In the Spotlight - The video games market is serious business, as Microsoft has learned since it launched its Xbox platform in 2001. Forced to play catch-up to a corps of industry heavyweight, the systems and software giant acquired games legend Rare Ltd. of Donkey Kong and GoldenEye 007 fame to secure new offerings and development talent in a hurry. More game acquisitions may be on the tap.
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Mergers & acquisitions. - New York, NY : Investment Dealers' Digest, ISSN 0026-0010, ZDB-ID 8628555. - Vol. 37.2002, 12, p. 28