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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - August 06, 2008

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Last May, when Kadokawa Holdings released The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya on DVD in the U.S., fans of Japanese animation swarmed shops in Los Angeles and other cities.

NEW YORK, August 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The drivers are chosen, the weapons are loaded and the Death Race is on! Gameloft(R), a leading developer and publisher of mobile and console games, today announced a licensing agreement with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to develop and publish the official mobile game of the upcoming action-thriller Death Race, which opens in theaters on August 22, 2008.

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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