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Matt Hawkins
Works at Attract Mode
Attended School of Visual Arts
Lives in New York, New York
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Wouldn't it be nice?
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Days like these makes me wish I knew how to swim! And also own like 20 dawgs:
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Am excited for VR and the games that are possible, but that doesn't necessarily mean I want something hyper realistic. I play games to escape reality. Hence why I'm excited for GNOG:
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K, one last thing about David Letterman: Jimmy Kimmel's goodbye is worth a watch, and not just because he's (at the moment) the only late night talk show worth a dam (until Stephen Colbert starts his Late Night run).
Also, not just because I'm reminded of how I myself wanted to be David Letterman as a kid (and hence why I doing podcasts and enjoy interviewing people so much):
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How am I getting ready for the final episode of the Late Show? Re-watching the 8th Anniversary of Late Night, naturally:
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+Matt Hawkins What better way to celebrate an end of an era than to binge watch these specials?

Also, "Take it like a man, Regis." I'm so using that!
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Today's gonna be one of those days. I can feel it:
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Because it recently came up on a wrestling podcast, just wanted to make sure you all knew about Yoshihiko, the Japanese wrestler who... is a blow up sex doll. Everyone knows about him, right? Just making sure:
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I know E3 is on everyone's minds (well, those of us who are into video games to be exact) but I implore everyone to please stop whatever you're doing and watch this important video in which Guy Fieri discusses a very serious problem, that being Guy Fieri imposters...
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Man, we're going to have an awful hard time running away from the robots when they decide to turn against us:
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The Taiwanese CGI news crew brings up some valid points re: Letterman; his show really did set the stage for YouTube and Buzzfeed:
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Am having a hard time convincing myself that spending $150 on a R2-D2 figure/toy is a dumb idea:
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My pal Ed Siemienkowicz ​, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment, illustrates what it's like to go through radiation with Star Wars figures:
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Occupation
Game Designer | Journalist | Critic | Cultrualist | Advocate
Employment
  • Attract Mode
    2010 - present
  • Bento Miso
    Provisional Community Arts Coordinator & Game Programs Consultant, 2014 - present
  • Siliconera
    East Coast Editor, 2013 - present
  • Kotaku
    Columnist, 2012 - present
  • TechRadar
    Contributor, 2012 - 2013
  • MTV Geek
    Video Game Reporter, 2013 - 2013
  • NBC News
    Video Game Reporter, 2012 - 2012
  • Guyism
    Video Game Reporter, 2011 - 2013
  • GameSetWatch
    Contributor/Editor, 2006 - 2011
  • Nickelodeon Magazine
    Video Game Reporter, 2002 - 2009
  • Ubisoft
    Lead Game Designer, 2000 - 2001
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New York, New York
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Introduction
Creator of the FORT90ZINE, a member of the Attract Mode collective, Siliconera's east coast editor, Kotaku columnist, plus the provisional Community Arts Coordinator & Game Programs Consultant at Bento Miso.

Oh, and he also came super close to making a Charles in Charge RPG for the PlayStation 1. For reals.
Bragging rights
Described as "the Harvey Pekar of video game journalism.” by Simon Carless, EVP of UBM Tech’s Game Network and Black Hat
Education
  • School of Visual Arts
    cartooning & film, 1996 - 1999
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Male
Other names
"FortNinety", "Fort90", or simply "Fort"