Atari Interactive, Inc., Obsidian Entertainment and BioWare Corp., under license from Hasbro, Inc., have announced plans for Neverwinter Nights 2, the sequel to BioWare Corp."s best-selling and genre-defining role-playing game set in the popular Dungeons & Dragons® Forgotten Realms universe created by Wizards of the Coast. Atari, Inc. will publish the title. Originally developed by BioWare, Neverwinter Nights has set a new standard in the role-playing genre with a deep and engrossing storyline; immersive character development; stunning graphics; and, an expansive multiplayer experience like none other.
"Neverwinter Nights is one of the most beloved RPGs of all time and were pleased that Obsidian has taken on the challenge," said John Hight, executive producer, Atari. "Feargus and his team at Obsidian Entertainment are the best people on the planet to take up where BioWare left off and bring this great game to new levels. They are intimately familiar with what makes Neverwinter Nights special, they know what it takes to make a great game and they have the respect of the RPG community."
News source: Obsidian Entertainment