Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 23, 2012

Mobile Game Company NaturalMotion Gets Funding, New Headquarters

NaturalMotion Games, a 3D mobile gaming company, just secured the most recent round of funding, receiving $11 million in Series B funding, lead by Benchmark Capital.

Wooga: HTML5 Source Code Offers Challenges In Mobile Gaming

Mobile game developer Wooga, which for the better part of the past year has been developing a complete mobile game based on HTML5 Web technologies, published the game’s source code on GitHub under an open source software license

Nintendo Announces New 3DS Handheld

Nintendo announced on Friday that it will be launching a jumbo-sized version of its 3DS handheld next month.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.