Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 28, 2008


Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today the North American release of MotorStorm(R) Pacific Rift exclusively for PLAYSTATION(R)3

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.