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Nirolak
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(03-17-2012, 03:43 AM)
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It seems that Bethesda has decided to jump in and make multiple iOS games.

To be clear, this is the game studio, not the publishing label.

Originally Posted by ZeniMax Job Website

iOS Programmer

Division: Bethesda Game Studios | Department: Programming | Location: Rockville, US-MD, US

Bethesda Game Studios is looking for experienced iOS programmers for unannounced games.

Requirements

-Experience with iOS game development with multiple titles shipped
-Extensive experience programming in Objective C
-Experience with Open GL ES and other 3D technologies
-Passion for making GREAT games, and being part of a GREAT team
-Ability to solve a variety of technical challenges with minimal oversight
-Ability to contribute innovative ideas towards all aspects of game development
-Experience playing Bethesda Game Studios games a plus
-Follows live blogs of every Apple event a plus

Source: http://jobs.zenimax.com/requisitions/view/221 [Via Xbigy]
Last edited by Nirolak; 03-17-2012 at 05:07 AM.
Tobor
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(03-17-2012, 03:46 AM)
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PORT MORROWIND!

Maybe an Elder Scrolls side game of some sort? Or Fallout?
BlueTsunami
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(03-17-2012, 03:48 AM)
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Angry Cliff Racers confirmed
Khezu
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(03-17-2012, 03:48 AM)
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You know what would be cool for an IOS type touch screen? An isometric turn based fallout game.

Too bad they would never do that.
Nirolak
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(03-17-2012, 03:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tobor

PORT MORROWIND!

Maybe an Elder Scrolls side game of some sort? Or Fallout?

Well, they are looking for people who play their games, so presumably it's something that at least shares their values.
KorrZ
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(03-17-2012, 03:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tobor

PORT MORROWIND!

Maybe an Elder Scrolls side game of some sort? Or Fallout?

Fallout 1 & 2 would be perfect for iPad.
Tobor
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(03-17-2012, 03:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

Well, they are looking for people who play their games, so presumably it's something that at least shares their values.

I really want somebody to try a full on open world RPG on iOS.

However, I'm going to try not to get overly hyped since this may just turn out to be a Mass Effect: Infiltrator type of thing.
injurai
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(03-17-2012, 03:55 AM)
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That was a lot of clarifying which Bethesda you were talking about. I thought It was the suburb of D.C. at first.
areal
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(03-17-2012, 03:58 AM)
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-Follows live blogs of every Apple event a plus

Keynote bingo?
Gez
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(03-17-2012, 04:06 AM)
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Not sure if Morrowind would work, FPSs on touch screen are generally terrible. Even Minecraft plays badly.
Nirolak
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(03-17-2012, 05:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by injurai

That was a lot of clarifying which Bethesda you were talking about. I thought It was the suburb of D.C. at first.

Well, some people use Bethesda to mean ZeniMax, the publisher.

Unless you weren't being sarcastic, in which case I'll update the title to be more clear.
Emitan
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(03-17-2012, 05:07 AM)
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But what about the PSP game?

*cries*
Christine
(03-17-2012, 05:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

Well, some people use Bethesda to mean ZeniMax, the publisher.

Unless you weren't being sarcastic, in which case I'll update the title to be more clear.

I thought ZeniMax was the umbrella company, Bethesda Softworks was the publisher, and the developer is Bethesda Game Studios.

iOS could be a good fit for something like an Elder Scrolls Adventures II.
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(03-17-2012, 05:14 AM)
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Terminator: Future Shock for the new iPad...
Nirolak
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(03-17-2012, 05:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by TwinIonEngines

I thought ZeniMax was the umbrella company, Bethesda Softworks was the publisher, and the developer is Bethesda Game Studios.

ZeniMax is kind of a parallel division that controls finance and law to an extent.

They have some really awful corporate structure.
Duane Cunningham
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(03-17-2012, 05:16 AM)
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Hey look, an exclusive preview:



You won't even SEE those bugs coming! As usual.
Last edited by Duane Cunningham; 03-17-2012 at 05:24 AM.
Ultimadrago
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(03-17-2012, 05:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by Duane Cunningham

Hey look, an exclusive preview:

*Backwards flying grasshopper here*

Bethesda iOS title, hmm...I've got nothing.
The sound of multiple makes me think it'll be a unique IP for some reason. But who knows?
Last edited by Ultimadrago; 03-17-2012 at 05:21 AM.
Christine
(03-17-2012, 05:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

They have some really awful corporate structure.

Oh dear god, you're not kidding. It certainly makes for a lot of web sites.
MetatronM
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(03-17-2012, 05:23 AM)
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-Passion for making GREAT games, and being part of a GREAT team

What if I only have a passion for making pretty good games and being part of an OKAY team?
Emitan
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(03-17-2012, 05:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by MetatronM

What if I only have a passion for making pretty good games and being part of an OKAY team?

Bioware
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(03-17-2012, 05:28 AM)
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confirmed: buggy games soon heading to an apple device near you
Neuromancer
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(03-17-2012, 05:45 AM)
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I'm guessing they'd be some kind of ES/Fallout tie ins.
nyong
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(03-17-2012, 05:48 AM)
iOS gaming has a bright future ahead. I just hope these are original titles rather than remakes or spin-offs.
SteeloDMZ
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(03-17-2012, 05:51 AM)
Probably a Pip-Boy app. Or a port of the old Fallouts. I doubt they are creating a real, new game for iOS.
Valhelm
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(03-17-2012, 05:52 AM)
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I'd bet money that they're porting one of the original Fallouts or perhaps creating an entirely new open-world isometric Fallout RPG for the system. I highly doubt that they'd gamble with a handheld Elder Scrolls game, though. The brand is too valuable now for that sort of experimentation.
someguyinahat
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(03-17-2012, 05:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Neuromancer

I'm guessing they'd be some kind of ES/Fallout tie ins.

Tiny Tenpenny Tower.
Dicer
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(03-17-2012, 05:53 AM)
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Yeah cause Android doesn't exist dev houses....
Emitan
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(03-17-2012, 05:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dicer

Yeah cause Android doesn't exist dev houses....

It's a terrible place for developers. I love the OS, but caved and bought an iPhone because the apps aren't there. :(
BakedPigeon
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(03-17-2012, 05:57 AM)
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Elder Scrolls Travels?
Trike
(03-17-2012, 06:03 AM)
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I hope they make some hilariously effortless games, just to mess with people. But then also get games mixed up as well. Basically, I am saying I would buy Angry Fruit and Bird Ninja.
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(03-17-2012, 06:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gez

Not sure if Morrowind would work, FPSs on touch screen are generally terrible. Even Minecraft plays badly.

it's not like the Elder Scrolls games are about super fast action. They could probably use the "point where you want to go" type of controls form Epic Citadel and get away with it. If they did decide to port an old game, i would hope they streamline the interface big time though.
Valhelm
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(03-17-2012, 06:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by BakedPigeon

Elder Scrolls Travels?

Has any Gaffer ever actually played one of these? I've always been quite intrigued by theme.
Gattsu25
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(03-17-2012, 06:06 AM)
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Elder Scrolls: Arena
Elder Scrolls: Daggerfall
Elder Scrolls: Morrowind


C'mon, Bethesda.

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