Archive - Rachel Weber

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Rachel Weber has been with GamesIndustry since 2011 and specialises in news-writing and investigative journalism. She has more than five years of consumer experience, having previously worked for Future Publishing in the UK.

Twitter: @therachelweber

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Trigger warnings: The GamePhobias database

6 hours ago A new initiative wants to make upsetting content, from spiders to self-harm, easier to avoid


Blizzard hires Hearthstone pro

8 hours ago Ryan 'Realz' Masterson to be associate game designer


Nintendo of Europe cutting 320 jobs

9 hours ago Confirms that announced cuts will also affect temporary staff

2 IGDA condemns recent "abhorrent behavior"

1 days ago Harassment and personal attacks addressed in today's statement


Jagex gets a new head of PR

1 days ago Former Blizzard publicist Jonnie Bryant joins Runescape studio

Assassin's Creed Unity delayed by 2 weeks

1 days ago "We're near the target but we're not quite there yet"

4 Riccitiello dismisses console/mobile divide

1 days ago Ex-EA CEO says "it's really a question of big screens, medium sized screens and small screens"

Virtual world MovieStarPlanet partners with SuperAwesome

1 days ago “The digital kids universe is a challenging place for brands to connect with kids in both a safe and entertaining way"

1 Yokai Watch 2 proves unbeatable on Japanese chart

2 days ago Four new entries in the top five but it stays number one

1 First mobile MOBA adds Twitch tech

2 days ago Gameloft's Heroes of Order & Chaos now set up for streaming

Tech trainers Pluralsight raises $135m in Series B funding

2 days ago Insight Venture Partners leads round, "Pluralsight is at an inflection point"

1 Diablo III Reaper Of Souls is UK #1

3 days ago 47 per cent of purchasers snap up Ultimate Evil Edition on PS4

Gamer Network and Gfinity bring eSports to EGX London

3 days ago "Everyone who visits EGX can game like a pro and talk to us about getting into eSports"

20 Third of PS4 owners switched from Wii or Xbox

4 days ago Nielsen study also says 17% had no previous console

Gamefly selling digital download business

4 days ago UPDATE: Comment from GameFly CEO Dave Hodess

Next Minecon planned for 2015

4 days ago "We want to make sure we can give it the attention it needs"


1 Hearthstone and "white hat" free-to-play

4 days ago Blizzard's Eric Dodds and Jason Chayes share their insights on money, eSports and fan feedback

8 PlayStation Home to shut March 2015 in Japan and Asia

7 days ago Will cease selling in-game content this September

Star Arcade execs complete management buyout

7 days ago Klaas Kersting now an investor in multiplayer studio

GameStop global revenue up 25% YoY

8 days ago "The second quarter demonstrates the power of the new console cycle"

ESL One Cologne 2014 breaks viewer records

9 days ago Peak online concurrent viewership of more than 409,368

6 Hyrule Warriors can't beat Yokai Watch 2 in Japan

9 days ago Zelda title settles for second place on software charts


New game development VP for 3BlackDot

9 days ago Former Machinima director Marwan Abderrazzaq to focus on new IP

6 335,000 attended this year's Gamescom

10 days ago 700 exhibitors at the Cologne show this year

2 Bungie has to return founders' shares to fired O'Donnell

10 days ago Composer triumphs in arbitration claim