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Fallout Online's future in doubt as Interplay crumbles

Fallout Online and several other Interplay-developed titles may be in serious jeopardy, according to a US Securities and Exchange Commission report filed by Interplay last week. Develop discovered the filing, which spells out dire financial concerns for the immediate future of the company....

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Battle Chess checking in to PC, iOS - get pawned this summer

Interplay's classic Battle Chess will return in a reboot this summer for PC and iOS. Developed by Subdued Software, the PC version is expected to make moves in August, with the iOS versions for iPad and iPhone available "soon after." A company rep informs us that they only have screens of the...

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MDK 2 parachuting onto WiiWare May 9

Raise a (radioactive) toast, as a release date has finally been set for the WiiWare version of MDK 2. Nintendo's website lists the title for a May 9 launch at a price of 1000 Wii Points ($10). We checked with Trent Oster, head of developer IdeaSpark Labs, who confirmed both the date and price....

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What's in a Name: Black Isle Studios

Feargus Urquhart is now known as the co-founder of Obsidian Entertainment, but before that he helped found Black Isle Studios, a division of Interplay that created some PC RPG classics like the original Fallout series, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment. I took over the RPG division of...

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MDK 2 for WiiWare in certification, new PC version still in the works

Remember, last year, when Interplay said it was reviving the BioWare action classic MDK 2 on WiiWare? Not only does the project still exist, it sounds like it's actually nearing completion. Trent Oster -- head of the WiiWare version's developer IdeaSpark Labs -- announced on the Beamdog forums that...

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Fallout over 'Bethesda v. Interplay' remains unsettled

Unofficial Fallout community wiki the Vault has posted snippets and analysis of another batch of court documents, courtesy of site founder Paweł Dembowski (posting as Ausir), in the legal battle between Bethesda and Interplay over the latter's licensed, in-development Fallout Online MMO and rights...

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Interplay claims it wanted $50 million for Fallout rights, Bethesda refused

The neverending tiff between Interplay and Bethesda over development of a Fallout-based MMO recently got a bit more backstory on the end of the former. Interplay president Eric Caen recently said in an interview with Edge that Bethesda was offered the rights to the Fallout MMO for $50 million,...

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Interplay: Fallout Online in second half of 2012

In an interview with Edge magazine (excerpted by Eurogamer), Interplay president Eric Caen reconfirmed the company's plans to launch a beta of the MMO Fallout Online in 2012. He also specified that the "second half of 2012" will see the release of the commercial game. Thanks to the ongoing legal...

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Fallout Online firing missives from the wasteland (via email)

Nothing quite says "Our game still exists!" like Interplay's volley of email messages recently sent to folks who signed up for an account on Fallout Online's official website. According to a press release issued alongside the tease, it seems that this is just the first of many "tales from the...

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IdeaSpark 'tuning' difficulty of MDK2 HD

That fleshy slapping sound you just heard was the massive, simultaneous facepalm of cantankerous old gamers the world over. In an interview with Big Download, BioWare co-founder Trent Oster -- now head of IdeaSpark Labs, which is developing MDK 2 HD -- revealed that his company plans to do some...

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