As the Latest Lara Croft game gets shown off at E3, back in Britain the entire board of troubled publisher Eidos has resigned with immediate effect.

Reported by, The board will be replaced by senior executives from SCi following the announcement that SCi's acquisition bid had become unconditional earlier this week.

SCi CEO Jane Kavanagh, along with Bill Ennis and Rob Murphy, have all been appointed as directors and will form the new board of the company, also with immediate effect.

The departing directors include chairman John van Kuffeler, CEO Mike McGarvey, CFO Stuart Cruickshank, European managing director Jonathan Kemp and creative director Ian Livingstone.

Sources at the company we spoke to said they had been expecting the move.