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New PlayStation Leadership: Two CEOs Take the Helm in Shift

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: May 14, 2024 at 7:39 PM BST

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📺 Tomb Raider TV Series Announced

Amazon has ordered a new Tomb Raider TV series, which will be written and produced by the talented Phoebe Waller-Bridge. This exciting news is a significant step for the franchise, which is currently owned by The Embracer Group. They aim to expand the Tomb Raider intellectual property as far as possible, with a new game coming from Crystal Dynamics and a potential movie on the horizon as well.

If you're a fan of Lara Croft's adventures, you'll be thrilled to see how Waller-Bridge brings her unique touch to this iconic series. For more details, check out the Deadline article.

📺 Assassin's Creed Shadows Announced

The next highly anticipated entry in the Assassin's Creed series has been revealed as Assassin's Creed Shadows. Ubisoft will premiere the world trailer on May 15, 2024, at 9 a.m. PT (5 p.m. UK time), setting the stage for what promises to be another thrilling chapter in the franchise. The announcement has already generated considerable buzz among fans, who are eagerly deciphering a cryptic puzzle related to the game.

This new installment continues the series' tradition of historical intrigue and stealth action. For those eager to learn more, check out the IGN article and the official Assassin's Creed Twitter announcement.

📺 Next PlayStation CEOs Announced

Sony has announced a significant leadership change for its PlayStation division. Hermen Hulst and Hideaki Nishino will jointly take over as CEOs, following Jim Ryan's departure. This leadership transition is set to begin in June, marking a new era for the gaming giant. PlayStation also shared that the PlayStation 5 has surpassed 59 million units sold, underscoring the console's massive success.

This change in leadership comes with high expectations, as Hulst and Nishino aim to continue PlayStation's legacy of innovation and excellence. For more insights into this transition, read the VGC article and the Game Informer article. Hermen Hulst also shared his excitement on Twitter.

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