hey what’s going on guys its brain bean here again and today we’re gonna be taking a look at a controller which is something that’s probably a little unusual for this channel but we’re gonna be looking at the razor wolverine tournament edition and the reason we’re doing that is razer sent me one of their wolverine tournament edition controllers for a different video that’s going to be coming sometime here in the future but with monster-haunted world just coming out about a week or so ago and I am shamelessly addicted to that game.
Razer Wolverine TE Review
I absolutely loved it and I thought what better way to test this controller out and put it through its paces than to play it on a controller heavy game and I’ve got about 50 or so hours into that game exclusively using the Wolverine tournament Edition so I wanted to give you guys my thoughts on it and kind of let you know from a PC gamers perspective if it’s worth picking up or not so to start things off and to talk about this controller and how it differs from the standard Xbox controller overall field design in size are about the same the Wolverine is a little bit slimmer in its design that’s not as bulky looking but the way it feels in your hands is pretty much the same as it is on the Xbox controller the triggers are designed a little bit differently they give you a little bit easier access to the bumpers and the triggers themselves which is nice and I also really like that the directional pad is not all one piece so there each arrow key is separate which makes it you know nice to where you can have exact inputs and not accidentally hit the wrong one because they’re all attached there it’s also got a nice little tactile feedback there as well and the actual buttons themselves are clicky so it’ll be just like the Razer green switch if you’re a fan of that and you’d like to hear the click as well as kind of feel that feedback as well then you’ll really like these keys that did take me a little getting used to I did think the click was a little bit weird for a controller but once you get used to it I don’t even notice the sound anymore the key press on them though is a little bit heavier than the standard Xbox controller it’s much easier to push down the keys I think then using the clicky ones on the Razer Wolverine you’ll also notice one of the big things with this controller is that it does have four extra triggers on it and it’s got two down here in the back and they’re all placed in a really nice easy to reach spot you’ve also got two additional bumpers here on the insides as well and these can all be mapped to different keys although they’re only going to be mapped to different controller functions and the reason for that is because this is designed for tournament use so you can’t go and put macros on it or anything that’s gonna give you an unfair advantage now this kind of brings me into my first big point of reviewing this from a PC gamers perspective because for playing something like Monster Hunter I really wanted to be able to bind these keys to different keys on the keyboard so that I could use certain items just with the click of one of these hot buttons and unfortunately that’s not something you can do another thing that’s really important for you to know right off the bat is that this controller will use Razer synapse for Xbox not Razer synapse 3 on the PC so you can download the Xbox version from the Windows Microsoft Store and install it on your computer but another thing that that means is that the lights the little light bar on the Wolverine will not sync up to any of your PC peripherals so if you have a effect that’s running through all of your Chrome agir it will not sync with the controller because the controller was primarily designed for use with consoles and so that’s why you have to download a separate synapse program just to bind and use this of controller some other things you can do in synapse aside from binding the buttons as well as changing the lighting modes is you can also adjust how sensitive the triggers are as well as the degree of vibration that the controller gives you for feedback the lighting options are pretty cool with this controller you have kind of the standard chrome affair with the wave effects you’ve got spectrum cycling a reactive which is actually pretty cool with the controller because every time you click one of the buttons you’ll get a flash which is nice it’s also got these little triggers here on the back as well where you can change the actuation point of the actual triggers so if you’re playing a first-person shooter and you don’t want to take the time to fully extend down the trigger to register a shot you can make it much more sensitive to where just any minor you know touch of the switch will activate it and make you that much faster but in reviewing this from a PC gamers perspective when playing something like monster hunter one thing that kind of bothered me is because you can’t really bind any of these extra bumpers to anything other than just the XY a and B I find that I accidentally hit it quite a bit especially on these ones here on the bottom and default one of them is roll and then the other one I think is B but I find that as I’m running around if I accidentally click it because they are pretty sensitive then my character goes and does a roll or something like that so with the limited customized ability with the PC especially I feel like going for a controller like this just for the extra buttons really isn’t all that worth it but there are a few things that if you do like to play on a controller might give you some advantage like using the triggers for example or being able to just have a little bit more adjustments over all of the device now obviously PC is not really meant to be a controller heavy console or system really it’s all mouse and keyboard obviously that’s the best way to play games it’s the only way I play games for years and years and years but obviously some games like Dark Souls and Monster Hunter are just much better suited to playing with the controller but I feel like unless you just really like the controller experience and you really want to have you know a little bit more customized ability you want to have the lights you want to have some extra features and it might be where it’s spending to get this controller but if you’re more of a PC gamer that just casually plays a few games here and there like Dark Souls like in monster hunter world like I do I feel like just having the standard Xbox controller it’s gonna be more than enough for you there a couple other additional things is the Wolverine tournament Edition does have a removable cable like all razer tournament edition devices do obviously meant for taking with you on the go and not damaging the cable I mean I feel like this controller would be a good buy for somebody who does play a lot of console for an Xbox user then I could see this being a huge advantage it is a quality peripheral but again reviewing it more from the PC standpoint unless you guys see some things here that you know really piqued your interest just not sure if it’s really worth all the money a couple of other minor things to point out here you do have the combined 3.5 millimeter jack for a headset and you can use that with like the razer kraken or something like that and it also does have a nice textured grip as well which is a nice thing to have from the standards just slick non texture to Xbox controller because it does help grip it a little bit like when you’re playing and things are getting kind of sweaty anyways guys that’s it for this review of the Razer Wolverine tournament edition again I just wanted to give you guys my perspective as a primarily PC gamer that does use the controller here and there for a couple of games I thought I’d give it a go and let you guys know what I thought but
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