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Eidos parts company with the remnants of Morpheme

By on February 11, 2009

Eidos has parted company with Gimme5Games, the remnants of Morpheme, the mobile and casual games studio run Matt Spall they acquired in April 2007.

The transaction, following the closure of Rockpool (acquired in February 2007), means that Eidos is rapidly exiting its entire mobile/casual business.

Which makes sense, given their stated intention of focusing on key brands such as Tomb Raider and Hitman under a studio-led model.

About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: