The World of Warcraft Tap Chat
, or The Gaming Peripheral Formerly Known As Voice Tap, is now available. Essentially, it's a hotkey for your foot -- or some other appendage other than your fingers. Designed primarily as a push-to-talk button to pair with the Sound Blaster World of Warcraft headset
to allow players to devote their hands to the game, this USB device can just as easily be assigned a macro or as a hotkey. This means players can actually assign the Tap Chat to an ability like Hammer of Justice
, to add a realistic feeling of crushing your opponents underfoot.
Players willing to spring $29.99 for the edge of one additional button -- notably a non-hand-activated one -- can head over to the Creative
or Blizzard online stores, where the World of Warcraft
Tap Chat is exclusively available. Although sold out at the Blizzard store as of this writing (barely a week after it was made available), players who manage to get their hands (or foot) on the product also get exclusive World of Warcraft
logo lenses that can be used to customize their matching World of Warcraft