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ClayFighter Remastered shapeshifts onto PC in 2016

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 8:15am PST

Ready or not, a new ClayFighter is coming to PC next year that will include over 20 characters and new fighting mechanics.


"That may have been true when Street Fighter IV first came out but there have been some notable ..."

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FreeSpace IP bought by Interplay for $7,500

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2013 7:00am PDT

As companies continue to pick titbits from the carcass of THQ, walking skellington Interplay has bought the intellectual property for the zappy space'em up series FreeSpace. Oh gosh, avert your eyes my dear sweet young one, you'll cry when you read how much it went for: $7,5...


"Why wasn't Derek Smart involved?? I demand a recount!.....or something...."

- cell9song see all 22 comments

Black Isle to publish new games based on classic Interplay IPs

By John Keefer, Aug 22, 2012 8:50pm PDT

It looks like games such as Planescape: Torment 2, Icewind Dale 3 and Baldur's Gate 3 could be on the drawing board for Black Isle Studios, according to a brief announcement on the release of the company.


"At least Bethesda isn't afraid to give a full size world and let players have freedom to play ..."

- Thaii see all 49 comments

Black Isle Studios reopens without involvement of original founders

By John Keefer, Aug 22, 2012 1:45pm PDT

Black Isle Studios is "back"--at least in name--and the company still wants to make great RPGs.


"I'd probably buy Icewind Dale III if it retained the combat heavy style of Icewind Dale II and ..."

- Thaii see all 12 comments

Bethesda settles with Interplay, MMO license is 'null and void'

By Xav de Matos, Jan 09, 2012 2:30pm PST

A settlement has been reached in the case between ZeniMax Media subsidiary Bethesda Softworks and Interplay Entertainment surrounding the fate of an MMO set in the Fallout universe.


"It'd just be such a mammoth undertaking. I doubt we'd see it anytime soon. I mean, they'd have ..."

- Yumcheese see all 24 comments

Fallout MMO development continues; Bethesda injunction appeal denied

By Xav de Matos, Oct 27, 2011 2:15pm PDT

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Bethesda's preliminary injunction against Interplay regarding the ongoing development of a Fallout MMO, allowing work on the game to continue.


"NEW PRE-ORDER DLC: The Doctor's Bag, containing two stimpaks and one med-x, until now available ..."

- Rooster Cockburn see all 15 comments

Interplay: Bethesda knew Fallout Online was set in Fallout universe

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2011 6:00am PDT

As Interplay continues to battle Bethesda to make a Fallout MMO, a new filing from the faltering publisher dismisses Bethesda's claims that it only ever licensed the name "Fallout" itself, not its post-apocalyptic world.


"They can just buy only the assets and leave the liabilities to fend for itself."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 35 comments

Shack PSA: 50% off Interplay games at GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 20, 2011 10:00am PDT

The Fallout, FreeSpace, MDK, Earthworm Jim, and Descent games are on sale at the bargain price of $2.99 each, along with plenty of others, in a huge Interplay sale launched today at digital distributor GOG.


"Yes, that's correct - shouldn't be any problem applying the Source Code Project open source ..."

- Parias see all 40 comments

MDK2 Coming to Wii, MDK2 HD Coming to PC

By Chris Faylor, Jun 25, 2010 1:00pm PDT

As Interplay continues to capitalize upon its backlog of classics, the publisher has announced that BioWare's humorous and humiliatingly difficult...


"I love how steam lovers are annoyed by this, but when it comes to the reverse decision for games ..."

- gzubluck see all 56 comments

Descent Coming to Wii

By Chris Faylor, Apr 15, 2010 11:10am PDT

With Descent PC having just celebrated its fifteen year anniversary, publisher Interplay has announced that the six-degree spaceship shooter series...


"I played this originally with my Flightstick Pro at home and that metal F16 Thrustmaters down at ..."

- JackAxe see all 40 comments

Bethesda Sues Interplay over Fallout, MMO Rights

By Chris Faylor, Sep 14, 2009 11:07am PDT

Fallout 3 developer and Fallout property owner Bethesda has filed a lawsuit against former owner Interplay to clarify that Interplay no longer...


"First let me start off by saying I love Bethesda's games at least the ones they actually ..."

- mrb0b see all 84 comments

Shack PSA: Buy One Classic Interplay Game, Get One Free at GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 02, 2009 10:25am PDT

Vendor of vintage video games GOG is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the spectacular offer of buy one, get one free on its catalogue of...


"you can find them on youtube if you know where to look...also...TIMMYYYYYY!!!!!"

- omwibya see all 17 comments

Interplay Games Hit Steam: Fallout, Sacrifice, Kingpin

By Nick Breckon, Aug 19, 2009 3:05pm PDT

A number of older Interplay titles were added to the Steam store today, including the Black Isle classics Fallout and Fallout 2. In addition to...


"Oh, yes. There are still people who haven't experienced Freespace. This is something that ..."

- SeraphielX see all 61 comments

Bethesda Plans to Terminate Interplay's Fallout MMO

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2009 6:21am PDT

Interplay's annual performance report reveals that Bethesda plans to cancel the agreement allowing Interplay to make its Fallout MMO, No Mutants...


"You think they're gonna ask for more money? Interplay doesn't have any more money."

- Smurfy12 see all 102 comments

Masthead Joins Interplay's (Probably Fallout) MMO

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2009 9:10am PDT

Bulgarian developer Masthead Studios will be joining Interplay to work on the publisher's mysterious MMO codenamed Project V13, frequently...


"i could see where it could be balanced somewhat, like the deathclaw companion you get in FO2 ..."

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