Gaming and sneaker tradition have among the most passionate followers round, and it’s fairly clear quite a lot of them crossover. We’ve seen promotional sneaker releases for videogames like Need for Speed: Heat. We’ve seen shoes that are actually RTX 3080-powered PCs. We’ve even had sneaker collections sneak into videogames like Fortnite. And now Razer is collaborating with sustainable shoe producer Cariuma to launch its personal Sneki Snek sneakers.
If you happen to haven’t heard of Sneki Snek, congratulations. However he’s a cute little snake mascot that represents Razer’s dedication to sustainability. Razer have a bunch of merch devoted to the little black and inexperienced reptile, like this gaming chair pillow and these cute plushies. Gross sales of the vary go in direction of planting bushes. There’s even a series of mini cartoons and within the one I rapidly watched, Sneki saved his pal after which all of a sudden had a 120FPS increase. So it’s that good gamer stuff.
Sneki Snek options on the aspect of the brand new canvas sneakers that are available in both high top and low cut styles. They’re priced at, $89 USD and $98 USD, £99 GPB and £89 GBP, and $139 AUD and $129 AUD respectively and most appear to supply free delivery. You can too select between the all black design, full with black stitching, laces, and soul with inexperienced highlights, or go together with the extra traditional black and white shoe fashion. Each kinds can be found for preorder or add to cart relying on inventory, in males’s and ladies’s sizes. At time of writing, it is price noting that some have been already bought out.
The sneakers are comprised of natural cotton canvas, with a pure rubber soul, and recycled plastics for the remaining. On the Cariuma website, it states the sneakers are all comprised of responsibly sourced supplies and made in moral factories. They’re additionally speculated to be broken-in-comfortable straight out of the field, which is at all times good and so they provide free 60 day returns as long as the sneakers meet the standards.
There’s no boasting that these sneakers will make you any higher at gaming, however they appear to be alright for strolling, and have a cute snake on the aspect. Probably serving to the planet is at all times a bonus as properly, and it’s kind of extra fashionable than the toilet roll Razer released last year.