496. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS OPTIONS FEAR EFFECT MOVIE RIGHTS
Eidos plc, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today announced that it has optioned the film and television rights to its sexy and action-packed video game franchise Fear Effect to producer and director Uwe Boll and his production company, BollKG. Continuing Eidos' success in transitioning game content to film, the Fear Effect deal follows in the footsteps of the hugely popular Tomb Raider video game to the big screen via Paramount Pictures. Additionally, Eidos optioned the multi-award-winning game Deus Ex to Columbia Pictures and producer Laura Zisken in 2002.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2004
497. Tomb Raider Chronicles - THE CRADLE OF LIFE DVD DEBUTS IN EUROPE
Paramount Home Entertainment has announced the release of Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life on Special Edition DVD and VHS video in the UK and across Europe. Join Lara as she races through furious hand to hand battles, blazing shoot outs and breathtaking sky-diving escapes to try to save the ancient artefact and mankind's future.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2004
498. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS DOWNED FROM ADD TO REDUCE
Analysts at HSBC downgrade Eidos (EIO) from add to reduce. The target price has been reduced from 165p to 142p. In a research note published this morning, the analysts mention that Eidos has projected its 1H FY04 operating profits below the consensus estimates. HSBC considers the current expectations regarding the company's operating performance in 2H FY04 over-optimistic.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2004
499. Tomb Raider Chronicles - LUCY CLARKSON LINKED WITH TIMBERLAKE
Former Lara Croft model Lucy Clarkson, 20, has admitted sharing a tender moment with U.S. pop singer Justin Timberlake during a party at London's Rex Cinema and Bar earlier this month. The former NSYNC band member, currently linked with Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz, originally met Clarkson last November but caught up again during an after-show party in London, Clarkson reveals in an interview with OK magazine.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2004
500. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS ANNOUNCES NEW CM 5 GAME STUDIO
Eidos has officially unveiled its new internal development team called Beautiful Game Studios, who will be responsible for developing future versions of the market-leading Championship Manager football management game. Beautiful Game Studios is currently developing Championship Manager 5, the next instalment in the series. The game will be released in autumn 2004 on PC.
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2004