Self-professed geek, Rebecca Spear, is one of Windows Central's gaming editors with a focus on gaming handhelds, PC gaming, and laptops. When she isn't checking out the latest titles on Xbox Game Pass, PC, ROG Ally, 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. You can follow her @rrspear on X (formerly Twitter).
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.
Under $100 Amazon Prime Big Deal Days 2023 is the perfect time to pick up accessories and PC upgrades for your rig. Here are the best deals under $100.
Lightning Deal A very popular mechanical gaming keyboard is on sale for the lowest price it's ever been on Amazon. But it's a Lightning Deal, so the discount can end very soon.
Review The ROG G22CH-DB978 is a powerful and compact gaming desktop that's capable of running far more intensive games. It does have its flaws, but it's not a bad choice. Our review.
Super GPU deal During Amazon's Prime Big Deal Days, my favorite GPU is on sale at a seriously discounted price. It's reliable but not too expensive.
What a rush In the latest Xbox Wire, the Tango Gameworks team reflected on the development of their surprise hit Hi-Fi Rush, discussing the initial concept, team creation, and more.
Review The latest Assassin's Creed game returns to the series' roots, including shorter playthrough time. It's a fun game, even if it doesn't really provide anything new. Our review.
Best choice The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go line continues to expand, with significant improvements coming with the latest model. Here's how all of them compare.
Tablet deal The ASUS ROG Flow Z13 is a very powerful gaming tablet and thanks to this huge deal, you can save $900 to get it.
Vote now The Golden Joystick Awards allows people to vote for the best video games and voting for this year's event is now open.
A steal of a deal If you anticipate needing to save a ton of files this year in school then you should check out this sweet 2TB SSD deal.
New policy A new policy goes into effect today that makes it so captures made on Xbox consoles are deleted after 90 days, but it's also easier than ever to back them up.
Xbox Design Lab Four new casing colors are now available via Xbox Design Labs' customizable Xbox controller designer. They're gorgeous and available now.
Big bois Lenovo's Legion Go is a beefy gaming handheld larger than its competitors. But just how much bigger is it? Here are some helpful images to compare the top gaming handhelds.
Bye Kamiya Co-founder of Platinum Games, known for Bayonetta, The Wonderful 101, and more is leaving the gaming studio.
Review The Das Keyboard X50Q is a beautiful mechanical keyboard with an RGB gaming aesthetic. It feels and looks great, but the key programming options are limited.
Review The Das Keyboard 6 Professional is an amazing mechanical keyboard with Tactile Cherry MX switches. It feels great and looks classy enough for any desk.
Live @ TGS2023 Tokyo Game Show 2023 is here, and Xbox is in Japan with its Xbox Digital Broadcast. Windows Central is here with all the latest news and exclusive commentary.
Review The Waterfield Air Porter Backpack is specifically designed to fit under the seats and in the bins of most airlines and does it with style and plenty of storage space.
Review Adorable, floppy animals playing King of the Hill should be a win, but Party Animal's delayed responses and sluggish mechanics get in the way.
Affordable king As part of the deluge of Xbox leaks that happened this week, we also learned that the Xbox Series S is owned by far more people than the Xbox Series X.
Review Acer's Swift X 16 isn't the most powerful laptop, but it provides stability for office work and a gorgeous OLED screen for creative projects and even gaming.
Great deal This popular mini projector currently has an amazing deal going on for a limited time.
Can't happen In an email, Phil Spencer mentioned that he wants to acquire Nintendo, but this cannot happen and it's a good thing for all of us.
Next-Gen Xbox? Thanks to an internal chat log released as part of the FTC lawsuit against Microsoft, we know that the gaming company expected its next Xbox console to launch in 2028.