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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 InfluencerUpdate.biz before moving on to run PocketGamer.biz. 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

Social Chain to lay off around 35 editorial and publishing staff

UK media company behind Gamebyte reportedly looking to focus more on video and social content

By Danielle Partis

Bandai Namco and Ilca partner to form Bandai Namco Aces

New entity will be led by Ilca CEO Takuya Iwasaki and Ace Combat producer and director Kazutoki Kono

By Danielle Partis

1C Entertainment rebrands to Fulqrum Games

Change reflects a "new direction in the group's global strategy" following Tencent acquisition

Joffre Capital acquires minority stake in Playtika

Firm to buy over a quarter of developer's outstanding shares for $2.2 million

By Danielle Partis

Itch.io creator hits out at copycat for using site's code

Website admits to using CSS files belonging to the indie marketplace, and is accused of hosting stolen games

By Danielle Partis

Develop:Brighton to offer free creche for attendees

Event will provide morning and afternoon childcare options for children agreed between 2 - 10

Xbox Games head is “confident” that Bethesda is not crunching

Matt Booty reportedly said it's “unfair” to attribute crunch culture to just one studio

By Danielle Partis

Sowing the seeds of stability: Ten years of Supercell's Hay Day

Game lead Stephan Demirdjian, designer Camilla Avellar and artist Sari Latvala discuss the lifespan of the farming hit

By Danielle Partis

Valve ramps up Steam Deck production and shipping

More than double the usual amount of units will be sent out per week, according to Steam maker

By Danielle Partis

Zachtronics announces closure

Indie studio to shut up shop by the end of this year

By Danielle Partis

Activision shareholders vote to re-elect board, including Bobby Kotick

Majority voted for executive compensation package, while 95% were against the nomination of a employee representative

By Danielle Partis

Power On: The Story Of Xbox wins Daytime Emmy Award

Six-part series was released last December following the 20th anniversary of the original console

By Danielle Partis

Bungie wins lawsuit against cheat maker, awarded $13.5 million

Elite Boss Tech admits to integrating its own overlay into Destiny 2's copyrighted work

By Danielle Partis

Lumi Interactive raises $6.75m

Melbourne-based studio currently working on 'crowdhealing' mobile game set to launch later this year

By Danielle Partis

EA CEO's salary drop to $19.9 million

Andrew Wilson sees 40% decline in target equity award, but still receives $30 million stock bonus

By Danielle Partis

Discord introduces new moderation tools, including automod

Social platform details premium membership expansions, new community resources and more

By Danielle Partis

Epic launches cross-play tools for Steam and Epic Games Store

New service grants cross-compatibility for PC players across multiple launchers

By Danielle Partis

Report: 79% of games industry workers support unionisation

UNI Global Union surveyed workers from 29 countries, majority face low pay, discrimination, more

By Danielle Partis

Humble Games on its ongoing indie publishing quest

VP of global publishing Mark Nash discusses two years of operations, and reaching underrepresented talent

By Danielle Partis

UK watchdog says two in five Switch Joy-Cons affected by drift

Which? is calling on Nintendo to investigate issues and repair faulty controllers free of charge

By Danielle Partis

Video game soundtrack award added to Grammys

The accolade will “recognise excellence” in games and other interactive media

By Danielle Partis

Xbox Cloud Gaming arrives in New Zealand and Argentina

Service rolls out in both territories June 9

Microsoft executive leaving firm following misconduct allegations

Kinect and HoloLens boss facing accusations of verbal and sexual harassment

By Danielle Partis

Gamescom 2022 tickets now on sale

Event returns to the Koelnmesse August 24-28

Saudi Arabia acquires $1bn stake in Embracer Group

Amount equates to around 8.1% of company's overall shares

By Danielle Partis

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