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inXile Entertainment Completes Acquisition by Microsoft

Represented inXile Entertainment Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Microsoft Corp (NAS: MSFT). The acquisition will aid in Microsoft’s quest to become the “Netflix of video game streaming and original content.” Financial terms of this transaction were not disclosed. Read the press release.

Founded by Brian Fargo in 2002, inXile Entertainment is an Orange County role-playing video game developer. Before inXile, Mr. Fargo was the founder of Interplay, a historically important developer and publisher, which launched many of the most critically lauded and popular video game franchises of all-time, including Fallout, Wasteland, The Bard’s Tale, Baldur’s Gate, and Planescape: Torment, and fostered amazing talent that led to such companies as Blizzard Entertainment, Obsidian, and BioWare.

InXile Entertainment is represented by Newport Beach-based Chris IveyJeff Estes and Matthew Brodsky.