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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EA Announces Battlefield 1 Summer Update – True 4K On Xbox One X

EA has released details of Battlefield 1’s Summer Update. Most notably, the update promises “full 4K resolution” alongside HDR for the Xbox One X. While there is an asterisk next…

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Oculus Changes System Requirements, Windows 10 Now (Partially) Required

Oculus has announced changes to its required and recommended specifications to run the Oculus Rift. The hardware hasn’t changed, but Windows 10 is now the only OS that will meet…

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July’s PlayStation Plus Has Platforming, Fighting and Heavy Rain

Sony has announced July’s PlayStation Plus lineup, though it’ll look a bit different depending on where you live. For PlayStation 3 players, there’s a different game depending on if you…

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Beat Saber Review – A Rhythmic Challenge

Outside of Japan, the rhythm game genre is one that heavily waxes and wanes. When it launched, Dance Dance Revolution was a hit in the west. Guitar Hero and Rock…

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The Year of Pokémon – Generation III … point 5?

Wait … there’s more? Yep, instead of going right to Generation IV, or even getting an expanded version of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, we’re instead getting remakes of Pokémon Red…

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Games We’d Like To See On The Genesis Mini

Sega has officially announced another iteration of a mini console based on the Genesis/Mega Drive. While it is still made in conjunction with ATGames, it seems Sega is taking more…

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Crackdown and Fable Among New Additions to Xbox One X’s 4K Lineup

Microsoft has announced another batch of Xbox 360 games that can be enhanced on the Xbox One X. According to Xbox Live Director of Programming Major Nelson’s blog, the games…

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Norwegian Consumer Council Says Nintendo Violating EU Consumer Law

The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) has determined that Nintendo is violating European Union (EU) laws regarding refunds and cancellations for digital purchases. EU law requires the ability to refund digital…

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Rhode Island Representative Proposes Violent Game Tax

A Rhode Island legislator has announced his intent to introduce legislation that would tax violent video games. Under this proposal, an additional 10 percent tax would be levied on games…

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Twin Galaxies Declares Todd Rogers Dragster Record Invalid, Bans Him Everywhere

After months of analysis and testimony, record-keeping site Twin Galaxies has made a final decision to remove Todd Rogers’ disputed Dragster 5.51 seconds time and ban him from any further…

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