Criterion working on a new game; seeking new staff
Criterion is rumored to be working on a new game and is seeking staff for the project. The listing was spotted by Videogamer, which states that, “an AI programmer required.” The game could be Hot Pursuit 2, as the first one did pretty well and was a success commercially.
The listing says that, “Our current ambition requires an innovative programmer to deliver killer entertainment experiences with believable, open world AI Racing Drivers.”
The listing also contains a mention for new platforms, which could be the new Nintendo console – Wii U. The overview for lead software engineer states that, “to help create a new extension to the existing Criterion team focusing on developing on new platforms.”
Fans looking for a sequel to Burnout Paradise may be disappointed as it certainly looks like Hot Pursuit 2.