back to article Amazon game dev brain slurp bid revealed in industry back-page ad

A job advert posted on Gamasutra has led to speculation about Amazon's plans to branch out in the PC game market. The Kindle king is looking for 26 staff members for its gaming development team in Seattle. "Amazon is committed to gamers, and building great teams who are excited to use Twitch, the AWS cloud, and technical …

  1. poopypants

    Sounds like it might be a MOBA. Given their lack of experience, I suspect they have absolutely no chance against League of Legends and DOTA 2, which completely dominate the market.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Dear god, no more lane defence games please

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Double Helix?

    Had a mostly shit catalogue - then got bought by amazon, then released that smash hit UFOs Love Cows which for their first inhouse created IP I have no doubt was an absolute master piece.

    What was Amazon thinking?

    1. Robert Helpmann??
      Childcatcher

      Re: Double Helix?

      What was Amazon thinking?

      The first two things that come to mind are, "They have talent but could really use some direction," and, "Oh! There's a bargain price for that company."

      1. Naselus

        Re: Double Helix?

        Or

        "Shit, we'd best find some way to dump another couple of million or we may accidentally show a profit this year!"

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