updated 04:00 pm EDT, Tue June 15, 2010
Razer shows StarCraft II branded peripherals
Computer gaming peripherals maker Razer on Tuesday partnered with game maker Blizzard Entertainment on three new StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty-branded gaming peripherals. This includes the Spectre mouse, Marauder keyboard and the Banshee headset. The three share Razer's APM (Actions-Per-Minute) lighting system, have StarCraft styling cues and are portable.
The Spectre mouse has five buttons and a multi-color LEDs, along with a 5600dpi Razer Precision 3.5G laser sensor. It claims a quick 1ms response time as well. The mouse connects using a gold-plated USB connector at the end of a braided 7-foot cable. It will be priced at $80.
The Marauder keyboard has elevated keys for fast inputs and a dedicated real-time macro recording system. Its keys are fully backlit and laser-etched. It likewise has 1ms response time response and has a 7-foot braided cable. It will cost $120.
The Banshee headset can be configured for custom equalizer, pitch and volume adjustments, with eight presets. It has a detachable microphone boom to ease carrying and sports 50mm drivers. Sony prices it at $120.
StarCraft II is due out in stores on July 27, with all three Razer peripherals due out at around the same time.