Well, this is interesting. Amazon Games Studios has posted a job ad on Gamasutra touting the creation of an “Ambitious New Gaming Project.” They’re seeking a “team of top talent for an ambitious new PC game project using the latest technology.”
Well, that’s not all. Apparently, Amazon already has part of a team formed, and it’s comprised of “former Portal, World of Warcraft and BioShock creators. Our team in Seattle has worked on a lot of other great titles like Half Life 2, Left for Dead, Dota 2, Halo, Infamous, Shadows of Mordor and The Last of Us.”
So it’s got star power too? Very interesting. Of course, this honestly doesn’t give us much to go on, but the fact that it is solely for PC does give me pause. What could it entail? Is Amazon going for the next big MMO? Or are they going to use the power of the PC to create a unique IP that’ll make the consoles look unworthy? Questions abound, especially when you consider what they end the job ad with:
“We want people that are driven to make the best games in the industry. We’re looking to take interesting risks and invent! ”
What will it be? Who can say? We’ll just have to wait and see.