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SOR5
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(06-18-2017, 08:07 PM)
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This was raised in another thread, but I thought the speculation could be fun

Source: https://mspoweruser.com/microsoft-ma...awn-like-game/



The job listing is clearly by a G3D recruiter as they specialize in finding game developers for various clients like Activision and Sony. Considering that the post was 2 months ago, it seems that work is well on its way. Hopefully we’ll find out more about the game at Gamescom or E3 2018.

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iMax
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(06-18-2017, 08:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by SOR5

This was raised in another thread, but I thought the speculation could be fun

Source: https://mspoweruser.com/microsoft-ma...awn-like-game/

UK-based recruiter so could be another team at Rare or Playground's second game (which we know is an open-world action adventure).
Garrett Hawke
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(06-18-2017, 08:09 PM)
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Scalebound lives!
goldenpp72
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(06-18-2017, 08:09 PM)
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Good to see them being very original.
gamz
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Originally Posted by SOR5

This was raised in another thread, but I thought the speculation could be fun

Source: https://mspoweruser.com/microsoft-ma...awn-like-game/

You won't hear about for a while. Phil doesn't announce games until they are a year away or so.
GarciaHotspur
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(06-18-2017, 08:10 PM)
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Lol
Somnia
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(06-18-2017, 08:10 PM)
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There's another posting out there for another game by MS also, can't remember the details, but I saw it talked about.
TheLover
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(06-18-2017, 08:10 PM)
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Ugh. I hope "similar to" doesn't mean "reskin."
dcelw540
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(06-18-2017, 08:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by goldenpp72

Good to see them being very original.

My thoughts exactly
almostjuliuscaesar
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(06-18-2017, 08:11 PM)
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Oh this should be a good thread
Montresor
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(06-18-2017, 08:11 PM)
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Fuck yes.
Zvonimir Boban
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by almostjuliuscaesar

Oh this should be a good thread

Get the popcorn ready, this is going to be good.
Alpha Phoenix
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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Phil did say they recently signed deals for IPs that are a good few years out. I'm assuming this is one of them.
Baroquemantic
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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Probably just a game with a similar environmental design rather than one with a similar premise. Interested to know if it's single player or a service game.
brokenbeans
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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'similar'

🤔
Eolz
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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To note: it's not MS doing this tweet, but a recruitment agency.
Which is not that unusual.
sphinx
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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late to the party, Microsoft. very very late to the party

while Horizon and Zelda blew everyone away you were too busy creating scorpio.

but better late than never.
Bumblebeetuna
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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Meh. I stopped playing Horizon about 80% or so through because it was a reskinned Ubisoft game. I have no interest in a reskinned reskin on Xbone.
Van Bur3n
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(06-18-2017, 08:12 PM)
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Well, damn. They just flat out say "similar to this IP from our competitor" up front.
MetalGearZed
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(06-18-2017, 08:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by goldenpp72

Good to see them being very original.

yeah that's kinda embarrassing
Somnia
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(06-18-2017, 08:13 PM)
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MS working on new games, recruiter says it's similar to Horizon to just give people looking for a job an idea = GAF will make this an interesting thread as they'll say MS has no originality due to recruiter language lol
greenmind
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(06-18-2017, 08:13 PM)
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just make Perfect Dark in the MDK/Horizon Zero Dawn style please...
JusDoIt
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(06-18-2017, 08:13 PM)
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Can't wait to play Skyline Cipher Sunrise on Xbox One X.
Shrinnan
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(06-18-2017, 08:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Van Bur3n

Well, damn. They just flat out say "similar to this IP from our competitor" up front.

This should probably be noted:

Originally Posted by Eolz

To note: it's not MS doing this tweet, but a recruitment agency.
Which is not that unusual.

Caronte
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(06-18-2017, 08:14 PM)
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Why Horizon specifically? All Sony games look the same.
iMax
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(06-18-2017, 08:14 PM)
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One of G3D's clients is Playground Games.

http://g-3d.co.uk/clients

They're working on an open-world action game.

http://gematsu.com/2017/02/forza-hor...on-racing-game
FelipeMGM
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(06-18-2017, 08:14 PM)
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Its worth noting that this dude is a recruiter for art stuff (VFX, 3D art) and he is looking for Enviromental artists tha can creat stuff in a similar art style. So ''Horizon Zero Dawn-like game'' might only refer to that and not the nature of the game itself at all
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MrS
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(06-18-2017, 08:15 PM)
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The originality is quite something to behold.
Boke1879
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(06-18-2017, 08:15 PM)
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It's probably just an open world game. It's probably just to give an idea of what type of game you'll be working on.

Now if this thing is revealed and we see Robot Dinos then throw a tantrum. Until then this means nothing.
Savantcore
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(06-18-2017, 08:15 PM)
I think 'nextgen' is the key takeaway here. Surely they don't mean the next Xbox...
Zukkoyaki
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(06-18-2017, 08:15 PM)
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Microsoft doesn't confirm new IP =
"Where the hell are the new IPs?! Phil is a liar!!"

Microsoft confirms they're working on a big new IP akin to a recent highly successful game =
"So original." "Too late."

They can't win can they? It's a recruitment pitch. They want to give people an idea of the type of game they're envisioning.
Night Angel
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(06-18-2017, 08:16 PM)
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I wonder what he means by next gen. Is this an XB2 game?
Edammer
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(06-18-2017, 08:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Boke1879

It's probably just an open world game. It's probably just to give an idea of what type of game you'll be working on.

Now if this thing is revealed and we see Robot Dinos then throw a tantrum. Until then this means nothing.

.
RedRum
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(06-18-2017, 08:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by FelipeMGM

Worth nothing, this dude is a recruiter for art stuff (VFX, 3D art) and he is looking for Enviromental artists tha can creat stuff in a similar art style. So ''Horizon Zero Dawn-like game'' might only refer to that and not the game itself at all

You should have been the first post. :)
nynt9
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(06-18-2017, 08:16 PM)
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Reminds me of that old Reddit rumor or something that said how Phil Spencer (edit: or just Microsoft, I don't remember) was all about trying to fund sony-killer exclusives. Supposedly Ryse was supposed to be the god of war killer, sunset overdrive the infamous killer etc.

Of course, all of that should be taken with a grain of salt.
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KaiserBecks
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(06-18-2017, 08:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by goldenpp72

Good to see them being very original.

Horizon was lots of things, "original" wasn't one of them. So it actually makes sense.
Somnia
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(06-18-2017, 08:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by RedRum

You should have been the first post. :)

Wouldn't matter, half the people wouldn't read the OP and just reply based off the title.
Bits N Pieces
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(06-18-2017, 08:16 PM)
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Recruiter bigging up there potential vacancy, well I never.

Probably Rare related?
Van Bur3n
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shrinnan

This should probably be noted:

Yeah, that makes more sense then, I suppose.
JusDoIt
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by KaiserBecks

Horizon was lots of things, "original" wasn't one of them. So it actually makes sense.

You tried.
takriel
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
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Some of these comments here truly are cancerous.
Theorry
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Caronte

Why Horizon specifically? All Sony games look the same.

They probably just mean a open world game. But that logic isnt gonna happen probably in this thread. :P
Baroquemantic
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by KaiserBecks

Horizon was lots of things, "original" wasn't one of them. So it actually makes sense.

Your post is just as shit as the one you quoted.
Strootman
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by iMax

One of G3D's clients is Playground Games.

http://g-3d.co.uk/clients

They're working on an open-world action game.

http://gematsu.com/2017/02/forza-hor...on-racing-game

If this is the playground games new IP, then this is a huge deal.

I'll buy whatever they make next.
Xumbrega
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by iMax

UK-based recruiter so could be another team at Rare or Playground's second game (which we know is an open-world action adventure).


This is most likely Playground's game.

http://g-3d.co.uk/clients

Look at the client list

And as you can see, Playground is still looking for a lead environment lead like this job post from Linkedin

http://www.playground-games.com/careers/oehr5fwL/
Cathcart
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(06-18-2017, 08:17 PM)
Cool can't wait for another beautiful game with awesome combat that's occasionally interrupted by tedious NPC conversations with never ending sub par voiceover work that makes me want to throw my controller in the trash.
Boke1879
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Originally Posted by KaiserBecks

Horizon was lots of things, "original" wasn't one of them. So it actually makes sense.

Aint too many games out there with a female lead taking on robot dinos.

But I get your overall point. Most open world games by design aren't originally. Many of them borrow from each other.
Woodchipper
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(06-18-2017, 08:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Caronte

Why Horizon specifically? All Sony games look the same.

Bits N Pieces
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Originally Posted by nynt9

Reminds me of that old Reddit rumor or something that said how Phil Spencer was all about trying to fund sony-killer exclusives. Supposedly Ryse was supposed to be the god of war killer, sunset overdrive the infamous killer etc.

Of course, all of that should be taken with a grain of salt.

Hahaha, what the fuck?
EvB
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(06-18-2017, 08:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Night Angel

I wonder what he means by next gen. Is this an XB2 game?

We are reaching the point in time where gems that are starting to be made now could be launch titles for next gen.

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