FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction and Deep Black: Reloaded Now Armed for Full Motion Play With The Razer Hydra

FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction and Deep Black: Reloaded

Now Armed for Full Motion Play With The Razer Hydra

 New Strategy First Inc. titles add to an ever-growing library of PC games supporting full motion play with Razer Hydra

 

Carlsbad, Calif. – Apr 19, 2012 – Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, together with Strategy First Inc., critically-acclaimed game publisher and one of the largest online distributors for PC games, announce fully integrated motion gaming support with the Razer Hydra motion sensing controllers for new game releases FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction and Deep Black: Reloaded.

With the Razer Hydra’s intuitive one-to-one motion tracking technology, taking corners quickly and exacting road carnage on foes is as easy as twisting your wrists when steering in FlatOut 3.  Take out targets with pinpoint accuracy and dodge projectiles underwater with lightning-fast reflexes in Deep Black: Reloaded as the Razer Hydra responds to your instinctual hand movements, a result of the controllers’ ultra-low latency and precision tracking down to the millimeter and degree.

“With full integration of the Razer Hydra’s best-in-class motion sensing technology, gamers will be experiencing the explosive action these two games have to offer with much more immersion,” said Robert ‘RazerGuy’ Krakoff, President, Razer USA.

“By fully integrating motion sensing support for these two games, gamers will be able to experience these games in a new and exciting manner,” said Emanuel Wall, Director, Strategy First Inc.

FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction features high-octane, adrenaline pumping, high-speed destruction racing action. Rich in content, gamers can choose from 60 annihilative vehicles ranging from monster trucks to race cars, off-road vehicles, and many more.

Deep Black: Reloaded, a third-person shooter, tells the tale of a dark future that accentuates intensive underwater battles with 40 different missions in four diverse environments to Infiltrate the enemy’s base, save hostages, and reign supreme in a war against bio-terror.

The Razer Hydra is the world’s first PC gaming-grade motion sensing peripheral to use an electromagnetic field to track your hand movements as you hold two ultra-precise motion sensing controllers. Swing your controller to melee enemies underwater in Deep Black: Reloaded, and turn at high speeds in FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction – The Razer Hydra makes playing these games a seriously immersive affair.

To watch the Razer Hydra in action with Deep Black: Reloaded and FlatOut3: Chaos & Destruction, please visit these following links:

 

Deep Black: Reloaded – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbzM4pX_Xxs

FlatOut3: Chaos & Destruction – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEowRXEDoTs

 

About the Razer Hydra Motion Sensing Controllers
The Razer Hydra is the first gaming-grade motion-sensing controller to bring a whole new dimension of gameplay and immersion to the PC and Mac. With compatibility for over 250 games out of the box and future support for gamers to self-configure controls for any PC or Mac game, the entertainment possibilities are virtually endless. Built to deliver ultra-low latency and location-orientation tracking exact to the millimeter and degree, the precision and speed of the Razer Hydra makes it unrivalled amongst its kind.

Price:
Razer Hydra standalone (via RazerStore): US$99.99
Razer Hydra + Portal 2: Available at RazerStore, Amazon, BestBuy.com, Frys, New Egg and other major retailers.

Availability:
Deep Black: Reloaded –
Now Available on Steam
Flatout 3: Chaos and Destruction –
Now Available on Steam 

Product features:
(Per controller)
Thumb-ergonomic analog stick for fluid control
4 Hyperesponse action buttons
Rapid-fire trigger and bumper for faster in-game response
Non-slip satin grip surface
True six degree-of-freedom magnetic motion tracking
Lightweight, anti-tangle braided cable

(Base station)
Low-power magnetic field, low power consumption
Ultra precise sensor for 1mm and 1 degree tracks
No line of sight to controllers required
Low latency feedback

For more really interesting information about the Razer Hydra, please visit http://www.razerzone.com/hydra   

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About the Razer Group
Razer™ is the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware. Founded in 1998, with its headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif., the company has offices in nine cities around the globe. Used by the most demanding professional gamers who compete in global tournaments, Razer provides gamers with the unfair advantage of cutting-edge technology and award-winning design. We live by our motto: For Gamers. By Gamers.

Learn more at http://www.razerzone.com/

About Strategy First™ Inc.
Strategy First Inc. is a worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC and Social Networks. Founded in 1990, the Company is well known for its proprietary ground-breaking titles, such as the award winning Disciples, Jagged Alliance as well as the continuing development of the Space Empires series of games. Strategy First Inc. continues to publish many of the industry’s major titles, winning numerous awards for games such as Hearts of Iron and Galactic Civilizations. Recent offerings include top releases such as S.C.S. – Dangerous Waters™, Space Empires V, the Flatout series and Armada 2526. The company provides a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience.

For more information, please visit http://www.strategyfirst.com/  

 

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