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Monday reviews aren't on Monday. It's old school, trust me.

OK, so I've been and editor for a while now. I probably should fill this part in a bit more fully.

I've been here a while. In most all likelihood longer than you. I was here when the first cblog post went up, and before. I like to believe I rep Dtoid old school. I fell in love with this community the second the cblogs opened up and posted all that I could as Cowzilla3 (you may remember him as an angry banana). I fell off the radar a bit as I started working for other sites and my time got stretched, but I never left Dtoid and finally, one day, my dreams came true.

Now I'm the Weekend Editor at Dtoid (and sometimes a game reviewer). If you didn't know me before as Cowzilla3, then "Hi! I'm Matt Razak. They let me out of the cage on weekends." I feel I should put the customary Dtoid rocks things here, but you already know that. I'd put my regular posts up below, but I don't have any (yet). Needless to say, I love Destructoid and everyone here.

Big group hug.

I'll see you on the weekends and we can celebrate Hammer Day together.

I also write movie reviews for a living. Sometimes I'll post them here. If you liked my review I would appreciate your kind clickage here. It would be most helpful in feeding the starving African orphans I take care of.
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5:00 PM on 11.20.2013

Review: Wii Fit U

When Wii Fit launched, it kicked off the fitness craze in gaming for better or worse. Soon the Nintendo innovation (much like many of its other innovations) was being duplicated and improved upon everywhere. As motion co...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 11.16.2012

Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask

When Disney started re-releasing all their classic animated films in 3D because they like money and their classic films are really worth watching again in the theater, I wrote this review of the 3D release of Beauty and the B...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 10.29.2012

Review: 007 Legends

After it turned out that the new GoldenEye game didn't suck and Activision simultaneously published a new third-person Bond adventure in the form of Blood Stone (seriously flawed, but showed promise) I actually had ...

Matthew Razak

10:00 PM on 08.15.2012

License to Kill/Die Another Day appearing in 007 Legends

We have two more classic Bond films appearing in 007 Legends now with the announcement that License to Kill and Die Another Day coming out of gamescom. With this announcement it's pretty clear that the game will feature a mo...

Matthew Razak

12:45 PM on 08.11.2012

Pre-order bonuses for 007 Legends revealed

As is wont with such things 007 Legends has picked up some exclusive pre-order bonuses from different retailers. Folks who buy the game from Amazon will receive the Nemesis Pack, which contains both Jaws and Baron Samedi as p...

Matthew Razak

5:00 PM on 07.27.2012

007 Legends brings back classic Bond actors

Activision has announced that it's not just loading up on past Bond films for the upcoming 007 Legends, but past Bond actors as well. Not only have they confirmed that Daniel Craig will be performing as Bond throughout the ga...

Matthew Razak

7:00 PM on 07.18.2012

The Network Roundup: DeGrasse Tyson/Star Trek throw down

If you're any kind of nerd at all you know Neil DeGrasse Tyson and you know Star Trek. You probably also know the earth shattering effects of the two of these things combining. At this year's SDCC DeGrasse attended the Stars...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 07.14.2012

Movie Review: Ace Attorney

Destructoid's friendly, neighborhood movie site Flixist is covering the Japan Cuts Film Festival in New York all this week (along with the New York Asian Film Festival all last week) and to kick off the events they've got an ...

Matthew Razak

12:00 PM on 07.12.2012

OHMSS gets its 007 Legends trailer on

I'm pretty sure they could play the Bond theme over a video of a peanut butter and banana sandwich and I'd get excited so playing it over a new trailer for 007 Legends is basically giving me conniptions. This trailer, w...

Matthew Razak

4:00 PM on 07.09.2012

The truth about New Super Mario Bros.

There’s a lot of hubbub around the two New Super Mario Bros. games coming out this year. Tony wrote an awesome piece on why he thinks their copy-and-paste design is a failure. Reggie has come out saying that the fan...

Matthew Razak

11:15 AM on 06.29.2012

OHMSS the next Bond film to appear in 007 Legends

Today Activision announced the next film in 007 Legends that players will take on Bond's role in is On Her Majesty's Secret Service. They've sent along some screens and concept art to show off their take on the Bond film, whi...

Matthew Razak

2:00 AM on 05.22.2012

007 Legends gets a trailer and release date

Today (or yesterday depending on the location that you are reading this) was a good day for Bond fans. First we got the absolutely incredible trailer for the new Bond film, Skyfall, and now the first trailer for the upcoming...

Matthew Razak

12:00 PM on 05.02.2012

Get yourself into the latest James Bond game

A few weeks ago Activision announced that they were releasing a new Bond game, 007 Legends, this fall to coincide with the release of the new Bond film, Skyfall and Bond's 50th anniversary. I totally missed the announcem...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.30.2012

The Network Round-Up: I Am In Control Day

Ready to get some history laid one you? In 1981 on this day President Reagan was shot. While he was in the hospital then Secretary of State Alexander Haig uttered the words "I am in control here." The media took off with i...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.29.2012

The Network Round-Up: The day Coke was invented

Today's holidays were a bunch of suck so I've gone with a historical fact. On this day in 1886 Coca-Cola was invented. In case you didn't know, the secret recipe for Coca-Cola is totally top secret. In fact the awesome peo...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.28.2012

The Network Round-Up: Something on a Stick Day

Here's a day I can get behind. Put something on a stick and it's instantly better. It just is. In the past you could only get things like hot dogs and corn on a stick, but these days daring chefs are putting all sorts of s...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.27.2012

The Network Round-Up: Wha's in a name?

All right, folks. New marching orders. Old jokes from movies only a partial part of the reading audience gets and even less think is funny are out, straight forward is in. Welcome (again) to The Network Round-Up. I actuall...

Matthew Razak

11:30 PM on 03.26.2012

Wha' Happened: Spinach Festival Day

I have to admit I am not a big fan of spinach. Despite the repeated attempted brainwashings by the nefarious sailor Popeye and his animated antics I never came over to the cult of Spinach. It's just so mushy and gross when...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.22.2012

Wha' Happened: National Goof-off Day

Sometimes I'm upset that I do these posts at night because I don't realize that the day is some holiday and thus I don't celebrate it. Today I totally missed my chance to goof-off at work all day without getting in trouble...

Matthew Razak

11:30 PM on 03.21.2012

Wha' Happened: National French Bread Day

French bread is by far the best kind of bread. Slather some butter on that baby and you've got a simple tasty snack that's as long as a yard stick. Sure, there's garlic bread and banana nut bed, but those don't stand on th...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.20.2012

Wha' Happened: Extraterrestrial Abductions Day

An entire day for the celebration of alien abductions? I mean, I guess so. I kind of wonder how people celebrate this holiday. Do they go out and stand in a field hoping to be taken up to the stars? Does the family gather ...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.19.2012

Wha' Happened: National Poultry Day

Hurray for chickens! Aren't they just delicious and everything tastes like them. Fried, grilled or diced up and compressed into a nugget form they just keep on giving. But let's not forget that there is so much more to th...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.16.2012

Wha' Happened: Niero's Birthday

What? The birthday of this entire wonderful network's founder is totally a holiday. You wait and see. 100 years from now we'll all be getting this day off in celebration. Also, we will be living a lot longer so that we can...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.15.2012

Wha' Happened: National Everything You Know Is Wrong Day

I'm not making these holidays up. According to Hallmark, the people who make holidays up professionally, every holiday I put here is totally real. Of course since today is National Everything You Know is Wrong Day and you ...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.14.2012

Wha' Happened: National Pi Day

You know it's mighty disrespectful to the flaky crust and fruity filling of pies everywhere that everyone seems to be spelling the name of the holiday that recognizes them wrong. Nah, I'm just kidding. I know all about Pi a...

Matthew Razak

2:00 AM on 03.14.2012

Wha' Happened: Earmuff Day

Yea, you heard right. It's Earmuff Day... or it was. I'm a bit late today so the holiday is technically over in some places, but that shouldn't keep everyone from wearing some earmuffs despite the unseasonably warm weather...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.12.2012

Wha' Happened: National Alfred Hitchcock Day

Did you know today was National Alfred Hitchcock day? I had no clue, but it's inspired me to rename this feature so that each day we learn of an awesome new holiday such as this. I mean without this day would have stopped ...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.09.2012

Wha' Happened: The Network Roundup (3/9/12)

Today I was going to try to tie all the posts from around the Modern Method network together with some kind of theme. So before writing this I went around and collected everything that caught my eye and then stared at it f...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.08.2012

Wha' Happened: The Network Roundup (3/8/12)

I really want an hot dog, but I don't have any. I'm not sure when hot dogs became a thing that I didn't readily have on hand, but this is where I find myself. Sad state of affairs, I tell you. Anyone have any awesome hot d...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.07.2012

Wha' Happened: The Network Roundup (3/7/12)

I'm working my way through every episode of every show of Star Trek and can I just tell you that Next Generation is even better than I remembered it as a kid. I'm still a Kirk guy, but I can feel myself moving closer to Pica...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.06.2012

Wha' Happened: The Network Roundup (3/6/12)

You know what's awesome about doing these daily recaps for the MM network? I get to use a random image for the header like all the cool kids do. So here it goes. RANDOM HEADER IS GO! That was a bit less exciting than I thou...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.05.2012

Wha' Happened: The Network Roundup (3/5/12)

Fun fact: There's an entire network of awesome sites just like Destructoid! Maybe you didn't know about them. Maybe you did and forgot about them. Possibly you've been avoiding them because you heard they all had some STDs...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 11.15.2011

Review: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded

Last year, James Bond returned to videogames in both GoldenEye 007 for the Wii and Blood Stone for the PS3 and 360. In a change from the standard outcome when a franchise hits multiple platforms, the Wii game was the one that...

Matthew Razak

5:30 PM on 05.09.2011

L.A. Noire week kicks off across the network

I think it's pretty safe to say that everyone on Destructoid is excited for the release of L.A. Noire, but it isn't the only site on the network excited for the game. That's why the sites of the Modern Method network have joi...

Matthew Razak

5:00 PM on 04.29.2011

Review: Conduit 2

I've spent the past week playing through the short, but inevitably sweet single player campaign of the sequel to one of the most talked about games last year. I then spent some time playing through its new multiplayer modes a...

Matthew Razak

12:20 PM on 04.28.2011

Tribeca L.A. Noire preview and swag to win

Despite Jim's recent rantings the worlds of film and gaming are growing ever closer. We can argue over whether this is a boon or a detriment to gaming all we want, but when this fact means that Destructoid's sister manly brot...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 03.04.2011

Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia

I literally fell asleep playing Hyperdimension Neptunia. Full on, snoring for thirty minutes while my characters bobbed up and down in battle stances waiting for me to input their next attack. Now I will admit it was late, bu...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 01.23.2011

Zen Albatross rocks us all at MAGFest

I'm a bit late at getting this up, but I had to bring everyone's attention to Zen Albatross's set at MAGFest. MAGFest had a huge Chiptunes component to it and not only did Zen (that's him above) perform in the show, but he al...

Matthew Razak

8:30 PM on 01.17.2011

MAGFest photos are one tenth as awesome as being there

Every time Destructoid gets together it is awesome. I haven't had a bad time when I've gotten to hang out with this awesome and totally amazing community. However, MAFest 9 was seriously epic to an extent I couldn't even fath...

Matthew Razak

6:00 PM on 01.16.2011

Destructoid dominates Windjammers at MAGFest

I'm waiting for an influx of amazing photos to really show you how awesome MAGFest was this year, but while I'm doing that let me tell you how Destructoid rolls. Our second place finish at the Iron Chef competition may have h...

Matthew Razak