EIDOS ON VERGE
OF SALE TO NEWS CORP
Copyright 2005 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ February 23rd 2005 ]
may have finally acquired a buyer for the company
following a report leaked yesterday by www.gamesindustry.biz
that media tycoon Rupert Murdoch may be readying
a foray into the video-game business with the
acquisition of the London-based publisher. GI
reports this morning that sources within Eidos
have confirmed the company is on the verge of
being sold to Rupert Murdoch's media empire News
Corporation, with the deal expected to be announced
within the coming week.
just really glad the News Corp thing is out in
the open now," a source at the company told GI
this morning. "Keep an eye on it over the next
week," he continued. "It could happen on Thursday,
it could happen on Monday - we're not sure, but
there's light at the end of the tunnel now."
information to follow.