Latest Ian Livingstone Stories

2013-12-20 23:03:06

Midoki Ltd, a startup formed by ex-Sony developers and industry legend Ian Livingstone, announced their new title for iPhone and iPad: ‘Plunder Pirates’. An epic online multiplayer strategy game in full 3D where players will be able to build beautifully detailed pirate islands, explore uncharted waters, fight rival players, and join friends in competing pirate guilds. Leamington Spa, United Kingdom (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 United Kingdom – Midoki Ltd, a startup formed by ex-Sony...

Eidos Founder Among UK Tech Giants Honored By Queen
2012-12-31 06:30:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some of the UK's top technology pioneers, including the founder of video game publisher Eidos Interactive, are among those being recognized by the Queen as part of her annual New Year's Honours list. Ian Livingstone, who created the company behind the popular Tomb Raider and Hitman series of games in 1990 and served as its president up until its takeover by Square Enix in 2009, has been made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order...

2008-06-14 18:00:20

Union leaders representing thousands of BT workers yesterday warned the company would face strikes if it made changes to the pension scheme without agreement. The Communication Workers Union said the company's new chief executive Ian Livingstone would have to engage with staff over pension provision. Deputy general secretary Jeannie Drake told the union's annual conference in Liverpool: "Changes to the pension scheme need to be agreed and a future defined-benefits scheme is central. We...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'