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Under Armour Partners with Nasr eSports

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Under Armour has announced a partnership with Nasr eSports. The collaboration aims to promote the idea of a healthy mind and body in order to succeed in esports at the highest levels. The partnership will see Under Armour become the exclusive provider of kit and uniforms to NASR’s team of athletes and rising talent. To celebrate the partnership, Under Armour and Nasr will host an exclusive event at the brand’s flagship store at The Dubai Mall from 10 AM until 3 PM, on 14th October.

Esports is a highly competitive sport, with participants performing better when they have a healthy mind and body. Under Armour understands that physical and mental training is vital to maintaining a competitive edge, which requires split-second reactions, strategies and judgement. Nasr athletes will now wear Under Armour clothing and gear when they are competing in tournaments and preparing in the gym.

Lee Devon, Vice President for Under Armour Middle East said, “The partnership with Nasr embraces them as athletes, supports their training while allowing players to gain that extra 1% needed to be the best that they can be, physically and mentally. We are excited at the opportunity and look forward to a long-term partnership with Nasr and commitment to esports.”

Expressing his excitement at the new partnership, Nasr eSports founder and CEO, Lalit Vase said, “We are excited about partnering with Under Armour. This is a collaboration where I truly see the involvement going beyond just putting a logo on a t-shirt. Under Armour is very ambitious and cutting edge in the way they think and want to find the next thing they can do to help athletes gain a competitive edge. We are looking forward to seeing what the next year holds for both brands.”

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Review: Corsair SABRE PRO CHAMPION SERIES Optical Gaming Mouse

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The name of this gaming mouse may be quite a mouthful. However, the performance it offers is incredible. The new SABRE PRO CHAMPION SERIES Optical Gaming Mouse from Corsair is a wired gaming mouse that is aimed at esports professionals who want the best of gaming arsenal out there on the market.

In terms of design, the Corsair SABRE PRO has a right-handed shape with two side buttons on the left and a matte black plastic body with a slight texture. There’s a glossy Corsair logo at the top of the mouse towards the back and a grey SABRE logo on the left mouse button.

The Corsair SABRE PRO’s build quality feels impressive, and there’s no flexibility in the body. This one is a lightweight competition-grade gaming mouse equipped with a drag-reducing flexible paracord cable and ultra-responsive QUICKSTRIKE buttons. It is also lightweight at 69-gms and features an ergonomic design.

The Corsair SABRE PRO also comes with good feet with rounded edges and the mouse comes with an excellent quality cable covered with paracord. It also comes with replaceable 100% PTTE glide pads that help you with rapid movements during an intense gaming session. The mouse, as mentioned before, comes with Corsair QUICKSTRIKE Buttons that ensure every click is immediate and responsive.

The mouse also supports Corsair’s AXON hyper-processing technology that delivers inputs to your PC up to 8x faster with 8000Hz hyper-polling. The SABRE PRO is also equipped with an 18000-DPI optical sensor, which can be customised in 1 DPI step, with a DPI button to cycle through five presets on the fly.

Since it is a plug-and-play gaming mouse, no installation or setup is required. You can use Corsair’s iCUE software to customise the buttons on the mouse. Through the iCUE software, you can set the buttons to run macros, act as media controls, launch applications, or even perform keyboard keystrokes.

The mouse was very comfortable to hold and use, and it offered a very nice grip. The cord of the mouse felt neat and sturdy. The scroll wheel felt precise and has a pronounced step definition. Since it is notched and has a rubberised surface, it felt grippy and easy to control.

If you are looking for an affordable gaming mouse that also does not disappoint in the performance department, the Corsair SABRE PRO CHAMPION SERIES Optical Gaming Mouse should be a good choice.

Price: $55

Corsair SABRE PRO CHAMPION SERIES Optical Gaming Mouse $55
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The Corsair SABRE PRO’s build quality feels impressive, and there’s no flexibility in the body. This one is a lightweight competition-grade gaming mouse equipped with a drag-reducing flexible paracord cable and ultra-responsive QUICKSTRIKE buttons. It is also lightweight at 69-gms and features an ergonomic design.

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Smashes its Way Onto Nintendo Switch

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Warner Bros. Games, TT Games, The LEGO Group, and Marvel Entertainment announce the critically acclaimed LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is available now for Nintendo Switch. Featuring an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe and filled with classic LEGO videogame adventure and humor, players take on the role of their favorite Marvel Super Heroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Thor, Captain America, and the Hulk, as they assemble to battle against some of the most menacing Marvel Super-Villains, including dastardly Doctor Octopus, the ghastly Green Goblin, the ruthless Red Skull, the vicious Venom, Thor’s vexing brother, Loki, as well as the Devourer of Worlds, Galactus. Players will unlock more than 100 playable characters, including Mystique, Elektra, Silver Samurai, Malekith, Aldrich Killain, or Super-Skrull. Players can also choose from a plethora of magnificent bonus hero characters, such as the heroic Guardians of the Galaxy, the Punisher, Captain Britain, Squirrel Girl, and Deadpool.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes offers players a chance to show off their super skills by using weapons such as Captain America’s shield, Thor’s hammer, or Hawkeye’s bow to use in combat-like action sequences or epic battle scenes. Players will be introduced to different character super abilities like summoning magic powers like Doctor Strange, shrinking down to minuscule size as Ant-Man or Wasp, and more. Players will also achieve the power of mind control with Professor X or Jean Grey, sharpen their claws as Sabretooth, Black Panther, or Beast to dig into the ground to uncover hidden items, and blaze around the city on a motorcycle as Ghost Rider or other speed-demons to complete exciting race challenges.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes features some of the most legendary locations from the Marvel Universe such as Iron Man’s headquarters at Stark Tower, the Daily Bugle, the Fantastic Four’s Baxter Building, and the X-Mansion, home base to the X-Men. Fans can travel to dazzling distant destinations including Thor’s home of Asgard, Doctor Doom’s castle in Latveria, and even Magneto’s Asteroid M to track down evildoers and save the world! Players can further discover the Marvel Universe with extra exciting escapades set in Doctor Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum, Kingpin’s treacherous Fisk Tower, Laufey’s lair in Jotunheim, and much more.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes for Nintendo Switch also includes the following previously released DLC packs:

  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Super Pack: Get ready for brick-smashing action with more Super Heroes and Super-Villains, plus new vehicles and races. Play as fan favorites Dark Phoenix, Winter Soldier, Symbiote Spider-Man, Hawkeye, Falcon, and Beta Ray Bill.
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Asgard Pack: Wreak havoc as the vengeful Malekith and the villainous LEGO Minifigure, Kurse. Play as Jane Foster and the shield-maiden of Asgard, Sif. Defend the Universe with Odin and the Warriors Three: Volstagg, Hogun, and Fandral.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is also available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC.

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Review: Corsair M65 RGB Ultra Wireless

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A few days ago, gaming accessories major Corsair, announced the new M65 RGB Ultra Wireless gaming mouse on the market. The company sent us a review unit to test out its prowess and we are glad to report, it performed exceptionally well.

The Corsair M65 RGB Ultra Wireless tunable gaming mouse comes packed in an alluminium frame and offers two ways to get wirelessly connected to your gaming PC or laptop. You can choose from either the sub-1ms Corsair Slipstream Wireless or through Bluetooth.

The accuracy of the gaming mouse is powered by a 26,000-dpi Marksman optical sensor and optical Omron switches.

You also get a six-axis gyro, which allows for ultra-low lift-off detection. You also get help from its 2000Hx hyper-polling that lets you perform actions two times faster than traditional wireless mice.

Just like its wired M65 RGB Ultra sibling, the M65 RGB Ultra Wireless also comes with six removable weights.

These are split into four sections such as internal weight, external weight, both, or neither. In addition to shifting the weight from 110 grams up to 128 grams, the weights are also distributed to adjust the center of gravity.

You also get eight programmable buttons on the M65 RGB Ultra Wireless, which is perfect for those who would like to customise their gaming mice to perfection.

In addition to the left-click and right-click, you also have access to the forward and back thumb buttons, up and down DPI adjustment, and the thumb sniper button, which is an iconic feature on the M65 range of gaming mice.

As mentioned earlier, for wireless connectivity, you can either use Corsair’s Slipstream wireless technology or Bluetooth.

You can toggle between them on the bottom of the mouse, as per your usage pattern. In terms of battery life, Corsair claims the M65 RGB Ultra Wireless offers up to 120 hours without the RGB lighting when using Bluetooth and 90 hours when using Slipstream.

What’s more, the mouse also automatically sleeps after 15 minutes of idle time. It is also good to know that Corsair has added a USB Type-C port for the charging functionality.

Corsair’s iCue software meanwhile, allows you to customise the RGB lighting and change button assignments, including mapping macro functions to any of the buttons.

Once you have everything set, you can even store your settings such as DPI, lighting, and macro profile on the mouse to use it without having to use iCue.

For a price of $129.99, the Corsair M65 RGB Ultra Wireless is one of the best gaming mice out there on the market. The build quality is excellent, it offers good performance, optical switches, a massive battery, and USB-C connectivity for charging. The Corsair M65 RGB Ultra Wireless tunable gaming mouse, thus, comes across as highly recommended.

Price: $129.99

Corsair M65 RGB Ultra Wireless $129.99
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Just like its wired M65 RGB Ultra sibling, the M65 RGB Ultra Wireless also comes with six removable weights. These are split into four sections such as internal weight, external weight, both, or neither. In addition to shifting the weight from 110 grams up to 128 grams, the weights are also distributed to adjust the center of gravity.

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