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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 27, 2006

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Microsoft Corp. has lowered its 90-day Xbox 360 sales forecast due to production-related shortages but is holding fast to its target to sell between 4.5 million and 5.5 million video game consoles by the end of June, the company said on Thursday.

The city of Los Angeles has sued Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. for selling pornographic video games to children with its best-selling game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," which last year was found to have hidden sex scenes.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.