EIDOS SIGNS NEW
GAME LICENSING DEALS
Copyright 2006 Eidos plc Press Release
[ June 1st 2006 ]
Interactive, part of SCi Entertainment Group
Plc, one of the world's leading publishers and
developers of entertainment software, has signed
a number of agreements to license two of its new
leading titles, Lara
Croft Tomb Raider Legend and Hitman for development
as video slot games across online and land-based
casino platforms. Tomb Raider Legend has also
been licensed for use on mobile phones.
has signed an exclusive licensing deal with gaming
software provider, Microgaming. Under the agreement,
Microgaming's rights to Lara
Croft and Tomb
Raider are renewed enabling exclusive development
of games for online and land based casino platforms.
In addition, Microgaming has been granted similar
rights for the Hitman series.
will focus on the latest Lara Croft adventure,
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend, which recently
reached the number one chart position in all major
video gaming territories following its release
in April 2006. The Hitman games will focus on
Agent 47 and the recently released Hitman
Blood Money. Eidos also recently confirmed
that it has signed an option to a major Hollywood
Studio for the feature film rights to Hitman.
slot game version of Tomb Raider will also be
available on mobile phones through Spin3T, the
leading wireless casino system provider, in an
exclusive licensing agreement.
continually looking for new commercial channels
to develop our successful games brands. Microgaming
has had already achieved much with Tomb Raider
for video slot gaming and this made them the perfect
choice for the Hitman series", said Jane Cavanagh,
chief executive of SCI Entertainment. 'We are
also excited about the prospects of taking Lara
into the rapidly growing market for video slots
on the mobile with Spin3."