Andy Robertson is a videogame expert who specialises in family gaming. He edits the GeekDad blog for Wired.co.uk, has written for The Telegraph, The Times and the BBC as well as contributing regularly to Radio 4’s You and Yours programme. He recently gave a TEDx talk “Sustainable Perspectives on Videogames” and worked with Exeter Cathedral to incorporate videogames in their worship.
He produces alternative responses to videogames on his Game People website. These take the form of songs, plays, comedies and art that offer a playful and creative way to engage with videogames. The work has appeared nationally in both newspapers and television. Along similar lines, his Family Gamer TV show, published on Wired, offers parents a space to learn and engage with videogames without hype or jargon. By featuring real families it uncovers videogames successes and failures as a way to engage parents and children with these experiences.