INTERPLAY Re-Launches Flagship Label Black Isle Studios

Interplay Entertainment Corp. (OTC:IPLY) Chief Executive Officer, Herve Caen, announced today that the company is going to publish innovative role-playing games under the Black Isle Studios label.

Online PR News – 22-August-2012 – Los Angeles, CA – Black Isle Studios returns to game publishing and is inviting the best talent to join its team to bring to market new AAA innovative RPGs based on Interplay’s critically acclaimed intellectual properties.


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For Caen: “It really feels like getting the band back together as we're seeing opportunities not available to us before. Given our unique position, expanding online and mobile platforms, and renewed interest in our proven properties, I see an incredible success potential for Black Isle Studios."

About Black Isle Studios
Black Isle Studios is an Interplay Entertainment division devoted to developing compelling stories, characters and role-playing games. Created in 1996 and formally named in 1998, BIS has developed and published award-winning and critically acclaimed PC titles including Baldur’s Gate I & II, Fallout 1 & 2, Planescape: Torment, the Icewind Dale series, and Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance series for console systems.

Black Isle Studios titles have won several RPG of the Year and other industry awards. Fallout and Baldur’s Gate are highly ranked on “best-of” gaming lists.

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About Interplay. Founded in 1983, Interplay Entertainment is a developer, publisher and licensor of video game software headquartered in Southern California. The company has produced and licensed award-winning titles for many of the most popular interactive entertainment software platforms in the action/arcade, adventure/RPG and strategy/puzzle categories.

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