Entries in 'eidos' (142)

Livingstone slams Government attitude to games

Livingstone slams Government attitude to games

Eidos creative director Ian Livingstone has hit out at the UK Government for its continued refusal to reward the British games development community with financial assistance.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 24th 2008 at 12:15PM in News
Eidos opens Shanghai base

Eidos opens Shanghai base

SCi-owned Eidos is the latest to expand its operations into Asia with the opening a new office in Shanghai, China.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 19th 2008 at 5:14PM in News
SCi plans major rebrand

SCi plans major rebrand

SCi Entertainment’s Board has recommended that the firm changes its name to Eidos PLC.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 15th 2008 at 12:21PM in News
SCi losses increase in ‘transformative’ year

SCi losses increase in ‘transformative’ year

Eidos parent SCi Entertainment suffered a £99.1 million overall EBITDA loss in FY 2008, an increase on the £13.3 million posted a year before – but slightly under the £100m ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 15th 2008 at 11:14AM in News

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Eidos: Re-structuring ‘going very well’

Eidos: Re-structuring ‘going very well’

Eidos creative director Ian Livingstone has told Edge that the publishers' re-structuring program is ‘going very well’ after the beleaguered publisher revealed that it would be cutting 25 per cent ...
by Neil Long
on Sep 8th 2008 at 10:56AM in News
Another Batman game swings into view

Another Batman game swings into view

As EA’s Dark Knight game continues to stutter under the weight of dodgy combat and a moody third person camera, this month’s edition of US mag Game Informer carries the ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2008 at 10:47AM in News
Eidos unveils new Lara Croft

Eidos unveils new Lara Croft

Acrobatics and gymnastics coach Alison Carroll has been chosen as the new Lara Croft, replacing model Karima Adebibe.

by Neil Long
on Aug 11th 2008 at 6:16PM in News
Koch in for Eidos-owned distributor

Koch in for Eidos-owned distributor

Koch Media is set to buy Eidos' Spanish distribution division Proein, MCV has learnt.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 23rd 2008 at 2:57PM in News

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SCi to post £100m FY losses

SCi to post £100m FY losses

Eidos parent SCi expects to post a £100 million loss for the 2007/2008 financial year – which it calls a period of ‘restructuring and transition’.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 22nd 2008 at 12:43PM in News
SCi: 'We’re in good shape'

SCi: 'We’re in good shape'

In a trading update released ahead of its fiscal 2008 financial results release on September 15th, SCi chief executive Phil Rogers has stated that the UK publisher is in good ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2008 at 11:18AM in News
E3 08: Eidos confirms Tomb Raider Underworld release date

E3 08: Eidos confirms Tomb Raider Underworld release date

UK publisher Eidos has confirmed that the latest outing for global gaming icon Lara Craft, Tomb Raider: Underworld, will be released in Europe on November 21st. It will arrive simultaneously ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 4:25PM in News
SCi appoints new CFO

SCi appoints new CFO

Robert Brent is to join SCi Entertainment as chief financial officer.

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by Christopher Dring
on Jul 4th 2008 at 10:58AM in News

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Infogrames clarifies position on SCi deal

Infogrames clarifies position on SCi deal

Infogrames made an offer for SCi back in April which it believed had “The potential to be significantly value enhancing to both SCi’s and Infogrames shareholders”, but SCi ‘declined to ...
by Neil Long
on Jul 2nd 2008 at 11:03AM in News
Eidos UK: ‘Internal PR is alive and well’

Eidos UK: ‘Internal PR is alive and well’

Eidos has promised the UK games media that it still has a working internal PR team, after reports suggested it had gutted its communications department.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 30th 2008 at 4:18PM in News
Shellshock 2 confirmed

Shellshock 2 confirmed

The BBFC has confirmed that Eidos has a new Shellshock game in the works – entitles Shellshock 2: Blood Trails.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 20th 2008 at 10:51AM in News
Warner boss joins SCi Board

Warner boss joins SCi Board

President of Warner Bros Home Entertainment Group Kevin Tsujihara has joined the Board of SCi Entertainment as non-executive director.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 12th 2008 at 12:45PM in News

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Age Of Conan 'has a long shelf life'

Age Of Conan 'has a long shelf life'

Eidos is set to continue its support for Age of Conan following a stellar first week for the new IP.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 9th 2008 at 10:35AM in News
Dodkins departs Eidos UK

Dodkins departs Eidos UK

The major re-structuring at Eidos continues, with Scott Dodkins leaving the company, while there’s a new higher profile role for Patrick Melchior.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 5th 2008 at 11:06AM in News
Bruce Willis in for Kane & Lynch movie?

Bruce Willis in for Kane & Lynch movie?

Bruce Willis is negotiating to star in the movie adaptation of Eidos’ Kane and Lynch, according to Variety.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 4th 2008 at 11:35AM in News
Age Of Conan tempts in 400,000 gamers

Age Of Conan tempts in 400,000 gamers

Funcom-developed MMO Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures has attracted over 400,000 gamers online – with almost half coming from the North American market.

by Tim Ingham
on May 27th 2008 at 12:26PM in News
SHAREWATCH: SCi stock drops 5%

SHAREWATCH: SCi stock drops 5%

The stock price of Eidos owner SCi Entertainment has fallen by over five per cent today, down to 46.25p.

by Tim Ingham
on May 15th 2008 at 6:10PM in News
BBC exterminates Dr. Who rumour

BBC exterminates Dr. Who rumour

Since the announcement of Top Trumps: Dr. Who, the gaming world has been hankering after a full next-gen release featuring everybody’s favourite time-travelling Scot.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 25th 2008 at 12:35PM in News
SCi rejects mystery buyout bid

SCi rejects mystery buyout bid

Eidos parent SCi Entertainment has turned down an acquisitive bid from an unknown would-be suitor.

by Jonathon Harker
on Apr 23rd 2008 at 10:55AM in News
Vivendi-owned NBC in for Eidos?

Vivendi-owned NBC in for Eidos?

The Daily Mail reports that Eidos parent SCi is involved in dual discussions with existing ten per cent shareholder Time Warner and a new suitor - NBC Universal.

by Neil Long
on Apr 17th 2008 at 11:13AM in News
‘Shocking’ Eidos ad banned

‘Shocking’ Eidos ad banned

The Advertising Standards Authority has outlawed an Eidos advertising campaign for Kane & Lynch.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2008 at 1:09PM in News