Virtuos - Highlights of 2018 (Dec. Edition)
Virtuos - Highlights of 2018 (Dec. Edition), a great showcase of the highlights of our client work for the past 18 months across Games, Movies & TV series. Let us know what you think! We are pretty proud of the breadth of work we have completed!
VIRTUOS CONTRIBUTES TO UBISOFT’S FAR CRY® NEW DAWN
Virtuos was involved in building Far Cry® New Dawn's environment production pipeline by producing top quality scenes and assets.
Black Shamrock To Bring Beloved Fantasy Role-Playing Adventure RuneQuest To Life With All-New Video Game
Chaosium Inc. is partnering with Dublin-based developer Black Shamrock to bring RuneQuest into the 21st century – as a video game RPG.
VIRTUOS CONTRIBUTED ART TO CAPCOM’S DEVIL MAY CRY 5
Virtuos is proud to continue our strong relationship with Capcom by contributing to Devil May Cry 5 key art assets.
VIRTUOS CO-ENGINEERING PROJECT, ASSASSIN'S CREED® LIBERATION REMASTERED, OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED
Working alongside Ubisoft, Virtuos lent its co-engineering expertise to Assassin's Creed® Liberation Remastered, which is a part of Assassin’s Creed® III Remastered and is available as a stand-alone game or as part of the Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey Season Pass.
E3 2019: VIRTUOS PARTICIPATED IN 24 MAJOR TITLES WITH 3 IGN WINNERS
We were thrilled to witness the reveal of the many games that Virtuos was involved in producing and developing at E3 2019: a record 24 of these riveting games, to be exact. A hearty round of congratulations and thanks to all Virtuosi involved.
China game market reaches $470 million USD in 2005
The strong health of the China Games Industry was confirmed at its 2006 Annual Meeting on January 11 in Xiamen. It was announced that the market size was $470 million USD in 2005, a 30 percent increase over 2004′s subscribers and a 52.6 percent increase over 2004 income. Online games also provided a boost of 17.3 billion yuan ($2.14 billion USD) to telecommunications, 7.1 billion yuan ($887.5 million USD) to the IT industry, and 30 million yuan ($3.7 million USD) to the publishing industry.
French Minister visits Virtuos
French Small and Medium size Companies Minister Renaud Dutreil visited Virtuos on October 25, during his official visit to China.
Virtuos opens office in Paris, working on PSP
Virtuos has partnered with French game developer Gamesource to open an office in Europe. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesource provides facilities and technical expertise to Virtuos which is represented in Europe by Gamesource CEO, Christophe Gandon.
Virtuos makes debut on XBOX 360 at E3 2005
E3 2005 LA was an exceptional occasion for Virtuos to showcase some of its latest work. 2 major games on which Virtuos collaborated extensively were on display at the show.
Game companies caps : the China vs US match
Few people realize, but Chinese game companies are to be taken very seriously. The chartbelow compares leading entertainment software companies valuations in the US and China.
Chinese groups acquire Indian and Japanese studios
Recent news indicate that the largest Chinese gaming companies have the appetite and the cash to acquire studios from neighbouring countries. The common point ? …Acquire know-how and content.
India out sources to China for tech talent
The New York Times explains how large Indian companies like Infosys and Wipro are investing into China’s talent pool. It mentions that “China has a worker base equal to India’s in terms of cost, quality and scale” : when you think about game development, the major advantage that China also has is that the majority of Chinese students are Gamers !
China Becomes Japan’s Largest Software Outsourcing Base
China has become Japan’s largest overseas software outsourcing base.
China government invest heavily in domestic online games
China will invest 1 to 2 billion yuan (US$120.5 to US$241 million) in a program to develop some 100 high quality Chinese-developed online games from 2004 to 2008, according to sources with the Press and Publication Administration of China.
New generation of consoles means increased production costs
According to this CNET article game developers expect development costs for next generation consoles to double or triple compared to the current Xbox and PS2 generation.