March 15, 2010 (London, UK)– Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that it will publish Hunted: The Demon’s Forge ™, a third-person co-op fantasy action game. Hunted is being developed at inXile Entertainment for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Games for Windows.
inXile Entertainment was founded in 2002 by industry veteran Brian Fargo. During his distinguished tenure in the video game business, Fargo has been behind some of the greatest fantasy game franchises of all time including The Bard's Tale®, Baldur's Gate®, and Fallout®. Hunted’s development is being overseen by Fargo while Michael“Maxx” Kaufman serves as the game’s Director. Previously, Kaufman served as Art Director on such titles as Kingpin™: Life of Crime™, Redneck Rampage™ and the award-winning Return to Castle Wolfenstein® at Gray Matter.
“We are thrilled to be working with Bethesda Softworks on this upcoming release that takes us back to our roots,” said Brian Fargo, Founder of inXile Entertainment.“Bethesda’s track record speaks for itself and the game we are developing for them is no exception.”
“inXile has an extremely talented team and we couldn’t be more pleased to have them working on one of our upcoming titles,” said Vlatko Andonov, President of Bethesda Softworks.“We believe gamers will be really excited about what these guys have in store for them.”
In addition to Hunted , Bethesda Softworks’ roster of upcoming games includes Fallout®: New Vegas™, the next chapter in the blockbuster Fallout franchise being developed at Obsidian Entertainment, Brink™, a ground breaking shooter being developed at Splash Damage and RAGE™, the new first-person shooter being developed by id Software.
For more information on Bethesda Softworks and Hunted, visit www.bethsoft.com.
To learn more about inXile Entertainment please visit www.inxile-entertainment.com.
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles from two of the world’s top development studios– Bethesda Game Studios and id Software– are featured under the Bethesda Softworks label and include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM®, QUAKE®, The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein® and i™. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
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About inXile Entertainment
Located in Newport Beach, California, inXile Entertainment is a game development company that focuses on both licensed and original intellectual properties. Formed in late 2002 by Interplay Entertainment founder Brian Fargo, inXile Entertainment develops for personal computers and the major console platforms including the Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
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