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 July 25, 2011.

Brink’s first round of DLC, Agents of Change, launches Aug. 3, and will be free for the first two weeks.
Netflix has announced that more than half of its users connect to the streaming service through game consoles.
Super Mario and Mario Kart’s 3DS titles are now known as Super Mario 3DS Land and Mario Kart 7, and will be launching in November and December, respectively.
• The Humble Indie Bundle 3 has launched, letting gamers pay what they want for titles including Cogs, And Yet It Movies and more.
Rock Band has hit 3,000 tracks, and to celebrate, Harmonix is giving away 3,000 songs to the players.
• BioWare is letting players choose the face of the new default female Commander Shepard for Mass Effect 3, or Femshep as we affectionately refer to her, through a contest on Facebook.
Heroes of Newerth, a DotA style PC game, has switched to a free-to-play model.

And from Paste’s own news coverage:
• Check out our review of Bastion for the Xbox Live Arcade.