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Rebekah Valentine, Staff Writer

Rebekah arrived at GamesIndustry in 2018 after four years of freelance writing and editing across multiple gaming and tech sites. When she's not recreating video game foods in a real life kitchen, she's happily imagining herself as an Animal Crossing character.

Recent articles by Rebekah Valentine

Mojang ends development on Minecraft's Super Duper Graphics Pack

UPDATE: Microsoft working with Nvidia to bring ray-tracing to Minecraft on PC

By Rebekah Valentine

Tim Longo departs 343 Industries

Executive producer Mary Olson takes over as creative lead on Halo Infinite

By Rebekah Valentine

Geoff Keighley wants Gamescom Opening Night Live to unite the industry

The event's producer and host on Gamescom's international ambitions, and filling a growing gap created by E3

By Rebekah Valentine

My.Games to launch new PC gaming storefront

Mail.ru gaming division to distribute free-to-play and premium PC titles and other services starting late this year

By Rebekah Valentine

Activision Blizzard appoints new Chief Marketing Officer, Chief People Officer

CAA veteran David Messinger will be company's first corporate-wide CMO, Claudine Naughton to lead global human resources

By Rebekah Valentine

NPD: Nintendo sweeps July, though Madden takes the crown

Fire Emblem: Three Houses saw the largest launch of a Fire Emblem game in US history

By Rebekah Valentine

Loot Crate files for bankruptcy, lays off over 50

Employees report no notice or severance despite promises that "operations will continue as usual"

By Rebekah Valentine

Lockwood Publishing closes funding round led by Novator, CCP Games CEO

Unity Technologies founder David Helgasson also participates, appointed chairman of the board

By Rebekah Valentine

Klang Games raises over $22m in Series B funding for persistent MMO Seed

Total funding reaches over $37m for one of the few remaining games announced for SpatialOS

By Rebekah Valentine

ELeague to broadcast Nintendo 2019 World Championships on CBS

Three-episode series to air summer competitions in Splatoon 2, Super Mario Maker 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By Rebekah Valentine

THQ Nordic AB board proposes name change to Embracer Group

Proposal would separate holding company's nomenclature from that of subsidiary publisher

By Rebekah Valentine

Metaari: US surpasses China as top-buying country for game-based learning

Industry revenue is expected to rise to over $24 billion by 2024

By Rebekah Valentine

G2A fudges own history in response to developer complaint

Update: Developer retracts accusations against marketplace, but remains frustrated with key reseller

By Rebekah Valentine

Unity brings Create with Code, Unity Teach programs out of beta

Educational initiatives enter classrooms to teach coding, offer sharing platform for educators

By Rebekah Valentine

Imperator: Rome plus multiple game expansions lift Paradox's Q2

Swedish publisher posts record Q2 revenues as long-term investments begin to pay off

By Rebekah Valentine

Newzoo: Fans watched 81.8m hours of the Fortnite World Cup across Twitch, YouTube

Official YouTube channel beat out official Twitch channel for viewership hours during finals

By Rebekah Valentine

Strauss Zelnick says if violent games caused gun violence, he wouldn't sell them

Take-Two CEO: "I wouldn't choose to market substances that would cause people to get sick"

By Rebekah Valentine

Creature in the Well's limiting, limitless unknown

Flight School Studios creative director Adam Volker shares how a two-person team turned constraints into creativity

By Rebekah Valentine

Over half of Madden NFL 20 week one sales were digital

Latest entry also saw the highest final week of pre-orders in franchise history

Tim Willits joins Saber Interactive

Former id Software studio director becomes chief creative officer for World War Z developer

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic Games commits to loot box transparency across portfolio

THQ Nordic also weighs in on ESA pledges: "We do not plan to implement casino-styled mechanics in our games"

By Rebekah Valentine

Walmart taking down violent video game demos, displays

Signs, displays containing "violent images or aggressive behavior" removed in wake of shootings; retailer still sells guns

By Rebekah Valentine

A Way Out sells two million copies

Hazelight Studios continues work on next co-op experience to be published through EA Originals

One year later, Riot leadership, employees, say things are improving

Chief diversity officer Angela Roseboro reflects on a year of change as current and recent employees confirm efforts

By Rebekah Valentine

Consumer advocates to ESRB, FTC: Loot box odds disclosure is not enough

Consumer Reports' Anna Laitin: "A kid is not going to make a better decision with odds disclosure"

By Rebekah Valentine

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