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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 09, 2013

Maxis, EA Offer SimCity Players A Free Game For Their Woes

The opening line on EA’s SimCity site says “Build the city of your dreams.” However, when the game officially launched on March 5, the dream quickly subsided and was replaced with one massive nightmare.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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