Razer

  • Razer Raises The Bar On VR Gaming With Its New $200 Stargazer Webcam

    Razer Raises The Bar On VR Gaming With Its New $200 Stargazer Webcam

    Last summer, gaming tech company Razer said that it was working with Intel on a webcam that would take in-game video recording to a higher level. Today, at CES in Las Vegas, the company is taking the wraps off that product. Stargazer is Razer’s new $200 camera, shipping in Q2, that will let game players record themselves in high definition, with the focus on catchy new features, such… Read More

  • Step Inside Gaming Company Razer’s Largest Concept Store To Date

    High-end gaming firm Razer opened its third such store — which is purely for showing off its products, not actual retail sales — in Bangkok, Thailand, recently and we went along to check it out. Razer, which was valued at more than one billion US dollars following an investment from Intel last year, has concept stores in Taiwan and Manila, but its new addition in Bangkok is its… Read More

  • Gaming Company Razer To Launch Corporate Investment Fund In 2016

    Gaming Company Razer To Launch Corporate Investment Fund In 2016

    Razer, the high-end gaming hardware firm headquartered in the U.S., made waves last year when it entered the billion dollar unicorn club courtesy of an undisclosed investment from Intel. Now it’s time to share the wealth — quite literally — which the company is planning to do via a corporate venture capital fund that is slated to launch next year. Read More

  • Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal

    Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal

    After raising funds at a $1 billion valuation, gaming company Razer has confirmed its first acquisition. It has bought the software assets of Ouya; and it has acqui-hired the company’s technical and developer relations teams to expand Razer’s Android TV gaming business, specifically around its Forge TV console and the Cortex gaming platform. Notably, Razer is not… Read More

  • Android Game Console Maker Ouya In Talks To Be Acquired By Razer

    Android Game Console Maker Ouya In Talks To Be Acquired By Razer

    We’re hearing that Razer, which creates laptops and other gaming hardware, is in the process of acquiring Kickstarter-backed Android console maker Ouya. TechCrunch couldn’t learn the terms of the deal, which we’ve heard are still in flux, but the acquisition would bring to a close the tale of a very early first-mover in the market of set-top gaming consoles outside of… Read More

  • Razer Blade New Gaming Laptop

    The New Razer Blade Is The Gaming Laptop To Beat

    Earlier this month, Razer launched the second generation of its ultra-high-resolution gaming laptop, the Blade. I’ve since gotten a few weeks to play with it and can confirm that its hardware lives up to the crazy QHD+ screen. Like its predecessor, this year’s Razer Blade packs in a 14-inch, 3200 x 1800 pixel screen. It looks pretty from most angles and can get quite bright, and has… Read More

  • The New Razer Blade Makes Gaming At High Resolutions On A Laptop Less Of A Compromise

    The New Razer Blade Makes Gaming At High Resolutions On A Laptop Less Of A Compromise

    Razer is once again proving it’s capable of squeezing a lot of power into a tiny space with the debut of the 2015 Razer Blade, the latest in the company’s series of flagship laptops that put an Apple-like spin on the gaming segment. Read More

  • Razer Forge TV

    Razer Unveils Its $100 Android-Powered Gaming Console, Razer Forge TV

    Earlier this year, high-end gaming tech company Razer announced at Google I/O that it would be soon be making its first foray into Android-based gaming consoles. Today at CES, that device made its public debut. The Razer Forge TV is a micro-console, 4×4 inches and selling for $100, and Razer hopes it will give the company three new routes into your living room: as a platform for… Read More

  • A Gift Guide For The Childless Who Have To Buy Gifts For Children

    A Gift Guide For The Childless Who Have To Buy Gifts For Children

    Buying toys for kids is like trying to help a couple of strangers carry a couch up two flights of steps. While your assistance may be appreciated, in theory, you’re probably going to end up doing something wrong. To that end, we present five toys that are, in theory, amazing (and I like all of them and you should, if the child in question is old enough to handle them, buy them) but that… Read More

  • Gaming Company Razer Is Now Valued At $1B+

    Gaming Company Razer Is Now Valued At $1B+

    Razer, the San Diego-based high-end gaming tech company, is on a roll. In the wake of the latest models of its thin Blade gaming laptops, a partnership with Tencent in China, and preparing for the sale of a new wearable, it has recently closed a round of funding with Intel on at least a $1 billion valuation. The details come by way of a leaked internal memo to staff that was passed… Read More

  • Meet The New Blade, Razer’s Gaming Laptop With A Serious Screen

    Meet The New Blade, Razer’s Gaming Laptop With A Serious Screen

    Razer has built a number of Blade laptops, including an early, massive 17-inch device that cost $2,800. In 2013, Razer released a thin, 14 inch laptop that still contained impressive gaming guts. Best known for its gaming peripherals like high-end keyboards and mice, Razer had hit on a laptop design mix that people liked. Reviews of the 2013 Blade were generally positive, though its screen… Read More