, the interstellar combat series developed by Volition and published by Interplay, is now back in Interplay's library, fully and officially
, following a stint at THQ. Interplay paid $7,500 to snag the Freespace rights in a THQ bankruptcy
sale this month. THQ was bound to find some emotionally rich items in the back corners of its closet eventually – but Freespace wasn't going to save the company, it seems.
Interplay never lost
the right to sell Descent: Freespace
and Freespace 2
, even after THQ bought Volition in 2000, when Interplay itself neared bankruptcy. Let the rampant sequel speculation