Australia's most popular online job-finding site, www.seek.com.au, is advertising a position for 'Biotic-Powered Super-Soldier' with the Cerberus organisation. The advertisement features a list of skill requirements, including familiarity with heavy firearms and 'over 80 kills to your name.'
No, this isn't an offer for contract work in Afghanistan. Instead, it’s a viral campaign for Microsoft's highly-anticipated Mass Effect 2. The 'Apply Now' button leads to the game's official website. Cheeky. Here's the advertisement in full:
Biotic-Powered Super-Soldier -- Cerberus
Cerberus is a leading galactic organisation, devoted to human survival at any cost.
Due to the recent disappearance of entire human colonies, Cerberus is looking for a team of elite assassins to join the fight for mankind.
This is a short-term contract to kill or be killed.
You will have a passion for the mercenary industry and a natural flair for killing.
Blood, guts and exploding torsos is all in a day’s work for you, and you love it!
Nothing makes you salivate more than a bloody battle, and a good, messy kill.
We’re looking for a real go-getter!
• Work closely with the most wretched and dangerous scum of inter-galactic society.
• Strategically plan and implement pain, death and destruction on enemy aliens.
• Save the human race.
KEY EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
• Over 80 kills to your name.
• Comfortable with a range of heavy machinery including the MC-77 Missile Launcher and the X-8A Avenger Assault Rifle.
• A practical, hands-on approach to killing.
Overall, this role requires someone who is very results driven and motivated to succeed. Failure will lead to your death and the death of all human beings, so you must work well under pressure.
Role includes company weapons and tax benefits. Apply Now.