Silicon Knights Investment
Nintendo of America is making an equity investment in Canada's Silicon Knights. The end result of the undisclosed investment is that the Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain developer will join Retro, Rare, and Left Field Productions in the rank of exclusive, long term Nintendo developers. Silicon Knights' projects will include Dolphin games, but the first product of the new partnership will a N64 titles called Eternal Darkness. "Quality always has been the Nintendo mantra, so investing in Silicon Knights fits perfectly with our corporate goal," said Nintendo of America President Minoru Arakawa.