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Eidos promotes Ian Livingstone

Ian Livingstone OBE has been promoted by new Eidos owners Square Enix to the role of Life President, MCV can reveal. Livingstone moves up from his position as Creative Director at the firm. He told MCV this afternoon: "My new role entails being the spokesperson for the Eidos group, dealing …

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Square: Japans game industry almost xenophobic

As Square Enix expands its presence in the west with the 84.3 million acquisition of Eidos, global president Yoichi Wada has criticised Japan’s development culture for being too inwardly-focused. In the last five to 10 years, the Japanese games industry has become a closed environment, with no new people coming …

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Eidos ceases trading as independent publisher

Eidos is no longer a British publisher – after Japanese giant Square Enix completed its takeover of the Tomb Raider label this afternoon. The Board of Eidos announced today that acquisition had been sanctioned in a Court Hearing. The firm’s shares will be suspended on the London Stock Exchange at …

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Lara Croft double pack swings onto PSP

Eidos has revealed that it is to release a new Lara Croft software bundle on PSP next week, dubbed the Tomb Raider PSP Double Pack. The SKU will include both Tomb Raider: Legend, which was first released in 2006, and Tomb Raider: Anniversary, a remake of Lara Croft’s very first …

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Eidos UK avoids Square distraction

With Square Enix’s swoop for Eidos complete, the publisher’s UK team is working hard to ensure success for its upcoming key releases. The Brit developer and publisher is lining up Battlestations Pacific, Championship Manager 2009 Edition and Batman: Arkham Asylum between spring and summer, with expectations also rising for Just …

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