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Irrational demanding a high standard from new recruits

New vacancy asks for experience of working on a title with a Metacritic score of 85 or more

The latest recruitment advert from BioShock developer Irrational Games is a telling demonstration of the high standard they require of new recruits and how they measure it.

The advert originally stated that successful applicants will need to have been credited on at least one game with a Metacritic score of 85 percent or more.

Metacritic has been used as a measure of success before with some studios even having their bonuses decided by the scores their games receive on the aggregation site.

Famously Obsidian missed out on their bonus for Fallout: New Vegas because the game scored 84 percent on Metacritic and their threshold for the bonus payout was a Metacritic score of 85 percent.

Thanks Develop Online.

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