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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

Games industry companies celebrate Earth Day 2022

Xbox, Niantic, Sumo, Broken Rules and more share efforts to improve global footprint

By Danielle Partis

Superbloom on evolving mobile games for women

Founders Emily Yim and Ksusha Zito discuss market stereotypes, and creating a space for working parents

By Danielle Partis

Probably Monsters raises total of $250m in Series A

Firm aims to invest in its three development studios and their various AAA projects

By Danielle Partis

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 launch date brought forward to July 29

Game was originally slated to release in September 2022

Marty O'Donnell and Mike Salvatori settle legal dispute over Halo music

Pair filed a lawsuit against Microsoft in 2020 over unpaid royalties from using their work in the franchise

By Danielle Partis

Xbox head of research Chris Novak leaves company after 20 years

Novak joined the firm in 2002, has led user experience across consoles and online platforms

By Danielle Partis

The Pokémon Company acquires TCG card manufacturer

Millennium Print Group has been producing cards for the trading card game since 2015

By Danielle Partis

Streamer and games voice actor Undrea Leach dies

Leach was also a diversity consultant and co-ran an initiative to help industry peers look for jobs

By Danielle Partis

Club Penguin Rewritten fan site seized by police

Community-made project allegedly receives takedown request from IP owner Disney

By Danielle Partis

Sony and Nintendo to update subscription guidelines

Platform holders join Microsoft's efforts to update online services following CMA's investigation

By Danielle Partis

Lorne Lanning says launching on PS Plus was “devastating” for Soulstorm sales

In an interview, the Oddworld founder discussed the impact of Sony's subscription service on the game

By Danielle Partis

Bungie goes “digital-first”, offers remote roles in the US

CEO Pete Parsons says “the transition to work-from-home wasn't easy, but the results speak for themselves”

By Danielle Partis

Soedesco opens new office in Spain

Publisher establishes first national office outside of The Netherlands

By Danielle Partis

Next Lev'Elles founders on fostering female leadership in games

Nedjma Belbahri, Junel Popp and Genevičve Sorel discuss efforts to encourage more women into senior roles

By Danielle Partis

Cloud gaming generated almost $1.5bn in 2021 - Newzoo

Growth in sector expected to push revenues to four times that figure by 2024

By Danielle Partis

Limit Break applications open for 2022

Industry program open to mentors and mentees from underrepresented backgrounds

Gamescom Asia sets date for 2022 show

Event will open to the public for the first time on October 20-23

By Danielle Partis

In-game ad platform Gadsme raises $8m

Firm's seed round backed by Galaxy Interactive and Ubisoft

By Danielle Partis

Ms Pac-Man removed from recent Bandai titles over licensing dispute

Iconic counterpart won't appear due to alleged ongoing issues with its original creator

By Danielle Partis

New Android rule requires old apps to be updated or lose discoverability

From November, existing apps will require target API level within two years of major OS update

By Danielle Partis

Thunderful Group full-year revenues up to $345m

Company sees another yearly uptick in earnings, net profit in Q4 hits $5 million

By Danielle Partis

Mobile studio Superbloom raises $3m

Team led by former EA and Zynga execs aims to make games for women

By Danielle Partis

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga | Critical Consensus

TT Games' blocky reimagining of the nine films marks an ambitious return to the iconic series

By Danielle Partis

Ron Gilbert working on new Monkey Island game

Devolver to publish new instalment with original co-creator at the helm, due 2022

By Danielle Partis

Mobile studio Games24x7 raises $75m

Indian developer's latest funding round earns it a new valuation of $2.5 billion

By Danielle Partis

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