Self-professed geek, Rebecca Spear, is one of Windows Central's gaming editors with a focus on Xbox and PC gaming. When she isn't checking out the latest titles on Xbox Game Pass, PC, or Steam Deck; she can be found digital drawing with a Wacom tablet. She's written thousands of game guides, previews, interviews, features, and hardware reviews over the last few years. If you need information about anything gaming related, her articles can help you out. She also loves testing game accessories and any new tech on the market. Drawing tablets and drawing programs like Adobe Fresco and Photoshop are among her chief interests.
When away from electronics, she loves taking her corgi, Penny, out to the river to go swimming and is always up for a game of volleyball. Otherwise, you'll most often find her curled up with a fantasy or sci-fi novel as her cats purr on her lap. She also loves attending comic conventions while cosplaying as her favorite video game characters. Her house is filled with gaming collectibles and posters and she's always on the lookout for more.
Review Asus ROG Ally is a powerful little gaming handheld that can easily run games from various platforms thanks to Windows 11. It's almost as good as it sounds.
For PC gamers This is going to be a great year for PC gamers as several huge titles are set to release in 2023. Here are the ones to get the most excited about.
On the horizon Several game announcements have been shown for Summer Game Fest 2023. Here's every reveal and update you want to know about.
Gaming news! Geoff Keighley is once again back to host this year's Summer Game Fest, which will provide several gaming announcements. Here's how to watch it.
Firefly integration Adobe has announced that its generative AI software is getting integrated into Adobe Express, making it even easier to create any project you can think of.
claim your rewards! There are several preorder bonuses for Diablo 4, but you'll need to unlock them before you can show them off.
Nerfalem Blizzard has released patch notes for the Diablo 4 1.0.2 hotfix, which includes reducing abilities within a few classes and making endgame more difficult.
Magic advantage A Sorcerer can be extremely powerful in Diablo 4 if players level them up correctly. Here's the best Sorcerer build and skills to choose.
More power! Enchantment Slots are a mechanic specific to the Sorceress class. If you unlock and use this ability, you'll gain access to additional bonuses.
RTX 4070 power With its powerful CPU and NVIDIA GPU, the Dell XPS 17 isn't built for gaming, but that doesn't mean it can't hit some serious FPS, either.
Steal of a deal The Asus ROG Zephyrus is a fantastic gaming laptop and right now it's $650 off for a limited time at Best Buy.
Review The XPS 17 (9730) is Dell's latest model and one that continues to prove that the tech company is a laptop master. I only have a few small complaints.
PC Requirements Blizzard has revealed everything from Diablo 4 PC specs, everything from Minimum requirements to Ultra system requirements. You'll want to make sure your laptop or tower can handle it.
Review With excellent performance, long battery life, and a lightweight design this OLED laptop is perfect for use on-the-go.
Review HyperX's next-generation gaming headset is extremely comfortable, made of quality materials, and offers an excellent listening experience. It's the perfect accessory for solo and multiplayer gaming.
Play your way Diablo 4 is available on PC as well as console, but can the PC version be played using a controller? And what controllers does it support?
Adobe AI Adobe Firefly has been integrated into Photoshop, allowing users to add, extend, and remove objects with other imagery via word prompts.
Looking up? The PC market has taken a dive in recent years, but it's looking like things could look "less ugly" by end of year.
Force patch The latest PC patch for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor fixes performance and stability issues.
Stream your games Want to share your crispy 4K Xbox gameplay with the world? You need a good capture card. These are the best of them.
One does not simply... The New World developer and Amazon Games have struck a deal for a brand new open-world MMO that takes place in Middle-earth.
Falling short Nvidia is yet another tech company that is seeing a downward trend in sales. As a result, its CEO earned less money this year.
Which laptop? Dell XPS 15 (9530) and Samsung Galaxy Book3 Pro are both intended as general-use clamshell laptops. However, one is clearly more powerful than the other.
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