David Crookes

David Crookes is a journalist, author, exhibition curator and communications manager.

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FileSonic disables sharing capabilities

Filesharing website FileSonic has disabled its sharing capabilities in the wake of the enforced closure of MegaUpload.

FIFA 12 becomes best selling sports game ever

Top football videogame FIFA 12 has become the highest grossing sports title of all time.

Games Britannia aims to rule computing education

Britain is set to host its biggest ever videogame education festival this Summer.

Canada proves lure for staff from axed game developer

Up to a third of staff at an axed British videogame developer left the United Kingdom for jobs abroad, it has been claimed.

Computing experts welcome ICT shake-up

Computing and videogame experts have welcomed the proposed shake-up in the way computing is taught in UK schools.

Starbucks customers react angrily to loyalty scheme changes

Starbucks has come under fire from its customers after changing the terms of its loyalty scheme.

Sky TV to enable customers to use iPhones and iPads as remote controls

Sky television customers who own iPhones and iPads will soon be able to use their Apple devices as a remote control.

Government urged to help videogames industry

The UK government has been urged to help nurture the videogames industry over the next 12 months to halt a decline in the gaming development sector.

The names, addresses, emails, birth dates and phone numbers for PC games customers were stolen from servers

We have learned from PlayStation Network issues, says Sony's Michael Denny

Gamers have not been deterred from downloading games via Sony's PlayStation 3 despite the hacking issues suffered by users of the console earlier this year.

Bank managers 'don't understand videogames industry'

Bank managers fail to understand the videogame industry and many developers are giving up approaching them for money, according to the boss of a smartphone games company.

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