Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 25, 2005


While such Mature-rated games as "Resident Evil 4," "Doom 3" and "Halo 2" are widely known for raking in millions for the video game industry, a small but growing number of game developers are creating titles for Christian gamers.


The only thing scary these days about horror movies is the state of their box office grosses.


Microsoft Corp. is putting efforts into attracting Japanese users for its new Xbox 360 game console, seeking to avoid the lack of appeal that dogged sales of the earlier version of the machine in the world's second-largest game market.

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Monday signed into law a state ban on the sale and rental of violent and sexually explicit video games to children under 18, a restriction that has failed elsewhere.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]