Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 14, 2006
the months before 20th Century Fox launches its big-screen version of "The Simpsons" next year, parent company News Corp. plans to muster every part of its entertainment empire to promote the film, president and chief operating officer Peter Chernin said Tuesday.
By Marilyn Moss LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - There might be a bit of the panic button pushed on this thrilling two-hour telecast, but the threats it recounts are no less frightening for it, no less doomsday material.
The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday told lawmakers it supports the video game industry's self-regulation of violent content but said too many U.S. children are still able to buy Mature-rated games in stores.
U.S. video game software sales fell 10.2 percent in May to $286.1 million as the industry continues to work through a transition to new console technology that has kept many consumers to the sidelines, market research group NPD said on Wednesday.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.