William shows off his 'useless' video gaming skills

The Duke of Cambridge admitted he is a "useless" video gamer today as he launched Bafta's Give Something Back appeal.

Hailing the UK's gaming industry as "one of the strongest in the world", he said: "I for one, as an enthusiastic but quite useless gamer, look forward to playing the weird and wonderful games which these young people dream up in the future."

William then road-tested several games including Vacuum Panic at Bafta's Young Game Designers Workshop.

"I'm not cleaning particularly well, I'm just going around in circles," he told its designer Charlie Hutton-Pattermore