LucasArts Jobs Hint At Star Wars Battlefront, X-Wing Returns

Tom Hopkins

Star Wars licensor LucasArts hiring for four different games.

Published on Aug 23, 2011

LucasArts is has action/adventure, first-person shooter, aerial combat and open-world RPG games in development at its San Francisco offices according to a series of new job listings on the studio's recruitment page.

The FPS listings are for a Gameplay Engineer, Level Designer and Rendering Engineer.

The Gameplay Engineer mentions in the requirements that experience with open-world RPGs would be a plus, suggesting crossover with another of the projects, but the latter two positions state "experience with first-person shooters is a plus".

Platforms aren't specified, but consoles are mentioned.

Meanwhile the aerial-combat project specifies that candidates (Senior Gameplay Engineer, Lead Designer) have "experience with flight sims, aerial shooters, and especially space-based shooters," suggesting something sci-fi based.

If only LucasArts had an IP that fits such a description.

LucasArts is also on the look out for an Environment Artist for an Action/Adventure ("experience with cinematic action adventures is a plus") and a Gameplay Engineer for an Open-World RPG.

Will X-Wing, Star Wars: Battlefront or Star Wars: The Force Unleashed be returning?



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