Matt Kodner

Matt Kodner


Matt Kodner is an editorial assistant for The Gameological Society living in Brooklyn. He has previously interned at The A.V. Club. He was raised on Galaga, Might And Magic, and Pokémon. At a young age, he once beat the entirety of The Simpsons Arcade Game with his dad in a dinky Wisconsin arcade. Matt considers this his greatest accomplishment to date.

By Matt Kodner

  • Super Hot

    Killing Time

    Time stands still when you do in the ultra-violent Super Hot.

  • Old Ezio

    The Older You Get…

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Shelter

    The Dice Is Right

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    The battle of the bulge: 10 games where players fight (or embrace) weight gain

    Press Start to give yourself a body-image complex!

  • A slime appears! cap

    Slang In Action

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Lode Runner

    83 Skidoo

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • The Binding Of Isaac Rebirth

    New trailer depicts The Binding Of Isaac in horrific rubber puppets

    Yesterday, we brought you three trailers for promising games showed off by Sony at the Gamescom expo. However, there was another teaser for a game in Sony’s lineup that is in its own class. The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth, a new edition of the beloved toddler dungeon crawl game for PlayStation 4, Vita, and PC, […]

  • Freedom Of Spell

    Best Worst Game

    Freedom Of Spell is a mess, but it’s an earnest mess.

  • Angry Birds Style

    Pardon The Interruption

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Japanese Commercial

    Twenty hours of Japanese video game commercials collected in one YouTube channel

    Growing up outside of Chicago, one of my favorite places in the city was The Museum Of Broadcast Communications. They’ve got an extensive collection of old commercials—I’m talking black-and-white Alka Seltzer ad old—that you can watch in little viewing cubicles. It’s definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area, but if you’re not, there’s […]

  • Sonic Gangnam Style

    The best and the worst video game-themed “Gangnam Style” parodies on YouTube

    The other day, my brain played a dirty trick on me. I was reading over my Sawbuck review of The Ruins Of Machi Itcza, specifically the phrase “Pac-Man-style.” For reasons clear only to the part of my brain that I hate, when I reread it for the tenth time, I shouted out, “Oppan Pac-Man Style!” […]

  • The Ruins Of Machi Itcza

    Exponential Crisis

    Collecting keys has never been as daunting as in The Ruins Of Machi Itcza.

  • Dragon's Crown

    Heavy Hangs The Head That Plays The Crown?

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.