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

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In May of last year, US video gamers spent more on games, hardware and accessories than this May, suggesting this year's release schedule couldn't compete with Take Two Interactive's "Grand Theft Auto IV" last spring.

Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]