Matt Casamassina

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Matt Casamassina
Born (1975-12-22) December 22, 1975 (age 39)
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Global editorial games manager, Apple, Inc., video game journalist, author, editor
Children 3

Matt Casamassina (born December 22, 1975 in California) is a video game journalist who worked for IGN until April 23, 2010. In his time at the site, he was the author of many reviews and previews of Nintendo games.[1] He resides in Los Angeles, California, is married and has two daughters, Zoe and Fiona Jade, and a son named Rocco Archer.[2] Fiona was his wife's choice while Jade, her middle name, was Matt's choice and is taken from the main character in Beyond Good & Evil.[citation needed]

Casamassina started in 1997 as editor of the website, which soon became the Nintendo 64 section of IGN.[3]

He also appeared on the G4 program Attack of the Show! as a guest[4] and as a character model in the N64 video game Perfect Dark. He, along with Craig Harris, Chadd Chambers and Peer Schneider, has become one of the main characters in the IGN-published webcomic Cubetoons.

On April 22, 2010, Casamassina announced on his blog that he would be leaving IGN to work for Apple.[5]


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