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BRIEFLY

Entertainment

September 08, 1993

King World Buys Stake in Crystal Dynamics: King World Productions Inc., a leading syndicator of television game shows, has agreed to acquire 10% of the start-up video game company headed by former 20th Century Fox President Strauss Zelnick. The $7.5-million investment comes several weeks after Time Warner Inc.'s Home Box Office took an equal stake in the Palo Alto-based firm. Zelnick said the company is now fully capitalized and will not seek further backing. Crystal Dynamics is developing interactive games for the 3D0 game player due out this fall.

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