ROCCAT Isku FX keyboard ships worldwide, lights up gaming for $100

ROCCAT's ISKU FX keyboard intrigued us back in the summer by adding some synchronicity to the usual gaming keyboard formula. We're glad to hear, then, that it's shipping just as much of its audience will get the games that should be its match. Players in multiple countries can pick up the ISKU FX this week at prices of either $100 for Americans or €100 in European countries like ROCCAT's native Germany. For the money, they're getting both 16.8 million hues to choose from as well as Philips Ambilight-style flashes in supporting games -- and the familiar control over a ROCCAT mouse if they're not always in the mood for an elaborate show. The ISKU FX might not lure in those who already have serious input at hand, but it could be the right complement to a new PC.

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ROCCAT Unleashes the Isku FX Multicolor Gaming Keyboard

High performance keyboard features ROCCAT Talk FX which automatically adjusts lighting depending on in-game actions

Hamburg – December 10th, 2012 – ROCCAT Studios, the Hamburg-based manufacturer of competition gaming peripherals, announces the international availability of the next generation, award-winning keyboard, the ROCCAT Isku FX – Multicolor Gaming Keyboard. The ROCCAT Isku FX combines the world's most intelligently engineered gaming keyboard with a new multicolor lighting system providing infinite possibilities for a completely personalized gaming atmosphere. The Isku FX features off-white UV- coated keys and your choice of backlighting in 16.8 million colors and 6 adjustable brightness levels.

Place your fingers on the pulse of your game

ROCCAT Talk FX delivers the most immersive PC gaming experience to date. Highlighted by its compatibility with "World of Tanks" by Wargaming, Talk FX adjusts the lighting of your Isku FX and ROCCAT mouse in sync with in-game actions. The mouse and keyboard flash in white whenever a new round starts. If your tank gets attacked by an enemy, both devices start to flash in red.

Maintains classic features from the original award-winning Isku

Exclusive ROCCAT Talk protocol allows the Isku FX Illuminated Gaming Keyboard and the ROCCAT line of high-performance gaming mice to talk to each other – giving you a powerful set bonus that lets you execute mouse macros quickly and easily right from your keyboard. Easy-Aim technology is perfect for when your game demands precise marksmanship in sniper mode. Simply press and hold a single keyboard key and Easy-Aim will instantly optimize the DPI setting on your mouse. This two-handed custom marksmanship is the simplest and most convenient way ever to achieve pinpoint sniping accuracy.

Available now

The Isku FX is expected to hit shelves this week, with a suggested retail price of $99.99 / 99,99€