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Doom stalking XBLA's corridors once again

Remember when Doom was pulled off of Xbox Live Arcade over a year ago because of "expiring rights" (i.e. Zenimax acquired Id Software)? Do you also remember that Zenimax stated that the game would be back up "soon," courtesy of Bethesda? Well then, good news because "soon" is apparently today!...

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MADE museum delves into early 3D games

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment will host its first exhibit in Oakland starting December 3. Appropriately for its first foray into a physical exhibition space, the museum is highlighting "The History of Early 3D." That's 3D as in polygons, not glasses. Think Star Fox and Doom....

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DOOM and DOOM 2 now acceptable in Germany, Berlin renamed E1M1

Landmark titles DOOM and DOOM 2 received a USK 16+ rating in Germany today. Both titles were previously indexed by the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons (BPjM), which placed the games in the same commercially restrictive category as porn. "We are obviously very pleased with...

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The violence-in-games debate 'didn't matter,' says Carmack

People have been arguing about violence in video games for as long as video games have had violence for people to argue about, and few titles have come under as much sustained fire as Id Software's Doom. It would stand to reason then, that John Carmack, a man who was instrumental in the game's...

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The Rock talks Doom again, would do another game movie (like Black Ops)

After watching The Rock, who is also named Dwayne Johnson, fulfill his hosting duties during last night's Wrestlemania event by totally slamming dudes in the face, we were all probably possessed by the same thought: When's Doom 2 coming out? Speaking to MTV, Mr. Rock explained he's not averse...

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Report: Doom movie reboot in the works at Universal

While we all can agree the world ill needs to sit through another Doom movie, Hollywood is apparently keen on giving it another go. A new project is in the earliest stages, so says Hollywood Insider's What's Playing. This new film is supposedly a reboot and ignores the events of the Dwayne...

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'Classic postmortems' unveiled for 25th Game Developers Conference

Beyond the plain ol' postmortems taking place annually at the Game Developers Conference, this year's event features a special 25th anniversary spin: "classic" postmortems. Famous developers will take the stage to speak about their classic games -- everyone from Pac-Man's Toru Iwatani to Doom's...

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Kinect Hacks: Gesture-based Modern Warfare, Zelda and Doom

YouTube user Demize2010 has been busy since the Kinect's release -- though some have managed to squeeze motion controls into one older title, this crafty modder has Kinectified three. Check out the videos after the jump to see his take on Modern Warfare, Doom and Zelda: A Link to the Past....

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Doom, Double D Dodgeball pulled from XBLA [update]

And just like that, Doom and Double D Dodgeball are no longer available on Xbox Live Arcade. Noticed by GamerBytes, both titles were pulled with no warning. The games can still be played if they were previously purchased. Double D Dodgeball's mention in this post is for the simple fact that it...

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id's Carmack wants to support current franchises, new IPs unlikely

Rage represents a rather large milestone for Carmack's id team. Not only is it the first game to use id Tech 4, it's the first id game to be published by new owner Bethesda. It's also the first new IP from the team in over a decade, since 1996's release of Quake. If a recent interview in the...

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