David Crookes is a journalist, author, exhibition curator and communications manager.
01 October 2013 01:50 PM
Online games distributor claims console owners already have the system they want
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"
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
- 1 Malaysian cyclist could face disciplinary action after 'Save Gaza' gloves protest
- 2 Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?
- 3 McDonald’s removes chicken nuggets from the menu in Hong Kong amid major food scare
- 4 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
- 5 Satellite full of sexually experimental geckos adrift in space, Russia loses control of mission