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.

Oculus Quest 2 goes back on sale with double the storage for the same price

Facebook has announced that the Oculus Quest 2 is back on sale after a brief hiatus, and the new version of the VR headset will feature expanded internal storage for the same price. You can now purchase the Quest 2 headset again from the Oculus website, though at the moment, only the $299 base model...

This Week in Gaming: Call of Duty (again), Skyrim (yet again), and so much Pokémon

This week in gaming was one with some great game announcements, most of them centered around Pokémon. We also got the long-awaited reveal of Call of Duty: Vanguard, right in the middle of Activision’s big mess, as well as the theft of Among Us’s schtick by Fortnite. Finally, in case you missed it, Skyrim is...

Nintendo will release a new Switch Lite with Dialga and Palkia line art

Nintendo has revealed it’s making a special version of the Nintendo Switch Lite to accompany the release of its latest mainline Pokémon games, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. This special version of the console will be released on November 5, two weeks before the games are released on November 19, and it'll cost $200. It’s...

Here are even more games coming to Xbox Game Pass later in August

Xbox is making its mid-month Game Pass additions, and we’re getting a decent number of new releases for the latter half of August. Several of the games that are coming to the service are new titles that are releasing for the first time this month. Some of the highlights of the month include Psychonauts 2, the...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series have ECG sensors?

The Galaxy Watch 4, one of the many items revealed at the Samsung Unpacked event, has a number of features that help readers monitor their health and potential warning signs before they become serious. So does it have a built-in ECG sensor that will let users monitor their own heart rates? The answer is yes. The...

This Week in Gaming: Goodbye McCree, Nintendo and Game Pass indies, and Rockstar remasters

It’s been another quiet week in the August gaming slump, as we prepare for the big releases later this month. The Activision Blizzard scandal continues unfurling, which isn’t so good. On the other hand, the Nintendo Switch is getting a bunch of indies, which is very good. Xbox Game Pass continues to get better, and...

Do the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic have a rotating bezel?

One of the most recognizable features of the Samsung Galaxy Watch line is the physical rotating bezel on the outside of the display, which gives users a physical input device with which to interact with their watch. But the new Galaxy Watch 4 series marries features from both the Watch line and the erstwhile Watch...

Can the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 monitor blood sugar?

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic come chock full of health features to monitor heart rate and BMI. However, one feature that's been missing in smartwatches up to this point is an optical blood glucose sensor. So does the Galaxy Watch 4 monitor blood sugar? Unfortunately not. Neither the Galaxy Watch 4...

Do the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic have built-in GPS?

Having a GPS built into your smartwatch has become a great way to keep track of your journeys and fitness without having to use a phone. It’s one of the most indispensable features of a smartwatch, especially for those who find themselves traveling great distances on foot. The upcoming Galaxy Watch 4 should be no...

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

NVIDIA has revealed which games are coming to GeForce Now in the month of August. Subscribers can look forward to playing 34 new games on their GFN devices. As a cloud gaming solution, GeForce Now allows players to stream their Steam, Epic, and Ubisoft games to multiple devices. GeForce NOW tends to get large batches of...

This Week in Gaming: Next-gen PSVR, Nintendo Switch sales figures, and the Pokémon GO boycott

It’s been a quiet week in the industry -- except where the ongoing Activision Blizzard case is concerned. We found out the Nintendo Switch is selling well… also, another hot bulletin: Water is wet. Finally, we see the Pokemon GO community pushing back as the COVID-era safety features are starting to go away just as...

Here are the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in August 2021

Microsoft finally announced which games would be coming to Xbox Game Pass in the first part of August. We’re getting a good haul of games, including two Skate games and roguelikes. The best addition of the month is undoubtedly Hades, the roguelike that swept up Game of the Year awards last year. An extended pastiche of...