Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 19, 2009


Newly-released patent applications from Microsoft Corp. have sparked rumors that the company plans to unveil a competitive offering to Nintendo’s Wii remote during the upcoming E3 expo in Los Angeles.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.