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Rated "T" for Teen, Batman: Arkham Asylum will be co-published in North America by Eidos, Inc.
The takeover deal follows a profits warning last month from Eidos after its latest Lara Croft game, Tomb Raider: Underworld, suffered amid the economic gloom in the US.
The Eidos board had previously backed a pounds 71million cash bid from Elevation, the private investment firm part-owned by U2 singer Bono.
With that proposal attracting the support of 41% of shareholders and its value topping pounds 100m last night, Eidos said it had now given its backing to SCi.
With that proposal attracting the support of 41 per cent of shareholders and its value topping pounds 100 million, Eidos said it had now given its backing to SCi.
But this stance was not supported by investment bank Schroders, the largest investor in Eidos, which has lined up its near-20% shareholding behind the SCi bid.
Eidos plc is one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software with a diverse mix of titles for the PC, PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube(TM) and the Xbox(TM) video game system from Microsoft.
In yesterday's update, Eidos said conditions had not improved as the market prepared to enter their quieter summer period.
Eidos, who will finance the deal from existing cash resources, believe the acquisition will add to earnings in the current financial year.
Tomb Raider: Underworld (C) Eidos Interactive Limited 2008.
SCI, which publishes software games, said it was offering one of its shares for every six shares in Eidos, which is best known for its Tomb Raider games featuring Lara Croft.
Eidos directors have given their blessing to a pounds 71m bid by Elevation Partners, which includes U2 frontman Bono among its directors.
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