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Rachel Kaser
Rachel Kaser

I've been a gaming and tech writer since 2013. Game reviews, console breakdowns, gaming news -- if it's even vaguely gaming-related, I've probably written about it. In the few minutes I'm not gaming or writing, I enjoy horseback riding and mystery novels. You can reach me at [email protected]

This Week in Gaming: Activision Blizzard lawsuit, a new Tom Clancy title, and the return of Dead Space

The week has had some promising moments, most notably in the announcement of new games from Ubisoft and Electronic Arts. However, it’s also been overshadowed by a fresh controversy about sexual harassment at a major video game developer — unfortunately just one more to add to the list. Ubisoft reveals Tom Clancy’s XDefiant, a F2P arena...

PlayStation 5 owners can get a six-month free trial of Apple TV+

Sony has announced a new perk for PlayStation 5 owners. Starting today, PS5 owners can get a free 6-month subscription to Apple TV+ to watch on their consoles. In order to download it, all they have to do is download the app from the Media tab on the console and then sign in with their...

Here are the games coming to Xbox Game Pass for the end of July 2021!

Microsoft has announced its third batch of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in July. The last group of games added to Games Pass included only a handful of games by comparison and even the first batch of July only had seven new games for the platform. These will likely be the final games to...

This Week in Gaming: The Steam Deck, Netflix, and Super Mario 64

This week started off very slow when out of nowhere, Valve dropped some very important hardware news on us. We also learned that Netflix is trying to break into gaming, auction fever is seizing the retro gaming world, and more games are being delayed into next year. Valve announces the handheld Steam Deck https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Q_C5KVJbUw On the very day...

Valve Steam Deck reservations open up today – Here’s how to get one!

Valve yesterday revealed its new handheld, the Steam Deck. This Switch-like handheld is more or less a small PC that can run most AAA games. Boasting impressive internal hardware and an unconventional button and trigger layout, the Deck can be paired with a dock that outputs at up to 8K as well as many other...

This Week in Gaming: The Non-Pro Switch OLED, Assassin’s Creed Infinity, and GTA 6

The games industry’s news this week has been somewhat polarizing. We’re getting a new Nintendo Switch… but not the one we thought we were getting. Ubisoft’s working on a new Assassin’s Creed game… but it’s a live service evolving world game unlike the previous single-player titles. Even the rumors about the next Grand Theft Auto...

Here are the games streaming on PS Now in July 2021!

Sony has revealed which games it’s adding to PlayStation Now for the month of July, and it’s a surprisingly rich month. The biggest games that are being added to the platform are Red Dead Redemption 2, Judgment, and Nioh 2, but we’re also getting a grab-bag of other titles as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ6QpDQ8P3w PlayStation Now is Sony's cloud...

Here are even more games being added to Xbox Game Pass in July 2021!

Microsoft has announced another batch of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in the month of July. As usual, the company announced another batch of games for the middle of the month, and we’re getting four new games on the service, as well as two new games for Xbox Cloud Gaming. That brings the total number...

Here are the games available to stream on GeForce Now in July 2021!

GeForce Now is the streaming service that allows users to play games via Nvidia’s servers. Games that users own on Steam, the Epic Games Store, and Ubisoft Connect can be streamed from GeForce Now to multiple devices. Nvidia is often adding games to the service and it announced that it’d be adding 36 games in...

Here are the games coming to Amazon Luna+ in July 2021!

Amazon Luna, the game streaming service offered by Amazon, presents pretty much the same kind of subscription value as the likes of Google’s Stadia and Nvidia’s GeForce Now. Luna is a streaming service that lets you subscribe to different “channels,” each with a unique library of games you can stream. The platform’s main channel (and...

Here are the games coming to Google Stadia Pro subscribers for July 2021!

Google Stadia is expanding the number of games available to Stadio Pro subscribers for the month of July. There are dozens of games for free on Stadia Pro on any given month. The four games listed below join the likes of Hotline Miami 2, Orcs Must Die! 3, and Little Nightmare II. All of these games...

Here are the new games in Xbox Game Pass for July 2021!

Xbox has announced which new games are available on Xbox Game Pass for the first half of July. There are nine new titles that have been added to the service, and there are eight games that have been removed at the end of June. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQALsXnjTeE Keep in mind that, of the nine games, four were technically released...