Rebekah Valentine, Senior 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

Scavengers Studio creative director accused of belittling, screaming at, groping employees

Current and former employees of Season studio say Simon Darveau's toxic actions were enabled by co-owner Amélie Lamarche

By Rebekah Valentine

GameStop share price reaches record high amid Reddit-driven short squeeze

Stock peaked at $76.76 a share in an almost 80% single-day spike

By Rebekah Valentine

What a Wipeout spiritual successor can teach investors about games

Origin Venture Partners' Steve Iles explains how Formula Fusion turned its fortunes around with a re-release as Pacer

By Rebekah Valentine

Peter Moore joins Unity as SVP and GM of sports and live entertainment

Former Sega, EA boss finds new role at engine developer following departure of Liverpool FC

By Rebekah Valentine

Mobile gaming saw surge of new players in 2020

NPD: Number of mobile gamers increased 12% last year, in part due to pandemic-related lockdowns

By Rebekah Valentine

The post-war road trip adventure of Yoan Fanise

Creator of Valiant Hearts and 11-11: Memories Retold discusses his break from war games with 90s film-inspired narrative game Road 96

By Rebekah Valentine

Hogwarts Legacy delayed to 2022

Game's original announcement gave a 2021 release window

Glitch CEO launches early stage Moonrise Fund

Evva Karr explains why they're building a fund to support developers "thinking differently about play"

By Rebekah Valentine

Streamer TheGrefg breaks Twitch peak concurrent viewership records

Reveal of new Fortnite Icon series skin reaches 2.4 million peak concurrent viewers

By Rebekah Valentine

Dangen Entertainment settles dispute with Protoculture Games

Devil Engine contract terminated with rights reverting to Protoculture, companies part ways

By Rebekah Valentine

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts has sold over one million copies

The franchise as a whole has sold over 11 million

Twitch, Facebook see best months for viewership yet in December

DLive, a game streaming platform used by Capitol insurrectionists, also saw December uptick

By Rebekah Valentine

Kwalee donates 100% of Teacher Simulator's UK profits for a week to FareShare

Initiative raises nearly $4,000 to combat child food poverty

Bublar Group acquires Plotagon for $1.86m

XR technology company picks up 3D animated movie platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Twitch suspends Trump account following insurrection at US Capitol

"We believe this is a necessary step to...prevent Twitch from being used to incite further violence"

By Rebekah Valentine

Playtika launches IPO, looks to raise as much as $1.6b

Proceeds planned to go toward mobile publisher's general corporate expenses and potential loan repayment

By Rebekah Valentine

Roblox to go public through direct listing, not IPO

New fundraising reportedly brings the company valuation to nearly $30 billion

By Rebekah Valentine

Amazon's 2020 gaming best-sellers again led by gift cards, Switch games

In fact, much of the top-sellers list looks near-identical to the 2019 listing

By Rebekah Valentine

People Can Fly, Square Enix delay Outriders to April 1

Game to get free demo on February 25 while developer takes extra time for fine tuning

Digital games spending reached $127 billion in 2020

Free-to-play spending made up 78% of the total, but premium title revenue saw greater year-on-year growth

By Rebekah Valentine

Honor of Kings foresees a borderless, mobile future

TiMi Studios' Vincent Gao and Li Min explain why the company is making games for the players of tomorrow, not today

By Rebekah Valentine

Niantic acquires community gaming platform Mayhem

San Francisco gaming start-up to bring more social gaming experience to Pokemon Go maker

By Rebekah Valentine

Google employees announce union open to all Alphabet workers

Over 225 Google employees have formed a union after over a year of behind-the-scenes organization

By Rebekah Valentine

Human: Fall Flat sells 2m in China

Mobile release via XD Inc reaches milestone in just six days

By Rebekah Valentine

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