Featured Articles

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel has revealed an update to its CPU roadmap and some things have changed in 2015 and beyond. Let’s start with the…

More...
Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

We broke the news of Nvidia's ambitious gaming tablet plans back in May and now the Shield tablet got a bit…

More...
Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia has announced its first Android tablet and when we say Nokia, we don’t mean Microsoft. The Nokia N1 was designed…

More...
Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell is better known for its storage controllers, but the company doesn’t want to give up on the smartphone and…

More...
Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia recently released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture, with exceptional performance-per-watt. The Geforce GTX 970…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 03 January 2008 16:17

Midway and Eidos about to merge

Written by Fudzilla staff

ImageImage

Negotiations under way


We all know Midway and Eidos rather well. These companies have brought us several legendary games over the years, most notably Mortal Kombat, Unreal Tournament , Stranglehold (Midway), Hitman and Tomb Raider (SCi/Eidos).

After an unsuccessful merger attempt back in 2003, the time has come for a second attempt and negotiations are under way. It looks like this time around the talks might bear some fruit, as both publishers have much to gain from such a deal.

A lot has changed in the past four years. Neither Midway nor Eidos are swimming in cash nowadays, which might turn out to be one of the principal causes of the second merger attempt. Unfortunately, the gaming community will probably gain nothing from the deal, as most people believe that the new company will only invest in sequels of very profitable franchises in order to generate much needed cash. New and risky undertakings will probably be put on hold for the time being.


More here.

Last modified on Friday, 04 January 2008 05:38
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments