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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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PS4 '2.0 update' adds broadcast archiving, USB music player

PlayStation has revealed a fresh slate of changes coming to the PS4 interface in the upcoming 2.0 system update alongside a few items we already knew about, such as the ability to gussy up your console with themes. As part of the new update, PlayStation 4 owners can jam out to their own beats wi...

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Indie Games for Good charity marathon starts Friday

On October 17, the fourth annual Indie Games for Good marathon begins, with all proceeds directly and fully benefitting the Child's Play Charity. The festivities will be broadcast live and feature "over 100 independently developed games, many of which will be chosen by the viewers who make donat...

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Hand of Fate deals destiny on XB1, PS4 in Jan.

The Kickstarter-funded action-RPG Hand of Fate is risking its fortune on Xbox One alongside versions already announced for PC and PlayStation 4; the game is set to arrive January 2015. Currently available on Steam Early Access, Hand of Fate combines elements of an action brawler with a tablet...

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EA Access Vault adds Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare

A war between pugnacious plant-life and zealous zombies has been raging for eons – or at least since Garden Warfare launched in February on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Today, humanoid EA Access members have been invited to join the battle with the addition of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare to ...

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Spencer: Screenshots, themes and more coming to Xbox One

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has announced that dashboard customization options such as themes and background images will arrive on Xbox One in the future. Spencer also confirmed the ability to take screenshots, something he says people "beat us up" about, will come in future updates. "We're going ...

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Diablo 3 earns Legendary gems, portal to 'The Vault' on PS4, XB1

The "first major content update" to Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has arrived, bringing treasure possibilities that would make Scrooge McDuck salivate. Legendary gems – which were added to the PC version this past summer – can now be added to your collection...

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Mortal Kombat X summons the demonic Quan Chi

Quan Chi is a master manipulator, able to use his demonic powers to open portals or summon beasts in battle in Mortal Kombat X. In a new trailer from NetherRealm, we get a first look at the baddie's trio of variant powers and a quick glimpse at his gruesomely awesome fatality. Mortal Kombat...

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Killer Instinct community reminds us why he's named TJ Combo

After Killer Instinct fan and YouTube user Maximilian posted a colossal 175-hit combo featuring upcoming season two roster addition TJ Combo, experts in the game have pulled out all the stops to create the most vicious ultra combos. The current high score? 195 hits from YouTube user StyloJuice...

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Galaxy Trucker board game raises shields on iPad

Galaxy Trucker, the Czech Games Edition-published board game from designer Vlaada Chvatil, has made its way to the iPad. Like the board game it's based on, Galaxy Trucker on iPad lets you build space crafts from strange components, dodge dangers in space and fight off aggressors, all in "a que...

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Kiss lip lawsuit against Activision goodbye

Activision Blizzard has announced that the United States District Court, Central District of California, has invalidated all patents claims made by McRO Inc., which conducts its business as a production and effects company called Planet Blue. The claims sought financial restitution against Activ...

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