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Blizzard Is Currently Hiring For A New Diablo

by : Ewan Moore on : 04 Jul 2016 12:24

DiabloDiabloIf a new job listing is anything to go by, it looks like Blizzard is planning to make a new Diablo game.

The studio’s hiring page shows off a listing for game director on the as yet unannounced project – so I guess unless this is an elaborate prank, we can count on a new entry in the franchise.

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The listing reads:

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a game director with outstanding communications skills, proven experience in creative direction, strong ability in system design, and a stellar track record of shipping AAA games to lead the Diablo series into the future.

Previous director Jay Wilson retired from the video game industry a few years after helming Diablo 3. Presumably he won’t be back.

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Diablo 3’s was infamously riddled with problems upon release, so I would assume they’re in the market for a no-nonsense director that won’t stand for a dodgy launch.

Still, by the time Diablo 3 arrived on consoles, it had managed to sort itself out and become a pretty solid, enjoyable affair. My hope is that this new incarnation (whatever it is) will arrive as a fully formed experience on day one.

I might hand my CV in. I worked at CeX for a year, so I think they’ll appreciate the experience.

Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn't gotten out of his mid 00's emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.

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