What are we playing this week?

The biggest news of the past week was, of course, the launch of the Nintendo 3DS. Many of our staff have taken quite a liking to this shiny new device, and are providing great insight into what this handheld can do. Our week was also sprinkled with some other games, although it’s hard to outshine the 3DS in this round. As usual, let us know what you’re playing too and don’t forget to welcome our n...

Rumor: Doom Movie Reboot in the works?

If you remember back in 2005, Karl Urban and Dwayne Johnson starred in the first movie adaptation of Doom. I didn’t hate the movie myself like most did, but it certainly wasn’t a brilliant piece of cinema by any means. Anyway, over at Aussie movie blog Whats Playing, a rumor has broke that a complete reboot of Doom is in the works via Universal. There isn’t a whole lot known at t...

DOOM II – XBLA Review

Doom II Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Developer: iD Software Platforms: Xbox 360 (Reviewed), PlayStation 3 Release Date: May 26th, 2010 Story “To save Earth, you must descend into the stygian depths of hell in DOOM II. Battle nastier, deadlier demons and monsters with your trusty Super Shotgun. Survive more mind-blowing explosions and take part in the bloodiest, fiercest, most awesome blastfest ev...

[UPDATE] This Week On XLBA (May 24, 2010)

XBLA Titles This Week Voodoo Dice and DOOM 2 (According to Major Nelson) are both set to release this Wednesday (May 26) on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 800 points each. Thoughts: Voodoo Dice looks like an interesting puzzle game that supports both single player and multiplayer (local). Definitely worth looking at the trial to see how much fun moving dice and facing multiple puzzle elements is. DOOM 2 is ...

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