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 before moving on to run 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

Indie studio Tender Claws to unionise

Founders are “thrilled to recognize and work with the union” made up of at least 13 employees

By Danielle Partis

Twitch rolls out shared ban tool for streamers

New feature lets creators collaborate to flag or ban troublesome users across multiple communities

By Danielle Partis

Chinese market declines for first time in 14 years

Game revenues down 1.8% year-over-year following publisher freeze and ongoing restrictions

By Danielle Partis

Ubisoft sales down 9.8% in Q1 2022

Update: Company posts decreases in earnings, cancels four titles, delays Avatar to 2023

By Danielle Partis

Discord integrates voice chat into Xbox consoles

Players can shift their calls and messages over to the platform, users on PC and mobile can also join

By Danielle Partis

Faze Clan goes live on NASDAQ

Gaming brand announced its intent to float last year following merger with SPAC

Nekcom raises $8m, opens new US studio

Wuhan-based developer has eyes set on international growth

By Danielle Partis

Bungie sues Destiny 2 player for cheating, threatening employees online

Lawsuit accuses streamer of evading bans, as well as multiple violations of the firm's Limited Software Licence Agreement

By Danielle Partis

PlayStation triumphs at Develop:Star Awards 2022

Horizon Forbidden West picked up two awards, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and Media Molecule also among winners

By Danielle Partis

Spotify acquires music trivia game Heardle

The daily quizzer similar to Wordle will be integrated into the premium streaming platform

By Danielle Partis

Edge raises $30m in Series A

Company aims to expand its team and the scope of its UGC platform Playables

By Danielle Partis

Xbox Series X|S lifetime sales in Japan double Xbox One figures

Both consoles combined have surpassed 260,000 in 18 months, while Xbox One failed to reached 115,000 in total sales

By Danielle Partis

Meta to roll out accounts for Quest headsets next month

Feature promised last year means VR users won't need a Facebook account to access software

Resolution Games acquires Zenz VR, reports record growth

Firm sees fifth consecutive year of profitability, staff headcount grew by 55% year-over-year

By Danielle Partis

Sony removing purchased Studio Canal content from PlayStation libraries

Users in some territories will no longer be able to watch films they've previously bought

By Danielle Partis

Hot Wheels Unleashed wins best game at Italian Video Game Awards

LKA's Martha is Dead snags Best Innovation, Nacon Studio Milan takes home Outstanding Italian Company, and more

By Danielle Partis

Lumi Interactive CEO on making the world (and games) a kinder place

Lauren Clinnick discusses the studio's origin, its debut plant management game, and improving the industry for everyone

By Danielle Partis bundle to raise money for abortion funds is now live

Bundle aims to secure $200,000 for organisations that provide financial assistance for abortions in the US

By Danielle Partis

Salary transparency project shows discrepancy across UK games wages

Spreadsheet set up by several industry employees invites peers to anonymously share pay, roles and experience level

By Danielle Partis

Sega to match staff donations to non-profits “supporting reproductive rights”

“At Sega, we stand for equality and believe in the ability to make choices about one's body is a human right”

By Danielle Partis

Social Chain to lay off around 35 editorial and publishing staff

UK media company behind Gamebyte reportedly looking to focus more on video and social content

By Danielle Partis

Bandai Namco and Ilca partner to form Bandai Namco Aces

New entity will be led by Ilca CEO Takuya Iwasaki and Ace Combat producer and director Kazutoki Kono

By Danielle Partis

1C Entertainment rebrands to Fulqrum Games

Change reflects a "new direction in the group's global strategy" following Tencent acquisition

Joffre Capital acquires minority stake in Playtika

Firm to buy over a quarter of developer's outstanding shares for $2.2 million

By Danielle Partis creator hits out at copycat for using site's code

Website admits to using CSS files belonging to the indie marketplace, and is accused of hosting stolen games

By Danielle Partis

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