Entries in 'eidos' (142)

SHAREWATCH: SCi stock cools down

SHAREWATCH: SCi stock cools down

SCi’s share price has plunged by over seven per cent at the last count today – suggesting that the furious speculation over buyout talks may have calmed down.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 8th 2008 at 1:10PM in News
Did SCi bid come from US?

Did SCi bid come from US?

The Independent newspaper has referenced a ‘market source’ who suggests that the speculative bid for SCi/Eidos that saw the publisher’s stock leap by over 10 per cent last week came ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 7th 2008 at 6:09PM in News
Eidos has become ‘ruthless’, says CEO

Eidos has become ‘ruthless’, says CEO

CEO of Eidos parent SCi Phil Rogers has given his first press interview since the company’s recent restructuring to MCV – and talked of a more “ruthless”, upbeat attitude at ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 7th 2008 at 1:24PM in News
Warner and Ubi back in for SCi?

Warner and Ubi back in for SCi?

SCi’s share price has jumped by over 20 per cent off the back of heavy speculation that it has reopened takeover talks with potential suitors.

The rise of 10.5p per ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 4th 2008 at 7:29PM in News

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Shares in SCi plummet 20 per cent

Shares in SCi plummet 20 per cent

SCi’s share price has tumbled 20 per cent following the company's announcement of its restructuring plans this morning.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 29th 2008 at 10:20AM in News
SCI’s restructuring plans in full

SCI’s restructuring plans in full

This morning’s announcement that SCi is to axe 25 per cent of its workforce and become a ‘studio-led’ games company has huge ramifications for its employees and the industry at ...
by Neil Long
on Feb 29th 2008 at 10:17AM in News
SCi would accept ‘sensible offer’ for company

SCi would accept ‘sensible offer’ for company

After revealing its plans to cut a quarter of its workforce, scrap 14 projects still in development and become a ‘studio-led’ publisher, the Britsoft firm has revealed that it would ...
by Neil Long
on Feb 29th 2008 at 9:51AM in News
SCi's £81.4m loss sparks restructure

SCi's £81.4m loss sparks restructure

Newly installed SCi CEO Phil Rogers has this morning revealed the result of his company business review - announcing that he plans to restructure the company around a new 'studio-led' ...
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by Michael French
on Feb 29th 2008 at 8:38AM in News

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Eidos offers free Tomb Raider

Eidos offers free Tomb Raider

Eidos has teamed up with Trialpay to make it easier for customers to play the latest Tomb Raider game, Tomb Raider Anniversary.

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by Christopher Dring
on Feb 18th 2008 at 11:08AM in News
Eidos unveils Just Cause 2

Eidos unveils Just Cause 2

Eidos will bring the sequel to 2006’s hit Just Cause to market this year.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 31st 2008 at 10:07AM in News
OPINION: What went wrong at SCi

OPINION: What went wrong at SCi

UK publisher SCi has seen plenty of ups and downs over the last few years – from successfully fighting off US giant Elevation Partners in 2005 to last week’s managerial ...
by Neil Long
on Jan 22nd 2008 at 5:15PM in News
‘Industry guru’ drafted in at SCi

‘Industry guru’ drafted in at SCi

New SCi CEO Phil Rogers has already handpicked the Chief Operating Officer he believes will turn around SCi’s fortunes.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 21st 2008 at 9:46AM in News

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SCi share price continues to soar

SCi share price continues to soar

Today’s astounding recovery of SCi’s share price shows no sign of halting following the exodus of the management team.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 18th 2008 at 2:31PM in News
HAVE YOUR SAY: What now for SCi?

HAVE YOUR SAY: What now for SCi?

How do you think SCi can get back on its feet after losing Jane Cavanagh, Bill Ennis and Rob Murphy? Is a sale now inevitable? Who do you think will ...
by MCV
on Jan 18th 2008 at 2:24PM in News
SCi shares rocket following management exit

SCi shares rocket following management exit

Eidos parent SCi’s share price jumped by almost 30 per cent this morning, after the company announced its management team had stepped down.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 18th 2008 at 10:47AM in News
Cavanagh leads SCi management departures

Cavanagh leads SCi management departures

Following a period of increasing pressure on the board of Britsoft publisher and Eidos owner SCi, CEO Jane Cavanagh, managing director of publishing Bill Ennis and managing director of studios ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2008 at 9:29AM in News

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Pressure mounting on SCi board, says Times

Pressure mounting on SCi board, says Times

SCi’s shareholders are described as “furious” in a piece in The Times, which goes on to state that one investor has said that chief executive Jane Cavanagh’s position at ...
by Neil Long
on Jan 14th 2008 at 10:48AM in News
SCi goes it alone as takeover talks end

SCi goes it alone as takeover talks end

Eidos parent SCi’s protracted talks with potential acquirers have come to an end, the company has revealed.

In a trading statement, SCi also revealed that its biggest release of the ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 11th 2008 at 10:36AM in News
SCi still ‘in discussions’ over buy-out

SCi still ‘in discussions’ over buy-out

SCi’s latest interim management statement states that the company remains in talks over a possible buy-out, while outlining its latest quarterly sales results.

by Neil Long
on Nov 21st 2007 at 3:10PM in News
Ubisoft 'not interested' in SCi buyout

Ubisoft 'not interested' in SCi buyout

French publisher Ubisoft has ruled itself out of the race to acquire the SCi Group, saying it has ‘no intention’ of buying the Eidos parent firm.

SCi revealed that it ...
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 11th 2007 at 12:41PM in News
Kane & Lynch to arrive in November

Kane & Lynch to arrive in November

Fresh from announcing its full-year financial results this morning, Eidos has announced that much-anticipated action/adventure Kane & Lynch: Dead Men will be released on November 23rd.

The title will be ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 27th 2007 at 12:30PM in News
SCi has received three bids, says report

SCi has received three bids, says report

Eidos parent the SCi Group has received two further bids after disclosing that it had received a ‘possible offer’ at the beginning of September.

According to The Times, the ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 24th 2007 at 11:16AM in News
Lego Batman publishing deal weeks away

Lego Batman publishing deal weeks away

Leading UK developer TT Games is weeks away from closing a deal with a top publisher for the much sought after rights to its latest smash-hit-in-waiting Lego Batman.

The Cheshire-based ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 21st 2007 at 12:43PM in News
Eidos signs ten game deal with Deadline Games

Eidos signs ten game deal with Deadline Games

MCV sister mag Develop reports that Denmark's Deadline Games is planning for a major ramp up of its production capacity after signing a massive deal with Eidos for ten new ...
by Neil Long
on Sep 11th 2007 at 6:44PM in News
£300m price tag on Lara and SCi

£300m price tag on Lara and SCi

After this morning’s confirmation that the UK publisher is in preliminary talks with a third party in relation to a possible offer for the company, Thisismoney.co.uk has claimed that EA, ...
by Neil Long
on Sep 4th 2007 at 4:22PM in News