Video Games

by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 11/25/2020
Photographers are a tricky bunch to shop for, especially those avid shooters who seemingly already have all the gear they need. Cameras, lenses, bags, tripods, and so on, it’s a tough task to find a photo-related gift for the photographer who already has it all. Here are 10 ideas of some not-so-common gift options sure to please all types of photographers. 1. Lensbaby Special Effects Lens Sure, your photographer has all the fastest, sharpest, and most exacting glass they need, but do they have the lens that excels in the world of soft focus,
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 04/06/2020
Here’s the thing: Right now, the world is upside down. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, one that has disrupted and upended our every way of life, including how we work and how we play. At B&H, our goal isn’t to make light of these challenging times, or pretend like they aren’t happening, but rather to help you get through it as best we can. One of the better ways to do that, we think, is by providing you with entertainment options you can take advantage of while under quarantine—specifically,
by John Foldi ·Posted 12/05/2019
To say that holiday shopping is stressful is about as obvious as the odds of successfully navigating an asteroid field being approximately 3,720 to 1. But if you’ve got a tech enthusiast on that list, the odds are great that this gift guide will have a cool, unique piece of tech they’ll love to unwrap this holiday season. We tech types usually have a wide gamut of interests, and here you’ll find options that cover everything from music to robotics. Sit back, grab a hot beverage, and get ready to cross another name off that list. Bose® Frames
by William Min ·Posted 06/12/2019
Like last year, Nintendo opted for a pre-recorded Nintendo Direct video instead of a live audience in a theater. Avoiding awkward moments and focusing fully on the games, Nintendo showcased upcoming games, as well as dropped a few surprises. Read on to find out what Nintendo has planned for the Switch. A Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel is in the Works Nintendo surprised the crowd by announcing that a sequel to Zelda: Breath of the Wild is currently in development. Little details were shared, but the company reps played a trailer in which it
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 06/13/2019
Keeping tabs on the old and bringing in some new, Ubisoft had plenty to share at E3 this year. Whether you’ve played a few titles here and there or have an ongoing collection, players will now be able to play all of Ubisoft’s offerings plus get early access to new releases, bonus content, and more with Uplay+. Similar to Xbox Game Pass or EA Access, this subscription service will cost $14.99 a month for PC and Google Stadia starting September 3. To help you get through E3 quickly, we’ve condensed their press conference. New Watch Dogs: Legion
by John Foldi ·Posted 02/15/2019
The year 2012 was a landmark one in gaming. It saw the start of a Kickstarter campaign from a company called Oculus, which eventually culminated in the release of the Oculus Rift, a consumer virtual reality headset that’s poised to change the gaming and personal-entertainment landscape forever. 2018 was also a landmark year in gaming, because it saw me finally getting one! After decades of dreaming and impatiently waiting, I
by William Min ·Posted 08/21/2018
With the official NFL season just around the corner, play as your favorite NFL team with updated rosters and improved gaming mechanics, in Madden NFL 19. Get the authentic NFL experience with Real Player Motion, which provides realistic character movements and smooth animations. There are also Signature Styles with which NFL Superstars move and react like their real-life counterparts, showcasing their unique personalities and
by William Min ·Posted 02/09/2018
After reviewing the Nintendo Switch a few months ago, I had to send the Switch back to Nintendo. And while it was impressive, I didn’t feel the need to purchase a Nintendo Switch of my own… at least, not right away. However, my commutes into Manhattan became less and less enjoyable. Forced to play offline mobile games on my iPhone (there’s no signal in the tunnels), the simple controls and lack of a good story on iOS made me long for the
by Cris Silvestri ·Posted 11/10/2017
It is that time of the year again, video-game enthusiasts and moms/dads/grandparents etc., when we start losing some of our productivity cells and start loading up on good old-fashioned, gut-busting, thumb-numbing video gaming. I'm not talking about whipping out your smartphone and hunting Pokémon either. I'm talking serious gaming that could involve traveling back to World War II, fighting the everlasting evil of Sauron, or maybe taking a certain plumber on a wild and colorful (and super fun) odyssey. We're talking about controller-gripping,
by Alec Kubas-Meyer ·Posted 03/13/2017
Wikipedia says, “An electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.” Urban Dictionary says, “The only thing that’s fun anymore.” Alec Kubas-Meyer says, “The most important medium—art form(?)—of the 21st Century.” Let’s unpack these. What Is a Video Game? In literal terms, a video game is even broader than what Wikipedia says. For the most part, sure, this is more or less accurate: Video games are electronic things with which you interact on a
862 Views ·Posted 10/14/2016
New York Comic-Con 2016 has come and gone, and with it, the working professionals that turn it into an experience flex their creative muscles yet again. In this video, we follow two cosplay professionals, Dhareza Maramis and Becka Noel, on the devotion that goes into crafting a high end costume, along with cosplay photographer Jason Laboy, who shares his insights on the gear and stamina required to make it through one of the most exciting pop culture events.