Bioware forms new handheld group, looks for new people to work on upcoming DS project

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Bioware sends word that they have formed a new handheld group and that that group has already started work on a new Nintendo DS game.   The problem is that they need a few new developers to help out on the game.  From the looks of the jobs site it looks they are hiring for everything from designers to developers so if you're interested head on over and see if there's a match.

BioWare Forms New Handheld Game Group

Leading Game Developer Now Recruiting For New Nintendo DS™ Project


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (September 19, 2006) – BioWare, a leading video game developer, has announced the formation of a new handheld game development group.  Their first game will be produced for the Nintendo DS system and marks BioWare’s debut in the handheld game space.


The group will be led by project director, Dan Tudge, former president and founder of independent video game developer, Exile Interactive, Inc.  Dan has overseen development of AAA titles for such major publishers as Nintendo, Microsoft, THQ and Sega Sports.


“We’re thrilled to have Dan leading our new handheld group,” said Ray Muzyka, CEO of BioWare.  “Dan has an exceptional pedigree of game development, and we’re excited to have him bring his proven track record of successful games to BioWare’s new DS project!”


Listed among Canada’s Top 100 Employers* three years in a row, BioWare has begun actively recruiting for its new handheld team.


“As always, we are committed to creating the best story-driven games in the world, and the Nintendo DS offers us an exciting new platform to engage,” said Greg Zeschuk, president of BioWare.  “The new project offers tremendous opportunities, and we’re looking for talented and passionate developers to become part of that.”

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