Cd Ro Ms: The Giants Rule

And even the game world's predators are feeling the pinch

A few years ago, the market for multimedia entertainment software looked so hot that even Hollywood big shots were jumping in. The crowning glory came in March, 1995, when Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen's DreamWorks SKG teamed with software powerhouse Microsoft Corp. to create DreamWorks Interactive. Surely, that combined talent would unleash hits consumers would snap up by the millions.

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