Danielle Partis, News Editor

Danielle Partis has been working in the games industry since 2017. She previously worked at Steel Media as the founding editor of before moving on to run She was named Journalist of the Year at the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019, as well as in the MCV 30 under 30 2020. She can be found on Twitter @daniellepartis tweeting about old games and big robots.

Recent articles by Danielle Partis

Strauss Zelnick to remain Take-Two CEO until 2029

Boss receives contract extension, may see huge bonuses based on tweaked “recurrent consumer spending” goals

By Danielle Partis

Ocean Software co-founder David Ward dies

Ward founded the developer and publisher in 1983, and went on to become a pioneer of the UK games industry

By Danielle Partis

Universally Speaking to open new studio in Liverpool

The new office will support the firm's Bedfordshire HQ

By Danielle Partis

Children banned from tipping and watching livestreams after 10pm in China

Gaming restrictions continue as government issues limitations on how kids interact with broadcasting sites

By Danielle Partis

Tencent Games opens Liverpool studio

New office currently houses 12 members of Tencent's global production team and will support partner development

By Danielle Partis

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 becomes top-grossing video game movie of all time

Sequel outperformed first film at the box office, generating $331 million in total

By Danielle Partis

Xbox partners with Epic to bring Fortnite to the cloud

Browser-enabled play will let iPhone and iPad users access the battle royale for the first time since 2020

By Danielle Partis

Bungie chief people officer on transforming into a "digital-first" studio

Holly Barbacovi discusses how the Destiny 2 developer plans to create a remote workforce

By Danielle Partis

Nacon launches new studio in Milan

Subsidiary RaceWard will merge into new label, alongside teams yet to be announced

By Danielle Partis

Bernard Kim to leave Zynga, named new CEO of Match Group

Company president and industry veteran announces his departure from the games industry

By Danielle Partis

Bungie expresses support for essential healthcare rights

"Standing up for reproductive choice and liberty is not a difficult decision to make"

Intel CEO expects chip shortage to last into 2024

Pat Gelsinger says "constrained availability" will continue to impact the PC and console market

By Danielle Partis

Rovio sees 26% increase in group revenues to €85m

Mobile firm sees another record rise in earnings driven by Angry Birds franchise

By Danielle Partis

Nintendo Switch Sports | Critical Consensus

Spiritual successor to the iconic Wii title is a fun, polished reboot, but doesn't quite knock it out of the park

By Danielle Partis

Game Workers Unite to become first Australian games industry union

The organisation will rebrand to Game Workers Australia, set to improve working conditions across the country

By Danielle Partis

PlayStation hires former Kabam and Zynga executives to mobile business

Firm names Kris Davis as senior director of mobile biz dev and Olivier Courtemanche as head of mobile product

By Danielle Partis

NetEase founder and CEO scales back duties amid tech restrictions in China

William Ding Lei steps down from management at Netease Media Co, firm describes it as "normal" business operations

By Danielle Partis

The trials of remote working

At the Games Education Summit 2022, panellists from Media Molecule, Bulkhead and Falmouth University discuss pros and cons of flexible work options

By Danielle Partis

BBC Proms to host first video game themed concert segment

Show will feature music from Shadow of the Colossus, Kingdom Hearts and more

By Danielle Partis

343 delays Halo Infinite updates to prioritise team health

Online co-op campaign and Forge mode release dates slip back to Q3 2022

By Danielle Partis

Meta to open first retail store

Debut shop is located near company's headquarters in California, will offer hands-on demos with products

By Danielle Partis

PlayStation sets up game preservation team, hires new senior build engineer

Former EA and Kabam engineer Garrett Fredley among first hires for the department

By Danielle Partis

M&A deals in Q1 reached $98.7bn

Record-breaking figure spread across 387 transactions outperformed entirety of 2021

By Danielle Partis

Price of Eve Online subscriptions to increase in May

CCP Games issues first rise in cost in over 20 years to "account for years of inflation"

By Danielle Partis

Perfect World Entertainment rebrands to Gearbox Publishing

Publisher was acquired by Gearbox parent Embracer Group in December 2021

By Danielle Partis

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