In 2011 we opened Life Online, the world’s first gallery dedicated to the social, technological and cultural impact of the internet. New media, computer technology and videogames are key to our collection and galleries.
Video games have played a big part in innovation in computing ever since the launch of home computers—including in the field of artificial intelligence. Find out how AI helps make the immersive, complex games we know today.
What is TikTok, how historically significant is the popular app, and—most importantly—should museums be collecting TikToks? Emily Coulthard investigates.
Rediscover our favourite moments from past Let’s Play! family gaming weekends, plus tips and resources to spark creative energy at home.
Did you know lots of well-known videogames originate from the North of England? Read on for an exploration of our fantastic local games industry.
Looking for ways to keep yourself entertained while staying safe indoors? Jack, from the Yorkshire Games Festival team, has assembled some recommendations for staying social and having fun through videogames.
Our doors may be closed (for now), but our amazing collection is always open for all. Here are some of the ways you can explore the museum from the comfort of your home.
In the final part of his Never Alone exhibition review, Yusef takes a look at the future of connected devices—from smart toys to vibrating jeans!
Internet-connected devices are taking over our homes. There are now 8.3 million smart devices in use and, with new technology constantly being developed, this number is ever-growing.