The barriers to entry for anyone looking to get into streaming video games or starting their own Twitch or YouTube channel can seem pretty high. But the Toucan W100 offers a low-cost, high-quality camera to anchor those efforts.
With so many new and remade titles supporting positional and 3D audio, gamers need the right gear to get the most from their games. The SteelSeries Gaming Headset is one of the easiest ways to up their game and get surrounded by sound.
GEOMAG Mechanics are wonderful STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) based toys. The Gravity Loops & Turns set brings GEOMAG Mechanics to a new level both literally and figuratively.
The Roto Brain toy is unique in that once players have tackled the initial puzzle, they can manually recode the device to create their own. Parents with inquisitive kids or anyone looking for a unique puzzle toy should accept the Roto Brain’s challenge.
Ascension is a fast paced deckbuilding game designed by Magic Pro Tour champions Justin Gary, Rob Dougherty, and Brian Kibler, with artwork by Eric Sabee. It’s a dynamic experience where players have to react and adjust their strategy accordingly. It’s a beloved game, and this is the tenth anniversary edition.
The myFirst 3DPen essentially functions a lot like a glue gun, only it doesn’t get nearly as hot because instead of activating glue, it’s melting plastic filament so they can be drawn into colorful patterns. This is a clever way to make the art of 3D design accessible to almost anyone, even very young kids just starting out as budding artists.
The myFirst Sketch Book from Oaxis is an interactive drawing pad designed for children so they can design and doodle a masterpiece without needing their parent’s phone or tablet. Drawings can then be exported to a smartphone for final touch-up work.
Scarcity issues aside, the Sony PlayStation 5 is one of the most amazing game consoles released in years. Not only are native PS5 games incredible, but many older PlayStation 4 titles get a huge upgrade when running on them on the new hardware.
Here at GiN we don’t just play video games. We celebrate games and toys of all kinds. This week, we review the magnetic stacking block system called Magicube from Swedish developer Geomag, which is designed to unlock the creative energy of young players.
My First Camera 3 is a big upgrade from the older model we reviewed last year. Like that camera, this one is designed for kids, but is packed with enough features to keep adults happy too. We took the new model out for a shutterbug party around the block.