Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
January 25, 2015
arrowPress Releases
January 25, 2015
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Interplay acquired THQ's  FreeSpace  IP for just $7,500
Interplay acquired THQ's FreeSpace IP for just $7,500
June 7, 2013 | By Mike Rose

June 7, 2013 | By Mike Rose
Comments
    11 comments
More: Console/PC, Business/Marketing



Newsbrief: Court documents filed earlier this week show that Interplay acquired the rights to the FreeSpace franchise from THQ and Volition for a mere $7,500.

THQ was cut up and sold off earlier this year as part of its bankruptcy plans, and those IPs which were not bought in the initial round were then auctioned off through April and May.

Volition's space combat sim series FreeSpace was part of that second round of auctioning, and newly-filed documents show that the franchise's original publisher Interplay picked up the IP.

Interplay currently sells the FreeSpace games online via the Good Old Games website.


Related Jobs

Treyarch / Activision
Treyarch / Activision — SANTA MONICA, California, United States
[01.24.15]

UX Designer - Treyarch
Cloud Imperium Games
Cloud Imperium Games — Austin, Texas, United States
[01.23.15]

Senior Server Engineer
Shiver Entertainment
Shiver Entertainment — Miami, Florida, United States
[01.23.15]

Executive Producer
DoubleDown Interactive
DoubleDown Interactive — Seattle, Washington, United States
[01.23.15]

Mobile Game Developer









Loading Comments

loader image