Activison is acquiring the Tenchu
franchise from Sony. Activison has entered into an agreement to acquire worldwide intellectual property rights to the best selling game series from Sony Music Entertainment. "Tenchu
remains the leading franchise in the action-stealth genre," said Activision President Ron Doornink, "The acquisition of this property further underscores Activision's commitment to brands that can be market leaders across all platforms." Activisoin is planning to release a new Tenchu
game for Playstation 2.