In 1998, several key members responsible for the division's first title, Fallout, left Interplay to form Troika Games after they "were unable to come to an agreement with Interplay as to how [their] next team should be structured". On December 8, 2003, in the midst of serious financial difficulties, Interplay laid off the entire Black Isle Studios staff.
Among the products whose development Black Isle assisted are:
Two compilations bearing their name were also released:
Black Isle reaps the wrath of the seeds of discontent; The global protest over genetically-modified crops has washed up on the shores of the Moray Firth with the effect of a tidal wave. David Ross reports on a field of yellow that has divided a community
May 11, 2002; AND some fell on stony ground. The shores of the Moray Firth are an unlikely location for martyrs to a cause. Yet two farmers -...
Seeking cheep thrills; For a spot of birdwatching, the Red Kites of the Black Isle more than fit the bill, says Ron McMillan
Jul 10, 1999; In the morning, we prey innocently upon wildlife that 10 years ago was nowhere to be seen; in the afternoon, we seek creatures...