Copyright 2006 Eidos plc Press Release

[ August 23rd 2006 ]

InfoSpace, Inc., a leader in mobile media, today announced from Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany, a deal to develop and distribute the mobile game Tomb Raider: Puzzle Paradox and to distribute a range of Eidos Interactive titles to operators in selected regions across Europe.

The European deal builds on an existing distribution agreement with Eidos in the US and completes an international partnership between the two companies.

In addition to Tomb Raider: Puzzle Paradox, InfoSpace will distribute Tomb Raider: Legend, Hitman: New York, Hitman: Las Vegas, and Championship Manager, as well as InfoSpace-developed Thief: Deadly Shadows: Episodes 1 & 2 for Eidos in Europe.

"This latest deal cements our position as an international partner with Eidos Interactive and reinforces our position as a leader in mobile gaming," said John Chasey, Vice President of Global Games, European Technology & Operations, InfoSpace.

"We have extended the scope of our partnership with InfoSpace as the company has both the in-house development talent to bring world-class mobile gaming titles to market and the infrastructure and reach to help us distribute to carriers internationally," said Simon Protheroe, New Media and IT Director at Eidos.

InfoSpace is also the exclusive distributor of Hitman: New York, Hitman: Las Vegas, Thief: Deadly Shadows: Episodes 1 & 2 and the new Tomb Raider: Puzzle Paradox mobile titles for Eidos in the US. Eidos will continue its direct distribution relationships with a number of operators across Europe.

Tomb Raider: Puzzle Paradox is the fourth title in the Tomb Raider series to be developed for Eidos by InfoSpace after a three part mobile game series in 2002; Tomb Raider: Quest of Cinnabar, Tomb Raider: The Elixir of Life and Tomb Raider: The Osiris Codex.

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