Configuring the KOVA[+] is straight forward using the software provided by ROCCAT. The number of options to tweak are numerous and while the KOVA[+] is good to go out the box we found that by spending some time configuring the mouse for the games we play regularly we were able to enhance this experience further.
The KOVA[+] is quite a light mouse, weighing in at only 90g with 12×6.5cm at its maximum dimensions. This makes it very easy to move around, and playing games with the KOVA[+] for extended periods is very comfortable. Additionally each of the buttons on the KOVA[+] are easy to reach and the default EasyShift [+] button is located next to the natural position of the thumb (when using the mouse in right handed mode) making that feature very simple to use. Of course each of the button settings can be altered via the software configuration panel.
The illumination included on the KOVA[+] is subtle though very effective. In low light conditions the KOVA[+] looks very nice when it’s running through its colour cycle. With its style being based on the Lamborghini Reventon the positioning of the lights made us think of the front and rear lights on the car. If this is intentional then it’s a very nice tie in to the overall design of the KOVA[+].