Doom creator John Romero and his studio, Romero Video games, are engaged on a brand-new first-person shooter — one which will probably be using Unreal Engine 5. What’s extra it’s going to purportedly be with a “main writer.”
“It’s a brand new daybreak for Romero Video games. We’re working with a serious writer to develop John Romero’s subsequent shooter: an all-new FPS with an authentic, new IP,” says Romero on Twitter. “Our crew is increasing, and we’re in search of gifted folks for all positions and in any respect expertise ranges, notably these with Unreal Engine 5 expertise.”
— 𝕵𝖔𝖍𝖓 𝕽𝖔𝖒𝖊𝖗𝖔 (@romero) July 19, 2022
In keeping with the studio’s web site, job positions fall below the code, design, and artwork classes. The listings present some hints at what sort of mechanics the sport might embrace. A senior multiplayer programmer place and a web-based architect one are listed, so it’s potential that the sport could have multiplayer and on-line parts.
No different particulars in regards to the sport had been revealed, corresponding to the sport’s platforms, launch window, or writer.
At the moment, Romero is at present engaged on Sigil 2, which can run on Doom 2’s engine. The studio’s final official launch was 2020’s Empire of Sin.
In our Empire of Sin overview we stated, “All the nice concepts and robust Nineteen Twenties ambiance in Empire of Sin quantity to nothing in the long run. The tactical fight has sturdy bones and a few intelligent design, however fails to reside as much as its promise on account of repetitive, lackluster maps and wildly unbalanced talents.”
George Yang is a contract author for IGN. You’ll be able to comply with him on Twitter @yinyangfooey