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5.11 Tactical XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant Review

5.11 Tactical has been in the tactical gear and apparel industries for many years and they have a great reputation among airsofters looking at quality gear that won’t completely break their budgets. One of the most popular products they sell to airsoft gamers is the MultiCam TDU Pant. For just under $80 dollars, this pant has some great durability and construction quality that stands up to rugged gameplay. It was with great excitement that I saw they had announced the line of XPRT tactical apparel at SHOT Show 2017.  With a much higher price point, I was curious as to how they would hold up and compare to their lesser-expensive counterparts. 5.11 Tactical sent over a pair and I was able to find out.

In terms of design and layout, the XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant is similar to its older sibling with some important deviations. First, the new XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant features 16 pockets! This time, you can even find pockets in the lower ankle areas of the pants! This pair of pants even features magnetic closures on the multiple cargo pockets so that you don’t end up making a bunch of noise like you could with Velcro or zippered pockets. The fabric is nice and durable, being very similar to the MultiCam TDU Pant, and I didn’t feel as though it would rip very easily – although, I should note that I did not purposely try and tear them just because they are an expensive pair of pants. The belt loops of the new XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant are nice and large to accommodate thicker rigger/gunner belts and the waistline of the pants features a nifty elastic adjustment system that enables the wearer to custom fit them to their particular dimensions. As an added bonus, there is a comfortable padding on the inside of the waistband to make wearing those thick belts a bit more comfortable.

The knee pad area of the XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant has also been updated a bit. It more easily fits 5.11 Tactical’s new ENDO.K knee pad, a semi-rigid foam pad which I highly recommend. I squeezed these pads into my older MultiCam TDU Pants and simply love them – however, the fit is somewhat awkward. The new pocket is much more accommodating and shaped to these knee pads. you can still fit 5.11 Tactical’s softer knee pads in there if you like, but I highly recommend switching over to the ENDO.K pads.

The older MultiCam TDU pants tended to be a bit tight in the crotch – especially when in a crouched position. If posted up for a time, this could be pretty uncomfortable. The best way to combat this problem was to buy a size larger pair of pants than you would normally need. This gave the crotch area more material for stretching, and worked fine, except that the rest of the garment was a bit looser than I would prefer. Thankfully, this issue is now longer anything to worry about with the XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant. 5.11 Tactical has replaced sections of the pants with a stretch fabric that moves with you and allows you to perform squatting and prone maneuvering without a problem.

The Good

  • Rugged construction
  • Stretch fabric where needed
  • Lots of pocket space
  • Adjustable waistline
  • Fits ENDO.K knee pads very well
The Bad

  • Price point
  • Magnetic closures tend to snap closed when you might want them to stay open

Overall, the biggest problem with the 5.11 Tactical XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant is its price point. At $269.99 the pants are more expensive than a set of Crye Precision G3 combat pants. Now, is the XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant great and amazing: YES! If you can afford these pants, you should. However, for most airsoft gamers out there, the price point is quite a bit more than what they will be comfortable with or used to paying for such an item.


5.11 Tactical XPRT MultiCam Tactical Pant Review Score

(4 out of 5 Stars)

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Sellmark and Pulsar Announce Helion Thermal Handhelds

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Thermal imaging technology’s popularity has been on the rise among law enforcement, first responders and hunters alike. New for 2017, the award-winning thermal-imaging manufacturer, Pulsar, comes a new thermal imaging handheld monocular with upgraded features and top-of-the-line resolution and display. The new Pulsar Helion allows small details, like the hair on your skin, to be viewed in great detail at close range due to the use of high-grade optic technology.

Coming in a variety of models, new Pulsar Helions produce a crisp and clear image through an AMOLED screen featuring 640×480 display resolution. With 8gb of storage and a built-in video recorder, you can look back on your outdoor adventures without having to purchase an external video recorder. Top Helion models offer an incredible 1800m detection range and all models boast multiple color palettes for customized display.

Strikingly robust and advanced, Helions are IPX7 waterproof-rated and are operable in extreme temperatures ranging from -13° to 122°F. Pulsar Helions have WiFi, allowing them to perfectly pair with smartphones and tablets to work seamlessly with Pulsar’s Stream Vision app, available on both Android and IOS, permitting your friends to watch your action-packed adventures in real time! For more information on the Helion and other innovative products from Pulsar, please visit us at SHOT Show, booth 11924.

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Blue Force Gear to Debut New Gear at SHOT Show 2017

POOLER, GA., Jan. 9, 2017Blue Force Gear®, the designer and manufacturer of the world’s finest weapon slings and tactical equipment, will demo six new game-changing products at this year’s SHOT Show, scheduled for Jan. 17–20 in Las Vegas.

Blue Force Gear is best known for the patented Vickers Sling™, which was adopted as the standard issue sling for the U.S.M.C in 2011 and is now used by over 250,000 service members worldwide. Blue Force Gear is also revolutionizing tactical load carriage equipment to make it lighter and stronger through proprietary design technology MOLLEminus™ and ULTRAcomp® high performance laminate. Their product line and experts can be found at booth number 31209 at this year’s SHOT Show.

New product demos and seminars are scheduled in the booth for the entire week. Larry Vickers, inspiration for the Vickers Sling, and retired U.S. Army 1st SFOD–Delta combat veteran, will be in the booth daily from noon to 1 p.m. Post retirement, he’s hosted tactical firearms television shows and has developed a variety of small arms accessories. Blue Force Gear manufactures the signature Vickers Sling.

Attendees can also hear Travis Hall, 18 Delta Special Forces Medic, discuss preparation for today’s world and adding trauma care as part of your everyday carry essentials. He’ll be in the booth for 30 minutes every day of the show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

“SHOT Show annually hosts more than 1,600 exhibitors and 64,000 industry professionals, so naturally it’s where we want to introduce our great new product lineup,” said Ashley Burnsed, CEO of Blue Force Gear. “We have a packed schedule with demos, Q&A’s and more, and we’re looking forward to showing everyone our next generation of gear.”

SHOT Show is owned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and is restricted to the shooting, hunting and outdoor trade professionals and commercial buyers and sellers of military, law enforcement and tactical products and services. The SHOT Show is not open to the general consuming public, and proof of professional affiliation is required.

Find Blue Force Gear’s new products and current lineup in booth 31209 at SHOT Show. Personal interviews with company leaders will be available to media.

Tru-Spec TRU SS 1/4 Zip Combat Shirt Review

If you play enough airsoft games out in warm climates, you will no doubt wonder why there is such a lack of quality combat shirts in short sleeve varieties. Most companies opt for long sleeve combat shirts, which are more protective – especially ones designed for actual soldiers. However, that protection comes at the cost of higher heat levels. In airsoft, we are obviously not in any mortal danger or situations which would absolutely require a longer length sleeve. That is why when I saw that Tru-Spec had released a short sleeve 1/4 zip combat shirt, I had to get one to review.

The Tru-Spec Short Sleeve 1/4 Zip Combat Shirt comes in four color varieties: Black, Navy, MultiCam-Coyote, and Olive Drab. The torso fabric is soft and allows for a lot of air flow through its fabric. This softer torso material is made from a blend of 60/40 cotton nylon CORDURA. The sleeves are thicker and made from a 65/35 polyester cotton vat rip-stop material. The sleeves also feature shoulder pockets and patch space, both of which are excellent things to have available to you for airsoft play. I can’t count the number of times I have thrown my keys or ID into one of the shoulder pockets for safe keeping so that it doesn’t get tangle up with all the rest of the gear I wear out to airsoft events.

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Features of Tru-Spec Nylon / Cotton 1/4 Zip Short Sleeve Combat Shirt

  • 65% polyester / 35% cotton vat ripstop sleeves
  • 60% cotton / 40% nylon Cordura Baselayer body
  • 6.5 oz. fabric
  • Tactical Response Uniform short sleeves
  • Dual shoulder pockets
  • Loop fields on pockets for patch attachment
  • Quarter zip front
  • Mandarin collar

The fit is comfortable and similar to the fit of the Tru-Spec full sleeve combat shirt. I usually wear a large t-shirt and a large size fit very well. Also helping with this was that there were no sleeves to have to worry about, which can often be cut too narrow for your arm to get through – well, mine anyway. Obviously, each person has different proportions.

Overall, Tru-Spec has done a fantastic job with their Short Sleeve 1/4 Zip Combat Shirt. They are available now and range in price between $50 and $85 dollars depending on the length of the shirt and the retailer you go through.

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Planet Eclipse GX Kitbag Review

Planet Eclipse was nice enough to send over one of their highly talked about GX Kitbags for us to take a look at and review. One of the biggest issues I face as an airsofter, and I hear this same thing from some paintballer friends of mine, is how to transport all of your gear to and from game events. Both of us – airsofter and paintballer alike, tend to accumulate a lot of stuff… And, for some reason, we feel the need to take it with us to every game. That being said, we are always looking for large kit bags to store everything. Thankfully, the GX Kitbag from Planet Eclipse fits the bill and will be a boon to your gear-carrying needs.

The Planet Eclipse GX Kitbag is made from a rugged polyester material and features a strong, rigid external shell that allows it to keep its shape when bumped around. Also, one of the smartest features of the GX Kitbag is that it has two robust wheels on it and a retractable pull handle. This allows you to navigate the Planet Eclipse GX Kitbag around like a large piece of luggage. In fact, thanks to its wide wheels, it is so stable when being pulled about that I would trust my actual business clothes in it for long trips. The internal storage space is no joke with an approximate volume of 100 liters – that’s over 26 gallons of liquid! Disclaimer: GamingShogun.com does not recommend that you attempt to travel with the GX Kitbag filled up with 26 gallons of liquid, that would just be strange.

Official Features

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  • Tough, light EVA protective lids
  • Fast access end zip pocket with luggage ID
  • Convenient external side zip pockets
  • Retractable pull handle
  • Vented & water resistant lined compartments
  • Internal clear document holder & zip pockets
  • Soft touch handles for comfort and grip
  • High visibility locking zip pullers are easy to locate and operate
  • Robust rails & wheel set
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  • Specifications
  • Dimensions 340mm (13.4”) x 820mm (32.3”) x 360mm (14.2”)
  • Capacity 100L approx
  • Weight 5.7/12.6lb – 6.3KG/13.9lb – With Insert
  • Materials
  • 100% Polyester
  • Care Instructions
  • Hand wash only.
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The GX Kitbag features one large chamber and one smaller one, but through the use of the internal flap system, can be joined into one large super-chamber. How you organize your gear is a personal thing, but the GX Kitbag is more than up to the challenge of whatever you prefer. More to that point, Planet Eclipse includes several  Inside, the bag is lined with a tarp-like material so that any paint that gets on it can be easily cleaned up.

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Overall, the Planet Eclipse GX Kitbag is an incredible option to transport your airsoft or paintball gear – whether its in your trunk or checked into the belly of an airliner. The GX Kitbag is rugged and has a huge internal volume. The GX Kitbag retails for just shy of $200 Dollars and is available now at several online retailers, including the Planet Eclipse Online Store.

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5.11 Tactical Multicam TDU Pants Review

5.11 Tactical MultiCam TDU Pants

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Getting a good pair of tactical pants to wear while playing airsoft in rugged terrain is very important. We often play in environments replete with hazards that could cut your legs up. There are a huge number of factors that go into a comfortable pair of pants that hold up while you are running and gunning, climbing and ducking, and crawling around in the dirt. The pair of pants we are looking at in this article are the 5.11 Tactical MultiCam TDUs.

The Tactical Dress Uniform, or “TDU”, pant is 5.11 Tactical’s enhanced take on the traditional Battle Dress Uniform, or “BDU”, pants. Their TDU pants feature several enhancements over the BDU – such as cargo pockets with velcro closures, larger belt loops, zipper fly, as well as water resistant material. Even cooler still is that 5.11 Tactical has built in pouches on each TDU pant leg’s knee area to pop in some knee pads! I hate the feeling of sweat and heat that builds up around my knees when wearing external pads. Being able to insert a pad directly into the pant leg is so much more comfortable. It allows more airflow throughout the entire pant leg and makes for a less sweaty wearing experience.

Wearing the pants is generally comfortable – especially when considering the self-adjusting tunnel waistband. It allows for some give when the user breathes and, well, if the user is a bit more stout around the mid-section than they let on.  The MultiCam pattern is true Crye Precision MultiCam and the overall stitching is excellent.

The biggest complaint I have with the MultiCam TDU pants is that the material doesn’t have a lot of stretch in it. This means that you may consider buying a size larger if you have a lot of “junk” in your proverbial “trunk”. This is most noticed when going from a standing to a squatting or kneeling position. The pants pull a lot on the stress points. Of course, that rigidity also helps protect you, but it comes at a price.

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In terms of pricing, the 5.11 Tactical MultiCam TDU pants have a reasonable MSRP of $80.99. In contrast, LBX Tactical’s MultiCam pants run about $14 dollars more than the 5.11 Tactical pants and are not nearly as feature-filled. I had the chance to wear the 5.11 Tactical MultiCam TDU pants for several airsoft games when I first received them and found the support and function to be terrific. A couple times since, I have even left my chest rig (with its M4 style magazine pouches) at home and played some games keeping one high cap magazine in each cargo pocket. The elastic strap in the pockets keep the magazines right side up for easier indexing.

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  • Comfortable, self-adjusting waist band
  • Built in knee pad pouches
  • Elastic in cargo pants hold magazines
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  • Fabric doesn’t have a lot of “give” in it
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Overall, the 5.11 Tactical MultiCam TDU pants score a 4 out of 5 stars in our rating scale. They are very durable and I love the self-adjusting tunnel waistband. I would have liked to see them use a slightly more stretchy fabric to accommodate quick movements into squatting and kneeling positions by the operator. They retail for $80.99 at 5.11 Tactical’s official website are are available now. I like these pants so much, I have purchased a second pair in another color pattern!

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AirSplat’s Thorsday Deals for March 20th

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Our friends at AirSplat have announced their set of “Thorsday Deals” for March 20th, 2014. Check out the list below or over at their official website.

M14 SOC 16 Airsoft Spring Rifle Tan

Reg. $53.99 Thorsday $49.99

WELL MB06 Airsoft Spring Sniper Rifle 

Reg. $79.99 Thorsday $59.99

Airsoft Neoprene Knee Pads Black

Reg. $14.99 Thorsday $9.99

WELL VSR10 MB02 Airsoft Rifle Magazine

Reg. $6.99 Thorsday $4.99

Airsoft Tactical Vest w/ Gun Holster TAN    

Reg. $29.99 Thorsday $24.99

Airsoft Tactical Safety Eye Goggle

Reg. $7.99 Thorsday $5.99

Ambidextrous Holster With Mag Pouch Blk

Reg. $6.99 Thorsday $4.99

UHC Bestek Lightening Green Gas 1000mL

Reg. $34.99 Thorsday $8.99

Razer StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm Peripherals Review

I try not to be biased towards a company when it comes to reviewing their products but it seems like Razer is one of those companies which takes great pride and love in their products that it can’t help but be contagious.  I was at one of their new distributors in town getting some work done on my PC when they brought out a NAGA gaming mouse to use as a display model. I must have restated my entire review of the Naga gaming mouse the staffers there and even game some possible suggestions on the best way to display it.  During CES, I got several hours of hands-on time to fall in love with their new Edge gaming PC/tablet. I also got to know some of the Razer staff and experience their love and awe of gaming first-hand.  Knowing I am a rabid StarCraft II fan, sometime after CES our Editor-in-Chief and Razer got together to gave me the opportunity to experience it at in the best possible way: with the complete StarCraft II: HOTS Peripheral System.

Each part of this system works great as an individual peripherals that improve your gaming experience as well as your gameplay. If you can get the whole set of these peripherals, you will find yourself fully immersed in the game so much so you will feel like you are in the commander’s cockpit. First, I’ll do a quick breakdown of the features of each peripheral then how the “APM system” works with video of yours truly getting his ass handed to him while improving his game.

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Official Features:

  •     Volume & Mic Control Buttons on the Headset
  •     APM-Lighting System
  •     10 preset EQ
  •     Detachable Microphone Boom
  •     Dimensions: 183mm(L) * 90mm(W) * 200mm(H)
  •     Inner Ear Cup Diameter: 60 mm / 2.36”
  •     Cable Length: 12.13 m / 7.0 ft
  •     Approximate Weight: 297 g / 0.65 lbs
  •     Frequency Response: 20 – 20,000 Hz
  •     Impedance: 32Ω at 1kHz
  •     Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): >102dB at 1 kHz
  •     Drivers: 50 mm, with neodymium magnets
  •     Frequency Response: 100 – 10,000 Hz
  •     Sensitivity (-42 dB ± 2dB @1kHz, 1V/Pa)
  •     Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >58 dB
  •     Pick-up pattern: Uni-directional

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Hands On:

The headset not only provided a great sound experience with sound isolation, comfortable padding all around, and a StarCraft designed feel, but the lighting on the side also helps block your peripheral vision to immerse you in the game.  This looks like it could have come right off the bridge of one of the battlecruiser Hyperion (all the peripherals do, for that matter).  The lighting not only helps with gameplay with a 48 color palette and 16 custom slots but it also allows you to make your own visual statement, even going as far as lighting each of the three sections differently.  I haven’t been able to bring myself to use regular speakers since getting them.

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Official Features:

  • Lightweight, Fingertip-Grip 5 Button Mouse
  • 5600 DPI Laser Sensor
  • Ultrapolling (1000Hz Polling / 1ms Response)
  • APM-Lighting System
  • Button Force Adjustment
  • Always-On Mode
  • Ultra-large Non-slip Buttons
  • 16-bit Ultra-wide Data Path
  • 200 Inches per Second and 50g of Acceleration
  • Zero-acoustic Ultraslick mouse feet
  • Gold-plated USB Connector
  • Braided 7 Foot USB Cable

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Hands-On:

This is quite possibly the most comfortable mouse I have ever used.  It took a little getting used because of the large right and left mouse buttons but, once I did, I felt I could relax my hand on my mouse much more than usual.  Tracking is spot on and smooth with no issues whatsoever.  Besides the standard buttons there are two thumb buttons all of which can be programmed to your specific needs per game.  Working with the APM system, they can even represent macros.  When you are playing a game where you are expected to do hundreds of actions per minute, the mouse had better be smooth working and extremely comfortable as one mistake could cost you the match.

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Official Features:

  • Full Keyboard Layout with integrated number pad keys
  • Reduced Desktop Footprint
  • APM-Lighting System
  • Laser-etched Keys
  • Optimized Key Travel & Spacing
  • Ultrapolling (1000Hz Polling / 1ms Response)
  • Braided 7 Foot USB Cable
  • Approximate Size : 400 mm / 15.75” (Length) x 182 mm / 7.16” (Width) x 32 mm / 1.26” (Height)

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Hands-On:

Of the three peripherals in the system, this is the one that took the most getting used to. Once I did, I found it difficult going back to a normal keyboard (we have three to five computers going in our household at any one time).  This keyboard is designed for pure efficiency – possibly redundant keys are removed from it, bringing its size down greatly.  This also makes the keyboard more compact for both travel and desk space but also for gameplay.  With less space required to cross the keyboard, the hands can hit the necessary keys faster – without compromising key size.  So, there are no individual arrow keys or delete button or keys that would normally be assigned their own space around the number pad – those are all gone.  They have all been assigned secondary functions on the number pad keys.  Most keyboards do this already, particularly laptops, but most have the separate keys as well.  Razer understood that when you have to make hundreds of moves a minute the less distance you have to cross the better your play.  It Actually kind of makes me wonder why more keyboards, particularly gaming ones, haven’t been designed this way.

Something else I liked, but also took a moment to get used to, was the texture of the keys. They all have a pleasant,  rubberized feel to them.  I have worked with A LOT of keyboards over the years and I think this might be the first one I felt like this.  I can see this being a long term and travel measure, as with smooth keys, the letters and numbers can wear off. If the key label printing is molded into the key itself, the longevity should improve.

All three of the pieces are designed to last with metal-looking shell designs and thick joints, though extremely comfortable they are made to be rugged and travel.  The keyboard is less than 16 inches across but comes in at almost two and a half pounds making its claim of “armored assault” feel quite believable.

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The APM System:

The StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm peripheral system is not just designed to let you enjoy a game, it actually interacts with StarCraft II to improve it. It does this through its own custom configuration that detects events in the game and signals the player in customizable ways.  For instance, maybe a player wants to speed up their gameplay to make sure they remain competitive.  The system can detect how many actions-per-minute (APMs) you are making and let you know if you are falling below or exceeding the limits you choose by changing the lighting configuration. If you are new, you may want to make sure you are between 50 to 100 APMs, if you want to be professional tournament competitive, this will help let you know it you are running between the 250-300 APMs necessary.

The Razer APM system doesn’t even come close to being done there.  You can also make it so that the system alerts you to when your base or units are under attack, building, training or upgrades are complete, resources are exhausted and many other options.  Some might argue that the game already gives you in-game alerts about all these things, so why would you need the headset’s notifications?  Because the headset, keyboard, and mouse gives you customized alerts using their lights.  So let’s say you are listening to music while you are playing and your base gets under attack or maybe you have the game sound down because you are using a team talking program.

The system, all three pieces, can be designed to flash red 5 times, for example, to let you know that your base is under attack or flash green twice when one of your units gets produced.  The lights are bright enough that you can see them flash next to in your peripheral vision and onto your computer and screen in unison – or individually to alert you to different events, each in a customizable way.  Also, it shows you your APMs by the color it turns when there are no alerts. These colors can be changed but default set if you have a blue light to you are going less than 50 moves per minute and if you get it going white you are breaking 350 APMs.

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So, as you play, you strive to get your system to change a different colors, thereby increasing your actions-per-minute and your game in general.  It even can be set to let you know when your ally’s base is under attack so that you have better situational awareness and can come to their aid.  All this makes it so that you can speed up your gameplay and improve your situational awareness dramatically.  I hope that APM configurations may come out in the future to interact with other games, I would love to be able to tell by the color of the lights how much DPS I am doing or flashes telling me the healer is taking damage.

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As promised here is some video of me trying to speed up my gameplay while taking in the system’s alerts.  I am purposely clicking hard so you can tell how often you have to click to up your game and I am purposely dropping my defenses so the attack alerts will pop up.  If you were watching the gameplay it isn’t pretty but I wanted to show the lighting.  This really doesn’t show you how amazing immersive it makes the game, but it does show how easily I can tune out the world.

This system is revolutionary and the practical applications once interfaces are developed are outstanding.  It is also amazingly immersive in just about any game but particularly StarCraft II.  With all the lighting matching and surrounding you it is easy to block out the outside world.  When playing SCII it also lights up everything around you in ever changing colors as if you are in a cockpit and the alerts are coming in to your command.  This makes me think that a first person mech game using this interface would be absolutely incredible as well, your screen being just a view out the cockpit window while all your peripherals are lighting up together.  The only way to get more immersive would be an actual cockpit.

StarCraft II Razer Messenger Bag Zerg Edition:

If you really want to complete your Razer StarCraft II set you need the messenger bag as well!  With the perfect size for a laptop or the StarCraft II: HOTS gear this warns other players they mess with you, they risk getting zerged.  Inside the fold is additional printing of a zerg base and a zergling on the innermost flap.

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Official Features:

  • Armored with a tear-resistant, weather-proof heavy duty 1680D ballistic nylon outer shell.
  • Water-resistant Ripstop nylon inner lining for added durability.
  • Single shoulder sling design for added mobility. Easy one-handed release chest clasp enables quick and convenient access.
  • Built in compartments for up to 15″ laptops, gaming peripherals and portable gaming devices.
  • Padded inner lining protects electronic devices and provides ample shock absorbency while on the road

Last Call:

The StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm peripheral system is the best and most unified system I have ever seen.  It not only improves the game it is designed for but improves and helps with the immersion and it makes you a better player! If used correctly, it could help make you a professional-grade player. There simply isn’t a better system combination on the market right now – especially for StarCraft II.  In fact, we at GamingShogun.com feel it deserves our Seal Of Excellence!
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First iPhone 5 Battery Case Revealed from iBattz

RAMSEY, NJ – November 29, 2012 – iBattz, creators of intelligent power solutions, introduces their first protective battery case for iPhone® 5 with the Mojo Hi5 Powerbank Case. The Mojo Hi5 case is a two-part protective case that features a detachable 2500mAh aluminum battery to keep users powered up on the go. The battery is thin, lightweight and complementary to the iPhone 5’s minimalistic design. In addition, it can also be used to power other USB devices.

Functionality and design were key components in the development of the Mojo Hi5. This is evident in the sleek outer case which fuses flawlessly with the slim form of the iPhone 5. The user has the option to use the battery or just protect their phone with the thin yet protective case. The 2500mAh battery effortlessly attaches to the case for charging on the go, and is removable for charging other USB enabled devices.

Included with the Mojo Hi5 Powerbank case is the 2500mAh battery, matte black and gloss white cases, USB to Micro USB charging cable, Velcro strap and a short flex USB cable for charging the iPhone 5 when connected with the Apple Lightning to micro USB adapter, available at the Apple Store and online, sold separately.

“Attention to detail is key for us at iBattz. Staying true to the sleek design of the new iPhone 5, we made sure to create a case that would perfectly complement this stunning phone,” said Richard Martin, President, iBattz North American operations. “The Mojo Hi5 provides immediate snap-on power and quick charging capability — it’s a must-have accessory for people always on-the-go.”

The Mojo Hi5 Powerbank Case is available at Amazon.com and usa.ibattz.com for a MSRP of $79.90

METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE Gameplay Video Released

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today unveiled new METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE gameplay footage.  The new footage shows the first few minutes of the official demo which debuted at this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), giving fans a more detailed look at METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE’s in depth combat system.

METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE takes the renowned METAL GEAR franchise into exciting new territory by focusing on delivering an all-new action experience unlike anything that has come before.  Combining world-class development teams at Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames, MGR REVENGEANCE brings two of the world’s most respected teams together with a common goal of providing players with a fresh synergetic experience that combines the best elements of pure action and epic storytelling, all within the expansive MG universe.  The game introduces Raiden as the central character; a child soldier transformed into a half-man, half-machine cyborg ninja, equipped with a high-frequency katana blade and a soul fueled by revenge.

METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is scheduled to be released early 2013 for the PlayStation3 and Xbox 360.

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