Julien Merceron joins Konami to supervise Fox Engine

Julien Merceron joins Konami to oversee Fox Engine

Konami is betting huge on Fox Engine, Kojima Productions’ improvement suite powering the upcoming Metallic Gear Strong 5: The Phantom Ache. Julien Merceron has simply been introduced on to supervise Fox Engine as Konami’s new worldwide know-how director.

“He will probably be a key member of our gifted improvement group and be integral to making sure that future titles will push the bounds of what may be technically achieved, whereas making certain they preserve Konami’s famed gameplay,” Konami’s European president, Shinji Hirano, advised GamesIndustry Worldwide in a press release. “We welcome him and his skills to the workforce.”

Merceron spent the final seven years underneath the Sq. Enix umbrella, the place he served as CTO at IO Interactive, Eidos and Crystal Dynamics earlier than ascending to the place of worldwide know-how director for Sq. Enix correct. Previous to becoming a member of Sq. Enix, Merceron additionally served a stint at Ubisoft as worldwide technical director all through the late ’90s.

This text was initially revealed on Joystiq.

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