Kojima composer joins Halo Waypoint

Plus: Third Legends anime on Saturday.  

Halo Waypoint developer 343 Industries has hired audio director Sotaro Tojima from Kojima Productions.

His appointment to the internal Microsoft studio was revealed on 343's Twitter.

Tojima composed for Kojima Productions' biggest titles, such as the Metal Gear Solid series, and joins 343 Industries under creative director (and former Bungie employee) Frank O'Connor.

343 Industries looks after Halo Waypoint, the Xbox Live destination that correlates everything related to Halo, including original media like novels and animations as well as community features like tracking statistics and handing out awards.

This Saturday, Halo Waypoint will welcome the second part of (the third) Halo Legends anime The Package. Created by Casio Entertainment and overseen by Shinji Aramaki, the story follows Master Chief as he and four Spartans infiltrate a huge Covenant fleet in search of an intelligence asset. Next Saturday, 19th December, there will be a Making of documentary video released.

Then, on 2nd January, we'll be treated to the fourth Halo Legends anime, Origins. This will be followed a week later by a Making Of.

Halo Legends will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on 16th February 2010.

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