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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calling it quits when it comes to the Playstation 2, saying their Japanese manufacturers will no longer make the outdated console, and no new shipments will be sent to retailers.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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.