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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

NPD: Switch, PS4, Xbox One all sell over 1.3 million units in November

This is the first time in history that three console platforms have all sold over one million in a single month

By Rebekah Valentine

Bonnie Ross joins AIAS Hall of Fame

Microsoft corporate VP and head of 343 Industries to be inducted at 22nd annual DICE awards

By Rebekah Valentine

Escape from Tarkov developer issues DMCA to stop story about user info leaks

Battlestate Games issues takedown on over 40 videos from YouTuber Eroktic due to "misinformation" and "negative hype"

By Rebekah Valentine

Twitch saw over 3 million streamers per month in 2018

Platform sees biggest year yet for streamers, viewership, Affiliates, and Partners

By Rebekah Valentine

Devolver Digital names former Apple games business manager to lead mobile charge

Mark Hickey to address "clear, pronounced need" for publisher to expand its mobile portfolio

By Rebekah Valentine

Sony accidentally reveals PS4 player counts

Grand Theft Auto V the highest number pulled at 51.7 million

By Rebekah Valentine

Hajime Tabata: "I want to change the way things are made"

Final Fantasy XV developer intends to keep new JP Games team small, streamline development process

By Rebekah Valentine

DeltaDNA: In-game ads beginning to catch IAP as viable revenue stream

Study indicates that both casual and core mobile free-to-play games are making an increasing percentage of their revenue from ads

By Rebekah Valentine

Eric Barone forming team for Stardew Valley

Solo developer to share the load of future updates as he begins work on new project

By Rebekah Valentine

Women in Games France launches esports incubator program

Riot Games France to support incubator's first season promoting women in League of Legends

By Rebekah Valentine

Arena of Valor downloaded one million times on Nintendo Switch

US largest contributor to milestone, showing Western viability for Tencent's MOBA on console

By Rebekah Valentine

PlayStation Classic sells 120k in Japan

Sony's plug-and-play device can't quite catch its rivals during opening week

By Rebekah Valentine

The search for creativity at Voodoo's new Berlin studio

GM Alexander Willink plans to focus on small teams, fast testing, and creative people to "find the fun" in new games

By Rebekah Valentine

E3 and the season of hype-building

2018 in Review: Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft made moves this year that point to a coming shift in how they approach a general gaming audience

By Rebekah Valentine

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive goes free-to-play

Popular FPS also jumps on the battle royale bandwagon with new Danger Zone mode

By Rebekah Valentine

Journey to the Savage Planet and an adventure in optimism

Typhoon Studios co-founders Alex Hutchinson and Reid Schneider describe the vision for their indie game, and how it will stand alongside AAA titles

By Rebekah Valentine

Daybreak Game Company lays off staff

Around 70 reportedly dismissed from H1Z1 development studio

By Rebekah Valentine

Warframe downloaded one million times on Nintendo Switch

Game reaches milestone less than three weeks after launch on the platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Casual Connect acquired by Greenlit Content

Event founder Jessica Tams joins media network with events team

By Rebekah Valentine

God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, indies prevail at The Game Awards

Visual Concepts president Greg Thomas honored as this year's Industry Icon

By Rebekah Valentine

Activision introduces Zombie-less Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Discounted Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle Edition releases exclusively on Battle.net

By Rebekah Valentine

YouTube, Twitch speak out against EU Copyright Directive

Websites express concern over what the Directive's Article 13 could mean for content creators on their platforms

By Rebekah Valentine

Seeing the past and future of gaming through The Game Awards

Geoff Keighley shares his plans for continued growth, the need for world premieres, and the benefits and challenges of running the show himself

By Rebekah Valentine

Bethesda's support ticket system leaked personal information

Update: Publisher assures that no user account passwords or full credit card numbers were compromised

By Rebekah Valentine

UK gambling commission in talks with Twitch over casino streams

Two unlicensed sites have been played by Twitch streamers in its popular casino category recently

By Rebekah Valentine

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