Mat Smith

Senior Editor
Mat once failed an audition to be the Milkybar Kid: an advert creation that pushed white chocolate on gluttonous British children. Two decades later, having repressed that early rejection, he completed a three-year teaching stint in Japan with help from world-class internet and a raft of bizarre DS titles. After a few weeks back in the UK, he's recently returned to Japan, heading up our coverage of a country that's obsessed with technology -- often in very unusual ways.

Articles by Mat Smith

09.21.16
Virtually race against friends on Nautilus' latest treadmill
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Virtually race against friends on Nautilus' latest treadmill

RunSocial's telepresence track shows your fellow indoor runners... outdoors.

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09.16.16
The best of the Tokyo Game Show 2016
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The best of the Tokyo Game Show 2016

Sony dominated the show as it stepped up its PSVR efforts, but there were few big launches this year.

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09.16.16
Surely I just played my final 'Final Fantasy XV' demo
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Surely I just played my final 'Final Fantasy XV' demo

I think this is the actual game consumers will see. Hopefully?

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09.14.16
Future heart defibrillators could save lives with light pulses
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Future heart defibrillators could save lives with light pulses

Optical defibrillators could be a gentler way of restoring normal heartbeats.

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