VU Buys Radical EntertainmentVU Purchases Radical Entertainment Vivendi Universal has completed the purchase of leading independent console developer, Radical Entertainment. Under the agreement, VU Games will retain Radicals team of more than 200 development professionals, as well as acquire the studios exclusive game development technologies. Radicals founder Ian Wilkinson has been named President, Radical Entertainment, and the studio will remain in Vancouver, Canada. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Radical is best known for developing critically acclaimed and commercially successful releases such as: The Simpsons: Hit & Run, which sold more than 3.5 million retail units worldwide; The Hulk, which sold more than 2 million retail units worldwide; and The Simpsons Road Rage, which sold 3 million retail units worldwide. Currently, the studio is developing several multi-platform titles for VU Games launching in 2005, including Scarface, Crash Tag Team Racing and The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction.