Quantcast
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions


12:03 PM on 09.01.2012
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo



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 Razer is slick and feels really good in the hands. The build is all metal, sleek, and well-balanced, weighing in at only 6.6 lbs. Really, every single inch of this machine screams quality. 

I really dug the Switchblade UI hybrid display/touchpad and how it could instantly change functions. As you'll see from the gallery below, it jumps from daily use (Gmail, browser, etc.) to app-specific functions that fill in the user-assignable keys. You can even watch YouTube videos or browse the web on the little screen, freeing up the main screen for gaming. What's neat is that this UI changes automatically with selected applications. 

We did not get a chance to game on the new Razer, but we will soon. We'll report back shortly.

If you want a premium, portable gaming machine, the Razer would definitely fit the bill. Now that Apple has discontinued the 17-inch MacBook Pro, this is the biggest of the premium laptops out there.

Still, $2,500 is a lot of money. That same amount could buy you every game console and portable, a decent desktop gaming rig, and still have some left over for games. 

PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Gallery

12:30 PM on 12.16.2014
GTA Online heists look good and sound even better

Alright, heists in Grand Theft Auto Online look terrific. It's been a long wait, and we're not done waiting just yet -- Rockstar says the free update for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One will arrive in early 2015 -- b...more



12:30 PM on 12.14.2014
Aviary Attorney flies to Kickstarter, soars away with my heart

Aviary Attorney is the ingenious brainchild of Coventry-based Sketchy Logic; the living half of which (for the sake of this project) is comprised of programmer and designer Jeremy Noghani with graphic artist and animato...more



12:30 PM on 12.11.2014
Damn, these 20 Just Cause 3 screenshots are so wonderfully Just Cause

Twenty Just Cause 3 screenshots surfaced today, and they look like absolutely anything you could ever want from a Just Cause game. There are lots of explosions, gliding through the air tethered to various objects, and more than one instance of shooting atop a bus. Subtlety never was Just Cause's strong suit. [Via Videogamer]more



View all Gallery






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more