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Brief Bio

Matthew has been a fan of video games since watching his older brother play Dark Castle on the original Apple Macintosh (age: five). He has owned approximately ten computers and over twenty-two consoles; sadly, he has purchased the Sony Playstation Portable five separate times.

Ten All-Time Favorites Games
10. Sonic the Hedgehog (Genesis), 9. Star Fox (SNES), 8. Prince of Persia (PC), 7. Contra III (SNES), 6. Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES), 5. God of War II (PS2), 4. Maniac Mansion (PC/Amiga), 3. Tempest 2000 (Atari Jaguar/PC/PS1), 2. Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (PC/Xbox), 1. Half-Life 2 (PC)
Five Current Favorites Games
5. LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3), 4. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3), 3. Metro 2033 (PC), 2. Metal Gear Solid 4 (PS3), 1. Fallout 3 (PC, 360, PS3)
Favorite Types of Games
Everything except RTS and simulation, but even those if they are done well.

Recent Writing

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Why Demon's Souls isn't GOTY material and other strange talesDec 25 2009 - 6:34pm
When have you created a game character of a different race?Oct 27 2009 - 12:03pm
What the hell is game studies good for?Mar 23 2010 - 7:05am
What if Mario were a Jew?Dec 12 2009 - 11:04am
Waiting for the backlashOct 31 2009 - 1:23pm
Uncharted: Golden Abyss ReviewApr 8 2012 - 9:16am
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Third OpinionDec 15 2011 - 5:54pm
TiltDec 11 2009 - 4:51am
The sincerest form of flatteryMar 11 2010 - 8:28am
The Kairos of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2Oct 20 2009 - 11:07am
That Bay State of Mind: Modern Warfare 2's boom-filled campaignNov 18 2009 - 2:02pm
Taking pleasure in the unoriginalOct 29 2009 - 9:23am
Sumioni: Demon Arts ReviewApr 22 2012 - 6:49pm
Sony PlayStation Vita hardware impressionsMar 3 2012 - 3:38pm
Saving the PlayStation VitaApr 22 2012 - 7:29pm
Sans ethics and damn fun? Sega's Madworld and House of the Dead OverkillOct 29 2009 - 9:26am
Resistance 3 ReviewDec 18 2011 - 7:41am
Redefining property: The digital distribution dilemmaJan 20 2010 - 1:52pm
Persona 4: Golden ReviewNov 29 2012 - 6:53pm
Mini MetamorphasisApr 1 2010 - 7:57am
Matt's Year in Review, Part III: My Favorite Games of 2009Dec 11 2009 - 5:19am
Matt's Year in Review, Part II: The Most Overrated and Underrated Games of 2009Dec 10 2009 - 6:05am
Matt's Year in Review, Part I: The Most Disappointing Games of 2009Dec 9 2009 - 3:54pm
Lost in translation?Mar 26 2010 - 8:23am
Linking the past, present, and future: The Atari Jaguar as console artifactSep 25 2009 - 9:26am

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