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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 26, 2008

WE read the news today - actually a couple of days ago - that representatives of the Beatles are in talks to develop a Beatles- themed video game. The commercial logic is impeccable.

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It doesn't matter if the characters in his films are toys, insects, monsters, fish or robots. Andrew Stanton wants all of them to be as "human" as possible.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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