It appears that a job listing for Diablo III Senior Software Engineer at Activision/Blizzard for the PS3. Does this confirm that Blizzard is looking to expand it’s game to console once again? Who know’s, but the job listing sure seems to show that. Information on the job can be found after the jump.
Here’s the job listing
Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an enthusiastic senior software engineer to be a key contributor on the Diablo team. This position is responsible for overseeing Playstation 3 (PS3) architecture design as well as other PS3-specific game code development to maximize platform performance.
Design, implement, and maintain game systems to work on the Playstation 3.
Identify previously unknown issues and offer solutions.
Be responsible for various systems including the game engine, audio, physics, tools pipeline, etc.
Work closely with game design to ensure a great player experience.
A minimum of 5 years game coding experience
A minimum of 1 AAA shipped title for the PS3
In-depth knowledge of the PS3 architecture and APIs
Experience implementing systems to utilize the Cell CPU to the highest extent
Low level debugging skills (including the skill to read PPC assembly)
Experience with code and data optimization to improve both memory consumption and performance
Fluent in C / C++
Strong math skills (linear algebra, trigonometry, etc.)
Able to work in a collaborative team environment
Passion for playing console games
Computer science, EE, Mathematics, Physics, or a related degree
Familiar with Diablo and other Blizzard Entertainment products
Familiar with scripting languages
Source: Job Listing