Battlefield V Beta: Is Realism Actually Entertaining?

By Jeffrey Mizrahi Is it amazing fun or mere glitz that gets in your way? This week, Electronic Arts is holding an Open Beta for players to try out their upcoming World War-inspired II first-person shooter, Battlefield V. I was pleased to hear last week that the game was delayed from mid-October to mid-November for several reasons. Not…

Kudos From The NY Public Library!

By Harold Goldberg We don’t usually tout our community service work here, although we sometimes mention what we’re doing in Manhattan, the Bronx and beyond. But I think it’s OK to have someone do it for us, especially when it’s someone smart who knows the world of community service well. The New York Public Library’s Thomas Knowlton recently sent this note to the…