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Xav de Matos is responsible for the management, acquisition, and creation of feature-length content on Joystiq.com. Xav serves as production manager of Joystiq's original video content and helps to organize and host the Super Joystiq Podcast.

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

Xav de Matos's Latest Posts

Nintendo launches Mario Kart 8 replay hub website

Nintendo has unleashed the official website for Mario Kart TV, a web-based replay hub for Mario Kart 8, which launched today. Players can watch and share races uploaded from the Mario Kart 8's TV mode at MarioKart.tv. The site allows players to filter content based on character, courses and race...

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Space bugs delay Star Citizen dogfighting module

A series of bugs grounded this week's scheduled launch of Arena Commander, the space-based dogfighting module for Star Citizen. Project creator Chris Roberts revealed the delay in a blog post on the game's website, saying "it would be foolish to release an unstable build, even if pre-alpha for the...

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World of Tanks getting Xbox 360 retail release in August

Wargaming.net announced the console version of its popular free-to-play tank combat title is rolling into retail soon. Xbox 360 copies of World of Tanks will arrive on store shelves in August for $19.99. They'll include 1,500 in-game gold, 200,000 in-game silver, premium vehicles and a pass for...

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Enemy Front story trailer resists the Axis of Evil

In a story trailer for the upcoming PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 shooter Enemy Front, developer CI Games teases the resistance force players will proudly fight for as war correspondent Robert Hawkins. Enemy Front is scheduled to launch on June 10 in North America and June 13 in Europe. [Images: CI...

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Why you can't visit Soldier Field in Watch Dogs

In March, playing a preview build of Watch Dogs in Montreal, I found myself fixated on one word: Soda. In one of the random missions available to me, I spotted the word brandished on the front of a vending machine deep within a building that protagonist Aiden Pearce was assigned to invade....

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Video preview: Strategic use of a flare gun in The Order: 1886

After delivering a set of solid God of War PSP titles, developer Ready At Dawn is poised to unleash its first new intellectual property on the world. Set in an alt-history Victorian London filled with half-breed humans and monsters, naturally, The Order: 1886 spins a new yarn featuring King...

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Planetary Annihilation adds single-player 'Galactic War' campaign

It turns out that war can definitely change, as long as its battle began as a Steam Early Access project. Uber Entertainment has announced the single-player campaign for its Kickstarter-funded strategy title Planetary Annihilation is now available as a free update via Steam. The campaign,...

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Video preview: Socialized racing in PS4's Driveclub

After deciding to go a few more laps to ensure its social features functioned as envisioned, Evolution Studios is ready to unleash its delayed PS4-exclusive racer Driveclub onto the world. Launching on October 7 in North America, the racing game finds its place between the hardcore...

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Video preview: Sunset Overdrive grinds out its own rules

In the chaotic world of Sunset Overdrive there are virtually no rules: Realistic physics are merely a suggestion, weapon designs were likely first scrawled in a composition notebook by a madman, and returning to the battlefield after death is a mashup of nostalgia and insanity. All of these...

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How to make an entrance in Sunset Overdrive

Respawning after death is a given in many video games across genres, but never has a game seemed to have so much fun with the idea. In Sunset Overdrive, the upcoming Xbox One exclusive from developer Insomniac Games, your character returns to the action by way of spaceship, Bill & Ted homage,...

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