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[ September 20th 2001 ]
computer games publisher Eidos Interactive have
announced lower than expected losses for the first
quarter of its fiscal year declaring £15.3 million,
a sharp fall from the £22.3m shortfall it reported
in the previous quarter, the BBC reports today.
London based Eidos gave a broadly bullish outlook
for the coming year compounded by its 2001 release
strategy which includes Core Designs Project Eden,
making its digital debut on Playstation and PC
September 28th, Soul Reaver II and Herdy Gerdy.
the financial outlook for Eidos remains positive
after a grim period earlier this year when a £55m
share-issue package was accepted by shareholders,
Chairman Ian Livingston warned that the recent
tragedy in the U.S. could impair the companies
turnaround: "Consumer confidence in the USA and
the rest of the world may be affected by the tragic
events of last week."
have also confirmed it will press ahead with plans
to release its aerial combat game Thunderhawk
which simulates a virtual war against terrorism.
New versions of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
and Championship Manager are also slated for a
forth quarter 2001 release.