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CHAMPIONSHIP MANAGER(TM) PSP - In your hands from April 7th

For immediate release

Eidos, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today confirms the next instalment of Championship Manager 2006 on Sony PSP, will be released on April 7th, 2006.

Developed by Gusto Games, Championship Manager 2006 is a completely up to date version of the fully portable football management simulation, with all of the latest transfers straight from the January 2006 transfer window.

Ray Livingston, Brand Manager said; "This is the perfect football fix for fans, we're coming to the end of another fantastic season and there's a gap before the World Cup begins. What better way to spend your time then on the biggest football management simulation on the PSP."

Championship Manager 2006 on Sony PSP features 55 playable leagues across the top 12 footballing nations, a realistic 2D match engine and Quick and Challenge modes. There are now improved manager options to influence your team tactics, 25,000 players and a fully interactive transfer system with up to date January 2006 transfer data.

For a full list of the feature highlights in Championship Manager 2006 on Sony PSP please visit

For further information, please contact:

Chris Glover ( or Gareth Ramsay ( T: +44 (0) 20 8636 3000

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About Eidos Interactive Ltd

Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Following the acquisition of EIDOS Plc in May 2005, the Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider: Legend, Conflict: Global Storm, Hitman: Blood Money, Championship Manager, Just Cause, Battlestations: Midway, Urban Chaos: Riot Response and the interactive rights to Reservoir Dogs and Highlander.

About Gusto Games

Since recently moving Eidos' hugely successful Championship Manager franchise to Sony PlayStation 2 and Microsoft's XBOX, and recently being nominated for the 'Best New European Studio of the Year' at 'Develop's Industry Excellence Awards', Gusto Games has become one of Europe's most respected independent game development studios. Whilst being known in the main for the completion of the Championship Manager project, Gusto Games continues to invest a great deal of time, money and effort into its original golf project for PSP, PS2, XBOX and PC.

Previous projects include the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE franchise across PC, PlayStation and PS2, the Michael Owen's World League Soccer franchise, the official Olympic Soccer and Olympic Games franchises, as well as major titles for the LEGO brand.

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