Eidos Announce Dev Deal With Avalanche Studios

Eidos have announced it has signed a development deal with Swedish based Avalanche Studios.

Avalanche Studios specialises in the creation of innovative game concepts using its cutting edge proprietary technology. They are developing an action game entitled “Just Cause” for Eidos, which will be released in 2005 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC.

Martin Alltimes, head of European external development at Eidos, says “Avalanche Studios offers a great fit to Eidos’ product strategy of IP ownership and the development of original content utilising ground-breaking technology. Building on the excellent work to date, I am confident this relationship will produce an exceptional game.”

Christofer Sundberg, director of Avalanche, says “We are very proud to be part of the Eidos developer network. Eidos is a strong and ambitious publisher with a long history of releasing AAA titles and making blockbusters out of original content. Our ambition is to build a long term relationship with our publishing partner, and Eidos has already proven to be an excellent choice.”