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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 10, 2013

Piston Gaming Console Pre-Orders Now Being Taken, Xi3 Announced At SXSW

Valve, the company behind the soon-to-come Steam Box gaming console, is also lending its support to Xi3 Corporation and their new Piston game console, which is now accepting pre-orders for under $1000.

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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