The Week in Gaming News
Our round-up of notable news from the world of gaming for the week of March 7th, 2011.
• Blizzard COO Paul Sams says that “Titan,” the next generation MMO from the makers of World of Warcraft is playable already and “a total ball to play.”
• Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception showed off some new ingame footage at GDC, revealing the central villainess for the game.
• A trailer has been released for a new 2-D shooter entitled Fallen Frontier from a team of guys who formerly worked on the Halo series.
• Square-Enix confirmed that Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be released Aug. 23.
• What do George Clooney and “Do a Barrel Roll!” have in common? The Fantastic Mr. Starfox. Enjoy.
And from Paste’s own news coverage:
• Sony promoted the head of their gaming division, Kazuo Hirai, to the head of the company’s largest division. He is now in line to take over as president of the entire company when current CEO Howard Stringer steps down.
• A Tomb Raider movie reboot is on the way.
• We compiled a list of seven of our favorite videogame musical scores.
• Alice: Madness Returns got a new trailer, showing off in-game footage and announcing its release date.
• Remember those awesome pictures of Tim Schafer from the GDC awards? The guys over at Kill Screen did a caption contest. The results are hilarious.
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