Samantha Plaisance Gaming Writer

Samantha Plaisance

Former Staff Writer

About Samantha Plaisance

Samantha is an experienced Freelance Gaming Writer with a deep passion for all things gaming. At a young age, she was introduced to the wonderful world of video games, starting her journey within the industry young. Samantha firmly believes that video games have the power to not only change people's lives but to save them; she is living proof of that. Her start as a writer began from the time she learned to pick up a pencil, pretending to interview the big wigs of the gaming world and writing down their "thoughts" and then forming them into an article of her own. 

When Samantha isn't writing, she can be found playing on her PC, spending quality time with her family, and doing gymnastics. 

Articles by Samantha Plaisance

Total Articles: 425

Xbox Game Showcase

Microsoft Confirms Date & Time of Xbox Game Showcase in June [UPDATED]

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox Game Showcase event will premiere this June, just before the presentation of Starfield Direct.

May 3, 2023 | 09:32 EDT

Hearthstone Festival of Legends

Hearthstone Expansion Festival of Legends Reveals Rockin Good Times

The Hearthstone Festival of Legends brings the band E.T.C., 145 new cards, and a music festival that will be heard all around Azeroth.

March 14, 2023 | 03:01 EDT

Warzone 2.0 Reloaded

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Warzone 2.0 Reloaded Trailer Shows Maps and Camos

The Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Warzone 2.0 Reloaded trailer showcases camo challenges, new maps to traverse, and a new free functional weapon.

March 14, 2023 | 02:10 EDT

Inkulinati Update St. Francis and Friends

Inkulinati Gets Major Update St. Francis and Friends

Inkulinati has received its first major update since launch, where players can enjoy new armies, battlefield objects, and a new Inkulinati Master

March 13, 2023 | 06:10 EDT

Diablo 4 Xbox Game Pass

Blizzard Has No Plans for Diablo 4 Release on Xbox Game Pass

Diablo 4 will be heading into early access and early beta access soon, and today we learn that there are no plans to bring the game to Xbox Game Pass.

March 13, 2023 | 04:45 EDT

Diablo 4 Early Access

Diablo 4 Pre-Download Times & PC Specs Released

Diablo 4's pre-download times and the PC specs have been revealed, so you can check out whether you need an upgrade to play the latest Blizzard title.

March 13, 2023 | 02:20 EDT

Streets of Rage 4 Update

Free Streets of Rage 4 Update Bring Co-Op Moves, Survival Mode, and More

The free Streets of Rage 4 update has gone live, and with it comes new moves, modes, characters, and more for fans of the franchise to enjoy.

March 10, 2023 | 02:33 EST

Terra Nil Beginner's Guide

Terra Nil Gets A Beginner's Guide Trailer To Show You How To Thrive

Devolver Digital has released a beginners guide trailer for their upcoming title, Terra Nil, where we see how to restore the environment from a wasteland.

March 10, 2023 | 02:27 EST

TinTin Reporter Cigars of the Pharaoh Trailer

First-Ever Tintin Reporter: Cigars of the Pharaoh Trailer Revealed

The reveal trailer for Tintin Reporter Cigars of the Pharaoh has arrived, showcasing a little bit of gameplay and what to expect from the storyline.

March 9, 2023 | 03:47 EST

Ghost Signal: A Stellaris Game Meta Quest 2 header image

VR Title Ghost Signal: A Stellaris Game Set To Launch This March For Meta Quest 2

Ghost Signal: A Stellaris Game is set to launch on Meta Quest 2 this March with a 10% discount to those who pre-order the game.

March 9, 2023 | 02:23 EST

Rune Factory 3 Special

Rune Factory 3 Special Heading To PC and Switch This September

Rune Factory 3 Special now has a September release date and comes with more monsters to battle and crops to farm than ever before.

March 9, 2023 | 02:19 EST

Call of Duty TMNT Shredder header image

Call of Duty Brings TMNT's Shredder Into The Mix Later This Month

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 will be bringing Shredder from TMNT to the game, but as of right now the details on how are a bit foggy.

March 8, 2023 | 03:12 EST

Wargroove 2 header image

Wargroove 2 Announced For PC and Nintendo Switch

Wargroove 2, the sequel to highly rated Wargroove, is heading to PC and Nintendo Switch with no known release date as of yet.

March 8, 2023 | 02:46 EST

The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story release date

The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story Gets Release Date

The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story is a 2D pixel RPG created by Riot Games, and today we learn it will be heading to the masses this April.

March 7, 2023 | 06:41 EST

Metal:Hellsinger DLC header image

Metal: Hellsinger Dream of the Beast DLC Features Songs by Cristina Scabbia and Will Ramos

The first DLC is coming to Metal: Hellsinger titles Dream of the Beast and will feature new songs to slay to and new guns to blast enemies to bits

March 7, 2023 | 05:43 EST

Overwatch One Punch Man

Overwatch 2 Celebrates One-Punch Man Collaboration Release With New Trailer

The Overwatch 2 One Punch Man collaboration has arrived, where players can now collect legendary skins for a limited time.

March 7, 2023 | 05:03 EST

Sherlock Holmes header image, Sherlock Holmes The Awakened release date

Sherlock Holmes The Awakened Gets Release Date & Goes Gold

Sherlock Holmes The Awakened has now gone gold and is preparing for its newly announced release date, which is set for this April 2023.

March 6, 2023 | 02:07 EST

Redfall header image, Redfall Cross Platform

Redfall Developers Confirm Cross-Platform Play

During an AskArkane Q&A session, the developers of Redfall confirmed cross-platform play will be available, difficulty scaling, and more.

March 6, 2023 | 01:18 EST

Hogwarts Legacy header image, Hogwarts Legacy PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Release Date

Hogwarts Legacy PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Release Date Delayed

The developers of Hogwarts Legacy took to Twitter today to announce that the PS4 and Xbox One release of Hogwarts Legacy has been delayed until May of 2023.

March 6, 2023 | 01:08 EST

Halo Infinite: Forge Beta header image

Halo Infinite: Forge Beta Sports Over 1 Million Creations Since Launch

The Halo Infinite: Forge Beta has surpassed 1 million creations made since launch, as well as over 8 million custom matches played since January 2023.

March 2, 2023 | 03:00 EST

Age of Wonders 4 Premium Content header image

Age of Wonders 4 Premium Content and Expansion Pass Revealed

New Age of Wonder 4 premium content and expansion passes have been revealed, showcasing new abilities, forms, and armies.

March 2, 2023 | 02:21 EST

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Apex Legends Imperial Guard Collection Event Announced

The Apex Legends Imperial Guard collection event has been announced, and with it comes 24 items to unlock on top of a special heirloom and new game mode.

March 2, 2023 | 01:24 EST

Hi-Fi Rush update, hi fi rush photo mode header image

Hi-Fi Rush Update Brings Photo Mode and More

The latest Hi-Fi Rush update brings a new Photo mode that allows players to step back and take killer screenshots of Chai and their friends along the way.

March 1, 2023 | 10:00 EST

World of Warcraft Trading Post transmog, Darkmoon Faire Ensemble

World of Warcraft Reveals New Trading Post Transmog Items for March

The World of Warcraft trading post brings new cosmetic items for players to enjoy this month, including the Darkmoon Harlequin’s Bells ensemble and more

March 1, 2023 | 02:23 EST