David Crookes is a journalist, author, exhibition curator and communications manager.
22 January 2014 09:45 PM
The idea of fair play has often been ignored by gamers desperate to slay end-of-level bosses or achieve the ultimate high score, but that's now changing. David Crookes reports on the fightback
22 December 2013 03:05 PM
A new series will tell the story of Atari's reaction to the poor reception of the flop videogame E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
12 December 2013 02:56 PM
The latest in the series goes up against Forza 5 - but which is the better racer?
11 December 2013 11:18 AM
Gamers received the handheld console instead of a game, but retailer Zavvi has threatened them with 'legal remedies'
02 December 2013 12:12 PM
The Rovers Return has gained an extra window, Four Your Fries Only has won a four star hygiene rating and Nick's Bistro has little to offer vegetarians
29 November 2013 03:31 PM
Others in the media and beyond still pigeonhole gaming as a teenage quirk
Log on to Happier - it’s like Facebook and Twitter, without the snarking. But can this new social network help us feel better about ourselves?
20 November 2013 10:34 PM
There are plenty of reasons why we use social networks: to catch up with friends, to share photos, to link to thought-provoking articles or funniest cat videos and to brag about our bikini bodies/beach holidays/beautiful children –sometimes all in the same post.
12 November 2013 12:10 PM
One survey found that 54 per cent of teachers felt their students knew more about ICT than they did
11 November 2013 09:51 AM
Both clubs feature in the top five of the most influential sporting brands which is headed by the London 2012 Olympic Games
08 November 2013 06:26 PM
The £5,582 trip will taken in Phuket (Lara Croft), Seoul (for the e-Sports) and Los Angeles (L.A. Noire and Grand Theft Auto)
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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