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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

Ember Lab recoups development costs for Kena: Bridge of Spirits

Studio said that "Sony's happy" with sales figures and is working on next game

By Danielle Partis

King to shut down online games portal Royal Games

Site launched in 2004 and was original home to developer's biggest IPs, including Candy Crush

By Danielle Partis

CD Projekt acquires developer The Molasses Flood

Studio will retain its identity and continue to work on an unannounced project

By Danielle Partis

Advance Wars remake pushed back to spring 2022

Game originally slated to launch this December

By Danielle Partis

Focus Home Interactive acquires partner studio Douze Dixièmes

Developer released puzzle title Shady Part of Me with publisher in December 2020

By Danielle Partis

Kazoo Games raises $12m, round led by Garena

Money raised will go towards accelerating development and expanding the team

By Danielle Partis

Piepacker raises $12m in funding round

Browser-based platform plans to expand into more territories and bring more titles to its roster

By Danielle Partis

Has Dbrand done enough to withstand further legal action from Sony?

Legal experts discuss Dbrand's new PS5 plate design, and further action Sony may take in response to the design overhaul

By Danielle Partis

SEC investigates GameStop stock surge, finds no evidence of fraud

Government body concludes that “a short squeeze did not appear to be the main driver of events” in memestock trading

By Danielle Partis

Sea of Thieves passes 25m players

Rare title saw an influx of new users from Pirates of the Caribbean expansion

EA to open new studio in Seattle

Company taps Halo co-creator to lead FPS project

By Danielle Partis

Sony threatens legal action against Dbrand over PS5 faceplates

Update: Dbrand launches redesigned plates, says new style "neutralises any future infringement claims"

By Danielle Partis

Ubisoft expands partnership with Digital Schoolhouse

Company to give over 5000 Discovery Tour codes to 52 UK schools

By Danielle Partis

Blue Box Game Studios taking action against death threats over Abandoned

“This not only affects us as a team, but everyone within our environments”

By Danielle Partis

Riot Games acquires media tech firm Kanga

Company creates “fan hubs” for esports talent and franchises

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

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