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.

Here are the new games on PlayStation Now in August 2021

Sony has announced the games that will be added to its PlayStation Now platform in the month of August, and the games are fairly enjoyable ones, including Undertale and Nier: Automata. It’s not quite as big as last month’s offering of Red Dead Redemption 2, etc., but it’s still a good lineup for subscribers to...

Here are the games coming to Amazon Luna+ in August 2021

Amazon has announced which games are coming to its Luna+ streaming platform in August. Luna is Amazon’s attempt to compete in the growing cloud gaming market that’s currently being cornered by Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming, Google’s Stadia, and NVIDIA's GeForce Now. The difference between it and other services is that it offers games on different...

This Week in Gaming: Activision Blizzard employees’ walk-out, Annapurna’s showcase, and even more game delays

It’s been a relatively quiet week for gaming news, at least in terms of big game reveals or delays. Instead, we’ve been watching the industry’s biggest scandal unfold, as well as a new stream from Annapurna. In better news, there have been several good game launches this week to keep gamers busy. Activision Blizzard scandal grows...

PS5 beta update brings M.2 SSD storage expansion support, but there’s a catch

Sony has revealed that it’s rolling out a beta update to the PlayStation 5, enabling its long-awaited storage expansion feature. Now gamers who have filled up the storage on their PS5’s built-in SSD and who also have signed up for the beta program will be able to install an M.2 SSD in the bay to...

Here are the free games available to PS Plus subscribers in August 2021

PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting a batch of new games this August, which will be available to download starting on August 3. Unlike in previous months, there is no PlayStation 5-exclusive title in August, with all three games available to play on PlayStation 4. All games will be available to PS Plus members through September...

Here are the free games from Xbox Games with Gold in August 2021

Microsoft has revealed which games will be coming to the Xbox Games with Gold program in August 2021. A total of four free games will be available across the month, with one being available into September. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhRDnPKsk5k The first two free games that will be available — according to Microsoft's blog post — are Darksiders III and...

Over 10 Million PlayStation 5 Consoles Have Been Sold Worldwide

Sony has announced that the PlayStation 5 has officially hit one of its first post-launch milestones: It’s sold 10 million units globally. It reached that milestone within a year of the console’s release, in spite of a global pandemic and supply scarcity. According to Sony, this is the fastest-selling console in the company’s history. The announcement...

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...