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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 11, 2011

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Blizzard reports that its game "World of Warcraft: Cataclysm" sold a record number of copies during the expansion's first month of being released.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • 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'.