Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 22, 2009


Hollywood director Sam Raimi has agreed to head up a live-action, big-screen adaptation of the video game franchise World of Warcraft.


About 125,000 fans, press and artists are expected to attend Comic-Con in San Diego, which began Wednesday night, organizers said. USA Today reported the convention, which runs through Sunday, will feature appearances by scores of actors, directors, producers and writers, such as Mickey Rourke, James Cameron and Peter Jackson.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.