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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - December 31, 2012

Sony Ends A Generation: Says Good-Bye To PlayStation 2

Sony has announced today that they’re finally calling it quits when it comes to the Playstation 2, saying their Japanese manufacturers will no longer make the outdated console, and no new shipments will be sent to retailers.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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