Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 17, 2010


U.S. retail sales of video game software, hardware and accessories saw a rise in sales in March after a rocky 2009 followed by two months of double digit declines.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.