Games and gamers in the media
By Emma Lee-Potter - 13 December 12:00

Do all gamers play Grand Theft Auto? Are they all geeky and nerdy young men?

The ratings game
By Staff blogger - 13 December 12:00

Games are rated in the same way as film and DVD releases, but confusion still reigns in consumers’ m

Prize Crossword
By Staff blogger - 13 December 12:00

Sub Headline : Prize Crossword

Networking in virtual worlds
By Aleks Krotoski - 13 December 12:00

Computer games have been found - both anecdotally and academically - to promote sociability

Making virtual consumers of us all
By Tom Armitage - 13 December 12:00

Our games are becoming polluted with advertising and the values inherent in them are preaching consu

Christmas Puzzles
By Staff blogger - 13 December 12:00

Some diversions for the holiday season with <em>Katamino Quotes</em>, <em>Games politicians play</em

2007 – a year of promises fulfilled
By Bobbie Johnson - 13 December 12:00

The major gaming stories of the year

Byron review - gathering evidence
By Tanya Byron - 13 December 12:00

Tanya Byron, leading the government's independent review on the potential risks to children from exp

Getting a return for your creativity
By Gerri Peev - 13 December 12:00

Gerri Peev interviews Margaret Hodge about tax breaks for gaming companies and being a good shot

Bless 'em all
By Hunter Davies - 13 December 12:00

So many unforgettable moments, and more joy to come next year

Game Reviews
By Staff blogger - 13 December 12:00

Verdicts on Bioshock, Wii Sports, Halo 3 and Vice City Stories

The simmer dim
By Malachy Tallack - 25 June 11:47

The importance of light to the residents of Fair Isle

Christmas Puzzles
By Staff blogger - 18 December 12:00


Last year we presented the most famous of Lewis Carroll's puzzles. A word changes one letter at a time to become a related word: CAT > COT > DOT > DOG.

Virtually the same as normal
By Becky Hogge - 30 October 12:00

Many are turning to Second Life just as it starts to mirror the real world

Learn to be a bully
By Anthony Lane - 30 October 12:00

Observations on video game

Drawn out?
By Sam Alexandroni - 23 October 13:00

Observations on a comic marathon

The Wordster
By Patrick McGeown - 02 October 13:00

<strong>Taken from the New Statesman archive, 28 May 1965</strong>

It is easy to see how this free

The virtual athlete
By Richard Millington - 18 September 13:00

Observations on sport

The month of cherry blossom
By Jason Cowley - 21 August 13:00

Elegiac and exquisite, the fictions of Yasunari Kawabata were among the most memorable of the 20th c

Peace and the PlayStation
By Madeleine Brettingham - 21 August 13:00

Forget guns and cars - the best new games are about love and rainbow plankton.

The ultimate gamble
By Mike Atherton - 24 July 13:00

Encouraged by the government and its friends, Britain is in the grip of a gambling craze fuelled by

Dream doll
By Gaby Wood - 15 April 13:00

From feminist bugbear to forbidden cultural artefact, this contentious toy was, in fact, designed by

The great game
By Simon Singh - 25 March 12:00

Mathematics - Simon Singh on "Nash's equilibrium", the brilliant legacy of an unstable mind