"Upon receiving the SteelSeries Shift, I wasn't too excited to tell you the truth. I don't know why, but I think it just might be the amount of marketing power Logitech have. But it all disappeared once I looked at the box and started playing with it. The SteelSeries Shift box is actually quite attractive. Upon taking the keyboard out, you start to admire the look and feel of it. It's not too heavy or too light; the color feels just right (and that is my first rhyme for the day!).
How does it feel to type on? Amazing! Compared to the mechanical-based gaming keyboards, this is a large step up. I could type as fast as I could and I never felt restricted and gaming wise? Well, wow! No issues and it will now be my standard, everyday keyboard. I tested out the Shift in various games like Crysis 2, Team Fortress 2, Bad Company 2 and just this morning, Duke Nukem Forever. It is responsive as hell, instant-response to key presses and just a joy to use."