announces the formation of inXile entertainment, marking the return
of Brian Fargo to gaming, as he plans to revive his classic Bard's Tale RPG
franchise. There is a preview of the new project on GameSpy
and here's a bit from the press release:
Brian Fargo, considered one of
the early architects of the multi-billion dollar interactive entertainment
industry, has returned to the world of gaming with a new company dedicated to
bringing quality video games to the market. inXile entertainment's first title
is based on one of the most highly successful original computer role-playing
games (RPG) and number one hit, The Bard's Tale®.
inXile will satisfy the original game's cult-like fans, who have generated a
decade of frenzied rumors and web petitions, by creating a modern interpretation
of the classic genre for next generation console gaming platforms and the PC.
The name of the title will be The Bard's Tale worldwide (the final name is
undetermined for the United States, pending trademark proceedings).