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Dave Cook
Works at Johnston Press
Attended Napier University
Lived in Edinburgh
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War stories from the frontline of video game journalism, where change was afoot long before Gamergate changed nothing.
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Over the years we've heard many great stories from real Liftshare users about how our car share site helped them get to their favourite music festival, stay mobile while suffering from epilepsy, an...
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The AA has predicted that the UK will be hit with significant traffic jams thanks to the closure of major rail lines over the Easter break. Reporting on the projected chaos, The Guardian states tha...
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The release date of Peter Kay's new BBC comedy Car Share has been revealed, and fans can watch the whole six-episode series on iPlayer for a limited period between April 1-5. The show will then hea...
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Gerard Grech, CEO of Tech City UK and a man right at the heart of the UK's start-up scene, recentlysat down with us to discuss how London becameEurope's tech capital.As well as his biggest tech trends for the next five years and how best to address the UK's looming digital skills gap... What is it t...
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One of Liftshare's biggest draws is the way our site empowers every day people to save a great deal of money through shared travel. We thrive on helping you save because we're nice like that. We re...
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Citizen taxi service Uber has allegedly come under attack by fraudsters who claim to have access to an 'unlimited' supply of stolen user accounts, and are selling them online for under $5 apiece. M...
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If you're a big festival-goer you need to check out the wonderful Cornbury Festival, which is coming to Great Tew Park in Oxfordshire this July. Running from the 10th to the 12th, the event has pul...
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Last weekend, the Liftshare team attended the premiere of Peter Kay's new BBC iPlayer comedy Car Share, and opinions are high for this hilarious insight into shared travel. Whilst Peter Kay’s “Car ...
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Over the weekend, Team Liftshare attended the premier showing of Peter Kay's new BBC comedy series Car Share (expect a full review soon!), and it follows similar shows like Robert Llewellyn's Car P...
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Between 28-31 August the Shrewsbury Folk Festival will bring a world of musical diversity and fun to the West Midlands Showground. The organisers recently started recommending Liftshare as a cheape...
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Liftshare and global charity Oxfam’s festivals team have announced a partnership that will provide car share schemes to their volunteers throughout the 2015 festival season. Oxfam Stewards provide ...
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Work
Occupation
Games Editor at www.nowgamer.com and videogame columnist for The Scotsman newspaper
Employment
  • Johnston Press
    Videogame Columnist, 2008 - present
  • Imagine Publishing
    Games Editor, 2010 - present
  • Ink Media
    Managing Director, 2009 - 2010
  • Ace Gamez
    Staff Writer, 2009 - 2010
  • Ready Up
    Blogger, 2008 - 2009
  • Square-Go
    Co-Founder, 2007 - 2009
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Previously
Edinburgh - Bournemouth
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Multi award-winning videogame journalist. Games Editor at NowGamer.com, huge metal fan.
Introduction
Multi award-winning videogame journalist from Scotland, living in Edinburgh. Currently working as deputy editor at VG247.com. Co-author of sci-fi novel Drifting, author of comic Bust and author of novel Seventh Circle.
Bragging rights
I won best regional columnist at the Games Media Awards in 2008, 2010 and 2011
Education
  • Napier University
    Journalism, 2003 - 2007
  • Telford College
    Journalism, 2002 - 2003
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Other names
Dave, David, Scottish Twat