Bungie On The Lookout For PS3 Engineers

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  1. luke_c
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    Bungie On The Lookout For PS3 Engineers
    For multi-platform game
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    It has been known for a while now that Bungie is going multiplatform, having signed a ten-year deal with publishing giant Activision. While it is unknown at this point just what the team is working on, one thing is for sure: they need people with PlayStation 3 development experience.


    As has been spotted on the company’s career page, Bungie is currently looking for a “Software Development Engineer in Test” on the PS3 platform. Now it does require a bachelor’s in Computer Science as well as a “high IQ,” so only seasoned programmers experienced in developing test cases, among other things, need apply. Obviously Bungie looks to be gearing up for a multiplatform release in the future, and the gaming world will soon get to see how this popular ex-Xbox 360-only developer performs on the PlayStation 3.[/p]
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  2. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    Oh no... Activision..........
     
  3. qlum

    qlum Posting when needed

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    no PC developers?
     
  4. Scott-105

    Scott-105 Bow to me. Please?

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    I'm interested to see how a Bungie game will be on PS3. Hmm, only time will tell, I guess.
     
  5. purechaos996

    purechaos996 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Bungie.....
     
  6. Omega_2

    Omega_2 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    activision!?
    Farewell, Bungie, we knew ye well.
     
  7. DAud_IcI

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    They don't need to phrase a PC-specific query, because every current day programmer starts with PC. The two Microsoft platforms aren't that different either. That's why a lot of GfW games were released: because they are easy to port from 360 to PC.
     
  8. PettingZoo

    PettingZoo yesss

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    Pretty late news, although I'm excited to hear what they're planning.
     
  9. Kaos_XIII

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    Over there... >.>
    Bungie + PS3 = Pwnage GFX.
    'nuff said
     
  10. Maz7006

    Maz7006 iSEXu

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    hopefully nothing sci-fi.
     
  11. Kaos_XIII

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    Over there... >.>
    It would be kinda awesome if they were like, screw you Micro$oft, and made a Halo game....
    *thinks about it... ... ... JIZZ*
     
  12. luke_c
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    What? It was posted yesterday, which was when the original post was posted. Unless you mean Bungie signing a contract with Activision which is not what this post is about in the first place.
     
  13. GreatZimkogway

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    That'd be great and all...except Microsoft has the copyrights -_-;; And joy, now every Bungie game made from now on'll have subscription-based online play.
     
  14. TwinRetro

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    Bungie? No thanks unless it's a single player fare.
     
  15. Joe88

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    the current engine that halo uses is pretty outdated even for 360 standards
     
  16. PettingZoo

    PettingZoo yesss

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    Nope, Bungie has been advertising for PS3 testers in their job section for a while. I first took notice of it on their page around the time of the Reach Beta (Mayish).
     
  17. Devs have gone crazy these days...
    Bungie is going to die as a successful studio soon enough..
     
  18. luke_c
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    Well apparently no one seems to of noticed it until now [​IMG]
     
  19. tehnoobshow

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    this can only be a good thing....right?
    the possibility of a future halo like game for ps3 is making me excited