Meet the Team

SegmentNext is a Video Game News and Review website where tons of new content is posted every single day. The site is filled with up to date gaming news, game guides, previews for upcoming titles and reviews to aid gamers’ buying decisions and it is the writing staff that makes it all happen.

The team of writers here at SegmentNext work tirelessly to bring this breath of gaming content to its readers by hunting down news stories, featuring previews for anticipated games, reviewing brand new games and providing unique perspectives on events related to the gaming industry.

Since most readers don’t get to interact directly with the writing staff, we have shared brief descriptions for each so that the readers can get to know SegmentNext Team behind the articles they read and enjoy.

Zawad Iftikhar

Editorial Director

Zawad is the founder and editorial director of Hizzmedia Publications. He is a passionate gamer but a lousy MBA. He regards Elder Scrolls series among his favorite, and prefers more traditional multiplayer games over MMOs.

Ali Asif

Editor in Chief

Being the managing editor, Ali manages a lot of the editorial duties as well as publishing stories for SegmentNext. A long-time gamer, his favorite game series is the Gears of War but when he’s not gaming he likes to kick back with a few popular animes like Naruto.

Haider Khan

Senior Editor

Being a senior editor at SegmentNext, Haider is an integral part of the team and you’ll see his posts frequently throughout the site. Apart from writing for us, Haider is also a competitive FPS player and enjoys a bit of Diablo on the side.

Arslan Tufail

Associate Editor

Arsalan is a competitive Tekken and Call of Duty player and crushes pretty much everyone at the office in these games. He loves reading and writing about games and is deathly allergic to half-boiled potatoes.

Sarmad Lillah

Associate Editor

Sarmad is one of the more refined and cultured among us. His favorite game is Mario, and he once had dreams of going to plumbing school. Now he’s 24, a finance major and having the time of his life writing about video games.

Sikandar Mahmood


An avid fan of stealth-shooter genre, Sikandar is one of SegmentNext’s news reporters. He prefers tactical-based shooters over mainstream titles and regards PS4 and PC as his choice of gaming platforms.