Quantcast

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

c42bce2edba0b02c8c8118ef78e6a1ab1

As the influence of video games on mainstream culture grows, art critics and designers are calling for the genre's graphics to move beyond "realism" at the same time that game makers want to see how far they can go to make their characters more life-like.

Japanese video game maker Konami Corp. said on Friday it is looking into the possibility of striking a motion picture deal based on its blockbuster fighting game series "Metal Gear Solid."

Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
Related