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Matt Martin

European Editor

Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.

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FeatureRetrospective: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

From finger tricks and kickflips to middle-age shred.

Def Jam Rapstar

Lyrics of Fury.

Valve: boycott Steamworks, miss out

MW2 sold an "awful lot", says Holtman.

EA studio boss keen on Bullfrog remakes

Populous and Theme Park considered.

Nintendo profits drop by 60 per cent

Money-printing licence expires.

PS2 outselling PS3 and PSP

Console and game sales down generally.

PEGI becomes UK standard for games

Ratings system to be backed by law.

E3: Games-on-demand service for Live

30 titles at August launch, CC and MSP.

NBA Ballers: Chosen One

Ballin' outta control.

Feature50 Cent: Blood on the Sand

Off the hook, the map, the meat rack and radar.

Frontier unveils LostWinds for WiiWare

Exciting, flappy launch title.

Takahashi shows Nobi Nobi Boy

Katamari creator at GameCity.

Hydrophobia

Swept away with Blade's kingdom by the sea.

FeatureThe Simpsons

Insert amusing Homer quote here.

Rock Band

It's a hard rock life.

The Witcher

Hands on with CD Projekt's monster-slaying RPG.

NHL 2K7

Ice cream.

NBA 2K7

Rocking the rim.

NHL 07

Slap dash.

NBA Live 07

Go hard or go home.

UK Charts: PES6 holds off FIFA to go top

Fastest-selling 360 game in the UK.

UK Charts: Football Manager scores

FIFA 07 knocked into second place.

B-Boy

Busted groove.

Field Commander

Casualty of war?

FeatureUK Charts: FIFA blocks Lego

07 edition of EA's football series maintains grip on top slot.

FeatureUK Charts: Star Wars forced out by FIFA

Power in numbers for multiformat football favourite.

Jackson to create 360 titles

Original titles and Halo spin-off.

Halo Wars and exclusive deals blitz X06

GTA IV, PGR4, Peter Jackson, more.

FeatureUK Charts: Return of the Jedi

Lego Star Wars still on top.

FeatureUK Charts: Lego blocks number one spot

Star Wars fights its way to the top of the heap.

FeatureUK Charts: Xbox 360 dominates top five

Dead Rising on top, Saints Row, Test Drive in close pursuit.

Yakuza sequel confirmed

Full length movie on the way too

Assassin's Creed for 360, PC

Like you weren't expecting it?

EA to release retro PSP comp

Jungle Strike, Syndicate, more.

PSP add-on prices revealed

For Japan, anyway.

50m Live downloads logged

And 2bn MS points spent.

Fall of Liberty for 360, PS3, PC

New FPS from Call of Duty team.

Ridge Racer PS3 details emerge

14 player online races promised.

Fight Night punches onto PS3

With new first-person mode.

Ubi dismisses Rayman rumours

It's out on all formats this year.

Dirge of Cerberus out in Nov

Complete with healthy extras.

FeatureUK Charts: Top ten in gridlock

Only two new entries this week.

Protestors take on Take-Two

Watch them in action.

Cannon Fodder returns for PSP

Time to party like it's 1993.

More BC titles for Xbox 360

Plus: new update for SFII.

Rengoku II this October

Based on the 7 deadly sins.

DS gets Lost in Blue 2

Carpentry and wickerwork - yes!

Suikoden V next month

In time for 10th anniversary.

Bad Company for PC and PSP?

Euro press release hints at it.

CoH demo breaks rank

Missions ripped from US mag hit net.

Codemasters to operate on Hospital Tycoon

Promises "part soap opera and part comedy".

Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code

There's a reason they call it 'hack and slash'.

SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs

Honking and clapping their way to victory.

Dreamfall: The Longest Journey

Preaching to the converted.

Splinter Cell Essentials

Far from it, actually.

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat

Soldier-up when it's time to go to war...

The Plan

The best-laid plans of mice and men often go tits up.

Final Fight: Streetwise

Cardboard city.

NBA 2K6

Hoops world.

NHL 2K6

Happy slapping.

FeatureUK Charts: Streets too tough for GRAW

Strong single-format debut unable to shift EA's soccer sim.

Metal Slug 5

Wooden snail 0.

Jacked

Jacked off.

Aeon Flux

Well and truly fluxed…

BloodRayne 2

Guts for garters.

Advent Rising

Snappier than 'Gideon battles the evil aliens'.