David Crookes is a journalist, author, exhibition curator and communications manager.
27 September 2013 11:57 AM
Gamers queued up overnight for the new FIFA 14 game but football games have not always proved so popular, as one retro title proved
16 September 2013 01:52 PM
Visitors vow to avoid island until saga over unpopular Arriva buses is resolved
13 September 2013 01:45 PM
Staff reportedly honoured the company with a round of applause even after they were told they'd lost their jobs
31 July 2013 07:15 PM
Julie Uhrman drummed up millions online to launch the new console, but its journey from concept to front room has been a rough ride
04 July 2013 02:46 PM
David Crookes' father died of mesothelioma last week. To mark Action Mesothelioma Day this Friday, he urges more action to combat the use of asbestos
02 July 2013 06:21 PM
Guns, so one line of thinking goes, do not kill people. Death usually comes when the trigger is pulled by a living being so people, therefore, kill people. It may be an over-simplified way of thinking (and one that the National Rifle Association seems to love) but could the same argument be put forward for video games? Are certain games inherently violent or do they only become bloodbaths once humans get hold of the controller?
26 June 2013 07:00 PM
But are titles any better because they are developed here, asks David Crookes?
It’s going to be difficult to sell used games for the new XBox One console. Are thrifty gamers being had?
09 June 2013 05:55 PM
Console-makers take a stand on reselling 'pre-owned' games
06 June 2013 02:03 PM
Sky spokesperson: "We have no plans to sell Xbox hardware as part of a Sky subscription"
05 June 2013 09:40 PM
Documentary crew will attempt to recover ET: The Extra-Terrestrial from the desert
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
- 1 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 2 Japanese plant experts produce 10,000 lettuce heads a day in LED-lit indoor farm
- 3 War is war: Why I stand with Israel
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week