Writer and director Roger Avary is attached to the upcoming Castle Wolfenstein movie project. He worked with Quentin Tarantino on Pulp Fiction. Avary has been a huge fan of Wolfenstein since childhood
Its "vaguely futuristic retro world" should appeal thanks to the success of Marvel's Captain America. Avary says Wolfenstein's "outlandish sensibility has deeply influenced" his works over the years.
Singularity's Raven Software has posted a job ad for new blood to join them on "an exciting next generation title", while another mentions they're "at work on a first-person shooter".
The studio's last full release was Singularity, and Wolfenstein before that, but they produced Call of Duty DLC for Black Ops and Modern Warfare 3 in 2010 and 2011 respectively.
Singularity developer Raven Software has had 40 developers trimmed from the studio according to sources, leaving it with one development team.
Activision comment this is a 'realignment' to "better reflect" their upcoming line-up of work, which apparently is DLC. Raven also made PC Jedi Academy.
Studio id Software will be supporting the current stable of franchises for the foreseeable future, which is already more "than we can exploit."
John Carmack doesn't want 5 teams at id as 3 "is scary enough." They've got Quake, Doom, Wolfenstein and "hopefully we can add Rage onto that".