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2:00 PM on 01.03.2013

Razer's new Sabertooth controller has so many buttons

Razer's Sabertooth Elite Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 might not look all that different based on its front side, but on the back, there are six extra configurable buttons. Designed with competitive play in mind, this device...

Jordan Devore



Contest: Win a Razer Tiamat 7.1 gaming headset! photo
Contest: Win a Razer Tiamat 7.1 gaming headset!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners are Porkins, FierstArter, HammerShark, BillyTheK1dd, and Flamoctapus.]

Our friends at Razer have kindly bestowed upon us five of their awesome Tiamat 7.1 elite gaming headsets to give away to the Destructoid community! These bad boys normally retail for $180, but one can be yours right now for absolutely free!

To enter, we need you to film yourself doing something amazing. Show us your juggling skills, parkour off your neighbor's dog -- the sky's the limit! Everybody has some kind of talent; now's your chance to make yours pay off!

You have until Monday, December 31 at 11:59 PM Pacific to enter, and the contest is open to U.S. residents only. Once you've recorded your feat of amazingness, just drop the link to the video in the comments below. Good luck!

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Review: Razer Electra Headset photo
Review: Razer Electra Headset
by Jonathan Ross

The Razer Electra is an oddity. It's billed as a "music and gaming headset," but is primarily designed for use with mobile phones -- the headset is specifically made for iPhones, HTC phones, and Blackberries (and any laptop that happens to have an audio + microphone combined 3.5mm jack).   

To be perfectly honest, I'm hard-pressed to think of any mobile games aside from perhaps Sword & Sworcery that would truly benefit from high-quality "gaming" headphones. That said, the Electras are a comfortable set of headphones that are perfectly serviceable if you want to listen to music on your mobile device, as long as you don't mind the size and bulk.

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Review: Razer Blade photo
Review: Razer Blade
by Dale North

Stop. I already know what you're going to say. It's too expensive, right? You could build a rig for much cheaper, or some other manufacturer has a better price on a similar configuration. Something like that. And I get you. 

But that whole mindset changes when you have a really nice piece of electronics like the new Razer Blade in your hands. There's just something about this machine that brings out the technolust. There's also something about having all of your games in something so sleek, thin, and portable.

Yes, $2499 is a lot of money, but you're really getting something for that outlay.

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4:30 PM on 11.21.2012

Upgraded Razer DeathAdder mouse available now

Razer's DeathAdder gaming mouse has seen some improvements in this latest version, and should be hitting stores right about now. The biggest change is that the 4G sensor has improved performance. Razer says it's the world's m...

Dale North



Review: Razer Kraken Pro Headset photo
Review: Razer Kraken Pro Headset
by Chris Carter

Choosing a headset can prove to be mighty difficult in today's era. There's a ton of options; whether it's comfort level, sound quality, or functionality. Usually headsets tend to favor one factor over the other, leaving you fairly dissatisfied in the long run.

After dragging Razer's new Kraken Pro through the mud for many lengthy sessions, however, I've found that they're a great compromise if you're looking for a pair of PC headphones.

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9:00 PM on 10.17.2012

Razer is giving away a custom Star Wars-themed Blade

The Razer Blade is one of those products that I'll likely never own, but damn if it isn't fun to daydream about. This custom-made Star Wars: The Old Republic Blade doesn't exactly help the tech envy. One lucky person will win...

Jordan Devore



Review: Razer Deathstalker Ultimate keyboard photo
Review: Razer Deathstalker Ultimate keyboard
by Dale North

What would be the ultimate keyboard for PC gaming? No, bigger. Like, ultimate ultimate. Holograms and laserbeams and sh*t? That stuff is not possible yet, but how about a multitouch screen display and 10 programmable buttons with their own dedicated backdisplays? Crazy enough for you? How about backlit keys that you can assign any color to? 

There are lots of keyboards out there, but no one has gone balls-out crazy and made something that would give us true accessory lust yet. Maybe this new keyboard from Razer, the Deathstalker Ultimate, might be that for you.

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7:30 AM on 09.21.2012

TGS: Razer shows off Xbox 360 Arcade Stick prototype

Razer is working to get their upcoming Xbox 360 Arcade Stick absolutely perfect. The units they have on display at Tokyo Game Show this year are from their beta program, and are the 13th iteration of the sticks. 200 fighters ...

Dale North





12:03 PM on 09.01.2012

PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions

I managed to get my hands on the new Razer Blade gaming laptop after the announcement yesterday during PAX 2012. I wanted to steal one, but there were only two, and its creators were hovering over both of them.  The Raze...

Dale North

5:15 PM on 08.31.2012

PAX: Powerful new Razer Blade gaming laptop announced

This afternoon, at a panel at Penny Arcade Expo 2012, Razer announced their newest product, the Razer Blade. You may remember a similar announcement from around this same time last year, but this is a redesigned device that a...

Dale North



Review: Razer Tiamat 7.1 Surround Sound headset photo
Review: Razer Tiamat 7.1 Surround Sound headset
by Daniel Starkey

Reviewing headphones is probably one of the better parts about working for Destructoid. At the absolute worst, it gives me an excuse to watch some of my favorite movies, listen to great music, and play some games. No stress, no pressure.

I was really skeptical when I first heard about the Razer Tiamat 7.1. I expected the low-end response to be excessive, for the soundscape to be obnoxious, and for the set to exaggerate footsteps for the competitive multiplayer crowd. While my experience with the Tiamat was bittersweet, I’m glad to say it has nothing to do with the quality of the product itself.

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9:30 PM on 03.15.2012

Razer launches Razer Academy for eSports fans

eSports? e-Sports? Competitive gaming? Well whatever you call it, the PC hardware company Razer is ready to educate you on its happenings. Razer Academy has compiled a list of well-known names from the scene (like Latif...

Patrick Hancock

11:00 PM on 02.16.2012

Razer's new Mass Effect 3 lineup includes DLC items

"I'm Commander Shepard and this is my favorite PC manufacture on the Citadel." Do people still make that joke? I don't know. So yeah, Razer and BioWare have teamed up to release a ton of branded Mass Effect 3 accessories, jus...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

10:00 AM on 01.12.2012

CES: Razer's Blade gaming laptop looks sharp indeed

You've already heard Dale talk about how Razer's Project Fiona tablet PC shocked the hell out of us at the show this week, but that's not the only trick up the manufacturer's sleeve. We also had a chance to poke around a bit ...

Conrad Zimmerman



CES: Razer's Fiona gaming tablet is amazing, not a tablet photo
CES: Razer's Fiona gaming tablet is amazing, not a tablet
by Dale North

Razer's newly revealed gaming tablet gaming concept raised a lot of eyebrows yesterday. Concept images showed a tablet-like device with controller sticks mounted on handles. Some even wondered if those were removable. The unit's specifications had others scratching their heads as Razer claimed it would feature full PC game compatibility with its Intel Core i7 processor. This prototype is unlike any other tablet we've seen, so many didn't know what to think about it. 

We got our hands on a running prototype in a meeting with Razer at CES, and I haven't been able to stop thinking about it since. My jaw fell open at first glance and stayed that way through the entire meeting. Seeing Fiona running popular PC games at high settings was really surprising. You've never seen anything even close to this quality on a tablet. In fact, I'm not even sure this could be called a tablet.

Whatever it is, I want one.

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