• The End of the Space Age

    Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 02:04 pm GMT -4
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    The current edition of The Economist (July 2nd, 2011) has a provocative cover story. With the retirement of the last space shuttle this month, and the de-orbiting of the International Space Station in 2020, The Economist believes ‘the game will be up’ for manned spaceflight: there will be no more of it. And with all […]

  • Comic Book Review: Green Arrow Industries #1 – Flashpoint Tie-in

    Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 11:07 am GMT -4
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    If you didn’t think Oliver Queen was the Tony Stark (or vice versa) of the DC Universe, you’ll have no choice after reading the Green Arrow Industries One-Shot. In this issue Oliver Queen is not the Emerald Archer, protecting the weak and fighting the “corporate fat cats”. No, he is the quintessential corporate fat cat. […]

  • GamersFirst Acquires ‘Fallen Earth,’ Will Become Free-To-Play Game

    Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 08:02 am GMT -4
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    GamersFirst announced recently the acquisition of the highly acclaimed post-apocalyptic third-person action MMO ‘Fallen Earth’ from Fallen Earth, LLC. The current 12-person creative team behind ‘Fallen Earth,’ headed by Lead Game Designer Marie “AroSei” Croall, will join GamersFirst’s development studio Reloaded Productions to lead the transition of ‘Fallen Earth’ to a hybrid Free2Play game with […]

  • Report: Female Gamers Continue To Be Snubbed By Gaming Market

    Posted Monday, July 4th, 2011 09:12 pm GMT -4
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    As a female gamer myself, I was disappointed when I read this news though it came as no surprise.  Apparently Interpret, a leading entertainment, media and technology market research firm, recently released its Interpretations report entitled, “Games and Girls: Video Gaming’s Ignored Audience,” which finds that the large female gaming market is more nuanced than […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Project Superman’ #1 – Flashpoint Tie-in

    Posted Monday, July 4th, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -4
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    I like to think of myself as a pretty savvy reader. I understand story and structure, even grammar most of the time. So I’m a little upset with myself with some of the confusion I’m left with after reading Project Superman. Scott Snyder is one of my favorite comic book writers. He’s been doing great […]

  • Scholastic Announces Gift Edition Of ‘The Hunger Games’ To Be Available November 2011

    Posted Monday, July 4th, 2011 02:01 pm GMT -4
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    Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced the publication of a special gift edition of the worldwide bestselling ‘The Hunger Games’ by Suzanne Collins for holiday 2011. Three movie tie-in titles will follow in early 2012, based on ‘The Hunger Games’ film, currently in production at Lionsgate. Scholastic will publish and […]

  • Science Feature: So Beautiful

    Posted Monday, July 4th, 2011 11:04 am GMT -4
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    This is an article in the continuing series on alien weapon systems. It’s a warm summer evening as Pete and Chloe walk hand in hand to the movie theater. Safely ensconced in the back row, all by themselves, they sit companionably in the darkness as the opening credits roll. Heart pounding, Pete makes his move […]

  • Happy Fourth Of July!

    Posted Monday, July 4th, 2011 07:00 am GMT -4
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    From all of us at ScienceFiction.com, those of you who are celebrating please have a safe and happy fourth of July! Spend some time with family and friends and if you’re looking for some fun, there are some good genre movies still in theaters as well as some marathons of our favorite television shows including: […]

  • Exclusive News – More Behind The Cancellation Of ‘Camelot’

    Posted Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 06:48 pm GMT -4
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    Yesterday I reported about the cancellation of ‘Camelot’ and how disappointing the news was to fans everywhere. Unfortunately, we aren’t the only ones who feel let down by Starz’s decision to cancel the show.  The actors and crew are just as upset as you are. Apparently the cancellation of ‘Camelot’ has nothing to do with […]

  • ‘Firefly’ Marathon To Commence On Science Channel July 4

    Posted Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 06:04 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Firefly,’ a cult favorite dating back to 2002, will be airing on The Science Channel in the form of a marathon on July 4.  The first episode will air 8 am EST / 5 am PST.  What better way to celebrate America’s birthday than with a ‘Firefly’ marathon? Set 500 years in the future, in […]

  • New Dark Horse Digital Comics Available At Your Local Comic Shop!

    Posted Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 02:04 pm GMT -4
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    Dark Horse debuts its program to distribute exclusive digital content through brick-and-mortar retailers today, with the launch of ‘B.P.R.D.: Casualties’! Starting today, the Dark Horse Digital Retailer Exclusive program will offer all-new monthly digital comics for free! This exclusive program is a great way to drive both new and existing customers into local comic shops […]

  • Steampunk Style MMORPG ‘Third Eye’ Now Available For Play

    Posted Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 11:01 am GMT -4
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    Viewdle, the only independent mobile-focused visual analysis company, recently launches the vampire-themed ‘Third Eye,’ the first mobile augmented reality game using Viewdle’s face recognition technology. Available for free in the Android market, ‘Third Eye’ allows real-people to become part of a steampunk-style massive multiplayer role-playing game that’s steeped in history. ‘Third Eye’ – the first […]

  • World Renowned Artist Ashley Wood Special Guest At San Diego Comic-Con

    Posted Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 08:51 pm GMT -4
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    At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, art and comic fans have one more must on their lists. IDW Publishing announced today that world-renowned artist and creator Ashley Wood will be a special guest at the convention. Headquartered at the IDW Booth #2643, Ashley will hold regular signings, and be featured in a spotlight panel, […]

  • Idris Elba Joins ‘Pacific Rim’ Cast

    Posted Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 02:01 pm GMT -4
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    We have more ‘Pacific Rim’ news for you… apparently Idris Elba has clinched the lead role of Sensi in the Legendary Pictures/Warner Bros sci-fi action film ‘Pacific Rim.’ Guillermo del Toro is directing as his next film and production gets underway in November. Elba joins Son of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam, with Elba playing the role […]

  • Starz Network Cancels ‘Camelot’

    Posted Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 12:30 pm GMT -4
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    It’s with a heavy heart that I report that Starz has officially canceled ‘Camelot.’ I can’t believe this is happening.  Finally…finally, there’s an adaptation of the Arthurian legend that I’ve fallen in love with and Starz just arbitrarily cancels it.  When I initially heard the news, I guess it would come as no surprise to […]