VU Games Acquires Swordfish Studios

Posted on August 11, 2005

Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) has announced the acquisition of independent game developer Swordfish Studios. VU Games will retain Swordfish Studios' U.K.-based team of 45 development professionals. Trevor Williams, Managing Director of Swordfish, will continue to lead the studio in the same role and will report to Peter Della Penna, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Product Development for VU Games. The studio will remain in its current office in Birmingham, England. Swordfish Studios just completed development on VU Games' PS2 first-person shooter, Cold Winter.

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