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Black Isle Studios Name Revived

A Black Isle Studios Website has popped up, sporting an image stating: "Our goal has always been to make the word's best RPGs. Black Isle Studios is back." The idea that the studio behind Fallout and Planescape: Torment is returning is certainly appealing, but of course almost eight years has passed since Interplay shut the studio down, and true to that, Kotaku notes a tweet by former Black Isle mainstay Chris Avellone confirms that Interplay is getting the band back together in name only: "I know nothing about the Black Isle Studio news announcement, doesn't involve me or Obsidian... or well, anyone that I know. ;)" NeoGAF points out the revived company's Facebook Page and Twitter feed are also now live.

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12. Re: Black Isle Studios Name Revived Aug 22, 2012, 15:17 nin
 
Parallax Abstraction wrote on Aug 22, 2012, 14:56:
According to Interplay's new official Twitter feed (@InterplayGames), there actually was a Kickstarter for a Battle Chess revival that doesn't have their name on it but they were apparently involved with in some way. I never heard of it until now (and I follow Kickstarter way more than I should) and it only hit 16% of it's relatively modest goal.

I remember seeing that one, but lost track of it...oh well.

 
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