Xav de Matos



Xav de Matos is the former Feature Content Director at Joystiq, Senior Editor at Shacknews, and Contributing Editor at GamePro.

He was a co-host on the iTunes award-winning podcast Weekend Confirmed.

He is Canadian and is very sorry for Justin Bieber.


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Deadline reports that Night at the Museum director Shawn Levy is in talks with Warner Bros. to help develop the feature film based on Mojang's $2.5 billion giant, Minecraft. With production helmed b...

October 16th 2014 at 8:30pm
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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 "...

October 15th 2014 at 9:00pm
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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 a...

October 15th 2014 at 7:00pm
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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 memb...

October 15th 2014 at 6:30pm
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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 scre...

October 8th 2014 at 10:00pm
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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...

October 2nd 2014 at 9:00pm
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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 sp...

September 29th 2014 at 9:00pm
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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 product...

September 25th 2014 at 9:30pm
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A new Humble Weekly Bundle has emerged, this time with its sights set on celebrating leading ladies in video games. The pay-what-you-want bundle features four games starring female protagonists: the...

September 25th 2014 at 7:30pm
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EA Sports had a secret weapon in its pocket, something it called the NHL series, a franchise that grew better over time despite facing zero competition in the hockey space over the last few years. Le...

September 23rd 2014 at 8:00pm
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EA Canada has released a free update for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of NHL 15, adding a number features missing from the franchise's current-generation debut, despite being available on Xbox 360 a...

September 23rd 2014 at 1:30pm