David Crookes is a journalist, author, exhibition curator and communications manager.
07 October 2013 02:21 PM
Scotland boasts around 100 games development studios with the sector seen as important to the country's economy
02 October 2013 03:30 PM
UK body responsible for age ratings suggest parents take a 'sincere interest' in what their children buy
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?
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 4 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
- 5 #AskNigelFarage: Twitter starts hilarious Q&A for Ukip leader