Ideazon Inc.

Ideazon Inc.

October 02, 2007 10:00 ET

NCsoft and Ideazon Unveil the Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa® Limited Edition Keyset for Zboard™ and FragMat™ Mouse Pad

New Guild Wars® Keyset for Zboard also on the horizon

VAUGHAN, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2007) - Ideazon Inc. today announced its new custom Limited Edition Keyset and FragMat™ gaming mouse pad designed specifically for the highly anticipated NCsoft® PC title - Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa, which is set to launch in North America on October 19, 2007.

Ideazon, designer and developer of the Zboard™, the world's first keyboard designed for PC gamers, has partnered with NCsoft to bring gamers a custom keyset for Zboard and FragMat gaming mouse pad that will both enhance game play and immerse players into the epic sci-fi RPG game. Ideazon's Tabula Rasa keyset helps consumers focus on the game without having to memorize keys - unlike a regular keyboard. The Tabula Rasa keyset for Zboard has all major game functions clearly labeled and mapped out to allow players to focus on the in-game experience.

"This is the second title we have worked on with NCsoft and we expect the Tabula Rasa Limited Edition Keyset to be a popular weapon for gamers this Fall," said Chris Rathgeber, President, Ideazon Inc. "Offering all players a competitive advantage and easy access to game-play action out-of-the-box, Ideazon continues to innovate and change the way gamers experience their entertainment."

Set on the frontlines of an epic intergalactic war, Tabula Rasa is a massively multiplayer war game that combines the character growth of an RPG with action, skill, stealth, and strategy. The Tabula Rasa Limited Edition Keyset for Zboard will offer players:

- Clearly labeled commands against a backdrop of stunning official game graphics;

- 12 single-press emote keys including cheer, salute, push-ups and jumping jacks;

- 4 dedicated chat keys to organize in-game strategy; and,

- Quick and easy access to game dialog and menu commands.

In addition, the Tabula Rasa FragMat gaming mouse pad features: official game graphics, an oversized control landscape, an ultra thin 1/14 inch design and a reduced friction polymer surface.

On the heels of the new Guild Wars: Eye of the North™ expansion pack, gamers can also expect a new Guild Wars® keyset, which builds on the huge success of the Guild Wars Factions™ Keyset design. Offering dedicated action keys and fully labeled commands, easy access emote keys and colorful game graphics, the Guild Wars Keyset is compatible with all Guild Wars titles.

The Tabula Rasa Limited Edition Keyset for Zboard and FragMat mouse pad will be available in early October at all major retail and E tail outlets. The Guild Wars keyset for Zboard will be available in November. The suggested retail price for the Zboard is $49.99 (USD), the Tabula Rasa and Guild Wars keysets are $19.99 (USD) each and the Tabula Rasa FragMat is $14.99 (USD).

For more details on Tabula Rasa and Guild Wars check out or visit for information on Ideazon's award-winning gaming peripherals.

About Ideazon Inc.

North American-based Ideazon Inc. develops, manufactures and markets the next generation of gaming peripheral technologies that enhance the gamers experience. Working with the gaming community; with partners; with game developers and publishers, Ideazon develops its entire line of Precision Gaming Tools including the Zboard, MERC, Fang, and Reaper product lines to maximize comfort, control, and in game dominance.

Ideazon is headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario. For more information, visit the web site at

About NCsoft Corporation

NCsoft North America is headquartered in Austin, Texas and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation. NCsoft, with its own development and publishing offices in Texas and California, also works with other NCsoft subsidiaries and third party developers throughout North America to develop and publish innovative online entertainment software products. The company has successfully launched multiple online titles in the last three years and continues to support its franchises, which include Lineage®/Lineage II, City of Heroes®/City of Villains®, Guild Wars/Guild Wars Factions/Guild Wars Nightfall™/ Guild Wars: Eye of the North and Dungeon Runners™. More information about NCsoft can be found at

About NCsoft Europe

NCsoft Europe (NC-E) is headquartered in Brighton, England and is part of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation, the world's leading developer and publisher of online games. NCsoft has already successfully established itself in North America, Japan, Taiwan, China and Thailand. NC-E began operations on 1st September 2004 and serves as a central hub for all NCsoft sales, marketing and distribution operations in Europe, via its European distribution network. NC-E launched Lineage II in November 2004, City of Heroes on 4th February 2005, Guild Wars on 28th April 2005, City of Villains on 31st October 2005, Guild Wars Factions on 28th April 2006, Guild Wars Nightfall on 27th October 2006 and Guild Wars: Eye of the North on 31st August 2007. More information about NCsoft Europe can be found at

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