Irrational demands 85+ Metacritic score in job ad

Irrational demands 85+ Metacritic score in job ad
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

July 26th 2012 at 2:37PM

Job seekers required to have worked on critically acclaimed game as according to the review score aggregation site

A new job listing for Bioshock developer Irrational Games requires applicants to have worked on a game that has received a score of 85 or above on Metacritic.

The ad, which details the role for a design manager, states job seekers must be credited on a least one well-reviewed game, as according to the review score aggregation site.

In the past developers have been handed controversially handed bonuses depending on how games have fared on Metacritic, with Bungie reported to be awarded $2.5 million if its first game published by Activision receives a score of 90 or higher on GameRankings.com

Obsidian meanwhile allegedly missed out on bonuses from Bethesda after RPG Fallout New Vegas missed its average review score target by one point, gaining a total of 84.