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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 07, 2012

Gamer Down! Are Video Games Losing Their Shine?

The number of Americans who play video games fell five percent this year, with 12 million fewer people playing the games this year compared with last year, according to market tracking firm NPD Group.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.