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Xav de Matos is responsible for the management, acquisition, and development of feature-length content on Joystiq.

In his eight years in the industry, Xav has produced content for AOL GameDaily, Joystiq, GamePro Magazine, Shacknews and was a co-host on Weekend Confirmed.

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November NPD: Xbox One leads consoles, Call of Duty tops software

Overall retail sales for new hardware, software and accessories saw an 11 percent drop in November 2014, versus the same reported period last year. For most of 2014, software sale declines have offset year-over-year hardware spending, however, this November, "hardware declines totaled $294 million ...

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PSN Tuesday: Game of Thrones, The Crew, Secret Ponchos

Ask your parents or significant other to pack you a basket of sandwiches, because you have an entire country to drive across in Ubisoft's The Crew, now available on the PlayStation Store for $59.99 (standard edition). If you prefer to travel within a fictional realm, the first episode of Telltale's...

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Assassin's Creed Rogue review: Avast ye, clone!

PS3, Xbox 360 Here are just some of the things you can do in Assassin's Creed Rogue: climb a tower, hunt a whale, hide in a haystack, steer a ship in a storm, stick a sword through a man's eye socket, air-assassinate a fox, fight off a boarding party. If the opening of this review sounds mostl...

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Grand Theft Auto 5 review (Xbox One, PS4)

Below, we have republished our original Grand Theft Auto 5 review, with added evaluation of the new material found in the Xbox One and PS4 version. The updated text is based on a retail PS4 copy of Grand Theft Auto 5, provided by Rockstar. With the release of Grand Theft Auto 5 on PS4 and Xbox On...

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October NPD: NBA 2K15, Smash Bros. 3DS lead in weak month for software sales [Update]

NPD results for the month of October place the 2K Sports behemoth NBA 2K15 in the lead, collectively across five platforms, with Super Smash Bros. 3DS in second – despite its single-platform status. Mario & Friends are still big moneymakers. Last month's powerhouse, Destiny, fell to fi...

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse adds Amiibo support, arrives Feb. 2015

Nintendo has announced an official title for Kirby's next adventure: Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. During a Nintendo Direct event today, Nintendo's Bill Trinen revealed the game will feature four-player multiplayer. Like in the single-player, player one will indirectly control Kirby's progress by...

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Grand Theft Auto 5 commits to first-person on PS4, XB1, PC

When Grand Theft Auto 5 launches on PS4 and Xbox One on November 18, it will bring a new perspective to crime. Rockstar Games has revealed GTA 5 will indeed feature an oft-rumored first-person mode in both single-player and online sessions. The new mode represents more than just a camera...

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Dying Light cancelled on Xbox 360, PS3

Developer Techland has announced it has halted production on Dying Light for Xbox 360 and PS3. In a Facebook post announcing the plan, Techland explained "older consoles just couldn't run the game and stay true to the core vision" at the same time. "To ensure you enjoy Dying Light as much as we ...

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Take some time to watch Quantum Break's world collapse

Remedy released a demo walkthrough video on Friday for its coming Xbox One-exclusive, Quantum Break, featuring lead writer and former Max Payne model Sam Lake. While a good portion of the video is another look at a section of the game first showed off during Gamescom 2014, the new video exp...

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35 minutes of Smash Bros. Wii U facts and fights

Today, Nintendo broadcast thirty minutes of Smash Bros. Wii U action for the world, revealing fifty facts about the upcoming game. While a good portion of the Nintendo Direct episode was reiterating information we've already learned about the anticipated game, there were a handful of announcem...

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