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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.

GX Gaming Zabius M Mobile Gaming Headset Now Available in North America

GX Gaming, the professional gaming peripheral line by Genius, today launches the Zabius M mobile gaming headset. The first of its kind from GX-Gaming, the Zabius M fuses crisp audio, booming bass, and portability into earbuds that challenge the status quo of gaming headsets. Packed with massive 13mm drivers, the Zabius includes interchangeable ear-tips in three sizes, giving users a custom fit while reducing ambient noise. The 2-tone, tangle-free flat cable and included carrying case allow hassle-free cable management while traveling and for storage.

Kingston Launches HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of the HyperX Cloud gaming headset. HyperX Cloud features extremely comfortable ear cushions and larger audio drivers to give gamers ultimate comfort and superior sound during long game play sessions.

HyperX Cloud uses memory foam ear cushions and a soft, leather-padded headband with custom stitching for enhanced comfort and style. The over-the-ear, closed-cup design helps block out ambient noise for a more immersive game experience. Interchangeable velour ear cushions allow gamers to hear their surroundings while also delivering dialogue and every explosion and gunfire in clear, high-fidelity audio from the large 53mm drivers. HyperX Cloud also features a detachable microphone and is made of aluminum for durability.

Cooler Master Announces CM Storm Sirus-C Gaming Headset

Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today announces the release of the new Sirus C Gaming Headset. Built from the ground up with heart-pounding 2.2 channel sound, Sirus C delivers powerful sound as it carries on the legacy of the Sirus 5.1.

The Sirus C delivers earth-shaking 2.2 channel sound with a 44 mm main driver and a dedicated 40mm subwoofer/bass driver in each ear for explosive bass and crisp sound. A built-in USB Sound Card and Amplifier dramatically boosts signal power to make games, music and movies more immersive. In addition, the Sirus C is coupled with an in-line remote that grants access to volume adjustment, microphone mute, chat volume (console mode only), and PC / Console mode switching.

LG Starts Shipping the TONE PRO Mobile Headset

Bringing more choice to smartphone owners considering premium, mobile stereo headsets, LG Electronics - the makers of the acclaimed LG G2 smartphone, LG G Pad 8.3 LTE tablet and innovative curved LG G Flex - is shipping LG TONE PRO to retailers and mobile network providers nationwide.

"The premium headset market is defined by fashion as much as it is by sound quality," said Bruce Tripido, director of accessories, LG MobileComm USA. "That is exactly what consumers find in the LG TONE PRO, a well-designed headset that threads together style, comfort and quality."

MSI Gaming-branded SteelSeries Siberia V2 Headset Sells Separately

Possibly the most highly co-branded gaming peripheral on the planet, SteelSeries Siberia V2 headset is now donning a new look - MSI Gaming. Decked in black and red, the headset features red "MSI Gaming" branding on its headband, a red "dragon" peeping through the black mesh of its cans, and a full MSI Gaming logo inside them. If you've not had enough "MSI Gaming" with your motherboard, graphics card, keyboard, notebooks, RAM, or even full-blown gaming desktops already, then you can add this headset to your bucket list. Pricing details are not at hand.

Turtle Beach To Make Heroes of the Storm Gaming Headsets

Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the games industry, today announced a new multi-year licensing agreement with Blizzard Entertainment around the highly anticipated Heroes of the Storm multiplayer game. As part of the agreement, Turtle Beach will develop PC gaming headsets for both elite and recreational players. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Parametric Sound Corporation.

Heroes of the Storm is a new raucous online team brawler that draws iconic characters from more than 20 years of Blizzard gaming history, including the award-winning Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft franchises. Heroes of the Storm is uniquely positioned to deliver exciting competitive play, thanks to its team-oriented gameplay mechanics and its fast-paced skirmishes.

GX Gaming Zabius Headset is Now Available in North America

GX Gaming, the professional gaming peripheral line by Genius, has launched the Zabius universal gaming headset. This comfortable universal headset system thoroughly brings crystal clear audio from each of its 40mm drivers with explosive bass and pulsing tones to the gaming battlefield on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, PC, and Mac.
Compatible with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, PCs, and Mac Connected by a 3 meter (10 foot) long anti-tangle cable, the in-line controller allows gamers to switch between XBOX 360, PS3, and PC/Mac mode and adjust chat and volume settings on the fly.

Tt eSPORTS Unveils the Level 10 M Blazing Red Edition Gaming Headset

Tt eSPORTS, the leading expert in professional e-Sports gaming peripherals, will be releasing the third variant in the Level 10 M Headset series with the Level 10 M Headset Blazing Red edition. Designed in collaboration with BMW Designworks USA - the Level 10 M Headset is a meticulous blend of form and function. While maintaining the tradition of iconic design found in the products before it, namely the Level 10 Chasis and Level 10 M Mouse, elements of open spaced architecture and geometric modularity are employed throughout the Level 10 M Headset.

The Level 10 M Headset was made to meet the stringent demands gamers' have in a headset, without looking out of place for everyday use. The headset comes with a set of PC gaming cables as well as mobile headset cable. Joining the already available Level 10 M Headset in Diamond Black and Iron White, the Level 10 M Headset Blazing Red will further allow consumers to enjoy the experience offered by a Level 10 product.

SPEEDLINK Presents the New CONIUX Gaming Headset

- Last year SPEEDLINK presented its first full gaming line-up. With two new mice and three keyboards the gaming line-up was impressive, both technically and visually, with its consistent red/black design. The new CONIUX gaming headset also features this red/black design, slotting perfectly into the existing gaming line-up. SPEEDLINK has long since established itself as a leading headset manufacturer with the now globally famous and renowned MEDUSA headsets - with the CONIUX it now offers a headset that is outstanding value for money (RRP €29.99) which will also delight newcomers. The CONIUX is incredibly comfortable and extremely effective at shielding out background noise - enabling gamers to immerse themselves fully in their virtual world and, thanks to the CONIUX, forget about the limits of time and space.

Red/black design, sleek yet premium: this is how SPEEDLINK presents its new CONIUX gaming headset. The gaming headset is ultra comfortable thanks to the earcups' high-grade padding plus its low weight of 230g. In addition, its closed-cup design means background noise doesn't stand a chance of getting through. Equipped with a sensitive microphone, the CONIUX offers crystal-clear voice transmission. What's more, the mic is also flexible. The stereo audio with its thumping bass and voluminous sound is perfect for any situation. Friends won't feel left out either during intense gaming sessions or while listening to music as the mic lets the user chat to them between sessions via Skype, ICQ or Yahoo. Regardless of which one is preferred, the headset is compatible with all popular platforms.

SteelSeries Releases Diablo III: Reaper of Souls QcK Mousepad

SteelSeries, the leading global innovator of gaming peripherals, In conjunction with Blizzard Entertainment's release of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, SteelSeries has announced a new Diablo themed QcK Mousepad featuring original artwork of the Angel of Death, the Nephalem's main adversary in the epic new expansion pack. The new SteelSeries QcK Reaper of Souls Edition is available now via the SteelSeries Web Shop for $14.99/ €14.99.

Alongside the new QcK, the award-winning Diablo III Mouse makes its return. Armed with 7 ergonomically placed buttons with a 10 million-click lifespan and demon-red illumination, the Diablo III Mouse brings players their most precise weapon for gameplay.

Mad Catz Announces New Range of Xbox One Licensed Headsets

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today a new range of licensed audio headsets for Xbox One under the TRITTON gaming audio brand, expected to start shipping summer 2014. "We're excited to announce our upcoming range of headsets for the Xbox One platform," said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. "Over 45% of our sales are derived from gaming headsets, and we believe the addition of Xbox One headsets will make a significant contribution to our return to growth and profitability in fiscal 2015."
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