E3 2013 licensing day one round up: What you need to know - Licensing.biz

E3 2013 licensing day one round up: What you need to know

New Plants vs Zombies, Halo, South Park games; Need for Speed movie detailed.
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Annual video games industry show E3 kicked off in Los Angeles yesterday, with a plethora of new announcements featuring big brands.

We've dived through the news to offer this round up relevant to the licensing industry:

- New Halo heading to Xbox One in 2014

- Xbox One and PS4 prices and release dates revealed

- Minecraft for Xbox One confirmed

- Metal Gear Solid V, Battlefield 4 and Forza 5 footage shown off on Microsoft's stand

- Mad Max game coming to PS4

- The Elder Scrolls Online announced for PS4 and Xbox One

- Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts updates revealed

- Need for Speed movie confirmed, featuring Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul (as well as a new game):

Batman and Grand Theft Auto exclusives for PS4

New Tom Clancy game shown off

PopCap confirms Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

South Park: The Stick of Truth coming this Christmas

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) goes next-gen

- Ubisoft announces Rabbids interactive TV show for Xbox One

- Rocksmith 2014 music game shown off by Alice in Chains' guitarist Jerry Cantrell; Just Dance 2014 dancing title also revealed

- A host of new EA Sports titles presented including Madden 25 and FIFA 14

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