Carlsbad, Calif. – Feb 16, 2012 – Award-winning developer BioWare, a label of Electronic Arts Inc. along with Razer, the world leader in high performance gaming hardware, reveal today peripherals and gear created for the highly anticipated Action RPG Mass Effect™ 3. Fans of the Mass Effect series can arm themselves for the all-out galactic war with the Razer Mass Effect 3 Edition peripheral line which includes a Razer Imperator gaming mouse, Razer Vespula dual-sided gaming mouse mat, Razer BlackWidow Ultimate gaming keyboard, Razer Onza Tournament Edition Xbox 360® controller, and Razer Chimaera Xbox 360 gaming headset. The cutting-edge peripherals will give fans of the series a competitive advantage in the epic battle to save the galaxy from the ancient alien race known only as the Reapers.

“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.”

Fans can also receive gear to protect and safeguard peripherals and gadgets from the intensity of the intergalactic warfare in Mass Effect 3. The Razer Mass Effect 3 Edition gear line includes a sleek, hard protection case customized for the iPhone 4/4S, and a sleek N7 messenger bag for ample storage. Both the Mass Effect 3 peripherals and gear line are emblazoned with Mass Effect iconic N7 design, bestowed only to the highest-ranking soldiers of the Systems Alliance military, worn by Commander Shepard on his armor. Mass Effect 3 peripherals are available now for pre-order from Razerstore.

For more information, head to www.razerzone.com/me3.

Mass Effect 3 arrives on the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC in North America on March 6, 2012 and in Europe on March 9, 2012 and is available for pre-order now at participating retailers. Fans who pre-order have the opportunity to arm themselves with cutting-edge in-game weapons and armor* to prepare for the all-out galactic war. For more information on Mass Effect 3, please visit www.masseffect.com, follow the game on Twitter at www.twitter.com/masseffect or "like" the game on Facebook at www.facebook.com/masseffect.



About the Mass Effect 3 Razer Imperator Ergonomic Gaming Mouse
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.

Price: US $79.99 / EU €79.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – Pre-Order Now
Worldwide – March 2012

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)

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About the Mass Effect 3 Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
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.

Price: US $139.99 / EU €139.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – Pre-Order Now
Worldwide – March 2012

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
  • USB-passthrough
  • Approx. size in mm: 475(L) x 171(W) x 30(H)
  • Weight: 1.5kg

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About the Mass Effect 3 Razer Vespula Dual-Sided Gaming Mouse Mat
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.

Price: US $34.99 / EU €34.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – Pre-Order Now
Worldwide – March 2012

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

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About the Mass Effect 3 Onza Tournament Edition Xbox 360 Gaming Controller
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.

Price: US $59.99 / EU €59.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – Pre-Order Now
Worldwide – March 2012

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)

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About the Mass Effect 3 Razer Chimaera Xbox 360 5.1 Wireless Gaming Headset
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.

Price: US $209.99 / EU €209.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – March 2012
Worldwide – March 2012

Product features:

  • Wireless Headset
  • Circumaural Design with 50mm Driver Units
  • Volume & 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

Headphones

  • 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

Microphone

  • 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
PC

  • RCA to 3.5mm Cable*
  • Available 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Available 3.5mm Microphone Jack
* RCA to 3.5mm cable required and sold separately

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About the Mass Effect 3 iPhone 4 Protection Case by Razer
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.

Price: US $24.99 / EU €24.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – March 2012
Worldwide – March 2012

Product features:
· Heavy duty silicone protection for your iPhone 4 from the elements
· Rubberized finish for better grip
· Mass Effect 3 inspired design

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About the Mass Effect 3 Razer Messenger Bag
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.

Price: US $79.99 / EU €79.99

Availability:
Razerzone.com – March 2012
Worldwide – March 2012

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
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