Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 05, 2005


Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday unveiled a partial roster of video games for the launch of its new Xbox 360 game console next month.

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Man of Steel will soon be the man of pixels. Electronic Arts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Comics confirmed Tuesday that a game tied to Warner Bros.

A Finnish spoof of the sci-fi classic "Star Trek" has boldly gone where no feature film has gone before, relying on free distribution over the Internet to reach more than 450,000 viewers in less than a week.

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'