Eidos Interactive Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal with Former Bullfrog Members; Mucky Foot Is the New Development Company Formed by Three Former Bullfrog Members.SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 1997--Eidos Interactive, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment products, today announced a worldwide publishing deal with development start-up Mucky Foot.
Mucky Foot is a newly formed games company, based in Guildford, England which has been created by three ex-members of Bullfrog Productions Bullfrog Productions was a UK computer game developer that was founded in 1987 by Les Edgar and Peter Molyneux, and was one of the entrepreneurs of video gaming. The company became famous for their third release, the innovative god game Populous released in 1989. .
The three founding members of Mucky Foot include Mike Diskett, former project leader and lead programmer A lead programmer is a software engineer in charge of one or more software projects. Alternative titles include Development Lead, Technical Lead, Senior Software Engineer, Software Design Engineer Lead (SDE Lead), Software Manager on Syndicate Wars Syndicate Wars is the third title in the Syndicate Series created by Bullfrog Productions in 1996. It was released for PC and PlayStation, with a Sega Saturn version also planned, but eventually cancelled. , Guy Simmons, project leader on Creation and Fin McGechie who was the lead artist on Magic Carpet magic carpet
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"The Eidos philosophy is to publish games created by the best independent teams in the business with proven track records. The Mucky Foot founders are of the highest caliber in the business and we are very excited to be working with them," commented Mike McGarvey, COO of Eidos Interactive.
The first game to be released by the new Eidos/Mucky Foot venture will be Dark City.
Eidos Interactive develops and publishes interactive entertainment products for the PC, PlayStation, Nintendo 64 as well as the Internet.
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