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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 02, 2006

In the relative calm after a box office storm called "X-Men: The Last Stand," the romantic comedy-drama "The Break-Up" is the lone new wide release in the marketplace this weekend.

It's more expensive than ever to be a hard-core gamer as Microsoft Inc. and Sony Corp. add costly upgrades to their new high-powered video game consoles, and those higher prices may keep some fans on the sidelines for a while.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.