In a news post by CVG, Codemasters have confirmed that one of the masterminds behind Criterion’s Black is currently working with them to develop a new first person shooter game. The developer named Stuart Black, Senior Designer on 2005 hit game Black will soon begin a recruitment drive to select game developers. Former Game Director at Sony Computer Entertainment London Studio Tom Gillo has been signed up as executive producer, whilst Andrew Wilson – previously Senior Producer on Split/Second at Blackrock – becomes Senior Producer.
VP of Codemasters development Gavin Cheshire, said:
“Codemasters’ Guildford Studio is key to our overall development strategy and this year has opened further positions across its design, programming and art teams, With Stuart Black directing the vision for our new IP in production, deployment of EGO and key development figures heading up a highly skilled team, our Guildford facility offers great potential for development talent based in the South East who want to join a growing studio and work on original titles.”