About Us

Gematsu is the premiere source for video game news and information with a focus on Japan, averaging at 3.6 million page views per month. It was founded in May 2008 and is run entirely by Gematsu editor-in-chief Sal Romano. Gematsu prides itself on its straightforward and detailed reporting that has earned it a reputation as the go-to place for video game news.


Gematsu offers a variety of advertising options, including:

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Please contact editor[at]gematsu[dot]com for inquires.


Sal Romano

Sal Romano — Owner, Editor-In-Chief

Based in New York City, Sal has been writing about the video games industry since 2007 and created Gematsu in 2008. Outside of Gematsu, his name has appeared across several publications including VG247 and GameZone.

Sal’s favorite games include the Danganronpa series, Final Fantasy series, Kingdom Hearts series, Persona series, and Tales of series.


Gematsu founder / editor-in-chief Sal Romano can be contacted at editor[at]gematsu[dot]com.