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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

Ubisoft issues call for third season of incubator program at Station F

Blockchain, AI technology start-ups encouraged to apply for six-month support program at Paris campus

By Rebekah Valentine

SpecialEffect's One Special Day 2018 has raised over 300,000 so far

Charity game sales to benefit gamers with disabilities in line with last year's, aiming for goal of 500,000

Brazilian government opens investigation into Valve, Steam, and developers behind Bolsomito 2k18

Game features character based on Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro punching minorities with the aim of purging "the evils of communism"

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft to partner with EGAL at UC Berkeley to research industry diversity

Company to provide support and research materials for MBA student projects

By Rebekah Valentine

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 more anticipated this holiday than Red Dead Redemption 2

Nielsen's season interest rankings also show hype for Spider-Man, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Super Mario Party

By Rebekah Valentine

The Swords of Ditto and the race against time

Onebitbeyond's Jonathan Biddle on the value of listening to your audience, and making fundamental changes after launch

By Rebekah Valentine

South Korean network OGN bringing esports programming to North America with $100m investment

Esports producer to partner with PUBG Corp to livestream and broadcast upcoming National PUBG League

By Rebekah Valentine

Ninja Theory establishes Senua's Scholarship to train mental health tutors

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice developer to collaborate with Head to Toe charity in recognition of World Mental Health Day

By Rebekah Valentine

John Heinecke joins Square Enix as chief marketing officer

Former Overwatch VP of global publishing to oversee marketing across the Americas and Europe

By Rebekah Valentine

OverActive Media raises $21.5m for new Toronto Overwatch League team

Funding lead by original investors, venture capitalist Adam Adamou, and others

By Rebekah Valentine

Assassin's Creed Odyssey sales out-perform rest of series on current console generation

Physical, digital, and "player recurring investment" in first few days top Origins, Syndicate, or Unity

By Rebekah Valentine

For Honor passes 15 million players

Ubisoft's melee action game reaches milestone just ahead of upcoming Marching Fire update

SuperData launches media measurement tool SuperData Arena

Dashboard will allow users to track multiple metrics related to game streaming and videos across major content platforms

By Rebekah Valentine

Advance acquires majority stake in Newzoo

Media company to make a "significant investment" in Newzoo to help it expand visibility, US presence

By Rebekah Valentine

Subway Surfers developer to launch video streaming platform

SYBO TV to host live streams, trailers, and other video content related to the mobile endless runner

By Rebekah Valentine

UK retailer GAME selling Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 early

Extra time agreed upon with Activision so players can download 50GB day one patch

By Rebekah Valentine

CD Projekt Red partners with Digital Scapes on Cyberpunk 2077

Vancouver-based studio to bring BioWare, Radical Entertainment, Relic veterans to work on upcoming open-world RPG

By Rebekah Valentine

Improbable establishes new London HQ

Larger space will accommodate increasing staff needs as SpatialOS creator outgrows original office

By Rebekah Valentine

Sensor Tower: Fortnite on iOS earns $300m in 200 days

$20m of the total was earned in the past week after the launch of Season 6

By Rebekah Valentine

FIFA 19 scores at launch on top of EMEAA charts

Forza Horizon 4 launch just misses capturing Spider-Man

By Rebekah Valentine

Com2uS: "We were just shocked" by audience response to Summoners War esports

CEO Casey Lee discusses stumbling into mobile esports as a way to engage and grow its existing community

By Rebekah Valentine

Developers weigh in on "cold reality" check for indies

Responses to John Warner's sobering article came from a range of indie devs, both with and without AAA experience

By Rebekah Valentine

Telltale reportedly searching for partner to finish Walking Dead by hiring its former devs

Third episode is supposedly almost finished, would be completed with the fourth by Telltale vets as contract employees

By Rebekah Valentine

J Allen Brack succeeds Mike Morhaime as president of Blizzard Entertainment

Morhaime to remain in advisory role as Ray Gresko and Allen Adham also step into new senior executive roles

By Rebekah Valentine

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