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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Creative England and PlayStation launch GamesLab Campus

10 hours ago Submissions open for incubator and accelerator programme

1 Volition: Sarkeesian right to criticize Saints Row

12 hours ago "We never call a woman a 'ho' in Saints Row 4" says creative director


Sega Europe appoints new SVP of commercial publishing

12 hours ago Promotion for John Clark


16 Trigger warnings: The GamePhobias database

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


Blizzard hires Hearthstone pro

4 days ago Ryan 'Realz' Masterson to be associate game designer


Nintendo of Europe cutting 320 jobs

5 days ago Confirms that announced cuts will also affect temporary staff

6 IGDA condemns recent "abhorrent behavior"

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


Jagex gets a new head of PR

5 days ago Former Blizzard publicist Jonnie Bryant joins Runescape studio

Assassin's Creed Unity delayed by 2 weeks

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

5 Riccitiello dismisses console/mobile divide

5 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

6 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

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

1 First mobile MOBA adds Twitch tech

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

Tech trainers Pluralsight raises $135m in Series B funding

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

1 Diablo III Reaper Of Souls is UK #1

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

Gamer Network and Gfinity bring eSports to EGX London

8 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

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

Gamefly selling digital download business

8 days ago UPDATE: Comment from GameFly CEO Dave Hodess

Next Minecon planned for 2015

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


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

9 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

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

Star Arcade execs complete management buyout

12 days ago Klaas Kersting now an investor in multiplayer studio

GameStop global revenue up 25% YoY

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

ESL One Cologne 2014 breaks viewer records

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

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

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