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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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