If cheerleading is now considered as a sport (the International Olympic Committee’s executive board voted recently to recognize cheerleading as a sport), gaming has gotten a lot more serious, too, as of late! In fact, there’s an existing “Olympics” for gamers called the World Cyber Games, the largest global electronic sport tournament, with divisions in various countries. And then there’s this prestigious World Electronic Sports Game or WESG where the winning country takes home a whopping US$800,000.00 cash prize!
Did you know that Team Philippines won in WESG last January which was held in Changzou China? TNC Pro Team, composed of Samson Hidalgo, Marc Fausto, Carlo Palad, Timothy Randrup, and Ryo Hasegawa, all representing the Philippines has won 2-1 against European team Cloud 9 in the finals and ended up winning 40 million pesos divided among them! So how can you not be serious about eSports if you can win that amount of money?
This is one of the reasons why award-winning brand Rapoo Gaming Labs is bringing to Philippine market this May the most advanced VPRO gaming peripherals because we have the best gamers in the world.
“Gaming has gotten a lot more serious these past few years, and there are already a lot of Filipino ProGamers who are making a name for themselves in eSports tournaments all over the world. We want to nurture the passion and talent Filipinos have by letting them experience the gaming gear used by the top CyberAthletes in the world,” says Kyle Guo, Rapoo R&D Director.
“We are launching the newest range of gaming products from VPRO, which will help them take their gaming to the next level,” Guo adds.
VPRO is a professional gaming brand under Rapoo with complete range of good quality and best value performance products, including gaming mice, gaming mechanical keyboards, and gaming headsets.
Known for its innovative and premium-quality product developments, VPRO is the premium gaming brand of Rapoo Gaming Labs.
“Rapoo as VPRO Gaming will bring its strengths into the game by exacting product-quality standards, achieved by specialists from almost all fields of expertise needed,” says Lem Estiva, Rapoo Philippines Retail Sales Manager.
Utilizing the vast experience of and incredible inventiveness Rapoo, VPRO is able to drastically shorten product-development cycles, allowing it to respond more quickly to new trends and the growing needs of the gaming community.
Compared to its competitors, Rapoo‘s ability to develop and produce almost all components itself offers incredible advantages when it comes to value for money.
Leading the lineup of VPRO Gaming Gear is the VPRO V810 Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard.
With its stylish angular design coupled with high-grade materials and incredible build quality the gaming keyboard makes for a standout companion to accompany gamers on their triumphant quest for glory.
The VPRO V810 features full mechanical keys and conflict-free design for all keys. The cherry mechanical key switches with a single key life up to 50 million operations, are durable and reliable in the game. Non-conflict design for 108 keys on the keyboard, allows you to press any number of keys simultaneously and ensures that your every command is registered and executed exactly and rapidly.
It is equipped with a multi-level backlighting system for those late night top-secret gaming sessions. All keys on the keyboard are programmable (including single keys, combination keys and macro keys) in the game mode. The simplified game operations allow you to always be one step ahead.
The keyboard also features five dedicated macro keys for those precisely timed manoeuvres conveniently positioned on the left-hand side of the keyboard. With a built in on-board memory, VPRO810 can save your personal profile settings and load it onto another PC.
Another really cool feature is Gaming Mode, which allows rapid toggling between game and Windows settings. Combined with its freely programmable keys, the VPRO V810 converts into a true weapon of virtual mass destruction.
Other available VPRO keyboard options include the V720, V500RGB AL, V700RGB AL, V500S AL, V500S-Crystal, V500L, V51S RGB, and V510.
Complementing the VPRO KEYBOARD is the VPRO range of Gaming Mouse led by the VPRO V310 Laser Gaming Mouse. The VPRO V310 boasts of Rapoo’s brand-new gaming chip V-power3, 32-bit ARM core, 60MHz running frequency and 1000 Hz USB report rate for high-speed response. It also has a professional gaming optical engine with an image-processing rate of 12000 FPS, 150 inches and tracking speed and up to 1000 Hz USB report rate, ensures accurate tracking, anytime. anywhere.
Save and play with its built-in memory to save your mouse configuration (macro, DPI setting and breathing light mode) in the game mode so you can use your settings on any computer.
Dazzle your opponents with both your skill and style with the VPRO V310’s LED Multi-color light system. With 16 million colors the V310 has an LED multi-color light system, which lets you customize the appearance of your mouse in many ways as well as to suit your preferences. It features an APM-lighting mode that reflects your actions per minute with a spectacular light show.
Confidence is good, but control is a lot better, so choose from other VPRO gaming mouse such as the V25S, V280, and V26 and choose the best one that fits your gaming style.
The V26 is a crowd favorite because of its sophisticated look:
Completing the trio of essential gaming gear is the headset. A good gaming headset provides you a more immersive experience, but a great headset gives you the advantage allowing you to hear movements and audio cues of your opponent’s movements.
The VPRO VH600 Virtual 7.1 Gaming headset features multi-function remote configuration free control; and intelligent VIB vibration unit that brings unparalleled shock experience. The Over-ear design provides comfort, noise isolation while the active dual microphone makes sure that you can easily and clearly talk strategies with your teammates without delay.
Lastly, its over-ear design provides noise isolation and utilizes an intelligent suspension head wear that adapts to the length of gameplay hours.
For entry level gamers, there is the VPRO VH200 illuminated Gaming Headset with Professional sound adjustment, accurate positioning noise-cancelling microphone, as well as the intelligent suspension head wear to make it comfortable during those marathon gaming sessions.
“VPRO’s aim is to take on the deadly serious world of the gaming-peripheral brands with a twinkle in its eye, without taking its eye off the top spot. After all, gaming equipment should do two things: Deliver an awesome experience for the gamer and a real benefit for the gameplay – and do all this while offering great value for money, without being pretentious,” points out VPRO CEO Michael Zeng.
The first line of VPRO gadgets in the Philippines will be available in stores and third party retailers beginning this May.