Daily Gaming News – 2/7/2013

July 2, 2013

  • NEWS: The president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business, Don Mattrick, has departed the company months before the launch of the Xbox One. Mattrick has instead been named CEO of social games company Zynga. Microsoft has not yet named a new head for its Xbox business, with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer overseeing the division for the foreseeable future.
  • NEWS: The Walking Dead: 400 Days, the downloadable episode that transitions the first and second seasons of Telltale’s game, will be released this week. 400 Days will launch on PSN, PC, Xbox LIVE this week, and on iOS the following week.
  • NEWS: BioShock: Infinite‘s planned DLC will apparently be revealed in ‘late July’, reports CVG.
  • VIDEO: We have the debut trailer for Drakengard 3.

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  • NEWS: Activision has announced that players who preorder Call of Duty: Ghosts at participating retails will receive a bonus multiplayer map at launch. Titled ‘Free Fall’, the map takes place on a skyscraper on the brink of collapse and features ‘dynamic map events’ that alter the environment.
  • NEWS: Xbox’s answer to PlayStation Plus, ‘Games with Gold’, is currently offering LIVE Gold subscribers the game Defence Grid free.
  • NEWS: Ubisoft is teasing fresh Prince of Persia news via a Facebook post, but according to Kotaku’s Jason Schreier, it likely relates to a mobile game.
  • NEWS: Allgamesbeta has the latest screenshots of Killer is Dead.