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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 07, 2012

Gamer Down! Are Video Games Losing Their Shine?

The number of Americans who play video games fell five percent this year, with 12 million fewer people playing the games this year compared with last year, according to market tracking firm NPD Group.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • 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.