Razer Messed Up Their Most Iconic Gaming Headset

Remember the Razer Kraken?

Alex Rowe

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Razer Kraken V3 Headset lying on its side on a desk.
Photo taken by the author.

There was a time, around a decade ago, when “Razer Kraken” was synonymous with “mainstream gaming headset.”

The original Kraken did a ton of work to popularize the idea of a pair of headphones with a mic strapped to it for gaming. Its bulbous bright design, huge soft cushions, and bass-heavy sound connected with…

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