Benjamin Richard Croshaw , better known as Yahtzee, is a British comedic writer, video game journalist, humorist, author, and video game developer. He is best known for his acerbic video game review series, Zero Punctuation, for The Escapist. Before this, Croshaw gained attention in the Adventure Game Studio community for his video game production.
Croshaw also writes a weekly supplementary column for The Escapist, Extra Punctuation, as well as the video series Judging by the Cover. In addition, he worked on two web series for The Escapist prior to them being discontinued: Jim & Yahtzee's Rhymedown Spectacular and Uncivil War.Croshaw has published five novels through Dark Horse Comics: Mogworld, published in August 2010, Jam, , Will Save the Galaxy for Food , Differently Morphous and Will Destroy the Galaxy for Cash
Outside of writing, Croshaw was one of the four founders of the Mana Bar, an Australian cocktail bar and video gaming lounge which opened in 2010. The Mana Bar closed its doors on 24 May 2015.