Assassin's Creed Mirage
9 months ago 2 mins read

Assassin’s Creed Mirage offers a glimpse of Baghdad

Assassin’s Creed Mirage, the latest installment in the popular gaming series, is generating buzz not only for its return to the franchise’s roots but also for a significant change in its approach. Set in 9th-century Baghdad, the game features performances recorded in Arabic, marking a departure from previous entries in the series where characters spoke in English by default. While players still have the option to play with English dialogue, the development team at Ubisoft hopes players will choose the more “authentic” Arabic experience. This decision has been widely welcomed by fans, including Ameer, who grew up in Baghdad. Ameer

Jim Ryan, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE)
9 months ago 1 min read

PlayStation Chief Jim Ryan to Step Down in 2024 After 30 Years at Sony

Jim Ryan, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), will retire in March 2024 after nearly three decades with Sony. Ryan, who took over as CEO of SIE in 2019, has played a key role in the success of the PlayStation brand. His departure comes as a surprise, considering the recent achievements of the PlayStation 5 (PS5) under his leadership. Ryan’s tenure at Sony began shortly before the launch of the original PlayStation in 1994. During his time at the company, he held various roles and eventually became CEO of SIE. He has overseen the PS5 since its launch in

Epic Games to Lay Off 16% of Its Workforce
9 months ago 1 min read

Epic Games Plans to Cut 16% of Its Workforce

Epic Games, the company behind the immensely popular video game Fortnite, is making significant changes that include cutting around 16% of its workforce, which amounts to 870 jobs. Additionally, the company is selling Bandcamp, an online music platform it acquired just last year. In a memo to its employees, Epic Games explained that despite their efforts to reduce costs, they were still spending more money than they were earning, leading to the difficult decision to implement layoffs. CEO Tim Sweeney emphasized that these measures are necessary to stabilize the company’s finances. Epic Games had already taken steps to control expenses,