Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - February 12, 2009


On Wednesday, Activision Blizzard, the company behind Guitar Hero, posted a $72 million net loss in the fourth quarter, despite owning one of the most popular video game franchises in the world.

Word of the Day
  • 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.