Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 14, 2006


Multi-million dollar Hollywood blockbuster "King Kong" was named best movie at Britain's Empire magazine film awards.

Sony Corp. will push back the release of its new PlayStation 3 video game console until early November because development of the copy protection technology for the Blu-ray Disc has fallen behind schedule, the Nikkei Keizai business daily said on Tuesday.

NCsoft Corp. said on Tuesday it has struck a deal with Massive Inc. to put real-time advertising in the North American and European versions of its online role-playing game "Auto Assault," due to be released in April.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]