Razer is more then just the world's leading brand in gaming. Originally started in the 1990s. Razer was one of the first companies to sponsor gamers, which directly contributed to the emerging pro-gaming phenomenon.Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel was among one of twelve of the first wave of Razer sponsored gamers and is still currently active in pro-gaming. Razer was also the first company to sponsor teams and donate prize money for team events Counterstrike in 2001. Razer continues to support major global tournaments and esport gaming teams and individual professional gamers. Razer co-develops their line of products with teams and gamers.
At Consumer Electronics Show 2011, Razer unveiled the Razer Switchblade, a handheld gaming device prototype, which won the Best of CES 2011 People's Voice award. The site contained a countdown to August 26, 2011, and was coupled with a full page advertisement in the Wall Street Journal. On August 26, 2011 the site forwarded to the homepage for the new Razer Blade, Razer's first laptop, claiming to be the "first true gaming laptop". The design featured a touchpad on the right side in order to make laptop usage more comfortable for games, and ten customizable touchscreen buttons with customizable icons. The Blade was met with mostly positive initial reviews. Gaming news site Kotaku.com claimed that the Blade may "save Windows laptops forever" and was going to be the "future of PCs". However, the starting price of $2,800 was met with criticism. The CEO of Razer responded to these criticisms, saying that the price could have been brought down had the produ Razer's final release for 2012 was a 4G dual laser gaming mouse, called the Razer Ouroboros. It shared many feautres with the Taipan, such as its dpi, with the central new addition being that the mouse was Razer's first physically customisable mouse i.e. the palm rest could be adjusted for length and angle, and finger rests could be added. Min-Liang Tan, Founder & CEO of Razer Inc., announced new version of Razer Blade laptop with $2499.99 in PAX Prime 2012. the Razer Naga Hex MOBA and action-RPG gaming mouse. Instead of the award-winning 12-button thumb grid MMO gamers have come to love with the Razer Naga, the Razer Naga Hex features 6 large thumb buttons optimized specifically for MOBA and action-RPG user interfaces. Spells, abilities, and items from these games can be mapped directly onto the 6 thumb buttons for extraordinary game control.
The Razer Goliathus League of Legends Collector's Edition's slick speed-enhancing surface blends high acceleration with razor-sharp responsiveness to give gamers the fastest, smoothest glide to get the last hit on enemies effectively and maintain lane domination. With the Razer Sphex, Razer introduces the first gaming grade desktop skin. With a value proposition unmatched by other gaming mouse mats, the Razer Sphex delivers high tracking quality on the thinnest mousing surface ever. Additionally the multiuse adhesive of the Razer Sphex lets you attach and remove it on any surface, allowing you to take it with you wherever you go.
Most Razer products are named after predatory or venomous animals, ranging from snakes (mice), insects (mouse mats), arachnids (keyboards) over marine creatures (audio) to felines (console peripherals). The Razer Blade laptop and Razer's Project Fiona tablet, announced at CES 2012, are the only exceptions.Razer inspire gamers everywhere with a razor-sharp focus on being the best in-game and in real life.,