Original Doom game now available on Xbox Live

For those of you who are nostalgic for the BFG 9000 gun and its ability to lay waste to hordes of demonic monsters, there’s a little ray of sunshine. The original Doom video game is now available on Xbox Live. You can download the game for 400 Microsoft points, or about $5.

Our picks for the best video games of the fall season

NOTE: Each week, I’m writing a column on videogames called The DeanBeat that’s available to newsletter subscribers a day before it appears on the VentureBeat website. This week, my column was co-written with Matthew Lynley.