The Week in Gaming News

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The Week in Gaming News

Our round-up of notable news from the world of gaming for the week of March 21st, 2011.

• The Weinstein Company is planning to enter the videogame market.
• Famously difficult face-melting Guitar Hero song “Through the Fire and Flames” is coming to Rock Band 3 in this week’s pack of Dragonforce DLC.
• The Dead Space movie is still in production, according to director D.J. Caruso.
• A series of videos promoting the upcoming Portal 2 will be released once a week leading up to the game’s release. The first, “Panels,” is quite hilarious.

And from Paste’s own news coverage:

• Nintendo 3DS owners get a free 3D version of OK Go’s “White Knuckles” music video.
• A beautiful new trailer for Trine 2 was released, showing of some of the game’s new mechanics.
• Eric Chahi’s Another World postmortem from GDC can be viewed for free online.
• Ken Levine says there are no plans to implement motion-control into BioShock: Infinite.
• Our games editor Kirk Hamilton published his review of Dragon Age 2. Consensus? He kinda hated it.
• And finally, check out parts three and four in Kirk Hamilton and Leigh Alexander’s ongoing series, The Final Fantasy VII Letters.