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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes needs a project engineer, according to job listing

Saturday, 16 February 2013 21:33 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Kojima Productions wants you to come work for the firm on Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes.

According to the job posting on Gamasutra, the firm will be at GDC in March looking for potential project engineers for “the latest Metal Gear Solid targeted for high-end consoles and PC.”

The firm is also looking for engineers to “help develop next-gen game engine technology,” using the FOX Engine which Kojima will be showing off at the conference.

If you think you have what it takes to be a Brand Manager, the firm is looking for one of those as well.

Interested parties should stop by the Konami Group booth, #1914, in the Career Pavilion.

Ground Zeroes was pretty much confirmed for PC back in August, but a release date and other formats haven’t been announced.

Thanks, OnionPowder.

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30 Comments

  1. YoungZer0

    And probably a script supervisor.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Clupula

    We went over this once before. Why do you keep following this series if you clearly don’t like where it has gone the last few games? You’re not a fan, that’s cool. Move on to a series you do like.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. DoubleM

    Exactly. He’s been badmouthing the series or the characters without even knowing shit about them. If this isn’t your thing, then get the fuck out of here, man. Go comment on DmC articles instead.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. salarta

    This was a triumph.
    I’m making a note here.
    Huge success.
    It’s haaaaaaaard to oooooooverstate myyyy saaatisfaction.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. YoungZer0

    @2: Don’t like your own medicine? 0:

    Anyway, Hideo has proven way too many times that he needs someone standing behind him and telling him “That doesn’t make sense, cut it out.”

    So I hope this new game has less bullshit and less sexist fanservice.

    Oh and actual gameplay would be nice.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. salarta

    I think this game should have more Meryl acting like a gorilla.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. YoungZer0

    Yep. The nanomachines might be responsible for that as well.

    Or it might be Psycho Mantis again.

    Whatever works right now. Such a great writer.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. salarta

    Seriously though, I’ve enjoyed every single Metal Gear game I’ve played, loved their stories, and look forward to seeing little girl Naomi in Ground Zeroes.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Clupula

    If I ever make a game, it will just be pure 100% sexist fanservice. And guys with white hair getting their dark souls filled with light by nanomachines. Just so you’ll hate it. lol

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Clupula

    @8 – I’ve enjoyed all of them that weren’t called Metal Gear Solid 2, which was just an unforgivable mess. MGS4, I can only think of one problem I had with the entire story and that has been pretty much revealed to have been a Ryan Peyton suggestion: the whole hypnotism thing with Ocelot, since MGS3 set it up perfectly for him to have actually been possessed, what with his father being a medium and all.

    I’m actually quite glad that they’ve since retconned it so that he was actually possessed, eventually regained control, removed the arm, and THEN did the hypnotism thing to himself. But Peyton has said that he was trying to get Kojima to steer the story as far away from the supernatural as possible for 4.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Phoenixblight

    Only way I will be interested in this game if it is similiar to Snake eater no craziness from MGS2 or 4.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    @11, MGS3 actually was the most craziest in the franchise.

    Crocodiles and jungles in Syberia with bosses that have super powers/mutants with gay Volgin and so on.

    Still, they are good games with interesting plot. Kojima just need to calm down with all supernatural stuff, because he went too far with the last two games.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. YoungZer0

    @8: Oh me too! I wonder if she fails to climb into a chopper in this game as well.

    @12: Yep, in MGS3 the bosses had super powers, unlike in any of the previous games. Wait what? Are you telling me that people actually can’t fly above the ground? Or that you can’t stop projectiles with your thoughts alone? Or that you usually get sick when you drink blood? Or that they can’t run on water?

    Really? Next thing you’re going to tell me is that there are no cyborg ninjas who teleport from one room to the next and stop projectiles with their swords.

    If the burning unicorn and the flying whale in the Phantom Pain trailer are any indicator it’s that he’s going completely nuts with it.

    I don’t mind though. At least he doesn’t act like it’s all super technology and totally reasonable. MGS always had a factor of supernatural element to it.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Phoenixblight

    @12

    Uh huh. I am just going to put your post in the crazy pile with the rest of your other posts.

    MGS SNake Eater was the most down to earth compared to MGS2 and 4. MGS4 Kojima had to go “oh crap now we have to fix all those gaping plot-holes of the second one” and how did he do that? With more crazy crap to plug in. If he makes similar to Snake Eater or the original I will be interested. Otherwise I won’t even bother.

    Phantom Pain at least seems to follow that thread.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    @13, Yes, they had super powers in previous games before but in the third title they felt unnatural to the MGS world and MGS atmosphere.

    Supernatual stuff are very good in MGS series because these guys were super soldiers in which we “Humans” does not really know much about. You can argue as much as you want if these characters were realistic or not, but the fact is that you never know what is happening behind the scenes in the real world.

    It does not matter. Kojima stuff are pure fantasy and plot is really cool. That is important. Also, because of interesting plot and interesting super soldiers we get sometimes some interesting boss fights.

    “If the burning unicorn and the flying whale in the Phantom Pain trailer are any indicator it’s that he’s going completely nuts with it.”

    That trailer means nothing. It was just a marketing stunt and it worked. A lot of people were excited. Mission accomplished.

    Still, it is better then the shit that is happening in DMC anyway, YoungZer0.

    @14, You need a screenshot again, Phoenix? right?

    You have no arguments here except for stupid rant like “Noooou, U! Fauil”. I listed few facts to you why it is the most craziest and i didn’t even started about Eva with her tricycle and being an agent of Chinese People’s Liberation Army while being at the same time a KGB agent.

    I can go further with the Nuclear explosion and Russian environment in general.

    you know nothing as always, Phoenix, so If you please, F off.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. salarta

    @13: Nah, in this game she’ll have trouble climbing into a tricycle. Snake will even pick her up and settle her into the seat. Him or Grey Fox. But if it’s Grey Fox, it’ll come right after he’s murdered her whole family, the dog, and the living room couch. Naomi will think the ketchup all over him is delicious.

    I think what Ground Zeroes needs is The Boss and time travel. Snake finds a young adult The Boss, stuck in the middle of a war, utterly terrified by all the devastation and begging for someone to come to her rescue. In comes Snake, who trains her to handle all the big scary men out to kill her. At the end of the game, she gets sent back to train Snake, with Snake never knowing that it was only due to Snake’s manly training that she could pass CQC along to him. YOU’VE CREATED A PIME TARADOX.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Phoenixblight

    @15

    Keep trying Erth but you fail to post any “facts” what so ever. Opinions are not facts. All of Snake Eater’s bosses were derivatives of the original bosses so you saying that they were crazy is very much saying the original bosses were crazy which just contradicts your entire point.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    @16: Time travel? We already had that:

    http://youtu.be/jPgDIWxgOYA

    #18 2 years ago
  19. salarta

    @18: Yeah, but now it’ll be canon! Besides, we need to see what kind of trauma she experienced in her youth that led to her leaving behind her girlish ways to do all the badass stuff we saw out of her in MGS3.

    Though now that I see that youtube video, it’d actually be pretty funny if young adult Boss got sent forward in time briefly and dated MGS2 Raiden. That or MGS2 Raiden also got sent back in time briefly, banged Boss and turned out to be the actual father of her child.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. YoungZer0

    @19: “Besides, we need to see what kind of trauma she experienced in her youth”

    How about war?

    #20 2 years ago
  21. salarta

    @20: Yeah, war sounds good. Yay war! Plus we have plenty of naturally big strong men around, we need a woman to bring the emotion to make it realistic.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. salarta

    Holy shit, a Lexus LS400, you say? And from a labtop? Good sir or madam, verily your offer both confounds and delights me. I do believe I will take you up on this great enterprise, as it is the noble heart of the American Dream to make $7862.

    The mods can feel free to delete this reply if they wish after deleting the bot’s post, I’ll understand completely. Just having some fun.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Clupula

    You really have a weird obsession with Naomi, dude.

    And time travel? I think that just might actually be worse than MGS2.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Clupula

    @23 – The last time the mods removed a spambot comment, it screwed up the order of the comments and made it look like I told myself to get ointment for the butthurt. It was a very awkward moment in VG247 history.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Dragon246

    @Clupula,
    Link please :P

    #25 2 years ago
  26. loki

    Stephany Nunneley you are total noob and lier. Ground Zeroes not confirmed for PC. GZ oficaly confirmed for PS 3 and Xbxo 360.

    http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/v8u2xr/metal-gear-solid–ground-zeroes-pax-prime-12–debut-trailer

    PAX Prime 12: Debut Trailer 10-40 i’m see Xbox 360, i’m see PS3, i’m not see any PC. You are lier and stop write your bullshit dreams/.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Edo

    Jesus Christ how is this moron not banned yet!?!?

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Clupula

    Is it sad that the part of his post that bothers me the most is that he misspells “liar?”

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Hunam

    Loki is not usually offensive to the staff, which is odd, normally he’s just a predictable anti-PC troll and it’s funny.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Mike W

    I love them all, even two. Even though the story was kind of difficult to understand the gameplay was so damn addictive I’m still playing it until this day.

    #30 2 years ago

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    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]

  • Here’s the release schedule for Star Citizen’s story and first-person modules

    Star Citizen lead Chris Roberts has shared release windows for several modules of the space simulation sandbox. Star Citizen was the focus of a BAFTA Masterclass presentation yesterday, during which Roberts outlined the game’s current development milestone goals. Polygon captured the details. The first person shooter, planetside and social elements on the game are expected […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode has already been beaten

    Destiny’s toughest challenge got extra tough today, but a troop of willing Guardians stepped up to the line of duty. Destiny developer Bungie has verified the identities of the first Guardians to beat hard mode for the Crota’s End raid, which launched earlier today. Bungie User Research has confirmed the World First finishers for the […]

  • All maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline detailed

    A third map and mode has been announced for Battlefield Hardline which means all modes and maps have been revealed. The new mode is Crosshair, a second competitive mode in which a former criminal “turned state’s witness” is on the run. His former buddies, who are criminals, are trying to kill him and the cops […]

  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies

    Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies, Creative Assembly and SEGA announced today, and probably in joyous fashion, although PR mails never denote the writer’s mood. The quote included from creative lead, Alistair Hope does sound as though he is super pleased with the milestone. “It has been fantastic to watch the reviews come […]

  • Fable Legends launching on PC alongside Xbox One with cross-platform play

    Fable Legends was announced for PC today during Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, along with the news it would contain cross-platform play with Xbox One. The game will allow you to play with up to four of your friends online across both platforms. A video from the team at Lionhead, which goes into more detail, was […]