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Rumor Game Dev MachineGames Is Working On A New AAA Multiplayer Game

IbizaPocholo

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Earlier today, eXputer found a new job listing for an AI Programmer on the MachineGames website. The description for the job listing reads, “MachineGames is looking for an intermediate or senior AI Programmer to join our team and help us develop our next upcoming AAA game!” It’s also worth mentioning that the other job listings on the website use “our upcoming AAA titles” but this one specifically mentions an upcoming AAA game from the company.

New AAA Multiplayer Game

Furthermore, one of the two preferred skills that the company requires is the “understanding of multiplayer bots as human replacements”. This indicates that it is, in fact, a multiplayer game that MachineGames is working. Previously, it was rumored that a new Quake installment would be released. However, Quake was recently rated by ESRB for next-generation consoles, so it’s safe to assume that it could be another franchise that’s in the works.

Additionally, the other preferred skill mentions the “knowledge and experience designing player companions”. In this case, “companions” could be pets or a similar AI-based character that will follow the protagonist around. In Quake, that seems unlikely! However, this concept does seem to suit the Wolfenstein narrative more. Hence, we can assume that a multiplayer Wolfenstein installment is in development by MachineGames.

New AAA Multiplayer Game
 
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Fucking uuuggghhh!!!!

A studio known for making some of the best SP FPSs of the last two gens, whose most recent attempt to shoehorn in MP into a traditionally SP franchise tanked spectacularly, is now seeing their considerable talents in narrative and worldbuilding squandered chasing MP and ostensible MTX bait games.

Honestly, fuck this industry.
 

MiguelItUp

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Shame that we can't get full packaged titles these days like we used to back in the day. A solid single player, and a solid multiplayer.

Why not both?

Still interested in seeing/hearing more nonetheless!
 
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Hezekiah

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I remember the end of last year when Colt Eastwood was suggesting the possibility of a new Wolfenstein game to be released this year. What the hell happened to that - more bullshit from the Coltmeister?
 

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I remember the end of last year when Colt Eastwood was suggesting the possibility of a new Wolfenstein game to be released this year. What the hell happened to that - more bullshit from the Coltmeister?

I'm guessing the same thing that happened to God Of War Ragnarok, Gran Turismo 7 and Horizon Forbidden West.
 
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Hezekiah

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I'm guessing the same thing that happened to God Of War Ragnarok, Gran Turismo 7 and Horizon Forbidden West.
Wow somebody is really bitter and defensive about a comment (as a multiplatform gamer) regarding a so-called insider's information.

Stay triggered.
 
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coffinbirth

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I think that might be a bit of a leap.

I'm thinking it's more likely that they are working on a AAA game that also has a multiplayer component, as opposed to simply a multiplayer game.
 
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I think that might be a bit of a leap.

I'm thinking it's more likely that they are working on a AAA game that also has a multiplayer component, as opposed to simply a multiplayer game.
100% it’s this, anyone thinking otherwise is confused.

New Wolf but I’m hedging new Quake.
 
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MOTM

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How many games are these guys working on?

Aren’t they also working on Wolfenstein 3 & Indiana Jones already?
 

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Fucking uuuggghhh!!!!

A studio known for making some of the best SP FPSs of the last two gens, whose most recent attempt to shoehorn in MP into a traditionally SP franchise tanked spectacularly, is now seeing their considerable talents in narrative and worldbuilding squandered chasing MP and ostensible MTX bait games.

Honestly, fuck this industry.
Their Wolfenstein games are trash. Last time these guys made anything good was under starbreeze. Though I’m not sure how many left starbreeze and didn’t go to machinegames
 

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Considering the absolutely putrid writing\story\characters in their Wolfenstein games, a MP only game would probably be a better direction. Gameplay feels solid, but everything else is....not good.
 

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Their Wolfenstein games are trash. Last time these guys made anything good was under starbreeze. Though I’m not sure how many left starbreeze and didn’t go to machinegames
I enjoyed both Wolfenstein games as did many others. Each their own.
 

Don Carlo

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Considering the absolutely putrid writing\story\characters in their Wolfenstein games, a MP only game would probably be a better direction. Gameplay feels solid, but everything else is....not good.
I think it gets old very quickly after you finish it. MP would add new touch