Interplay Entertainment was founded in 1984 by Brian Fargo and was sold in 1998 to the company Titus Software because of bankruptcy. Severe financial problems in 2004 forced Interplay to sell the Fallout series, one of their biggest and most famous franchises, to Bethesda Softworks.
- Black Isle Studios in Orange County, California, started in 1996, closed in 2003.
- Shiny Entertainment in Laguna Beach, California, founded in October 1993, acquired 1995, sold to Atari in 2002.
Notable video games
- Alone in the Dark
- Baldur's Gate series
- Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure
- Carmageddon series
- Descent series
- Earthworm Jim series
- Fallout series
- MDK series
- Star Trek: 25th Anniversary
- Star Trek: Starfleet Academy
- Star Trek: Starfleet Command series