All publications by tag «Eidos Montreal»
Embracer shuts down Hitman GO developer Onoma, so Crystal Dynamics and Eidos can focus on new IP and Deus Ex
Embracer Group has decided to shut down mobile studio Onoma, just weeks after its rebranding. The Swedish holding company said it will allow Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal to focus on PC and console game development.
Eidos Montreal and Crystal Dynamics take control of Deus Ex and Tomb Raider IPs from Square Enix
Square Enix has now officially handed rights to some of its Western franchises to Eidos Montreal and Crystal Dynamics. These studios will now be able to make new Tomb Raider and Deus Ex games under Embracer Group.
Embracer Group to acquire Eidos and Crystal Dynamics, as well as Deus Ex and Tomb Raider rights for €300 million
Embracer Group continues its expansion by entering into an agreement to acquire several studios and IPs from Square Enix. The list includes Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics and Deus Ex maker Eidos Montreal.
Microsoft reportedly paid $5-10 million to bring Guardians of the Galaxy to Game Pass
Microsoft has never disclosed any financial information about Game Pass deals. However, a games industry expert stated that the company could have paid between $5 and $10 million to bring Guardians of the Galaxy to its subscription service.
Guardians of the Galaxy skyrockets by more than 200 positions among most popular Xbox games
Guardians of the Galaxy is another example of how Game Pass can boost the audience interest. Thanks to its addition to the library, the title has climbed more than 200 places in the chart of the most popular Xbox games.
Eidos Montreal writer: “80% of Guardians of the Galaxy was written by former testers”
QA engineers sometimes don’t get the credit they deserve in the games industry. So Eidos Montreal writer Jocelyn Baxter took the time to explain why QA shouldn’t be underestimated, noting that former testers wrote a major part of Guardians of the Galaxy.
Trans developer praises Eidos for crediting her correctly in GotG despite her leaving studio
Cloé Veilleux, trans developer who used to work on the Guardians of the Galaxy team, was humbled to see her new name used in the game’s credits. Eidos Montreal also received praise from other industry workers for doing this.
Eidos Montreal becomes first AAA studio to adopt four-day workweek, hoping to eliminate unnecessary time
Eidos Montreal has announced its decision to shift to a four-day workweek. The company hopes that it will increase efficiency. The new schedule won’t affect the salaries or working conditions of employees.