Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 07, 2005


Landing a blockbuster is every actor's dream. Especially when an actor hasn't established himself as a marquee movie star. But like many things in Hollywood, one person's opportunity is another's downfall.

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ignored strong lobbying from software makers and signed legislation on Friday that bans the sale of violent video games to children.

Japan's Nintendo Co. Ltd. cut its first-half operating profit estimate by one third on Friday due to sluggish sales of its GameCube game console and software in the United States, but boosted its net profit estimates due to currency-related gains.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").