John Quilty

Staff Writer

I've been a lover of video games, writing, and technology for as long as I remember. I have a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and I'm happy to write about gaming and technology for TechRaptor.

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Sega Announces New Genesis/Mega Drive Mini Launch Date

It just keeps happening. Sega is producing a microconsole based on the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. Less than a year ago, a Mini version of the Genesis was announced, and that…

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Valve Teases Index VR Headset

Valve has made a teaser site for its much anticipated virtual reality headset. The teaser site has an image of the headset, with the name Valve Index prominently featured. It…

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Jackbox Party Pack 6 Announced More Details at Pax East

Jackbox Games has teased an announcement for Jackbox Party Pack 6. On Twitter and an accompanying video, a release window of “fall” is given, with details to come at their…


California COD Swatting Incident Ends With 20 Year Sentence

The man behind a fatal swatting incident in late 2017 has pled guilty as part of a plea deal, the AP reports. Tyler R. Barriss of California will plead guilty…

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Activision Files Annual Report With SEC – Signals A Leaner 2019

After announcing a restructure and layoffs this month, Activision has filed its annual report for regulators. Required by the US Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC) to be filed every year…

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Xbox Live Games With Gold Titles For March Announced

Microsoft has announced March’s Xbox Live Games With Gold titles. Microsoft starts out the month with 2018’s Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridon. Based on Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time series,…

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Sony Announces PlayStation Plus Games For March 2019

Sony has announced the lineup for PlayStation Plus games in March. They will be available to download from the PlayStation Store from March 5 to April 1. Headlining the list…

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Beat Saber Announces All Official Tracks Are Removed From ContentID

BeatGamesStudio, the developers of Beat Saber, have announced an agreement to turn off ContentID on Youtube for a few tracks in the game. These few tracks were the only official…

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[Updated] Star Control: Origins DMCA’d by Series Creators

The ongoing dispute between game developer Stardock and Star Control creators Paul Reiche III and Fred Ford has escalated to a takedown notice. In a post on the Steam board…

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Nintendo Denies Skyward Sword For Switch Speculation

Nintendo has denied speculation that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will see a re-release on the Switch. In a statement to Eurogamer, Nintendo said: “At this time we have…

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