Daily Gaming News – 25/5/13

May 25, 2013

  • NEWS: Microsoft have unveiled the official box design that will be used for all Xbox One games. It’s simple, but fairly effective.
  • NEWS: Namco Bandai have revealed the PAL Collector’s Edition of One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2. It includes a rather nice 14cm tall figure of Luffy, and Namco have released an interview with the man who designed it.
  • NEWS: Although we didn’t hear anything about a new Halo game during Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal, it seems that at least one is in the works. A South Korean listing for a game called Halo Bootcamp has been discovered, and Microsoft has confirmed the title’s existence. According to them, it’s not related to their Xbox One efforts, or Halo 4, and they’ll have more to tell us in the near future after the game is officially revealed.
  • VIDEO: Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, showing off two new playable characters. Ein and Jacky are making a big impact.
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  • NEWS:  It has been revealed that the “new engine” used in all versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts is actually the same engine that has been used for the previous games, but with significant upgrades.
  • NEWS: Love the music of Banjo Kazooie? If so, you’re in for a treat. The Blake Robinson Synthetic Orchestra is releasing its second album, which will contain 30 tracks worth of orchestrated versions of the game’s music.
  • VIDEO: Sony have released an interview with Jonathan Blow, where he talks about The Witness for PlayStation 4, and what it’s like to be a small developer today.

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