EA Buys Criterion
“Criterion offers us studio talent and a proven management team, globally recognized intellectual property and technology infrastructure that will accelerate our readiness on the next generation of consoles." said EA chairman and CEO Larry Probst. A company spokesperson told GameDAILY that EA will to continue licensing the RenderWare middleware technology to other developers. Financial details regarding the deal were not disclosed, nor was a time frame for getting the acquisition done provided.
7/29/2004 Aaron Thomas