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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - August 22, 2012

Red Robot Expands R2 Mobile Gaming Platform

Imagine playing a game on your phone, but the events in the game are happening right across the street.

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Zombies remain hot in comics, movies and in TV shows, but that wasn’t enough for Plants vs. Zombies maker PopCap Games, which this week laid off 50 employees at its Seattle office.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • 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'.
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