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Square Enix CEO Wada Talks Social Gaming and Console-Free Future

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 15, 2009 5:51pm PST

Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada recently spoke with industry magazine Develop about the future of the company responsible for the beloved Final...

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"It would be a sad day to see nothing but Mafia Wars clones in the future. I can't stand the ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 25 comments

Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 18, 2009 8:00am PST

IO Interactive today formally announced Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, the sequel to its

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"Played the first on the PS3 on Co-op, horrible graphics, crappy gameplay. Sucked."

- doomed see all 26 comments

Concept of 'Next Tomb Raider' Game Leaks Out, Seemingly Combines Metroid and Resident Evil

By Chris Faylor, Jul 13, 2009 2:14pm PDT

Following indications that Eidos, now Square Enix Europe, would "need to look at everything as we develop the next [Tomb Raider] game," the first...

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"part 3 is no longer being called first blood part III but simply Croft III"

- technotica see all 33 comments

Eidos Folded Into Square Enix Europe, Layoffs Likely

By Chris Faylor, Jul 07, 2009 3:07pm PDT

Square Enix, the newfound owner of Tomb Raider publisher Eidos, is to combine various aspects of the two companies into a streamlined outfit called...

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"That really sucks for all the publishing/marketing people :( hope those guys can find jobbzzz"

- SpaecKow see all 4 comments

New Hitman, Kane & Lynch Games Confirmed

By Alice O'Connor, May 11, 2009 8:50am PDT

Eidos Life President Ian Livingstone has revealed another Hitman game is in the works, as well as details on other upcoming sequels, in an...

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"Life President is an awesome title. Yes, yes, I know, shaddup"

- evildanish see all 39 comments

Square Enix Reveals Lifetime Sales of Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex and More

By Chris Faylor, Apr 23, 2009 8:28am PDT

With Square Enix's $120 million purchase of Eidos now complete, lifetime sales figures of their major franchises have been revealed. The...

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"So Deus Ex and Front Mission aren't "Quality Franchises"? >:( "

- destroy.all.monsters see all 42 comments

Square Makes Eidos Buyout Bid

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2009 8:03am PST

Confirming recent rumors, Japanese publisher and Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix today made an offer to buy Eidos for 84.3 million...

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"What was the first? If you're talking about Gas Powered Games, they're just publishing ..."

- M337ING see all 18 comments

Warner Preparing Another Tomb Raider Movie

By Chris Faylor, Jan 28, 2009 1:25pm PST

It's been six years since the second Angelina Jolie-starring Tomb Raider flick hit theaters, and Warner Bros. wants to give the franchise another...

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"I was Angelina to keep story alive! I mean, Meg Fox is hot, but I don't think she will portray ..."

- bigfoot170 see all 15 comments

Eidos Begins Takeover Talks

By Chris Faylor, Jan 16, 2009 5:15pm PST

Struggling Tomb Raider publisher Eidos has announced that it has entered into discussions that "may or may not lead to an offer being made for the...

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"How can Edios name still be worth selling as they haven't had any good games in years?"

- ScubaStev3 see all 22 comments

Tomb Raider Dev Sees Layoffs Amidst Increased Focus on Series, Looking at Batman-like Redesign

By Chris Faylor, Jan 12, 2009 8:29am PST

Those rumored layoffs at Tomb Raider: Underworld developer Crystal Dynamics have been confirmed by studio owner Eidos, with the company telling...

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"I really like Crystal Dynamics as a developer but Eidos has always been a bunch of bastards. ..."

- h0cake see all 37 comments

Eidos Financial Woes Looming After Tomb Raider: Underworld Sells 1.5 Million

By Chris Faylor, Jan 09, 2009 2:39pm PST

Tomb Raider: Underworld failed to meet publisher Eidos' internal projections, despite internal estimates that the game has sold 1.5 million units...

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"When you're trying to make up for the fact that you've mismanaged 90% of your money dumping it ..."

- three-d see all 52 comments

Report: Square Prepping Eidos Buyout Bid

By Chris Faylor, Dec 04, 2008 10:15am PST

Japanese publisher Square Enix has reportedly expressed interest in purchasing ailing British publisher Eidos, according to MCV and its anonymous...

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"what are you talking about? what does that have to do with anything?"

- abovedefault see all 23 comments

Eidos Wants Negative Tomb Raider Reviews Delayed, Seeking High Metacritic Score

By Chris Faylor, Nov 21, 2008 8:52am PST

As Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider Underworld heads out to store shelves this week, publisher Eidos has tasked UK PR firm Barrington Harvey with...

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"Well guess who owns Metacritic? CNET. Guess who owns Gamespot? CNET. Is anyone really surprised ..."

- pixelateddoc see all 119 comments

Eidos Executive: Games 'Still the Red-headed Stepchild'

By Blake Ellison, Oct 23, 2008 2:54pm PDT

Eidos creative director Ian Livingstone has spent many years observing the games industry in the UK, and it's not going the way he likes....

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"I dunno, i kinda like doing the achievements. It gives me a feeling of accomplishment, and a ..."

- shwortdogg see all 9 comments

Eidos Parent Loses $177 Million During Fiscal 08 Year

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 15, 2008 7:50am PDT

SCi Entertainment, the parent company of game publisher Eidos, today announced that during its past fiscal year it lost $177 million dollars. That...

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"Forgot about Deus Ex 3. And here I was thinking I wasn't really interested in any of their ..."

- MamiyaOtaru see all 13 comments