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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - December 17, 2012

New Partnership Looks To Create A Global Force For Free Gaming

The video game industry is in the midst of a revolution as game publishers look to keep up with changing business models and more consumers look to mobile devices to get their game on.

Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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