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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

The ESA sets dates for E3 2021

A "reimagined" showcase will take place June 15 to 17, 2021

By Rebekah Valentine

IGN to host Summer of Gaming digital event in June

Outlet partners with publishers including 2K, Square Enix, Sega, Bandai Namco, Google, Devolver, others

By Rebekah Valentine

Outer Wilds wins best game, original IP, and design at 2020 BAFTA Game Awards

Disco Elysium also takes home three honors for best narrative, music, and debut

By Rebekah Valentine

Game X Change remains open despite COVID-19, sends workers debunked health advice

Employees report store has also failed to provide stores with cleaning and safety supplies

By Rebekah Valentine

USC Games Expo to proceed with all-digital event

Games showcase for student, faculty, and alumni work to take place May 12

By Rebekah Valentine

Twitch breaks 3b total hours watched in a single quarter for the first time

Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and Facebook Gaming all see lifts in hours watched, though Mixer continues downward trend

By Rebekah Valentine

Tencent sues tech company for putting its games on rival cloud service without permission

League of Legends, CrossFire, and Dungeon Fighter Online allegedly made available without Tencent's permission

By Rebekah Valentine

The Last of Us Part 2, Iron Man VR delayed "indefinitely"

Naughty Dog says it was "nearly done" with its game, but COVID-19 created logistical concerns

By Rebekah Valentine

Mobile games spending expected to see minimal impact from COVID-19

Sensor Tower: Spending expected to reach $72b in 2020, near $100b by 2024

By Rebekah Valentine

UK retailer Game furloughs staff with full pay through April

However, company tells staff it cannot guarantee full pay or jobs past that point

By Rebekah Valentine

US court dismisses Humvee trademark infringement suit against Activision

New York judge rules that use of Humvees in Call of Duty is protected as artistic expression

By Rebekah Valentine

Gamevice brings yet another accusation of Nintendo patent infringement

This is the peripherals manufacturer's third attempt at such a complaint

By Rebekah Valentine

After 20 years, Frogwares leaps fully into self-publishing

CEO Wael Amr on why falling out with Focus Home Interactive was proof of the need for self-reliance, not the catalyst

By Rebekah Valentine

QuakeCon cancels 2020 event

COVID-19 halts plans for 25th anniversary celebration

By Rebekah Valentine

Wasteland 3 delayed due to COVID-19

Update: Minecraft Dungeons also delayed into May for the same reason

By Rebekah Valentine

Niantic acquires AR mapping company 6D.ai

Location-based game developer working on dynamic, 3D map of the world

By Rebekah Valentine

Valve announces Artifact 2.0 Beta

Online CCG begins attempt at comeback, removes real money card sales

Pokémon Go revenue spikes as game continues to adjust for COVID-19

Last week was its highest-earning week in 2020 so far, despite lockdowns

By Rebekah Valentine

HQ Trivia returns, reportedly acquired by private investor

Live mobile trivia competition to donate $100k to World Central Kitchen

By Rebekah Valentine

Early Access MMO Last Oasis offering full refunds due to server problems

Game being taken offline for a week while developers fix issues

By Rebekah Valentine

Killing creative block with kindness

Gabby DeRienzo shares the process that helped her recover from burnout while working on Super Crush KO

By Rebekah Valentine

Tips for developers making a cross-platform game

AccelByte's Raymond Arifianto shares strategic and technical insights on cross-platform design

By Rebekah Valentine

UK retailer GAME keeping its Belong arenas open for now

Update: Retailer has now decided to close them until further notice

By Rebekah Valentine

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