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inXile Entertainment to open video game development studio

inXile Entertainment to open video game development studio

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A video game development studio is opening in New Orleans later this year.

Gov. Bobby Jindal and inXile Entertainment founder and CEO Brian Fargo, in a news release Wednesday, said the company expects to open the studio by Dec. 1.

The company will create 50 new direct jobs over the next five years, with an average annual salary of $75,000, plus benefits.

The new facility will be inXile's first expansion outside its headquarters in Newport Beach, California. The company specializes in the development of interactive entertainment software for game systems, ranging from the PlayStation 4 to iOS and Android smartphones. Game designers at inXile are behind such titles as Torment: Tides of Numenéra, The Bard's Tale and Wasteland 2.

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