The clock is slowly clicking away the seconds until March 6th, the day that gamers everywhere will take back Earth in Game Rant’s Most Anticipated Game of 2012, Mass Effect 3. But just like you wouldn’t attend a wedding in grimy, torn jeans, you won’t want to save the world using just any old junky controllers, right?
Not to worry. The high-end gaming peripheral specialists at Razer have teamed up with BioWare and Electronic Arts to offer a range of accessories and gear for Mass Effect 3 players, from keyboards to iPhone cases. Get ready to see the “N7” logo on everything.
Just like a blockbuster Summer movie, Mass Effect 3 is going to arrive awash in branded merchandise. A quick round-up of the products announced so far includes action figures, iPhone and iPad apps, an art book, console vaults, and (regrettably) a new novel. How could a set of console and PC accessories be far behind?
Take a look at Razer’s full line of Mass Effect 3 products below, complete with descriptions from the manufacturer.
“The Onza TE Mass Effect 3 Edition provides enhanced combat effectiveness through adjustable resistance on both analog sticks and the addition of two fully -programmable multi-function buttons. Quickly fire biotics from the extra shoulder buttons to disable enemies, and use analog sticks calibrated to your preferred tension. An improved D-pad, Hyperesponse buttons, and a 15-foot lightweight braided cable, round-off this perfect weapon for Mass Effect 3 on the Xbox 360 and PC.”
“Mass Effect 3 drops players into an all-out galactic war where the Reapers have taken Earth, and only you as Commander Shepard can take back Earth and prevent the entire galaxy from complete annihilation. Use the Razer Imperator Mass Effect 3 Edition gaming mouse as your tech-blade, an extension of your arm and with its 6400dpi 4G Dual Sensor System dispatch the ruthless enemies before they end humanity’s existence.”
“In Mass Effect 3, Commander Shepard and his team will face their greatest challenge yet – the Reapers. The Razer Vespula dual-sided gaming mouse mat is the perfect way to ensure that you’re prepared for each battle. Get neck-breaking acceleration under your mouse with the SPEED side to hit the enemies before they can react, or deliver precise headshots with the measured movement of the CONTROL side. Exclusively designed in pitch-black finish with the iconic N7 logo and stripes displayed on Shepard’s Armor, the Razer Vespula Mass Effect 3 Edition readies both you and your mouse for the war to take Earth back.”
“Constructed with tear-resistant, weather-proof heavy-duty 1680D ballistic nylon, the Mass Effect 3 Razer Messenger bag gives your gaming laptop and gear total protection from intergalactic warfare.”
“The Razer BlackWidow Mass Effect 3 Edition gaming keyboard is a state-of-the-art weapon with its full-fledged heavy-duty mechanical key infrastructure. When it delivers crisp, tactile feedback and faster keystroke actuation, this revolutionary, fully backlit gaming keyboard helps Commander Shepard get the mission done with razor-sharp efficiency.”
“Whether tuning into the immersive sounds of the various exotic in-game locales featured in Mass Effect 3, or to get the one-up on enemies through audio cues and pinpoint positional audio — The Razer Chimaera 5.1 Mass Effect 3 Edition gaming headset takes you into the game full throttle by way of your ears. As you hear the Reapers closing in all around you, be ready to take the fight to them.”
“With a hard-shell design inspired by Commander Shepard’s iconic N7 Onyx Armor, and complete with segmented protection plates, your iPhone 4 is getting the best protection to take on every intense firefight, battle, and hard knock Mass Effect 3 and your life can throw at it.”
Like the Mass Effect 3 action figures, DLC codes will be bundled in with Razer’s offerings — up for grabs are the Collector Assault Rifle and multiplayer item packs. Unlike the figures, Razer’s products won’t come cheap. While the iPhone case carriers a reasonable $24.99 MSRP, the Chimaera 5.1 headset comes in at a whopping $209.99! All of the products will be available in March, and can be pre-ordered now at Razer’s Razerstore.
Ranters, will you be picking up any of Razer’s Mass Effect 3 branded goodies? What other Mass Effect products do you expect to come down the pipeline?
Mass Effect 3 releases March 6, 2012, for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.
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