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Corsair Powers Up Gaming Headsets at PAX Prime 2013

Corsair, a worldwide designer of high-performance PC gaming hardware, will unveil five new gaming headsets, a gaming keyboard, and two gaming mouse mats at PAX Prime in Seattle Washington on August 30th, 2013.

The gaming headsets include the top-of-the-line Vengeance 2100 Dolby 7.1 wireless gaming headset, an improved Vengeance 1500 Dolby 7.1 USB gaming headset, the Vengeance 1400 stereo analog gaming headset, and two Raptor gaming headsets, the Raptor HS40 and Raptor HS30. A Raptor K30 gaming keyboard and two new Corsair gaming mouse mats will also be launched at the event. The new products will be available for sale in September.

SteelSeries Announces the Siberia Elite Headset

SteelSeries, the leading global innovator of gaming peripherals, today introduced the Siberia Elite Gaming Headset. Delivering the newest generation and highest-quality SteelSeries audio drivers, the Siberia Elite headset is equipped with Dolby technology for realistic 7.1 virtual surround sound.

Siberia Elite's amplified design includes extra-large memory foam ear cushions, SteelSeries' signature Siberia self-adjusting suspension system connected to a sandblasted steel arc, and illumination with a choice of 16.8 million color options that radiate from each earcup. Dials on the earcups power the Siberia Elite's audio and microphone-mute controls while new levels of customization are supported by the newest version of peripheral configuration software, SteelSeries Engine 3. The new software will enable users to select illumination and equalizer settings, activate microphone features and more all through an intuitive and easy-to-navigate layout. Built for gaming and entertainment across multiple devices, the Siberia Elite offers limitless connectivity through its swappable cable system making it instantly compatible for PC, Mac, tablets and phones.

Creative Introduces the Sound Blaster Tactic3D Fury Gaming Headset

Creative Technology Ltd today announced the Sound Blaster Tactic3D Fury gaming headset for PC and Mac, featuring SBX Pro Studio audio technologies. Priced at only US$59.99, the Sound Blaster Tactic3D Fury will be demonstrated for the first time at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany from August 21 to 25 at the Creative exhibit at Hall 9.1, B-042.

The Sound Blaster Tactic3D Fury gaming headset introduces a sleek new design to the Tactic3D headset family. The headset connects to a Mac or PC via USB with the Dual Mode USB adapter, and features a 3.5 mm jack to enable connection to a mobile phone for calls and music playback. The included Sound Blaster Tactic3D Control Panel software suite enables gamers to customize settings to provide the most immersive and accurate 3D acoustic environment. It also enables saving of specific audio profiles which gamers can export and share with others. Proprietary Scout Mode technology empowers gamers to hear enemies from further away for a distinct tactical advantage. Powerful 40 mm Full Spectrum drivers with frequency response of 20Hz ~ 20kHz deliver best-in-class audio quality.

Razer Announces Kraken 7.1 Gaming Headset

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced at GamesCom its latest audio product, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset. Built off the same platform as the analog Razer Kraken Pro headset, dubbed the most comfortable headset in the world, the Razer Kraken 7.1 USB gaming headset builds on the success of the familiar platform with immersive, customizable 7.1 virtual surround sound and an enhanced digital microphone.

The Razer Kraken 7.1 comes equipped with an advanced virtual surround sound engine capable of ultra-low latency audio processing that simulates a 360-degree surround sound experience that is usually achievable only by incorporating more than one positional speaker driver in each ear cup. Driven through Razer's powerful Synapse 2.0 unified configuration software, the engine is capable of a high degree of customization, allowing gamers to tweak and specifically position each surround sound channel, boost bass levels and even balance incoming voice audio for astounding aural precision.

Roccat Introduces Kave XTD 5.1 Digital Gaming Headset

ROCCAT Studios, German manufacturer of high-quality gaming peripherals, today reveals the ROCCAT Kave XTD 5.1 Digital at gamescom in Cologne (hall 8.1, booth A010). The new device is the successor to the best selling true 5.1 gaming headset in the world: the original ROCCAT Kave 5.1. Based on community and customer feedback, the Kave XTD 5.1 Digital builds on the foundations laid by the original headset by improving existing features and introducing completely new and innovative ones of its own.

The Kave XTD 5.1 Digital includes a fully-equipped desktop remote with a built-in premium 5.1 sound card. Also included in the feature-packed remote is ROCCAT Smart Link, a patented technology which lets users pair their smartphone to the remote via Bluetooth, allowing them to make and receive calls through the headset while gaming. The rear side of the remote boasts 5.1 speaker ports, letting users hook-up their existing speaker system to remote and easily toggle between headset and speaker output. The remote is completed by comprehensive headset and system audio controls.

Plantronics Introduces the RIG Gaming Headset

At Gamescom 2013, the world's largest event highlighting interactive games and entertainment, Plantronics announced its upcoming line of gaming products, RIG. RIG products are designed to help today's multi-screen and multi-device connected gamers manage their digital life. RIG systems blend superior game audio and chat, at home and on-the-go, with mobile audio, music, and apps, and lets users take calls without hitting pause. The first member of the RIG family is a premium stereo headset and mixer audio system, available worldwide this fall.

"The RIG headset marks the start of the next generation of gaming audio solutions, crafted for demanding gamers and their dynamic lifestyle. Building on our expertise in acoustics, industrial design, and communications, RIG delivers unique benefits for gamers," said Chuck Frizelle, head of Plantronics Gaming. "RIG immerses gamers in their virtual world while keeping them seamlessly connected to the real one."

Mad Catz Ships the TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") announced today the shipping of the TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset for Windows PC and Mac.

Previously announced at E3 in June 2013, the TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac features four separate drivers in each ear cup for true 5.1 surround sound, alongside an in-line remote with Selectable Voice Monitoring (SVM), allowing users to choose if they hear their own voice in the headset.

Mad Catz Ships TRITTON Kunai Stereo Gaming Headset for Windows PC and Mac

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") announced today the shipping of the TRITTON Kunai Stereo Gaming Headset for Windows PC and Mac.

Previously announced at E3 in June 2013, the TRITTON Kunai Stereo Gaming Headset features striking aesthetics, 40 mm Neodymium speakers and an in-line remote offering easy access to volume and chat controls.

SteelSeries Introduces the Siberia v2 Dota 2 Edition Headset and New Mousepads

SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in professional grade gaming peripherals along with Valve, developer of Dota 2 and creator of The International Tournament, today announced the Siberia v2 Illuminated Gaming Headset Dota 2 Special Edition which features an exclusive in-game item, Scythe of Vyse for Nature's Prophet.

In addition to the new headset, SteelSeries will also roll out two new SteelSeries QcK+ mousepads featuring character artwork from the game. The Siberia v2 Dota 2 Edition headset lets the player experience the non-stop excitement of the game while enjoying an incredible soundscape, lightweight over-the-head suspension design and the ability to customize what you're hearing through an easy-to-configure software suite. Red LED illumination on the outside of each earcup can also be customized to exact user specifications and profiles via the SteelSeries Engine. At an MSRP of $119.99, the headset is equipped with large, premium driver units for the loudest and clearest sound while its circumaural earcups are wrapped in soft leather for comfort and increased passive noise reduction.

Cooler Master Releases the CM Storm Pulse-R Gaming Headset

Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components and more, today announces the CM Storm Pulse-R aluminum gaming headset. The Pulse-R is the first modular headset that allows gamers to represent and brand their team in the growing e-Sports world while providing powerful sound to keep gamers immersed in the action.

The Pulse-R is fitted with custom 42 mm drivers for thumping sound and astonishing clarity while the convenient in-line remote can also be detached for easy travel and storage. The Pulse-R also comes equipped with a detachable noise cancelling microphone for pristine voice chat while the cushioned ear cups and aluminum headband provide a luxurious feel and remain comfortable even after the most epic gaming sessions.

Razer Announces Hammerhead Series In-ear Gaming Headsets

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, announced the launch of the Razer Hammerhead series of in-ear headsets, two all-new audio solutions for mobile gaming and music. The Razer Hammerhead in-ear headsets offer incredible durability and fantastic audio quality from their 9 mm neodymium drivers, making them excellent choices for music listening on the go. The headsets come in two versions - the Razer Hammerhead and the Razer Hammerhead Pro, with the latter sporting an omni-directional microphone with an in-line remote for phone-call control, perfect for convenient voice communication.

Both in-ear headsets are machined out of aircraft-grade aluminum, promising extreme durability, while maintaining a lightweight and comfortable form factor. With a matte, brushed surface finish, these in-ear monitors look as good as they sound. With interchangeable ear-tips included in three sizes and optional bi-flange attachments, the Razer Hammerhead in-ear headsets offer ultimate sound isolation. "With numerous mobile PC gaming systems emerging, peripherals that offer both great performance and portability on-the-go are what make the experience complete," says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. "The Razer Hammerhead and Hammerhead Pro's unrivalled durability and deep bass tones are fantastic for any gamer or music listener with an active lifestyle."

SteelSeries Siberia V2 Now in Heat Orange

SteelSeries, the industry leader in competitive gaming peripherals today announced the newest edition of the iconic Siberia headset, the Siberia v2 Heat Orange Edition is now available in North America. The new edition headset glows with orange LED lights on the outside of each ear cup that can be customized to exact user specifications via the SteelSeries Engine. The headset is equipped with large, premium driver units for the loudest and clearest sound while the circumaural earcups are wrapped in soft leather for comfort and increased passive noise reduction. The Siberia v2 Headset is used by competitive players from around the globe, because of the superior audio performance and SteelSeries' signature over-the-head suspension system, which provides an unmatched lightweight, comfort for long game sessions.

"Our Siberia v2 is one of the top-rated, most used and recognized headsets in the video game peripherals market," said Bruce Hawver, SteelSeries CEO. "We believe in products that provide users with the best in-class technology with features intelligently designed for both form and function. Features like our noise-cancelling microphone and its ability to retract into the earcup when not in use, to the illumination and customization via our SteelSeries Engine software."

Tt eSPORTS Reveals the VOLOS Gaming Mouse and CRONOS Gaming Headset

Tt eSPORTS, the top gaming gear brand appreciated with the "2012 Taiwan Excellence Award", proudly introduce its latest gaming peripherals - the fierce "VOLOS Gaming Mouse" and high efficiency "CRONOS Gaming Headset" to worldwide players! Tt eSPORTS brings the most personalized and the highest quality weapons for the most competitive cyber battles, provide you unprecedented digital entertainment experience! The market launch of the new Tt eSPORTS VOLOS Gaming Mouse and CRONOS Gaming Headset start in mid-July 2013.

The VOLOS gaming mouse is the next generation laser mouse, specifically made for MOBA/MMORPG gamers. For MOBA/MMORPG players it is critical to capture the right timing in activating abilities, and VOLOS has been designed to tackle this task. Equipping with 3 additional side buttons on the front right, 2 on the back left, and four thumb buttons on the front left, in addition to the buttons on top of the mouse, this adds up to 14 macro keys & up to 140 programmable macros across 10 profiles. In addition, macro keys can be disabled via the function lock switch, or in software, to prevent accidental presses. Vibrant thumb button designs for more intuitive key commands. It's a lot easier to discern which button you're going for with the colorful design. VOLOS is not only shaped to provide the perfect control and glide, but also comes with special balanced weighting design so that when users add the customizable mouse weights in the back- the mouse does not become too bottom heavy. Lighting with up to 16.8 million customizable color options for the circular light up area on the left click, scroll wheel, DPI indicator, and the Battle Dragon logo, VOLOS brings the best performance for playing MOBA/MMORPG games.

Genius Announces Zabius LED Gaming Headset

Genius introduces the Zabius, a new universal gaming headset for PC, Max, Xbox 360 and PS3 system. For explosive bass in the battlefield, Zabius features 40mm neodymium drivers. The Cool red led outline illuminates with the bass and makes this headset stand out from all others.

Comfortable to wear during long gaming sessions, Zabius has a special ear cup cushion and headband design that allows for more efficient heat and sweat dissipation. The swivel ear cups and a detachable microphone are both designed for convenient storage and travel. Zabius is the headset with many fantastic features. One could not miss it.

Creative Introduces the Sound Blaster EVO Series Headsets

Creative Technology Ltd today announced the Creative Sound Blaster EVO ZxR and Sound Blaster EVO Zx - the world's first wireless headsets that utilize a built-in multi-core Sound Blaster SB-Axx1 processor for enhancement and customization of audio quality for playback of music, movies and games and for voice communications.

The audio-enhancing capabilities of the Sound Blaster EVO ZxR and Sound Blaster EVO Zx fill a dire need in an age where mobile device users tolerate the sound quality from compressed sources of audio played on smart devices - such as MP3 files, YouTube and other video sharing sources, streamed music or mobile games - as a primary source of entertainment on-the-go.

Mad Catz Announces F.R.E.Q.4D Gaming Headset for Windows PC And Smart Devices

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the F.R.E.Q. 4D Gaming Headset for Windows PC and Smart Devices, expected to ship fall 2013. Part of the Company's GameSmart range, the F.R.E.Q. 4D is the first Mad Catz headset to feature ViviTouch 4D Sound. Designed to add a new dimension of sound perception to the gaming experience, ViviTouch 4D Sound combines muscular bass with sensory feedback, producing an actual physical sensation to the gaming audio. In addition to gaming use, the F.R.E.Q. 4D is equally at home with movies or music, featuring multiple EQ settings and a detachable in-line cable which allows for easy conversion from USB to 3.5mm to support standard stereo audio on iPhone, tablets and most smart devices.

Mad Catz Announces TRITTON Kunai Universal Stereo Gaming Headset

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the TRITTON Kunai Universal Headset. The new console stereo headset is expected to ship Summer 2013. The TRITTON Kunai Universal is compatible with most popular consoles, Windows PC, and Mac, as well as smart phones and smart devices. The TRITTON Kunai Universal features striking aesthetics, 40mm Neodymium speakers, and an in-line remote offering easy access to volume and chat controls.

Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, said, "The TRITTON Kunai range has proven popular thanks to its balance of performance, value and aesthetics and today's announcement will allow us to reach passionate gamers on virtually any platform."

Mad Catz Announces TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset for Windows PC and Mac expected to ship Summer 2013. Based upon the Company's critically acclaimed TRITTON Pro+ console headset, the Windows PC and Mac version features four separate drivers in each ear cup for true 5.1 surround sound. The TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac features an in-line remote and Selectable Voice Monitoring (SVM), allowing users to choose if they hear their own voice in the headset.

"The TRITTON Pro+ headset resonates with passionate gamers thanks to its advanced feature set and multiple speakers which deliver highly accurate sound separation, ideal for online gaming," said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. "We believe the TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac will enable us to further strengthen our leadership position within the high-end PC audio category."

SteelSeries Introduces The New H-Series Headset Line

Kicking off this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), SteelSeries, the leading global innovator of gaming peripherals and leading sponsor of global eSports, introduced the new H-Series Headset line. Delivering tournament-grade audio, the new headsets all feature custom-engineered soundscapes and the newest generation of SteelSeries audio drivers designed specifically to enhance audio performance and sound details.

The flagship SteelSeries 9H with Dolby Technology features up to 7.1 surround sound and tournament-grade audio performance with new sound isolating double enclosure earcup technology. Building off the legendary tournament and award-winning SteelSeries 5H, the new 5Hv3 and 3Hv2 headsets were designed for tournament grade audio with portability and extended comfort for the gamer that competes everywhere. The H-Series can be recognized by its industrial design, solidly constructed for best-in-class durability.

Tt eSports Sybaris Headset Can Work Wired and Wireless

Tt eSports may have just answered pleas of everyone who wants to be able to choose between wired and wireless operation with a gaming headset, and switch between the two as they please. The new Tt eSports Sybaris looks like a usual pair of around-the-ear cans until you find out it packs a Bluetooth 4.0 based wireless receiver, supports aptX CODEC for lossless wireless audio quality, and features NFC, which simplifies pairing with modern smartphones.The headset tucks in lithium-ion battery packs inside both its cans, so it doesn't feel imbalanced. The mic armature is detachable.

Ozone Gaming Launch its New In-ear Pro-gaming Headseat: Oxygen

A new kind of headset, In-ear, have born in Ozone family attending to the request of the customers: The gamers. The European company keeps growing in his range of products, in this case, is a gaming In-ear headset call Oxygen; the firs In-ear headset from Ozone Gaming will be available in stores worldwide from May. Size matters, it's true, but in Ozone Gaming they have managed to pack an incredible amount of sound into this small Oxygen In-ear Progaming Headset. This amazing headset has a genuine ability to fulfil a dual role in your life. Not only created to enjoy hardcore E-Sports game session but also to be used in real sports.

Oxygen In-ear Progaming Headset not just provide the best sound experience but comfort and quality in the inner ridge of your ear. Fit every gamer because is lightweight, fashionable and fresh! Gamers really can forget about sweating ears in long gaming sessions. Perfect fit in any ear. As soon as users wear the new Oxygen Stereo Headset they will forget that they are using In-ear Headset thanks to its clever ergonomics designs. The Oxygen Headset are provided with two pairs of spare ear pads to be sure that It stays in place no matter what you do wearing them.

Corsair Adds Dolby Support to Vengeance 2000 Gaming Headset with Driver Update

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the release of a free software driver update which adds Dolby Headphone 2.0 and Dolby Pro Logic IIx to the Vengeance 2000 wireless gaming headset. The addition of Dolby Headphone to the Vengeance 2000 improves both surround sound quality and game compatibility. The software driver is immediately available for download.

The Vengeance 2000 7.1 Wireless gaming headset uses rock-solid 2.4GHz wireless that frees and untangles gamers with battery life up to ten hours and a range up to 40 feet. Whether it's a 5.1 or 7.1 audio source, the headset's optimized HRTF positional audio technology gives gamers an edge with precise information about the location of opponents. The Vengeance 2000 also features custom-engineered 50 mm drivers and careful acoustic tuning for audiophile-grade sound with superior clarity and tight bass response.

ZOWIE GEAR Announces MASHU Headset

ZOWIE GEAR's product line is expanding with the launch of its new competitive gaming headset MASHU. ZOWIE MASHU is named after Lake Mashu which is one of the clearest lakes in the world. With the new headset, ZOWIE aims to provide clear and precise sound so gamers can get more information in order to make the right decisions in-game. The name of the headset reflects our goal.

GSL, one of the most famous StarCraft II tournaments in the world and our closest partner also approved the sound quality and comfort of the MASHU as they decided to make it the official GSL branded headphones. After the headphone was used by the best StarCraft II players from around the world, who competed for the GSL title, ZOWIE GEAR decided MASHU is now ready to be unleashed to all competitive gamers.

Logitech Renews Commitment to PC Gaming, Introduces New Lineup

Today Logitech announced the new Logitech G line, reflecting its new approach to PC gaming. The new lineup includes six redesigned mice and keyboard favorites and two new headsets.

"With Logitech G, we put our passion for science to work for you," said Ehtisham Rabbani, general manager of the Logitech gaming business group. "Just as gamers are compelled to beat levels, our engineers are compelled to test scientific theories. For close to 20 years the relentless pursuit of what's next has been our game – and we're pretty darn good at it. With Logitech G we will continue to push the limits of speed, precision, reliability – even intuitiveness. We do it because gamers expect us to push the limits as far as they do. Every inspired design choice and late-night engineering argument serves but one purpose, to help gamers play their best. When science wins – gamers win."

Tt eSports Level 10 M Headset Makes First Public Appearance

Trendsetting ideas for e-Sports, technology and digital lifestyle, providing fun and entertainment for people on the go are being introduced by Thermaltake Group with its three brands - Thermaltake, Tt eSPORTS and LUXA2 at the CeBIT 2013 during 5th to 9th of March in Hannover, Germany (Booth number: F12 in Hall 15). The highlight of the opening day today was the debut of the "Level 10 M headset", which is celebrating its world premier with BMW Designworks USA.

With the new "Level 10 M headset", Tt eSPORTS, the division of Thermaltake Group is entering a new era, its continuous design history goes all the way back to the Level 10 case in 2009 and the Level 10 M mouse launched last year at CeBIT2012, could in fact tackle the future in a stylistically and technologically advanced design.
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