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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

Microsoft announces Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Single membership program combines Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for $15/mo

By Rebekah Valentine

Natsume launches Indie Program

Company will partner with independent developers globally, beginning with Cosmic Defenders

By Rebekah Valentine

Backers have pledged over $1b total to games on Kickstarter

Games category first on the platform to reach milestone, largely driven by tabletop

By Rebekah Valentine

UK Charts: The Division 2 holds No. 1 in another week without big releases

Assassin's Creed Odyssey, God of War, Spider-Man see increases due to spring, Easter sales

By Rebekah Valentine

Twitch launches first game, Twitch Sings

Free karaoke game developed in conjunction with Harmonix, designed for streaming

By Rebekah Valentine

Gayming Magazine to launch in June

New online gaming magazine to present LGBTQ+-focused news, reviews, features

By Rebekah Valentine

Superhot VR sells 800k

Superhot Team's FPS has now made more in revenue across VR releases than it has in non-VR

By Rebekah Valentine

Red Dead Redemption 2 named Game of the Year at Italian Video Game Awards

Rockstar's western also takes home best audio and best art, Detroit: Become Human wins multiple awards as well

By Rebekah Valentine

JD.com purchases rights to Minecraft: Education Edition in China

Company's cloud service, JD Cloud, using licensing agreement to move into educational sector

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft removes slur from The Division 2

Publisher apologizes for in-game street art image depicting police officer with a slur in 'leetspeak'

By Rebekah Valentine

Weedcraft Inc meets advertising, video blocks

Tycoon game about growing and selling marijuana has Facebook page restricted, YouTube videos demonetized

By Rebekah Valentine

Take-Two, Rockstar complaint against Pinkerton dismissed

Suit dropped as defendant withdraws cease and desist claim against Red Dead Redemption 2 publisher and developer

By Rebekah Valentine

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice sells 2m in less than ten days

FromSoftware's latest challenge on track to outsell Dark Souls games, Bloodborne over a comparable period

By Rebekah Valentine

NetEase investment is bringing indies East

Simon Zhu offers insight into the company's recent investment strategy, including smaller studios like Second Dinner and thatgamecompany

By Rebekah Valentine

PSN name changes launch today

PS4 owners may change their names once for free, but may experience issues in a number of popular games

By Rebekah Valentine

Lightstream acquires GameWisp technology

Video production startup to integrate monetization tech into service suite

By Rebekah Valentine

FTC sets date for loot box workshop

Date set for August 7 on gathering of stakeholders, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and others to discuss consumer concerns

By Rebekah Valentine

Hideo Baba departs Studio Istolia, Square Enix

Former Tales series director leaves Project Prelude Rune studio due to "change of management policies"

By Rebekah Valentine

Team Meat delays Super Meat Boy Forever to maintain "healthy and sustainable pace"

Studio opts not to "run ourselves into the ground" to finish game by previously announced April release

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft increases Xbox Live Gold price in the UK

12-month subscription goes from £39.99 to £49.99 to "address changing market conditions"

By Rebekah Valentine

God of War takes home five BAFTAs

Into the Breach, Return of the Obra Dinn, Florence also receive honors

By Rebekah Valentine

Snap Inc announces Snap Games, launching with six titles

Spry Fox, Zynga among studios bringing titles to Snapchat-integrated platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic to continue signing exclusivity deals regardless of Steam plans

Tim Sweeney: Calls to switch exclusivity between stores "must be up to developers and publishers"

By Rebekah Valentine

Why life after Dead Cells does not mean growth

Motion Twin's Steve Filby and Sébastien Bénard talk co-ops, explain why studio will remain small after the roguelike's success

By Rebekah Valentine

Minecraft on PC surpasses 30m sales

In total, all editions of the game combined have sold over 150m

By Rebekah Valentine

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