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Interplay - D&D Rights Sold to Atari

by Dhruin, 2008-08-09 09:49:09

Stanza writes that according to bigdownload.com, Interplay's latest SEC filing shows they sold (or really, relinquished in return for canceling a promisory note) their last remaining D&D properties to Atari.  Since IPLY long ago lost the license to release any D&D games, this presumably means titles such as Icewind Dale and so on.  From the original article:

Under the terms of the agreement, Atari has agreed to purchase all rights that Interplay had on licensing games based on the Dungeons and Dragons franchise (One of Interplay's most popular games in the 1990s was the D&D themed RPG Baldur's Gate, developed by BioWare). In return, a previous agreement by Interplay to pay a promissory note of $1, 050,000 to Atari was cancelled.

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