So has Logitech got me back in their good graces where I think of them as a gaming company again? Well I do have to say that I am quite impressed with the G402 Hyperion Fury. At first glance it may not look like much, but once you start using it you can tell it is made for FPS gaming. The feel and weight of it are just right for FPS games and there is not a large array of buttons that get in the way of the two main buttons, which by the way use OMRON switches, which means they are going to be able to take a beating.
The G402 Hyperion Fury is not completely absent of buttons though, you actually have 8 programmable buttons, which is more than enough for FPS games. One cool function of this mouse is the DPI Shift or Precision Aim buttons that can be used to slow down the DPI say when you are playing a sniper in a game. The mouse uses the AM010 4000 dpi optical sensor, which is a sensor used in a lot of different mice, but on top of that they have their Fusion Engine. This is a accelerometer/gyrometer that is used to pick up movement when the sensor fails. This is meant for fast-paced gaming.
The software suite that comes with the G402 Hyperion Fury will allow you to program all of the 8 buttons, set your DPI levels, polling rate, change the lighting, update the firmware and more. You can even see how the sensor tracks with the Fusion Engine turned off or on.
While there is not much to not like about this mouse I do have to point out a couple of things. First the cable on the mouse is not braided or heavy duty. Other gaming mice that we have reviewed over the past year have all had braided cables which ensure that your cable will not rip or get cut. Also there is not gold-plated USB connector either.
Right now the G402 Hyperion Fury is selling at my favorite online retailer for $59.99, which seems just about right for this type of mouse. Overall ThinkComputers gives the Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury FPS Gaming Mouse a 9 out of 10 score. If the cable was braided and it came with a carrying bag it would get a 10 out of 10!
– 8 programmable buttons
– Comfortable to use for long gaming sessions
– Logitech’s Fusion Engine
– Good weight and glides well
– USB cable is not braided or sleeved
– No gold USB connector