For those who have not been maintaining, Blizzard have (not less than) two unannounced initiatives in growth. One is a first-person shooter they have been hiring engine of us for over the course of the last year. The different is a mobile title, although very more likely to additionally come to PC. A brand new job itemizing signifies that will probably be set, like Hearthstone, on the earth (however in all probability not World) of Warcraft.
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NeoGAF noticed the brand new itemizing, for an FX artist, with the ultimate requirement being a “ardour for creating imagery synonymous with the Warcraft IP.” In different phrases: large shoulders, shiny colors, melodrama and a power disregard for widespread sense. It’s what retains us coming again.
The ad additionally affords some others hints as to the make-up of the crew and recreation, mentioining particularly that any applicant will want to have the ability to “work inside a small crew.” There’s additionally a be aware that familiarity with Unity will likely be wanted. Both of those are in keeping with how Hearthstone was initially developed, and Blizzard could also be hoping to bottle the lightning that created one of many largest ROIs in firm historical past.
Of course, this is not all Big Blue are as much as. Between Tom Chilton, David Kim and Dustin Browder all transferring on from their iconic video games (WoW, SC2 and HOTS respectively) to unannounced initiatives throughout the firm, it appears Allen Adham’s new games division is off to a fast begin.