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8th July 2021

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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

Wildlife launches independent studio SuperWow Games

The studio is headed by industry vet Lu Gigliotti

By Danielle Partis

Riot issues cease-and-desist to League of Legends fan project

Developer denies claims that it tried to “extort” code and assets from the Chronoshift team

By Danielle Partis

Streamer Phantoml0rd wins three-year Twitch lawsuit

CS:GO player James Varga was banned from the platform in 2016

By Danielle Partis

Respawn and Oculus documentary wins an Oscar

The short film featured in VR title Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond

By Danielle Partis

Johanna Faries named new Call of Duty general manager

Faries will oversee strategic planning, live ops across the franchise

By Danielle Partis

Humble Bundle limits charity donations to 15%

Contributions will now have two static options rather than an adjustable slider

By Danielle Partis

League Of Legends skin raises $7m for charity

Funds raised were contributed to the Riot Games Social Impact Fund

By Danielle Partis

Mighty Kingdom launches $18m IPO

Australian studio has an implied market capitalisation of $46 million

By Danielle Partis

Multiverse raises $17m to fuel hybrid gaming platform

Funding will help the company expand its digital platform and content offering

By Danielle Partis

Keywords acquires Climax for up to 43m

The company will pay 27 million in cash and shares, with a deferred consideration of an additional 16 million

By Danielle Partis

Frostpunk sells 3m copies worldwide

11 Bit Studios released the game three years ago

Mario Kart Tour exceeds $200m lifetime revenue

Nintendo's mobile racer also surpassed 200 million downloads across App Store and Google Play

By Danielle Partis

Speaker submissions for Develop:Brighton are now open

Applications to speak at October event must be submitted by June 2

By Danielle Partis

Bandai Namco set to close Santa Clara office, employees asked to relocate

Staff have until the end of May to make a decision, remote work not an option after April 2022

By Danielle Partis

Microsoft xCloud beta rolls out on iOS and PC tomorrow

Apple initially blocked the app, but users will be able to play Xbox games via Edge, Chrome or Safari browsers

GameStop CEO stepping down this summer

Retailer's board of directors confirms hunt for someone with “the right skills to meet changing business requirements”

By Danielle Partis

Xbox controller drift lawsuit to be settled out of court

Microsoft's call for the case to be moved to arbitration was successful

By Danielle Partis

Path of Exile developer apologises for granting streamers early access to expansion

Grinding Gear Games paid streamers to play the new add-on, only to have them stalled by server issues at launch

By Danielle Partis

Square Enix denies rumours of acquisition activity

The company has shut down talks that several parties were looking to acquire it

By Danielle Partis

PUBG parent Krafton applies for IPO

Seoul-based analysts valued the PUBG maker at around $17.9 billion

By Danielle Partis

Asphalt franchise hits 1bn downloads

Asphalt 9: Legends will soon be launching on Xbox Series X and Xbox One

Sweeney and Cook set to testify at Apple vs. Epic Games trial

The two CEOs will be examined for evidence pertaining to their respective companies, Sweeney's could take up to eight hours

By Danielle Partis

Code Coven collaborates with IGDA Foundation and Grant for the Web on accelerator program

The program will support marginalised developers by providing professional guidance and resources

By Danielle Partis

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