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WRU Playing: Obvious edition [update 1]


We almost forgot it's Friday, and that can mean only one thing. That's right, it's time for another exciting edition of What Are You Playing! Of course, this may be the first week that I can guess what most of you are playing. Let's see, using only the powers of my mind, I'm going to guess you're playing Gears of War this weekend. Was I right? Was I close?

All kidding aside, it might be more relevant to ask what people are playing besides Gears of War -- especially our European friends who have to wait another week for the game. So, are you rocking anything else? Any Project 8 or maybe a few achievement runs in Contra? For that matter, who picked up Viva Piñata? Leave a comment and tell us what you're playing this weekend. Don't forget to stop by one of our leaderboards for some friendly competition or co-op, too. Also, we've got a new feature for WRUP: What Were You Playing. Simply click the link below and you can browse our What Are You Playing archive. Go dig up your old comments and you'll always know what you were playing. Reminisce about your gaming past, courtesy of 360 Fanboy.

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1. You need to fix that what you were playing link.

http://www.xbox360anboy.com/tag/wrup

Posted at 1:35PM on Nov 10th 2006 by BG916 0 stars

2. I would be playing GOW but i had to be botn in europe :( So instead im wiping out the nazis in COD3

Posted at 1:40PM on Nov 10th 2006 by KineticOnline 0 stars

3. Gears of War is good. A little overhyped, but good.

Posted at 1:43PM on Nov 10th 2006 by BG916 0 stars

4. Yep - I'm playing COD3 too, one week to finish it ahead of GOW!

Posted at 1:46PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Andrew 0 stars

5. Gears of War is pretty awsome but also is CoD3. Both have amazing single player and pretty good multiplayer.

Posted at 1:55PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Brad 0 stars

6. U already know GOW. Trying to finish Splinter Cell DA and Fear.

Posted at 1:56PM on Nov 10th 2006 by karlito 0 stars

7. I'm playing the waiting game. 3 weeks since my first call to support and counting....

My 360 is arriving in McAllen today.

/sigh..........

Posted at 2:01PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Michael 0 stars

8. im playing gears, condemned and contra. too bad im playing gears on a sd tv, i feel so dirty.

btw does anyone know what the xbox live update is for? when i start the game(gears) it says there is an update available

thanks

Posted at 2:15PM on Nov 10th 2006 by reguy 0 stars

9. I have 3 games for this weekend. Gears of War, Viva Pinata and Call of Duty 3. Luckily, I beat Fear yesterday, so I could put that one aside until later.

Posted at 2:30PM on Nov 10th 2006 by SuperLobster 0 stars

10. Bah, still haven't picked up GOW or Viva Pinata. Going to knock out a few achievements on N3, and have another crack at Lumines.

Speaking of which, I take everything back about the Time Challenge achievements being a breeze which I said last week. I hadn't spotted the second tier of ridiculously hard achievements which have been forcing me to eat humble pie ever since.

Posted at 1:57PM on Nov 10th 2006 by King Keepo 0 stars

11. I picked up both GOW and THP8 this week, so I'll be playing both until Sunday, then Gears probably most of the day.

Posted at 2:55PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Zach 0 stars

12. I'm probably going to pick up Gears of War, but I've been playing the hell out of Lego Star Wars II. (Did no one else buy this for the 360? I don't hear it mentioned often.) There's a chance I may go back and try for some achievements I didn't get the first go-round in Dead Rising and Condemned.

Posted at 2:55PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Dirk Dorkelson 3 stars

13. Right now I'm playing Gears of War and a little game called "Don't Fuck Up In College". The second game is harder than Gears on Insane right about now.

Posted at 3:14PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Russell 0 stars

14. Gears of War, Fear, hopefully finishing off that encrypted email BS on Double Agent, and UNO as the special sauce between the said gaming meatiness. SHAAAAAAA!!!!

Posted at 3:09PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Evan Geesman 0 stars

15. Gears of War, Fear, hopefully finishing off that encrypted email BS on Double Agent, and UNO as the special sauce between the said gaming meatiness. SHAAAAAAA!!!!

Posted at 3:09PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Evan Geesman 0 stars

16. Finished Splinter Cell earlier this week, picked up GoW (finally) on Wednesday been playing it since and will be trading in Splinter Cell for Viva Pinata tonight.

GoW earns its stars alone for the multiplayer capabilities. Especially if I'm the last one alive and my teammates are spectating, I always go for the chainsaw FTW to give 'em a little something...

Posted at 3:20PM on Nov 10th 2006 by adam 0 stars

17. I'm playing COD3. GOW is looking like its going to be a rental for me. I like the way the game looks graphic's wise, but other than that I don't think it brings anything new to the genre. O' and the multiplayer does'nt have a capture the flag or any other objective based gametype's. The online co-op is cool from what I've seen, but the rest of multiplayer is lacking to me.

Posted at 3:28PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Rob 0 stars

18. Playing Marvel Ultimate Alliance and waiting for my online-ordered Viva Pinata.

Tip for Dirk Dorkelson: Don't leave Return of the Jedi Super Story for your last gold brick. I played LSWII for like 30 hours, got 98/99 bricks and now ROTJ Super Story freezes on me in the same spot every time, so I'm stuck with an unfinished game and no 100% Achievement. Lotta people getting the same problem.

Posted at 3:30PM on Nov 10th 2006 by Dracula Jones 0 stars

19. GOW and COD3 :D

Posted at 3:32PM on Nov 10th 2006 by StormLord 0 stars

20. I'm frankly overwhelmed with great titles that I have in my possession.

Gears of War, Splinter Cell DA, Call of Duty 3 and Lego Star Wars II.

So many games...so little time.

Posted at 3:43PM on Nov 10th 2006 by bubba stump 0 stars

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