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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 13, 2006

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DreamWorks Animation has cast a small medieval kingdom's worth of fairy tale characters who will appear in "Shrek the Third."

Electronic Arts on Thursday said it is developing six games for Nintendo's (7974.OS) upcoming Wii video game console, whose selling point is a motion-detecting controller that allows players to simulate swinging a bat, golf club or sword.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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