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Sony is hiring for the 'Next Chapter of Cinematic Storytelling'

By Shawn Knight · 9 replies
Dec 31, 2018
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  1. Sony is recruiting talent for “the next chapter of cinematic storytelling” through the hiring of several new positions.

    A listing for a lead character artist invites candidates to be part of the multi-award winning team responsible for the cinematic performances in franchises such as The Last of Us, Killzone and Uncharted. It’s described as a high visibility project being developed in collaboration with a major Sony development studio.

    The mystery project hasn’t been announced, Sony said, but there is a clear vision and launch plan in place.

    Sony is also looking for a senior UI programmer, a senior environment artist and a senior gameplay animator.

    Some believe the job listings are further evidence of the next game in the Uncharted series. Specifically, the lines about the next chapter of cinematic storytelling and having a penchant for high quality, third-person action / adventure games.

    Given where we are in the PlayStation 4’s lifecycle, some also believe the project could be in the works for the next-gen PlayStation 5. Such an exclusive would make a great launch title… just sayin’.

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  2. Crosslin369

    Crosslin369 TS Rookie

    Definitely something else. They know the UC series is good, but some may be getting burned out from it.
     
  3. Dimitrios

    Dimitrios TS Maniac Posts: 285   +184

    Half-Life 3 confirmed!
     
  4. Crosslin369

    Crosslin369 TS Rookie

    Definitely something else. They know the UC series is good, but some may be getting burned out from it. McDVOICE
     
  5. Theinsanegamer

    Theinsanegamer TS Evangelist Posts: 1,424   +1,586

    UC needs to end already. There is a reason naughty dog started a new IP every generation. The story is done, the universe is finished, let it sleep already!

    Endless sequelitis is dragging this industry down.
     
  6. kira setsu

    kira setsu TS Enthusiast Posts: 46   +33

    Sony should try and make actual games, not movies that constantly snatch your control away so they can elegantly pan over to another explosion or 45minute cutscene
     
  7. ShObiT

    ShObiT TS Maniac Posts: 149   +154

    I don't know you, but I miss that on PC gaming, So I got a PS4 for my kids(Me) this Christmas...
     
  8. kira setsu

    kira setsu TS Enthusiast Posts: 46   +33

    I'm mainly a pc gamer now, and pc gets all of the multiplats anyways so I dont miss much.

    I bought my ps4 for uncharted and thats mostly it, my issue with sony is that TLoU was such a big hit that now all of their games follow that boring style, I dont mind cinematic games but when thats all you really make it gets boring, like what they did to GoW imo was a travesty, it may be a grand game but I'll never touch it, thats why I'm glad pc, xbox and ninty are around to balance sony out, each platform has their niches now.
     
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  9. ShObiT

    ShObiT TS Maniac Posts: 149   +154

    Even tho I got a PS4, I'm a PC main, but Games like Horizon, and few other got me to get it, but it is a good opportunity to get my kiddo off my PC.
     
  10. kira setsu

    kira setsu TS Enthusiast Posts: 46   +33

    I will give it to horizon zero dawn, thats a masterpiece in about every way
     

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