Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 22, 2009


"The Sims 3," Electronic Arts and Maxis' best-selling life-simulating game for the PC and Mac will center on social manners more than ever, said executive producer Ben Bell.

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'.