Assassin’s Creed Mirage will bring the series back to its roots in 2023

Assassin’s Creed Mirage, the next entry in Ubisoft’s long-running action-adventure series, will arrive in 2023. The publisher announced the release date today during its Ubisoft Forward event. Set two decades before the events of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the game will reunite fans with a Basim Ibn Ishaq and return the series to its stealth roots. […]

Victoria Beckham paid tribute her Spice Girls roots during her People’s Choice Awards speech — and fans are truly relieved

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Victoria Beckham accepted the first ever Fashion Icon Award at the 2018 People’s Choice Awards on Sunday. Beckham took a moment during her acceptance speech to pay tribute to the Spice Girls, who recently announced they would be going on tour without her. “So many years ago I started with ‘girl power,’ […]

‘He doesn’t represent Switzerland’: ex-Liverpool star on Xhaka’s Albanian roots

Former Liverpool and Switzerland defender Stephane Henchoz has slammed likely new Swiss captain Granit Xhaka by claiming he does not represent the “traditional” country – because of his Albanian roots. Arsenal midfielder Xhaka was born in Basel, Switzerland, to Albanian parents from Serbia and rose through the ranks of his local team FC Basel and […]

ROLI Songmaker Kit mini-review: Rediscovering my musical roots with fancy new tech

Samuel Axon I’ve been a musician for the past 20 years, but I’ve been an electronic musician for a lot less than that. I use Apple’s Logic Pro and a variety of software synthesizers to record songs these days, but coming from an electric guitar, I’ve missed the natural expressiveness that comes from playing a […]

Pimpin’ in Space: The Blaxploitation Roots of Lando Calrissian

Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters this May, and the character everyone is the most excited to see isn’t Han Solo. It’s Lando Calrissian. Lando, initially played by Billy Dee Williams and now Donald Glover, has been a huge force (no pun intended) in the Star Wars universe. His personality, good looks, and roguish […]

New studies zero in on roots of depression and why ketamine reverses it

Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia) While we have a number of treatments available for clinical depression, many of them have a significant side effects, and a lot of people struggle to find a drug that they respond to. The situation is made worse by our limited understanding of the biology underlying depression. We don’t know how to […]

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ trailer reveals Han’s roots

Wondering how Lucasfilm and Disney would handle that long-in-the-making Han Solo movie? You now have an idea of what to expect. They’ve released the full teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story… and it’s definitely Han. Alden Ehrenreich may not sound that much like Harrison Ford, but the clip otherwise gives a good feel […]

We found a deleted page that reveals the paparazzi roots of Kodak Coin

Enlarge / A screenshot from the crowdfunding page for the RYDE initial coin offering. The page touted the success of RYDE creator WENN Media in the paparazzi business. Now Kodak has licensed its brand to WENN to create Kodak Coin. (credit: WENN Media) Kodak’s stock price has tripled since Tuesday as the company announced plans […]