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Finding Game Bargains Made Easy With Razer Cortex

Razer Expands Software Platform With the Razer Cortex: Deals Price Comparison Engine

CARLSBAD, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/25/14 -- Razer™, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced a new platform to its suite of software products: Razer Cortex, a free software gaming application from which players can discover new game titles at the lowest prices, launch their games while boosting computer performance, back up saved games and record in-game footage. Razer Cortex features include:

  • Razer Cortex: Deals - Pay less for more of your favorite games with Razer's unique downloadable game price comparison engine.
  • Game Booster - Enhance your PC's gaming performance with the popular boosting utilities from Razer Game Booster incorporated into Razer Cortex.
  • Saved Game Manager - Automatically back up saved games to the cloud and never lose a saved game again.
  • Screen Capture Gallery - Immortalize your gaming moments with the touch of a hotkey.

Razer Cortex: Deals brings a game-changing offering to Razer's growing software platform -- the unique PC game comparison tool allows users to stay up to date on price drops, limited deals and exclusive offers for their favorite games.

Razer Cortex: Deals compares prices across the most popular downloadable game stores on a simple-to-use interface that highlights the best price and allows users to create Wish Lists where they receive notifications whenever the games on their lists drop in price or appear in a store's deals.

Razer Cortex: Deals also includes a predictive function that suggests other games that users might enjoy based on their gaming activity.

Razer's 10 million global users will get a competitive edge on the best deals across their favorite stores such as Amazon, Gamersgate, Gamestop, GOG.com, Green Man Gaming, Steam and Origin, with more to come.

"Our goal is to make games as accessible as possible to the Razer gaming community," says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-Founder, CEO and creative director. "By pointing gamers to the best options for their wallets without wasting valuable time digging through different stores, they can squeeze more gaming juice out of their budgets. With a solution like Deals, we're doing our part in providing a much needed dose of transparency to the gaming industry, while enabling our players to focus on gaming."

Early access event

From the 25th August to the launch of Razer Cortex on the 10th September, Razer is holding a two week long early access event where users can sign up with their Razer ID to join a queue. Participants will be progressively given access to test server performance for the upcoming launch.

Anyone with a Razer ID is free to join at

www.razerzone.com/cortex/earlyaccess

About Razer Cortex: Razer Cortex is a performance enhancing game launcher that acts as the nerve center of a player's entire gaming experience. With Razer Cortex users can easily discover new games at their lowest prices, boost the gaming performance of their PCs, back up saved games to the cloud and record in-game footage.

For more information on Razer Cortex and its array of features, please visit www.razerzone.com/cortex/

About Razer:

Razer™ is the world leader in devices and software platforms that enable, connect and entertain a worldwide community of electronic entertainment enthusiasts, 24/7.

With a rich history in gaming, music and design, Razer's award-winning technology includes voice-over IP and other social applications and devices; programs for music production, performance and enjoyment; cloud-based solutions for customizing and enhancing computer systems and related product performance; and a wide array of award-winning laptops, tablets, audio products, hardware and accessories, and apparel.

Razer applies its design and engineering resources to develop products that support the on-the-go lifestyle inherent to its contemporary, global, technophile community, fulfilling their immediate wants and needs wherever they are. At Razer, everything it does resonates with the company credo: For Gamers. By Gamers.™

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

Razer - For Gamers. By Gamers.™

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