Brian Fargo

Developer Biography

Brian Fargo (born December 15, 1962) is a North American video game designer from California. His first work was Demon's Forge (1981). In 1983 he founded Interplay. While at Interplay, Mr. Fargo brought Universal/MCA in as a 45% equity partner and later took the company public in 1998.

In addition to Interplay, Mr. Fargo formed an on-line entertainment company with partner Softbank in 1996 and sat on the board of Virgin Europe after it was acquired by Interplay in 1998. Mr. Fargo has served on the board of the IDSA and has given key speeches at the industries leading shows such as E3, Global Gaming Forum and the Computer Game Developers Conference. Brian Fargo is currently CEO of InXile Entertainment.

Contributed by Stillman (7619) on Sep 27, 2004. [revised by : Unicorn Lynx (181424)].