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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.

The three founding members of Mucky Foot include Mike Diskett, former project leader and lead programmer on Syndicate Wars, Guy Simmons, project leader on Creation and Fin McGechie who was the lead artist on Magic Carpet.

"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.

Eidos Interactive is part of Eidos plc (NASDAQ:EIDSY), which includes Eidos Technologies, a software-based video compression and decompression company, Glassworks, a state-of-the-art post production facility specializing in digital effects and video editing for the television and advertising industries, Eidoscope, an interactive marketing and web design firm, and an independent record label called Naked Records.

CONTACT: Eidos Interactive

Gary Keith, 415/547-1200
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