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Razer Re-Releases StarCraft II Peripherals

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Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, announced the re-release of its peripheral lineup for Blizzard Entertainment's StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm expansion, the highly anticipated next installment of the acclaimed StarCraft franchise. The entire suite of StarCraft II peripherals, designed specifically for the prestigious real-time strategy (RTS) game, is once again available in all its glory. The line includes the Razer Spectre StarCraft II Gaming Mouse, the Razer Marauder StarCraft II Gaming Keyboard and the Razer Banshee StarCraft II Gaming Headset.

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Now in purple, eh? I would like them to release something better than those instead. A mechanical keyboard is a must, and I don't see it anywhere
 
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Now in purple, eh? I would like them to release something better than those instead. A mechanical keyboard is a must, and I don't see it anywhere
I agree. Once you go mechanical you can't go back. Its like going SSD. You cannot go back to a "normal" HD.
 

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Now in purple, eh? I would like them to release something better than those instead. A mechanical keyboard is a must, and I don't see it anywhere
do you really see the same group of people who would buy a game themed keyboard also pay the premium for a mechanical keyboard?
 

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do you really see the same group of people who would buy a game themed keyboard also pay the premium for a mechanical keyboard?
I would buy a Starcraft II themed keyboard if its mechanical, or a Steelseries (insert game here) mouse.
 

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Why not? A little decal over plain ol black/white is always nice, especially if its only a little more than what you would pay for the plain version. The difference between Steelseries Xai normal and "game version" can be as little as £0.
 

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Why not? A little decal over plain ol black/white is always nice, especially if its only a little more than what you would pay for the plain version. The difference between Steelseries Xai normal and "game version" can be as little as £0.
why not? because i am a grown ass man and i don't want my electronics to look like kids toys.
 

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why not? because i am a grown ass man and i don't want my electronics to look like kids toys.
Matter of taste then. I usually prefer dull boring stuff, with a splash of colour here and there. A childish looking peripheral fits that perfectly :)
 
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Razer releases something I find pretty ugly.

Not something which happens often.
 
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why not? because i am a grown ass man and i don't want my electronics to look like kids toys.
Then why do you love Apple so much? BADABOOM!
 

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Matter of taste then.
a matter of taste would be choosing between a black keyboard and a grey keyboard. this is a matter of maturity. my point is: bundling a "toy" keyboard like this one with a mechanical keyboard would put its price-point out of range of the intended audience.
 
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I feel like an idiot...I've never heard of Starcraft II. Although, I clicked in to join the discussion because of the blocky looking mouse. Any time I see something that 'might' fit my left hand....I have to take a look. The choices of worthy mice...are very limited.

I agree with the mechanical keyboard/SSD analogy.

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That mouse looks really uncomfortable. I have tried a lot of gaming mice. I still have not found anything better than a G500 that is anywhere near the $50 range. I bought mine for $35 and I don't think mice or keyboards should cost $100 or more.
I wish I can use the old IBM mechanical keyboards and give it a new shell. Maybe I can get one and just paint it all flat black.
 
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exactly. so that would mean throwing a mechanical keyboard in this mix would almost double the price of the product making it out of range for its audience.
No it will just carry a 50% premium. Hardly "out of range" if you are already a $100 keyboard.
 
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The whole set is pretty good for the game it is designed to. It is a themed set. The mouse is pretty short for claw-type grip. Check out some of the South Korean pros and you quickly see why and software bundle that comes with it is pretty useful. You can see you APM based on the colour you set. For SC2 is nice, for anything else I highly doubt it.
 
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Are they going to re-re-release this stuff before Legacy of the Void too? :laugh:
 
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Are they going to re-re-release this stuff before Legacy of the Void too? :laugh:
Probably.

They could have yellow or green color theme for Protoss's related merchandise :laugh:
 
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these products looks close to alienware
alienware products looks close to logitech
 
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Interesting, since the original Marauder keyboard can display the exact same colour since it has RGB backlighting... Why would anyone replace it with the new version??

Also, my friend had one and the tactile feedback was just horrible. So it will definitely not improve your gaming...
 
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Well, what do you know, Razer is at it again, spreading a lot of bulshit:
- the Starcraft II peripherals have been available since launch, there has been no shortage
- the build quality is abhorent, within 4 weeks of use I got spots where the paint was gone. and I don't have acid for sweat like the aliens have acid for blood
- the prices are an insult, same number for both US and EU means in EU they are ~30% more expensive
- the mouse sensor has a fit on the screen if hair from my cat interferes with it, dances around and generally annoys the hell out of me, especially in Mass Effect 3 multiplayer, it messes badly with my targeting

The only thing to like is the changing of lights done automatically depending on which application is on.