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Finding Game Bargains Made Easy with Razer Cortex

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced a new platform to its suite of software products: Razer Cortex, a free software gaming application from which players can discover new game titles at the lowest prices, launch their games while boosting computer performance, back up save games and record in-game footage.

Razer Cortex features include:
  • Razer Cortex: Deals - Pay less for more of your favorite games with Razer's unique downloadable game price comparison engine. Game Booster - Enhance your PC's gaming performance with the popular boosting utilities from Razer Game Booster incorporated into Razer Cortex.
  • Save Game Manager - Automatically back up save games to the cloud and never lose a save game again.
  • Screen Capture Gallery - Immortalize your gaming moments with the touch of a hotkey.

All-New Counter Logic Gaming Razer BlackWidow Keyboard Released

Razer, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, along with Counter Logic Gaming (CLG), a longtime eSports partner and premier North American organization, announced the launch of the new Counter Logic Gaming Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth keyboard.

The CLG BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth gaming keyboard continues to give CLG players and fans a customized gaming setup. Late last year, Razer unveiled a limited edition CLG version of its best-selling DeathAdder mouse in the team's iconic black and white colors. The new keyboard is wrapped in a familiar finish. The team's logo is imprinted onto a unique two-tone black and white body and the keys are illuminated in CLG's white coloring.

Razer Goes Full Spectrum Color With All-New Chroma Feature

Razer, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the all-new Chroma feature that allows full-spectrum, color-customizable lighting for enabled Razer devices. The Chroma feature also allows multiple devices to sync lighting colors and patterns and comes with an open SDK that enables game developers to integrate advanced lighting effects that are customizable on a game-by-game basis.

Razer will be updating its 2015/2016 range of peripherals starting with the BlackWidow Ultimate keyboard the DeathAdder gaming mouse, and the Kraken 7.1 headset with the all-new Chroma feature -- fully customizable, full spectrum lighting with inter-device color synchronization via Razer Synapse. Each of these devices will now come with the option of 16.8 million customizable colors and a range of effects through Razer's cloud-based hardware configurator Razer Synapse.

Razer Abyssus 2014 Gaming Mouse Unveiled

Here's the first picture of Razer Abyssus 2014, the company's latest entry-level ambidextrous gaming mouse, which succeeds the original, and is a descendant of the Salamosa in Razer's lineup. Featuring the same dimensions as the original, the new Abyssus comes with more pronounced button flanks, and is slightly more curvy along its sides, so your thumb sinks in better, without slanting inward. The mouse is suited for both claw and palm grips. It swaps out blue for Razer's favorite shade of green for its lit-up logo. It features three buttons and a notchy scroll-wheel. Razer didn't disclose its under-the-hood changes such as sensor resolution.

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.

Razer Releases Custom-Designed Headset for World of Tanks

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, in partnership with Wargaming, a leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced a World of Tanks Razer Kraken Pro headset. The customized gaming headset expands the arsenal of Razer licensed World of Tanks products that include a Razer DeathAdder gaming mouse and Razer Goliathus gaming mouse mat.

"It is always fun for us to collaborate directly with developers whose titles we love to play, and Wargaming is one of the most prestigious names in gaming," says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. "Razer peripherals are the weapons of choice for the world's top eSports athletes. It made perfect sense to dedicate the power and performance of our products to this amazing franchise."

Razer Announces PC Case Design Licensing Program

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced a licensing program that provides for third-party production and sale of Razer-designed and -branded PC cases.

NZXT, a recognized leader in PC cases, was selected as a launch partner for the "Designed by Razer" licensing program based on a shared dedication to innovation. Next month, NZXT will kick-off this new Razer initiative with the "H440 - Designed by Razer." Under the terms of its agreement with Razer, NZXT will manufacture and distribute the H440 - Designed by Razer case through its retail channels.

Behaviour Interactive MMO to Utilize Razer's VOIP Software Comms

Behaviour Interactive and Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced a partnership for the upcoming MMO title Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade. Razer will be providing Razer Comms, its VOIP and Chat software, to Behaviour Interactive for integrated use in the game.

Razer Comms will be providing voice, chat and friend management in-game for Eternal Crusade, allowing players to seamlessly talk and type to one another.

Razer Charity Drive Closing Soon: Free Razer Surround Available for 30 More Days

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced its one-year Child's Play/Razer Surround charity drive will conclude on June 30, 2014. The brand will introduce Razer Surround Pro for purchase thereafter.

Last year, Razer waived all charges on its next-generation virtual surround sound audio engine, Razer Surround. Instead Razer collected donations for the charity Child's Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving children's lives in hospitals around the world. Nearly one million users downloaded Razer Surround and more than $35,000 has been collected for Child's Play to-date.

Razer Taipan Gaming Mouse Launches in White

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced its award-winning Razer Taipan gaming mouse will be available in a glossy white finish. The flagship ambidextrous mouse also features bright white lighting on the scroll wheel and logo. It is fully PC and Mac compatible via Synapse, Razer's online configurator software.

Razer Making Custom-Designed Peripherals for World of Tanks

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, in partnership with Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced a new line-up of gaming peripherals for World of Tanks, featuring a customized Razer DeathAdder mouse and a World of Tanks Razer Goliathus mouse mat.

"We're hyped to be officially supporting one of the fastest-growing titles in all of eSports in time for the World of Tanks Grand Finals in Warsaw," says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. "Wargaming is one of the most prestigious game developers, and releasing these custom-made peripherals for the event is a huge boon for millions of World of Tanks players all over the world."

Razer Blade Also Gets a GPU Update

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced the latest Razer Blade now comes with the highest resolution 14-inch display available in a laptop. The stunning 3200x1800 touchscreen display features a record 5.76 megapixels, sharply exhibiting even the finest details and text with 262 pixels per inch.

The Razer Blade's state-of-the-art IGZO/IPS (Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide/In-Plane Switching) display panel technology provides unmatched color and image quality. The result is a 250 percent increase in contrast ratio over its predecessor, with high brightness LED backlighting optimized for outdoor use, wide viewing angles, and dramatically improved video propagation and response. The Razer Blade's display minimizes color shift while maximizing uniformity to make gaming more beautiful than ever before possible.

Razer Blade Pro Notebook Updated With Faster Graphics

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced it has enhanced its award-winning Razer Blade Pro laptop with next-generation graphics capabilities and a suite of new applications designed for professionals and gamers.

At the heart of the Blade Pro is a full-HD, 17-inch LED main display working in-tandem with the award-winning Razer Switchblade User Interface (SBUI), the latter of which provides users with one-click access to program tools, macros, key binds and other customizable functions, as well as full Internet capabilities independent of the main display. Features of the Razer SBUI include 10 dynamic adaptive tactile keys, a cell phone-grade LCD display that doubles as a track pad, and associated proprietary software.

Razer Launches First Keyboard Mechanical Switch Designed for Gaming

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced the launch of the world's first mechanical switch designed by Razer specifically for gaming -- the Razer Mechanical Switch.

While traditional mechanical switches were originally designed for typing, the all-new Razer Mechanical Switches have been designed and engineered from the ground up for gaming. In order to achieve that, Razer decided to go back to the drawing board to completely re-engineer the traditional mechanical switch.

Razer Game Booster Now Saving Game Progress to the Cloud

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced a new feature for Razer Game Booster that automatically saves game data and settings to the cloud for thousands of titles. In its beta version, Razer Game Booster's Save Game Manager will back up a user's game progress to Dropbox. Other cloud storage services will be enabled in the program's full release.

Save Game Manager is compatible for games with local save files and it supports fully automated backup services for more than 2,000 titles. The list of supported games can be continuously updated by Razer's software engineering team as new titles are released and users may manually add games, ensuring that every supported game works with the Save Game Manager.

Koenigsegg and Razer Push Performance Obsession with Design Partnership

Razer, the global leader in gaming devices and software, announced today a partnership with Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg to produce a series of not-for-sale Koenigsegg limited edition Razer Blade laptops. The alliance is emblematic of the two brands' common preoccupation with engineering perfection.

"Every single detail of a Koenigsegg car is measured against our continuing goal to enhance vehicle performance," says Koenigsegg Automotive AB CEO Christian von Koenigsegg. "This is reflected in everything we do. Nothing is insignificant. We find our doppelganger in Razer - a company inspired beyond conventional reason to design products for extreme functionality and fun."

Razer Synapse 2.0 Brings Paperless Warranty to the Cloud

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced the addition of a warranty function to Razer Synapse 2.0, allowing gamers to quickly register and monitor their warranty period in a single convenient location through Razer's cloud-based hardware configurator.

The new opt-in Warranty function allows for quick registration of Razer's Synapse 2.0-supported products, and also allows users to register other Razer gear, such as analog headsets and mouse mats. Specific to North America, Razer is also removing proof-of-purchase requirements in its product return policy, if the guarantee can be verified automatically with the serial number.

Razer Unveils Project Christine, the World's Most Modular PC Concept Design

Razer, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced a concept of what promises to be the world's most modular gaming system, Project Christine.

The PC has traditionally been one of the most open platforms in all of technology. However, given the technical complexities of PC hardware, only the most hardcore enthusiasts have been able to take advantage of this openness to build, customize and continuously upgrade their PC desktop systems. The tremendous promise of the PC has remained underexploited by the vast majority of general consumers for more than 30 years, largely due to the convoluted hardware -- knowing what does what, what works with what, and how to connect the pieces.

Razer Launches New Headphone Series

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced the Razer Adaro series, a new line of headphones designed for personal entertainment. The new audio lineup will initially feature four models: bass-heavy earphones, analog stereo headphones, Bluetooth headphones and DJ-style headphones. Each member of the Razer Adaro family is designed with a heavy focus on durability, comfort and uncompromised sound quality for music listening.

The Razer Adaro series marks the company's latest venture into the personal entertainment audio space. The Razer Kraken and Electra, two of Razer's best-selling headphones, were tuned for music, as well as gaming.

Razer Goes Metal With Kraken Forged Edition Headphones

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced the launch of its new top-of-the-line headphones: the Razer Kraken Forged Edition.

Crafted with ear cups that are machined out of aircraft-grade aluminum and finished with a matte texture, the Razer Kraken Forged Edition is carefully hand-assembled, ensuring the build quality matches the premium looks and guts.

Razer to Introduce Evil Geniuses-Branded Gaming Peripherals

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, along with Evil Geniuses, one of the world's premier eSports organizations, today announced a plan to develop a line of custom-branded peripherals for Evil Geniuses.

The limited edition Evil Geniuses eSports line by Razer includes a Razer Taipan gaming mouse, Razer Goliathus gaming mouse mat and a Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth Edition mechanical gaming keyboard. Each of these peripherals is designed with tournament-ready hardware, including a high-precision 8200 dpi laser sensor in the mouse, a glide-attuned surface for slick movement on the mouse mat and fast-actuating mechanical switches in the keyboard.

ORIGIN PC Launches Elite Gaming Peripherals Powered By Razer

ORIGIN PC announced today it has partnered with Razer, the industry leader in gaming peripherals, to bring the ultimate keyboard, mouse and mouse pad to ORIGIN PC. Using Razer's proven formula for delivering the utmost quality and performance, ORIGIN PC chose the best Razer has to offer for ORIGIN PC Edition peripherals with an exclusive black and red backlit color scheme. The ORIGIN PC BlackWidow keyboard, Taipan mouse and Goliathus mouse pad puts the power of an ORIGIN PC at a user's fingertips, providing the tools needed to obliterate the competition.

"ORIGIN PC strives to give our customers the best gaming experience from our award winning integration, to our best in class 24/7 lifetime support. When looking for a peripherals partner, Razer was the clear choice." said Kevin Wasielewski ORIGIN PC CEO and co-founder. "Our brands carry a perfect synergy with both of our core values focused on always providing the best gaming experience possible. ORIGIN PC and Razer worked closely to develop a unique set of peripherals that didn't alter Razer's tried and tested leading products. The exclusive black and red ORIGIN PC Edition peripherals not only look epic, they feel epic with every click."

Razer Comms Supports Gamers in New Languages

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced the release of localized versions of Razer Comms, an all-in-one communications solution for gamers. The program is now available in German, French, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and simplified Chinese, in addition to the original English version.

With the additional language support, Razer set up more servers to help manage the influx of recent new users to the software, which is still in beta.

All-New Counter Logic Gaming Razer DeathAdder Team Mouse Released

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, along with Counter Logic Gaming, a long time eSports partner and premier North American organization, are happy to announce the launch of the new Counter Logic Gaming Razer DeathAdder gaming mouse.

This limited edition team-branded gaming mouse delivers precision from a 6400 dpi optical sensor, and comfort from its right-handed ergonomic form factor that gamers have come to know and love with the Razer DeathAdder namesake. It's one of the many reasons that the peripheral is the top-selling gaming mouse in existence.

Razer Blade and Edge Pro, Now Available in Retail, at Best Buy

Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced that two of its prizewinning PC systems, the Razer Blade and Razer Edge Pro, are available for in-store purchase at Best Buy. Both the Blade and Edge Pro will be featured in approximately 100 Best Buy locations nationally, including most major markets.

"Two years ago, Razer was known as a niche company that made the world's best gaming peripherals," says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. "Today, we are leading the charge in tablet and laptop innovation with systems available at Best Buy stores across the country. This is truly a gratifying day for our company and for gamers and computer aficionados alike."
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