Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 16, 2012
The first one went quietly, Wooga pulled its Game Monster World from the Google+ games section. This happened on May 1 with little fanfare. The absence of Bejeweled Blitz from Electronic Arts' PopCap Games this past week got a little more notice.
Word of the Day
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.