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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 07, 2009

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Twentieth Century Fox says an unfinished copy of X-Men Origins: Wolverine illegally posted on the Internet has been downloaded 4 million times since March 30.

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3D Realms, a veteran games developer that popularized the concept of shareware gaming and published the seminal Duke Nukem and Wolfenstein 3D first-person shooters, has closed down because of a lack of funds.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin