Razer And BioWare Reveal New 'Mass Effect 3' Gaming Gear

BioWare and Razer have revealed a new line of gaming peripherals and gear for EA and BioWare's highly anticipated Mass Effect 3. The new line will help us lay waste to Reapers on PC and Xbox 360 with accessories for both, along with an iPhone case and a new messenger bag. Details and some nice big images after the break!

“BioWare is pulling out all of the stops for Mass Effect 3 to ensure it’s the best and boldest game in the series,” said Robert ‘RazerGuy’ Krakoff, President, Razer USA. “With our official line of peripherals and gear for Mass Effect 3, we’re giving fans the best gaming weaponry and hardware to meet the challenge head on – and come out victorious.”

“With Mass Effect 3 we’re delivering a truly epic experience for both the existing fans and newcomers into the series,” said David Silverman, Marketing Director for BioWare. “Mass Effect 3 is an all-out Galactic war and partnering with Razer gives us an opportunity to raise the stakes even higher and provide gamers with a product line that will certainly help them take Earth back on March 6.”

The PC hardware in the line includes the Mass Effect 3 Imperator gaming mouse, Vespula dual-sided gaming mouse mat, and the BlackWidow Ultimate gaming keyboard. On the Xbox 360 side we'll have a Mass Effect 3 Onza Tournament Edition Xbox 360 controller and Chimaera Xbox 360 gaming headset. You can find all the details below.

Mass Effect 3 Razer Imperator Ergonomic Gaming Mouse ($79.99)

Product features:

-6400dpi 4G Dual Sensor System

-Rubberized contoured thumb grip for added control

-Ergonomic right-handed design

-Adjustable side buttons

-Razer Synapse Onboard Memory

-Up to 200 inches per second/50g acceleration

-Seven independently programmable Hyperesponse buttons

-On-the-Fly Sensitivity adjustment

-Zero-acoustic Ultraslick mouse feet

-Approx. size in mm; 123(l) x 71(w) x 42(h)

Mass Effect 3 Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard ($139.99)

Product Features:

-Full mechanical keys with 50g actuation force

-Individually backlit keys with 5 levels of lighting

-1000Hz Ultrapolling / 1ms response time

-Programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording

-Gaming mode option for deactivation of the Windows key

-10 customizable software profiles with on-the-fly switching

-5 additional macro keys

-Gaming optimized key matrix for minimized ghosting

-Multi-media controls

-Braided cable

-Audio-out / Mic-in jacks


-Approx. size in mm: 475(L) x 171(W) x 30(H)

-Weight: 1.5kg

Mass Effect 3 Razer Vespula Dual-Sided Gaming Mouse Mat ($34.99)

Product features:

-Non-slip, anti-reflective, abrasion-resistant hard coat

-SPEED surface for faster mouse movements

-CONTROL surface for precise mouse movements

-Comes with a gel-filled wrist rest

-Approximate Size : 320 mm / 12.61” (Length) x 260 mm / 10.24” (Width) x 20 mm / 0.79” (Height)

-Approximate Weight: 332 g / 0.73 lbs

Mass Effect 3 Onza Tournament Edition Xbox 360 Gaming Controller ($59.99)

Product features:

-2 Adjustable resistance analog sticks

-2 Multi-Function Buttons (MFB)

-4 backlit Hyperesponse action buttons

-Precision D-Pad

-Non-slip rubber surface

-Quick release USB connector

-15 foot, lightweight, braided fiber cable

-Approx. size in mm: 109(L) x 154(W) x 60.5(H)

Mass Effect 3 Razer Chimaera Xbox 360 5.1 Wireless Gaming Headset ($209.99)

Product features:

-Wireless Headset

-Circumaural Design with 50mm Driver UnitsVolume & Mic Control Buttons on the Headset

-3 Preset EQ

-Detachable 2.5mm Microphone Cable

-Dimensions: 200mm(Width) x 204mm(Height) x 88mm(Depth)

-Inner Ear Cup Diameter: 55 mm / 2.16”

-Approximate Weight (including batteries): 369 g / 0.81 lbs


-Radio Frequency: 5.8GHz

-Dolby® Headphone / Dolby Pro Logic® II / Dolby Digital

-Wireless Range: 33ft / 10m

-Frequency Response: 20 - 20,000 Hz

-Impedance: 32O at 1kHz

-Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): 105dB +/- 2dB

-Drivers: 50 mm, with Neodymium Magnets

-Batteries: 2 AAA Batteries (Up to 8 Hours Battery Life)

-Charging Time: 3 Hours


-Frequency Response: 130 - 10,000 Hz

-Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): -42 ± 2dB

-Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >55 dB

-Pick-up Pattern: Uni-directional

Hardware Requirements

Xbox 360®

-Available Optical Port


-RCA to 3.5mm Cable*

-Available 3.5mm Headphone Jack

-Available 3.5mm Microphone Jack

* RCA to 3.5mm cable required and sold separately

Mass Effect 3 iPhone 4 Protection Case ($24.99)

Product features:

-Heavy duty silicone protection for your iPhone 4 from the elements

-Rubberized finish for better grip

-Mass Effect 3 inspired design

Mass Effect 3 Razer Messenger Bag ($79.99)

Product features:

-Armored with a tear-resistant, weather-proof heavy duty 1680D ballistic nylon outer shell

-Water-resistant TPU inner lining for added durability

-Single shoulder sling design for added mobility

-Built in compartments for up to 15" laptops, gaming peripherals and portable gaming devices.

-Durable inner lining protects electronic devices and provides ample shock absorbency while on the road

All of the PC accessories (keyboard, mouse, mouse mat) are currently available for pre-order over at RazerZone.com. The Xbox 360 gear, along with the iPhone case and messenger bag, won't be available until March when Mass Effect 3 is slated to hit store shelves.

Related posts:

Initial Copies of 'Twisted Metal' To Be Bundled With 'Twisted Metal Black'

Rockstar: Don't Expect Any 'GTA V' News For A While


Discuss this story in our Gaming forums! Follow @MTVGeek on Twitter and be sure to "like" us on Facebook for the best geek news about comics, toys, gaming and more!