CARLSBAD, Calif. – October 3, 2013 – Razer™, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced a partnership with independent developer S2 Games, creators of popular titles such as Heroes of Newerth, on its upcoming multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, Strife.

To support the development and launch of the game, Razer has outfitted S2’s team with Blade laptops, along with other peripheral products, to demo Strife. S2 will also be exploring development opportunities with Razer’s critically acclaimed Switchblade User Interface and Surround software.

“We support all things gaming at Razer, and independent developers play a huge role in creating the landscape that fans around the world enjoy,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. “S2 Games did a phenomenal job in helping to define the MOBA genre in its infancy, and it’s exciting to watch them take the next step in launching Strife.”

Strife will be the developer’s second MOBA title. The genre encompasses some of the most popular games being played at the moment, and S2 will be the first company to come out with a second-iteration MOBA title.

Through the partnership, Razer will be providing exclusive beta access to fans through its social media pages (https://www.facebook.com/razer and https://twitter.com/Razer).

"S2 Games is evolving the MOBA genre, and doing so requires partnering with other leaders in their field," said Marc DeForest, Chief Executive Officer of S2 Games. “Razer's innovative prowess makes them a perfect development partner for us.”

S2 is part of Razer’s Indie Development program, which aims to promote the gaming industry by offering a special discounted price on our new Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptops. To learn more, go to http://www.razerzone.com/creativepro.

About Razer:

Razer™ is the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems. Founded in 1998, with its headquarters in Carlsbad, California, 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.™

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

About S2 Games

S2 Games is a game publisher and developer with a mission to identify, develop, evolve and unleash the future of online multiplayer games. Since its inception in 2003, S2 has been focused on driving innovation into the global online game space, through identifying and solving industry issues, listening closely to its passionate gamer base and incorporating features that gamers truly want.

Active in sponsoring and helping drive many global tournaments for their flagship title Heroes of Newerth, S2 is focused on providing the best online multiplayer gaming experience and opportunities for its fans to shine. For more information about S2, please visitwww.s2games.com.

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