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


According to figures released Friday by industry tracker comScore, US videogamers are adapting to the rough economy by turning to low-cost online play.

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.