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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

PlayStation hires former Kabam and Zynga executives to mobile business

Firm names Kris Davis as senior director of mobile biz dev and Olivier Courtemanche as head of mobile product

By Danielle Partis

NetEase founder and CEO scales back duties amid tech restrictions in China

William Ding Lei steps down from management at Netease Media Co, firm describes it as "normal" business operations

By Danielle Partis

The trials of remote working

At the Games Education Summit 2022, panellists from Media Molecule, Bulkhead and Falmouth University discuss pros and cons of flexible work options

By Danielle Partis

BBC Proms to host first video game themed concert segment

Show will feature music from Shadow of the Colossus, Kingdom Hearts and more

By Danielle Partis

343 delays Halo Infinite updates to prioritise team health

Online co-op campaign and Forge mode release dates slip back to Q3 2022

By Danielle Partis

Meta to open first retail store

Debut shop is located near company's headquarters in California, will offer hands-on demos with products

By Danielle Partis

PlayStation sets up game preservation team, hires new senior build engineer

Former EA and Kabam engineer Garrett Fredley among first hires for the department

By Danielle Partis

M&A deals in Q1 reached $98.7bn

Record-breaking figure spread across 387 transactions outperformed entirety of 2021

By Danielle Partis

Price of Eve Online subscriptions to increase in May

CCP Games issues first rise in cost in over 20 years to "account for years of inflation"

By Danielle Partis

Perfect World Entertainment rebrands to Gearbox Publishing

Publisher was acquired by Gearbox parent Embracer Group in December 2021

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

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