Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 14, 2011


Research group eMarketer has forecast that the social gaming market will top $1 billion this year, due to a rising number of users and a projected increase in advertising.


Overall sales of video games fell short of expectations for 2010 but are expected to climb back up for 2011 as people embrace new ways of playing games online and on mobile devices, according to retail research firm NPD Group.

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'