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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 02, 2012

Nintendo Working On App Store For Wii U

Nintendo is reportedly working on an app store for its next gaming console the "Wii U". The new console will implement an app store that surpasses the current online stores that Nintendo uses with its DSi and Wii consoles.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'