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Contributing writer for DualShockers, Matthew Jay is a comedy writer involved with the Philadelphia comedy scene. When he's not on stage trying to convince a room full of strangers to like him in under 3 minutes he likes to play and write about video games. Especially weird ones.
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PAX East 11: Behemoth Interview, BattleBlock Theater Preview

Hey. Hey, you. Do you like the internet? Of course you do! That means chances are you've stumbled upon Newgrounds. Whether you've just discovered it now in its more respectable, artisticly driven form or remember the good ...Read More

on March 11, 2011 4:16 PM
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PAX East 11: L.A. Noire Preview Impressions

Going into our L.A. Noire preview, I didn’t expect too much. As great as Red Dead Redemption was it essentially boils down to Grand Theft Auto in the desert with a long coat and hat and ...Read More

on March 11, 2011 4:02 PM
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Interview: EA For Shadows of the Damned

Brendan Docherty is a product manager at EA and he took some time out of his busy day to chat with me about Grasshopper Manufacture's Shadows of the Damned from Shinji Mikami and Suda 51. I also ...Read More

on March 10, 2011 12:00 PM
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Review: Back to the Future: the Game Episodes 1 & 2

It’s difficult to put into words what the Back to the Future films mean to me. I’ve seen the first movie in theaters twice, once when a local indie theater acquired an original print and last year ...Read More

on March 10, 2011 10:00 AM
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Nyko Power Pak+ Will Double 3DS Battery Life

People have been losing their minds over the 3DS battery life since it was revealed to be around 3-5 hours long, and rightfully so. That's a pitiful time for a handheld console to hold a charge, especially ...Read More

on March 9, 2011 7:30 PM
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Reggie Blames Pokemon, 3DS for Lack of Upcoming Wii First Party Titles

Check out the list of first party Nintendo games hitting the Wii this year and you won't find much. In an interview with IGN Reggie lays the blame in a very specific place: ...Read More

on March 9, 2011 6:30 PM
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Alice: Madness Returns Preview, Screenshots, Gameplay Trailer

Alice: Madness Returns is the sequel to the cult hit American McGee’s Alice, EA’s first ever M-rated title. In it Alice attempts to uncover the mystery of her parents’ death in a house fire 10 years ago. ...Read More

on March 8, 2011 12:00 PM
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OCRemix’s Next Album: Pokémon: The Missingno Tracks

Pokémon: The Missingno Tracks is the next totally free fan made album by the OverClocked Remix community. ...Read More

on March 7, 2011 9:00 PM
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Infographic: Pokemon Black/White Differences

It seems like I'm the only guys left in the America without a copy of Pokemon Black and/or White. If some of you haven't made the trip to Gamestop (DON'T GIVE THEM YOUR MONEY) to pick up ...Read More

on March 7, 2011 8:35 PM
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New Pokerap Performed by The Presidents of the United States of America, Matt’s Favorite Pokemon Music

The Presidents, one of the catchiest bands of the 90's and one of the hardest names ever to fit in a headline, were in New York Saturday to play at Nintendo's official Pokemon Black/White launch event and ...Read More

on March 7, 2011 7:33 PM
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Review: Ys I & II Chronicles

Ys has been one of those series a lot of gamers sort of knew about, but never had the chance to play, myself included. Last year XSEED announced they’d be localizing three titles in the series and ...Read More

on March 7, 2011 2:00 PM
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Star Wars: the Old Republic Bounty Hunter Video

BioWare and LucasArts new Star Wars MMO, The Old Republic, is getting nerds (including myself) all up in a tizzy. Check out their new video spotlighting the bounty hunter class. ...Read More

on March 4, 2011 9:45 PM
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Omegathon Games Announced

At the heart of all the events during PAX and PAX East, one ceremony sits like a jewel in the crown that is Penny Arcade Expo, the Omegathon. ...Read More

on March 3, 2011 9:00 PM
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Mega Man Legends 3 Development Screens

Many wouldn't necessarily consider this to be "news," including myself. But, I still thought it would be cool to share with you. ...Read More

on March 2, 2011 10:00 PM
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3DS Mario Game Officially Announced

A while ago we told you Nintendo had plans for a Mario title on the 3DS. And then you all told us UH-DUUUUUUUUHHHHHRRRRRR. ...Read More

on March 2, 2011 9:30 PM
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Matt’s Angry About Video Games: 3DS Doesn’t Respect Its Elders

There have been reports that when played on a 3DS, DS games will have a blur effect to cover up the hideous pixels and make room for the glorious polygonal master race. Of course until the 3DS ...Read More

on March 1, 2011 7:30 PM
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Look at This: PAX East World Map

Hang on, before I write this post I just need to check when PAX East is. Yeah it looks like it's coming up right-HOLY CRAP IT'S NEXT WEEK! ...Read More

on February 28, 2011 10:00 PM
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Read This: Scroll

Ever since one of my favorite game writers was laid off from 1Up, I’ve been hurting for some Ray Barnholt. His knowledge of retro Japanese games and appreciation for video game music made him the perfect softly ...Read More

on February 28, 2011 9:45 PM
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Devil May Cry Angst-ing to the Big Screen

Capcom announced today that the film rights to the  Devil May Cry series have been purchased by movie studio Screen Gems, the people behind the Resident Evil films. ...Read More

on February 28, 2011 9:30 PM
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Watch This: ‘100 Yen: the Japanese Arcade Experience’ Trailer

With the quality product being put out by 2 Player Productions, PATV and the instant classic The King of Kong, documentaries about video games are having sort of a renaissance. While most of these docs are the ...Read More

on February 28, 2011 9:15 PM
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Review: Explodemon

With a planet under attack a king must make an important decision, dare he release the criminal Explodemon from cryogenic stasis? Even though he is very dangerous, Explodemon may be the planet’s only hope. ...Read More

on February 28, 2011 6:15 PM
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Snobcast Episode 2 – “In Too Deep”

This week on the Snobcast Allen and Matt get in too deep with Stacking and Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective. ...Read More

on February 25, 2011 6:00 PM
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North American 3DS Launch Titles, Prices Officially Announced

And here they are! ...After the jump. ...Read More

on February 22, 2011 7:30 PM
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How To Make a Good Superman Game

Zack Snyder’s new Superman film, currently in pre-production, officially has its Clark Kent/Kal El/Superman. With Henry Cavill donning the cape, tights and S-shield, the film is one step closer to being released into theaters and the cynical, ...Read More

on February 19, 2011 10:00 AM
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Warren Spector Writing DuckTales Comic Book

Last year Epic Mickey designer, Warren Spector, said he'd like to do a DuckTales game next. As a huge cartoon geek I was incredibly excited by this prospect. While I didn't like Epic Mickey, despite it being ...Read More

on February 18, 2011 7:30 PM
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Portal 2: The First 10 Minutes (Video)

I don't know why I spent all that time writing up my impressions of the Portal 2 demo we got to play, because here is VIDEO of the thing! That's right you (yes you) get to see ...Read More

on February 17, 2011 11:31 PM
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Preview: Portal 2 (Hands-On)

While many impressive titles were shown off yesterday at EA's Swing Into Spring event, one of them definitely stood out above the rest. I got to sit down with Valve and EA's Portal 2 for some one-on-one ...Read More

on February 17, 2011 8:00 PM
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Alice: Madness Returns Teaser is Creepy, Stabby

Hopefully Time Burton hasn't ruined all hopes of you ever enjoying a dark interpretation of Alice In Wonderland ever again. If so, check out this teaser trailer after the jump for Alice: Madness Returns, the upcoming sequel ...Read More

on February 15, 2011 9:30 PM
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PS3 Hacker Geohot Makes a Rap Video, Sony Gets Served

Geohot, the hacker who broke the PS3's security code, is being sued by Sony. His response? A rap video on Youtube. ...Read More

on February 14, 2011 7:30 PM
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PAX East Panel Schedule is Live

PAX East is only one month away! Hopefully all your travel/hotel schedules are set, but there's still one more thing to plan. What are you actually going to DO at PAX East? Now you can lay out ...Read More

on February 13, 2011 1:44 PM