Apple Serious about Games?

jasonr writes "Looks like Apple's hiring a Games Technology Manager."

Yep - it looks like Apple is serious about Mac Gaming. From the job description:

"Our new games technologies product manager will work with Apple's management, hardware and software teams to make sure tomorrow's Macintosh computers are THE best game machines."

and later...

"A successful candidate will be intimately familiar with the console and PC game market place, very knowledgeable on graphics, sound, and input technologies, and well versed on business models for game products and platforms."

This is good news with the recent concerns from certain developers about Apple's move from Sprockets to more integrated solutions in Mac OS X. Of note, Microsoft is planning a full-blown attack on the gaming market with their upcoming X-Box platform.

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