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I saw that some people say it's Xai 2 or Sensei... If only they replaced the laser with an optical sensor.
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Every comment there is just a speculation... I guess everything will be a speculation until either SteelSeries or players who got these mice tell something about it.
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Steelseries sure went against everything they claimed they stood for and wanted in their gaming mice from that old SS blog for the ikari. Shiny **** and a glowing logo...... I wouldn't be surprised if there's a weight system and a phillips twin eye sensor under that thing.

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Feature: Glowing lights/illumination. That stuff looks nice, really, but after about 5 minutes it gets old. And it gets old fast.
Problem: We make professional gaming gear or “sports equipment” for gamers to use another description. We don’t make toys. A large percentage of our customers are older than 15. Have you ever seen Tiger Woods with a golf club that glowed blue? Or Beckham with shoes that glowed green? No.
Solution: Don’t make it glow..
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That pixalted SS logo looks awfull...
Probably just somekind of modded/SE mice issued to one of the teams that they are sponsoring.
I wonder though if the top is shiny plastic or maybe metal?
*edit*
Looks also like some online shops in the UK got the XAI2 listed with the product code SS-62150-SENSEI for 63.50 gbp. Wonder if it's that thing...
Edited by Lamaboi - 7/23/11 at 6:08pm
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Even as a guy who doesn't necessarily mind gaudy logos and glossy finish as long as the product works, this thing looks absolutely hideous to me. Probably the worst looking mouse I've seen.

I wonder is SS is feeling the pinch, maybe they are trying some bling to attract more people to their mice.
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I wouldn't mind using an ugly mouse if it doesn't have any positive/negative acceleration, and as long as it's the same shape and size as Xai.
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post
Steelseries sure went against everything they claimed they stood for and wanted in their gaming mice from that old SS blog for the ikari. Shiny **** and a glowing logo...... I wouldn't be surprised if there's a weight system and a phillips twin eye sensor under that thing.
ROFL agreed.
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post #10 of 23
Glossy surface, buttons on the right side, gimmicky logo and glows - all the reasons for not buy that mouse.
Edited by avinin1 - 7/24/11 at 9:53am
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