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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 28, 2013

Ban On Game Consoles Could Be Lifted In China

Console makers have been trying for years to enter the Chinese market legally, but have had no success. According to a new report, authorities there will begin reviewing a ban against video game consoles set in place in the year 2000.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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