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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - December 09, 2005

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"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe," which opens Friday amid overwhelming early praise, is a slam-dunk to end Harry Potter's three-week reign at the North American box office.

A new version of "King Kong," the greatest "Beauty and the Beast" movie ever made, is about to frighten and inspire audiences -- this time with modern special effects, a more realistic gorilla and more loving glances between ape and girl than ever before.

They're at the top of many people's holiday gift list, but violent video games can change a person's brain function and desensitize them to real-life violence, a new U.S. study suggests.

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Sony Corp. on Thursday said it remained on track to roll out its PlayStation 3 game console by spring 2006 despite industry speculation that the scheduled launch could face delays.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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