Razer Forge Android TV is 'the future of consoles'

Mini PC and peripherals unveiled at CES 2015
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Razer has unveiled a mini PC console that it believes will bring hardcore PC gaming to the living room.

The Forge TV consists of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core Krait 450 3.5GHz CPU, Adreno 420 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage.

Speaking at CES 2015, Razer co-founder and CEO, Min-Liang Tan, commented that the Razer Forge TV ‘is what we see as the future of consoles’.

"Razer Forge TV is a device that is able to bring together the most popular elements of an entertainment centre," he said.

"It powers popular music and movie apps and plays Android TV games that an entire family can enjoy. For the hardcore gaming audience, it will bring PC gaming to the couch.”

Along with PC and Android gaming, the Forge TV has access to other apps which enable the user to interact with the console through mobile devices running iOS, Android, and Windows, as well as Chromebook.

It also works and an Android TV entertainment centre, giving users access to apps such as Netflix, Hulu and Spotify.

Along with the console, Razer has announced two Bluetooth accessories: the Serval gaming controller and the Razer Turret gaming mouse and ‘lapboard’.

Read more of PCR's CES 2015 news here

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