Razer Switchblade Could Redefine Playing MMOs On the Go

If you’re a PC gamer, you’ve heard of Razer. If you haven’t, please drop your PC gamer credentials in the trash right over there. If you’re not a PC gamer, just know that Razer is one of the top manufacturers of PC peripherals for gaming.

It looks like Razer is about to expand their focus to include gaming machines as well. Well, at least one very specific type of gaming machine.

They’ve just announced the Switchblade. It’s just a concept right now, but what a concept. It’s like a gaming netbook, only better. It features a 7″ multi-touch screen, an Intel Atom processor, and one of the most interesting keyboards I have ever seen.

Apparently, the keyboard (let me quote this from Razer), “intelligently recognizes the game‘s specific interface and transposes the interactive visual elements such as command icons and control schemes right to the mechanical keys.”

Trust me when I say that it doesn’t sound nearly as awesome as it looks. This isn’t just a macro or two. This is actual in-game UI being transferred onto keys, complete with in-game art for the buttons.

You can see more info on it at Razer’s Switchblade page. Also, you can see it in video below. Try not to let your jaw hit the floor too hard, ok?

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5 Comments on Razer Switchblade Could Redefine Playing MMOs On the Go


On January 6, 2011 at 8:45 am

Seems a lot better than the “Jungle” that Panasonic(i think) is making

Shawn Sines

On January 6, 2011 at 9:51 am

Color me interested. I’m wondering when I can get some hands on time with this one, I think it’s a concept that somewhat has to be played to be believed.


On January 7, 2011 at 8:36 am

my jaw actually fell

M. Jaxx

On January 10, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Holy monkey balls ! Thats pretty cool.


On March 3, 2011 at 7:43 am

This looks awesome, I’m wondering what the price tag is going to be though. If not too expensive I might get one, not that my current laptop doesn’t do ok for most things but this… Should be perfect for boring train rides, or as the ultimate if you’re going to play with some mates.