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A new job appeared on Blizzard's career site, where they're looking for a Software Engineer (Tools) for an unnanounced project to design software for mobile.

Job Description

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a talented and enthusiastic software engineer to contribute to Blizzard’s mobile gaming efforts. In this role, you will create tools that will empower our talented designers and artists. The ideal candidate will be self-directed, and have proficiency with developing powerful tools and content creation pipelines.

You can find the full post here. More jobs related to an unannounced project carry the following description:

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an experienced XXX to work on a robust first-person engine for an unannounced project.

What do you think it could be? An entirely new first-person shooter or an Overwatch expansion? It would be cool to play Pet Battles on the go!

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A way to pet battle on the move would be cool, and it would make sense since 7.2.5 introduces pet battle dungeons.

But, it could also be a major project that could be announced at Blizzcon.

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Although mobile Lost Vikings would work well due to the nature of the mechanics in that game and how well it converted from PC to SNES in the classic era never neglect the fact that Blizzard also developed Primal Rage and that entire franchise has been ignored for far too long.

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I am excited to see what they could put out.  I am worried though that mobile games tend to either be awesome or unplayable and I hope it ends up being awesome while secretly dreading that it will be terrible.

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On 28/4/2017 at 3:58 AM, Adorable said:

Although mobile Lost Vikings would work well due to the nature of the mechanics in that game and how well it converted from PC to SNES in the classic era never neglect the fact that Blizzard also developed Primal Rage and that entire franchise has been ignored for far too long

People neglect that fact because Blizzard neither developed nor published that game.

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On 4/29/2017 at 7:25 PM, Weltenfeind said:

People neglect that fact because Blizzard neither developed nor published that game.

Chuckled hard at this - thank you. Thank you so much.

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