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Matt Bielby
Matt Bielby was a renowned Editor at Future Publishing for many years during the 1990s. He began at EMAP as Staff Writer on C+VG, before moving to Dennis Publishing as Editor on Your Sinclair. With Future Publishing purchasing the Sinclair Spectrum magazine, Matt moved with the publication to its new home in Bath. At Future, Matt went on to launch several key titles, including Amiga Power, Super Play and Arcade.

Magazine CareerEdit

C+VG

  • Staff Writer

Your Sinclair

  • Editor

Amiga Power

  • Launch Editor (May 1991 - )

Super Play

  • Launch Editor (Nov 1992 - )

PC Gamer

  • Editor (Dec 1993 - Jan 1993) - 2 Issues

Arcade

  • Editor-in-Chief (Dec 1998 - Jan 1999) - 2 Issues

Official Playstation 2 Magazine

  • Group Senior Editor (Dec 2000 - )

X360

  • Consultant Editor (Sep 2005 - )

Contributor to:-

ReviewsEdit

If the "Overall" score is in italics, the original review score has been adjusted into a percentage.

Game Title Format Magazine Published Ove (%)
Bedlam Amstrad CPC C+VG Issue 78 (Apr-88) 60
Bedlam C64 C+VG Issue 78 (Apr-88) 60
Io C64 C+VG Issue 78 (Apr-88) 80
Rolling Thunder Amstrad CPC C+VG Issue 78 (Apr-88) 70
Arkanoid Amiga C+VG Issue 78 (Apr-88) 80
Sophistry Spectrum C+VG Issue 79 (May-88) 60
Chernobyl C64 C+VG Issue 79 (May-88) 70
Blood Valley Amstrad CPC C+VG Issue 79 (May-88) 40
Crosswize Spectrum C+VG Issue 80 (Jun-88) 80
Venom Strikes Back C64 C+VG Issue 80 (Jun-88) 80
Super Ranger Arcade C+VG Issue 80 (Jun-88) N/A
Starring Charlie Chaplin Spectrum C+VG Issue 81 (Jul-88) 40
Every Second Counts C64 C+VG Issue 81 (Jul-88) 60
Oops C64 C+VG Issue 81 (Jul-88) 80
The Great Giana Sisters Amiga C+VG Issue 81 (Jul-88) 90
Skate Crazy C64 C+VG Issue 82 (Aug-88) 80
The Fury Spectrum C+VG Issue 82 (Aug-88) 30
Daley Thompson's Olympic Challenge C64 C+VG Issue 83 (Sep-88) 80
Daley Thompson's Olympic Challenge Spectrum C+VG Issue 83 (Sep-88) 60
To Hell and Back C64 C+VG Issue 83 (Sep-88) 50
Tracers Amiga C+VG Issue 84 (Oct-88) 70
4x4 Off-Road Racing C64 C+VG Issue 85 (Nov-88) 47
Foxx Fights Back C64 C+VG Issue 85 (Nov-88) 73
Star Goose Atari ST C+VG Issue 86 (Dec-88) 72
Hellfire Attack Atari ST C+VG Issue 86 (Dec-88) 56
Game Over II Amstrad CPC C+VG Issue 86 (Dec-88) 74
Game Over II Atari ST C+VG Issue 86 (Dec-88) 21
Lord of the Sword Master System C+VG Issue 86 (Dec-88) 64
Gods Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 87
Armour-Geddon Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 87
Metal Masters Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 42
Crystals of Arborea Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 48
Demoniak Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 57
Operation Wolf Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 72
Exile Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 80
Railroad Tycoon Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 87
Brat Amiga Amiga Power Issue 1 25 Apr 1991 84
Amiga Encounter Amiga Amiga Power Issue 2 23 May 1991 73
Stormball Amiga Amiga Power Issue 2 23 May 1991 51
Ziriax Amiga Amiga Power Issue 2 23 May 1991 54
North and South Amiga Amiga Power Issue 2 23 May 1991 83
Kult Amiga Amiga Power Issue 2 23 May 1991 73
California Games Amiga Amiga Power Issue 2 23 May 1991 51
Super Mario Kart SNES Super Play Issue 1 01 Oct 1992 93
Super Bowling SNES Super Play Issue 1 01 Oct 1992 48
Super F-1 Circus SNES Super Play Issue 1 01 Oct 1992 83
Phalanx SNES Super Play Issue 1 01 Oct 1992 70
IndyCar Racing PC PC Gamer Issue 1 11 Nov 1993 93
Jurassic Park PC PC Gamer Issue 1 11 Nov 1993 70
Knights of the Sky PC PC Gamer Issue 1 11 Nov 1993 70

ArticlesEdit

Amiga Power Issue 1 - (May 1991)

  • Interview Special: Renegade and the Bitmap Brothers - 5 pages (70-74)

Amiga Power Issue 2 - (June 1991)

  • Pond Life: Bullfrog and the art of great games - 5 pages (66-70)

PC Gamer Issue 1 - (December 1993)

PC Gamer Issue 2 - (January 1994)

PC Gamer Issue 4 - (March 1994)

  • Viva Las Vegas? - 2 pages (20-21)

PC Gamer Issue 6 - (May 1994)

  • Opinion: A slice of American Pie - 1 page (35)

Official PlayStation 2 Magazine Issue 1 - (December 2000)

  • Preview: Gran Turismo 3 - 4 pages (18-21)
  • Media: DVD Review - page 163
  • Behind the Scenes - 2 pages (174-175)

Official PlayStation 2 Magazine Issue 2 - (Christmas 2000)

  • Raid in England - 2 pages (70-71)