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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 24, 2012

Diablo III Sets First Day New Sales Record for PC Games

Blizzard Entertainment announced Wednesday that Diablo 3, their newest action/role-playing video game for PCs, has sold more than 3.5 million copies in the first 24 hours following its release, setting a new sales record for the platform.

Do Violent Video Games Really Train Deadly Shooters

A new study suggests that playing violent video games that reward "head shots" makes gamers more likely to choose the head as a target with a real gun. But is that really true?

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'