Mat Smith

Bureau Chief, UK

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 years heading up Engadget's coverage from Japan, covering high-tech toilets and robot restaurants, he heads up our UK bureau in London.

Articles by Mat Smith

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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 16, 2017
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08.26.17
The director of 'Final Fantasy XV' isn't finished yet
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The director of 'Final Fantasy XV' isn't finished yet

Without a single Cup Noodle in sight, Hajime Tabata explains what's coming next.

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08.24.17
'Dissidia NT' tries to add MMORPG dynamics to a fighting game
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'Dissidia NT' tries to add MMORPG dynamics to a fighting game

The appeal of the character roster helps with that testy learning curve.

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