Eidos News


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....


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

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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...


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

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SCi Rejects Buyout Offer from Unnamed Third Party

By Aaron Linde, Apr 23, 2008 1:10pm PDT

Eidos Interactive parent company SCi Entertainment Group announced today that it has rejected a new offer from an undisclosed party, citing the...


"Shit man if you haven't played through Deus Ex you need to go do that. Possibly the best FPS ever."

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Eidos Parent SCi Confirms Investment Rumors

By Aaron Linde, Apr 22, 2008 1:42pm PDT

Eidos parent company SCi Entertainment Group confirmed reports that it is actively considering an "open offer" for investment in the company....


"As a former employee of Eidos, I'd just like to say: ..."

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Hitman Veterans Leave IO, Form Reto-Moto

By Chris Faylor, Apr 14, 2008 2:05pm PDT

A number of IO Interactive co-founders have left the Eidos-owned Hitman, Freedom Fighter and Kane & Lynch developer to form a new studio under the...


"Exactly - anyone have a website for them? My google skills fail :/"

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Gauntlet Arrives on DS This Fall with Online Play

By Chris Faylor, Apr 07, 2008 10:11am PDT

Publisher Eidos has announced that a reimagining of Midway's classic cooperative arcade title Gauntlet is headed to the Nintendo DS this fall,...


"DS Wifi works fine. You're probably using a WPA network at home."

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Old Wacky Races Cartoon Becomes Wii, DS Racer

By Chris Faylor, Mar 12, 2008 8:08am PDT

Hanna-Barbera's old animated series Wacky Races is once again being adapted into a video game, publisher Eidos has announced. Due out on the...


"I think picking up this license was a great idea. What I want to know is why the graphics are so ..."

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SCi Cancels 14 Projects, Axes 25% of Staff

By Chris Faylor, Feb 29, 2008 8:31am PST

Eidos Interactive owner SCi Entertainment has announced that it will be canceling 14 projects and terminating 25% of its staff under a new effort...


"As long as theres still Hitman Im happy. They still havent released a "perfect" one but its such ..."

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Battlestations: Pacific Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 29, 2008 3:57am PST

The 2007 action strategy game Battlestations: Midway will receive a sequel, publisher Eidos announced today. Like its predecessor, Battlestations:...


"Oh man... Medster, Plat2on1, and I had a blast tearing up bitches on Live... pity that it wasn't ..."

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Eidos Unveils First Tomb Raider: Underworld Screens

By Aaron Linde, Feb 01, 2008 11:16am PST

Eidos has revealed a first look at the latest installment in Lara Croft's ongoing tomb-raidin' adventures with new screenshots of Crystal Dynamics'...


"It's free on gametap (non-subscribers) - playing it right now in fact."

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Eidos Parent SCi Changes Management, Pursues Sale; Stock Price Climbs

By Nick Breckon, Jan 18, 2008 11:20am PST

Over one million sales of Eidos' shooter Kane and Lynch couldn't save parent company SCi's stock from a free-fall. Investors angry over the bad...


Eidos Re-announces Highlander Game

By Chris Faylor, Jan 17, 2008 8:48am PST

A game based on the Gregory Widen-created Highlander franchise is in development for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, publisher Eidos has...


"My mistake. Yes, I meant immortals. The only two you find out much about are the two ..."

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Eidos Parent SCi Closes Takeover Talks

By Aaron Linde, Jan 11, 2008 10:54am PST

Midway's hopes of acquiring properties like Tomb Raider and Kane & Lynch will have to wait; Eidos parent company SCi has put a stop to discussions...


"After playing Anniversary, I have great expectations for the new TR."

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Midway, Eidos-Parent SCi Renew Merger Talks

By Carlos Bergfeld, Jan 03, 2008 10:34am PST

It came out late last year that Eidos-parent company SCi was open to the possibility of a merger. For the second time in recent years, Midway has...


"Neither of these publishers seem to have much good news. UT3 and BlackSite tanked, while Eidos ..."

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A Tale of Eidos and Shacknews

By Steve Gibson, Nov 30, 2007 1:19am PST

So a funny story that I sometimes tell to random industry people over my years in this rat race has suddenly become a bit relevant. Many years...


"It does, it does - really missing that typical shack on the top of the page!"

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