetooth Stereo Headset

LG introduces its newest premium Bluetooth stereo headset developed in collaboration with Harman/Kardon, one of the leading audio equipment manufacturers. With superb sound experience certified by Harman/Kardon, LG Tone Infinim (HBS-900) delivers great sound in a stylish design highlighted by sleek curves and glossy metallic finish.

The Tone Infinim also provides upmost comfort to users, thanks to LG's innovative retractable wire management technology that leaves no exposed wires to tangle. Tone Infinim is equipped with a jog button to fast forward and rewind effortlessly, as well as a sound and vibration alert function to inform of incoming messages, current time and battery status. All this while offering the longest standby time - 550 hours - among behind-the-neck type Bluetooth headsets.
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