BRIEF HISTORY OF EIDOS INTERACTIVE
On 25 September
1996, publicly-traded Eidos Public Limited Company acquired
Domark, alongside Simis and Big Red Software, for a
total of GB 12.9 million. On 31 May 1996, Simis and
Big Red Software were merged into Domark to create Eidos
acquired CentreGold in April 1996 for GB 17.6 million.
CentreGold consisted of distributor CentreSoft and publisher
U.S. Gold, which also included developers Core Design
and Silicon Dreams Studio, though the latter would be
re-acquired by its founder, Geoff Brown, through his
newly founded Geoff Brown Holdings, on 16 December that
Interactive acquisition was months prior to the release
of Tomb Raider by Core Design, which CentreGold had
acquired two years prior.
Limited was acquired by SCi Entertainment Group plc
(Sales Curve Interactive) in 2005. SCi Entertainment
Group plc was acquired by Square Enix Limited in 2009.
Square Enix Limited (Square Enix Europe) is the European
subsidiary of Square Enix, a Japanese video game developer