Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 17, 2011


Despite receiving mixed reviews for both its content and game play, video game maker THQ Inc claims 375,000 copies sold of its new, futuristic, military-themed video game "Homefront" on the first day of North American sales.

Word of the Day
  • 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.