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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

Sledgehammer Games opens new UK studio

Guildford office will work on Call of Duty: Vanguard content alongside established locations

By Danielle Partis

Stillfront reportedly sued for $30m over mobile subsidiary Kixeye

Update: Stillfront says Kixeye "did not develop accordance with the targets agreed upon in the acquisition agreement"

By Danielle Partis

Introducing Kepler Interactive, a publisher run by independent developers

Kepler and Kowloon Nights co-founder Alexis Garavaryan discusses the benefits of co-owning and co-running a label

By Danielle Partis

It Takes Two sells 3m copies

Hazelight released co-op adventure back in March

Virtuos opens new studio in Lyon

Second French office aims to further bolster company's European presence

By Danielle Partis

SideQuest raises $3m to fuel VR development

Company is creating a testing service, as well as other tools for game makers

By Danielle Partis

IO Interactive reports record-breaking year driven by Hitman 3

Studio generated $78 million in profit, a 136% increase on the previous year

By Danielle Partis

California DFEH accused of ethics violations in Activision Blizzard lawsuit

A crossover of lawyers on two different cases could be a legal conflict of interest

By Danielle Partis

Hypercasual startup Homa Games raises $50m

French mobile outfit plans to build on new subgenre of popular genre

By Danielle Partis

GOG removes Hitman from store due to online requirements

Company says it "shouldn't have released it in its current form"

By Danielle Partis

Square Enix backtracks on cosmetics-only pledge for Avengers microtransactions

Developer Crystal Dynamics previously said premium content would stick to "aesthetic-only additions"

By Danielle Partis

Dutch antitrust regulator finds Apple App Store payments anti-competitive

iPhone maker ordered to make changes to in-app payment system, following investigation that began in 2019

By Danielle Partis

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard sells 10m copies globally

Capcom horror title released in 2017

Microsoft expands "right to repair" options following shareholder resolution

Company will introduce more ways to fix products by the end of 2022

By Danielle Partis

AppLovin acquires MoPub from Twitter for $1bn

Social network bought mobile ad service in 2013 for $350 million

By Danielle Partis

Far Cry 6 | Critical Consensus

Despite a gorgeous setting, a bland narrative and stale stereotypes leave Far Cry 6 among this year's disappointments

By Danielle Partis

Studio director at Arkane Lyon leaves after 17 years

Romuald Capron looking to pursue new opportunities and spend time with family

By Danielle Partis

EA could rename FIFA games franchise

Company is "exploring the idea" of rebranding its global EA Sports football titles

By Danielle Partis

DAGERSystem launches Accessible Games Database

Resource lets users search check titles for specific accessibility options

By Danielle Partis

The Pokémon Company partners with Universal Studios

Japanese theme park set to introduce Pokémon-themed attractions by end of next year

By Danielle Partis

MechWarrior Online maker renames 'Trans Rights' team, then reverses decision

Studio Piranha Games admitted it was a poor decision to force groups to get rid of the name

By Danielle Partis

Valve cancels physical ticket sales for The International 2021, event will be shown online

Live audience admission refunded as company prioritises safety of talent and staff

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