Mountain View, CA – A job posting on the Google job board suggests that the Mountain View-based company is starting a new business – Games at Google!

The posting has sparked speculation from GamePro and others that the company is starting a new social gaming branch, a space which is currently dominated by heavy hitters like Zynga, Apple and Facebook.

The job posting reads:

Rare opportunity to grow a brand-new business – Games at Google! We are looking for a strategic, technical and game-loving Product Manager to drive Google’s gaming strategy. You will design strategies for game distribution and discovery, player identity, game mechanics, and more. In addition to designing a great user experience and building out key partnerships, you will be significantly influencing Google’s social platform as you work directly with a critical set of early adopters, game developers. Interesting and impactful decisions involving social gaming, privacy, virality, business, and technical APIs await you and the strong, passionate team of gamers you will work with.”

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