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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Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi goes straight to Japanese #1

11 hours ago Sells 1.2 million in first week on sale


Neal Stephenson joins Magic Leap

Yesterday "Creative minds who make games have done about as much as is possible in two dimensions"


Facebook VP of engineering departs

1 days ago Cory Ondrejka leaves to start new company

1 Lucky Frame ends game development

6 days ago "I would like to stress that this is not a tragedy"

3 NPD: Retail sales down, Xbox One outsells PS4

6 days ago Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare tops retail charts


Boss Fight Entertainment has a new CTO

6 days ago Steam Linux Team's Rich Geldreich joins free-to-play studio


New VP Entertainment and Licensing for Halfbrick US

6 days ago "We have yet to really tap into the full potential that Halfbrick has in these areas"

Oculus VR acquires Nimble VR and 13th Lab

6 days ago And motion capture expert Chris Bregler joins team


1 LovelUp: Love Life +5

6 days ago The app that swaps profile pictures for gaming tastes

Japan's #1 is Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

7 days ago And Wii U sales almost double

Omni treadmill creator closes $2.7m funding round

8 days ago Activision and Red Octane executives join Virtuix as advisors

Twitch acquiring eSports agency GoodGame

8 days ago "All of our employees will be taken care of very well"

New Twitch features for Xbox One

8 days ago Video on demand, better searches, new homepage

Another new board member for Razer

8 days ago Michael L. Pfeiffer brings accountancy background to peripherals company

15 Microsoft: Will "work on making amends" for Street Fighter exclusivity

9 days ago Xbox boss responds to fan criticisms on Twitter


Larry Probst "stepping down as an employee of EA"

9 days ago Will continue to serve on board as non-executive chairman

Oculus talks mobile as Gear VR goes on sale

9 days ago "I'd love not to have to be a first-party studio"

Gameforge makes move to consoles

9 days ago "A flagship title for free-to-play" on PlayStation 4, says CEO

1 Writers' Guild of Great Britain nominees revealed

12 days ago Dan Pinchbeck, Meg Jayanth and Kevin Beimers competing for honour

tinyBuild Games signs student developers

12 days ago Lionade Games developed Check-in, Knock-out

Watch The Game Awards live tonight

12 days ago Debut ceremony starts at 9PM EST/6PM PST

2 Crytek ending Warface service on Xbox 360

13 days ago UPDATE: But the decision to close the online shooter was taken by Microsoft

1 Green Man Gaming now accepting Bitcoin

13 days ago "We absorb any risk as the retailer"

6 Atari: The potential of 35-60 year olds, and why children are "impossible"

13 days ago CEO Frederic Chesnais explores finding a new audience for games

1 Unity: Why game development is like mountain climbing

13 days ago Todd Hooper explains why data is crucial to mobile gaming success, and Unity's plans to help