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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

Bethesda issues permanent ban to Fallout 76 players involved in homophobic harassment

Player forced to report harassers over Twitter due to lack of in-game systems

By Rebekah Valentine

Stardew Valley switches to self-publishing on most platforms

Chucklefish to remain at the helm for Nintendo Switch, mobile versions

By Rebekah Valentine

Strategy Analytics: Nintendo to take back console market leadership in 2019

Analyst predicts Nintendo will sell 17.3 million consoles in 2019, overtaking both Microsoft and Sony

By Rebekah Valentine

Pendula Swing developer launches indie branding service

Brindie launches in beta, offering store and social asset creation and other support services

By Rebekah Valentine

Green Man Gaming software revenues up 100% with Black Friday

Digital games retailer also sees 62% increase in units sold following crowdsourced sale

By Rebekah Valentine

US Army awards $480 million contract for Microsoft's Hololens

Augmented reality headset prototypes will be developed to increase "lethality, mobility, and situational awareness"

By Rebekah Valentine

Building EA's real-time esports strategy

Competitive gaming commissioner Evan Denbaum and GM Michael Martinez discuss EA's foray into mobile esports with Command & Conquer: Rivals

By Rebekah Valentine

Games Done Quick bans two runners over sexist, transphobic remarks

GoldenEye 007 runners barred "indefinitely" from GDQ events after troubling screenshots circulate

By Rebekah Valentine

International mobile games revenue from Tencent and NetEase rose 382% in 2018

Chinese mobile giants see importance of international markets during Chinese game license freeze

By Rebekah Valentine

Jam City opens new Toronto studio for Bingo Pop acquisition

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery developer acquires Bingo Pop IP and team from Uken Games

By Rebekah Valentine

Federal Trade Commission will investigate video game loot boxes

Chairman Joseph Simons promises Congress to investigate potential for child susceptibility to addiction, problem gambling

By Rebekah Valentine

Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo US makes 60% of revenue during the holidays

Company still eyeing 20 million Switch sales for the year as it enters busiest sales period

By Rebekah Valentine

Major League Gaming co-founder launches Electronic Sports Group

Mike Sepso unveils global esports advisory firm with Nielsen partnership

By Rebekah Valentine

Google Play removes games for installing malware

13 apparent racing games all from same developer taken down after over 560,000 downloads

By Rebekah Valentine

IGDA appoints new board leadership

Vesa Raudasoja steps up as chairman; Kongregate CEO Emily Greer takes over as vice-chair

By Rebekah Valentine

Zen and the art of development: Designing games for meditation

Alto's Odyssey, ABZ█, and Shape of the World developers on how to develop a meditative experience

By Rebekah Valentine

NPD: Call of Duty, Red Dead Redemption lead record October

2018's top two best-selling titles (so far) drive highest October sales NPD has reported

By Rebekah Valentine

Strong Museum launches Women in Games exhibit

Museum invites women pioneers in gaming to open exhibit with speeches, celebration

By Rebekah Valentine

Telltale's The Walking Dead back in development

Skybound begins work on final two episodes with some original team members

By Rebekah Valentine

Turkish Ministry of Commerce investigating PlayStation over price increases

Red Dead Redemption 2, other major titles in Turkish PS Store see high prices in the midst of country's inflation

By Rebekah Valentine

Activision on Spyro's missing subtitles: "there's no industry standard"

Toys for Bob opted not to include subtitles for video cutscenes in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, may consider adding

By Rebekah Valentine

Ex-Remedy CEO opens new Helsinki studio Redhill Games

Matias Myllyrinne brings together development team from companies such as Wargaming, Guerilla, Starbreeze

By Rebekah Valentine

Unpacking: Turning stressful activities into a stressless game

Wren Brier and Tim Dawson of Witch Beam share their journey so far creating Unpacking and finding a game in an ordinary activity

By Rebekah Valentine

Adi Shankar's next video game animated series is Devil May Cry

Capcom franchise will join Castlevania as part of Shankar's proposed "bootleg multiverse"

By Rebekah Valentine

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