Posts From Rachel Kaser

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]

These are the best Xbox Series X, S, and Xbox One Games to play in Fall 2021!

Whether you’ve just picked up a precious Xbox Series X/S, or you’re an Xbox One gamer who wants to know what to play next, we’ve got you covered. We’ve listed out the 23 games you must play if you’re an Xbox console owner. The Xbox Series X is one of the most powerful consoles ever created,...

The 10 best Google Doodles we’ve ever seen above the search bar

Google Doodles have become a staple of the modern search page. It’s a true delight whenever we can visit google.com and see a piece of beautiful art, or a fun game, or a tribute to someone we may not have known existed before. According to Google, the company has featured over 4,000 Doodles over the...

This Week in Gaming: Bayonetta 3, Kirby in 3D, and a strange Mario cast

Halfway through Thursday, I was prepared to write the most boring This Week in Gaming ever — and then the Nintendo Direct happened, and my week got a whole lot more interesting. Most of the news this week comes from that show, but I think it’s important that we address the new developments in the...

Nintendo is launching a new tier of Switch Online with N64 and Sega Genesis games

Nintendo has officially announced that it has not, in fact, forgotten that its catalog of retro games features more than NES and SNES games. In this week’s Nintendo Direct, the Big N announced that it was adding a new selection of Nintendo 64 classic titles to its Switch Online subscription service, as well as several...

This Week in Gaming: Apple v. Epic fallout, PS5 get SSDs, and yet more delays

While the gaming world is still reeling from the Sony showcase last week, most of the news has been a bit muted. Luckily, we can finally address the elephant in the room that is the Apple vs Epic legal battle, which seems to have finally come to some kind of resolution with no real winners...

Here are more games coming to Xbox Game Pass in September 2021

Microsoft is adding several new games to Xbox Game Pass for the second half of September, with 13 games coming to the service. If the first half of the month was light on new games, then the second half gives subscribers plenty of entertainment. Several of the new games — 8 out of the 13 —...

NVIDIA GeForce Now database allegedly reveals a bunch of unannounced games

A leaked list from NVIDIA GeForce Now may have potentially exposed some unannounced games, including Bayonetta 3, Gears 6, and Kingdom Hearts IV. NVIDIA has denied the games in the list are real, but nevertheless, it has fueled speculation. Some of the games on the list are ones that have not yet received a PC...

My Friend Pedro: Ripe for Revenge review: An amazing mobile shooter with avaricious ads

As we all swim in a mobile gaming market filled with gachas, clickers, and Candy Crush rip-offs, it’s rare that you’ll come across a game that makes you feel like an action hero. However, I believe I've found one -- My Friend Pedro: Ripe for Revenge -- in which you play a diminutive action hero who’s...

This Week in Gaming: Everything shown at the PlayStation Showcase

While there were other things that happened this week, Sony's PlayStation Showcase contained all the news that was fit to print, honestly. In 40 minutes, we got a glimpse of some juicy first-party titles coming to the PlayStation 5 in both the near and distant future. Here are the highlights. God of War Ragnarok and the...

Amazon Luna adds Chromebook support and a more affordable Family Channel

Luna, Amazon’s homegrown cloud gaming service, has been growing relatively slowly in the year since it soft-launched. In all that time, it’s been slowly growing its main channel, Luna+, as well as its only other channel, Ubisoft+. Now it’s starting to grow: Amazon Luna is preparing to launch more channels, new platforms, and also a...

Xbox Insiders update makes older controllers (and TV remotes) useful to Series X/S owners

Microsoft revealed it’s rolling out a new firmware update for Xbox controllers, as well as other updates exclusively for Alpha members of the Xbox Insiders program. This firmware update will add several new features to older Xbox consoles, including the ability to switch quickly between two supported devices, and reduced latency. Alpha members can also...

These are the Best PlayStation 5 Games to play: Spiderman, God of War, and more!

The PlayStation 5 has well and truly arrived, being almost a year old and having several exclusive games. If you’ve been lucky enough to get your hands on the new console, then here are the games you should play. Like its rival, the Xbox Series X/S, the PlayStation 5 is an incredibly powerful console on which...