Ubisoft releases Far Cry 4 with 3D Character Art Support from Virtuos
Shanghai, China – December 15th 2014 – Virtuos is proud to have had the opportunity to contribute to the most recent installment of the Far Cry franchise – Far Cry 4 – developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with numerous other Ubisoft studios. Virtuos supported Ubisoft by providing character & clothing modeling for many of the key characters in the game. Far Cry 4 represents another milestone for Virtuos’ character art team who also contributed to previous chapter of the franchise, Far Cry 3, back in 2012. Far Cry 4 invites the player to experience the most expansive and immersive Far Cry ever, in an entirely new, massive open world. Players will find themselves in Kyrat, a breath-taking, perilous and wild region of the Himalayas struggling under the regime of a despotic self-appointed king. Using a vast array of weapons, vehicles and animals, players will write their own story across an exotic open-world landscape. About Virtuos Virtuos is one of the largest game developers specializing in 3D art and game software development for consoles and mobile devices. The company has locations in Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Saigon, Vancouver, San Francisco, Paris and Tokyo, and employees representing 15 nationalities. Virtuos’ clients include 15 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide as well as renowned independent studios. For more information, please refer to: www.virtuosgames.com; Twitter @virtuosgames
Avengers: Age of Ultron releases in theaters with 3D Art from Sparx*
Sparx* is excited to have had the opportunity to work on yet another superhero classic motion picture in partnership with ILM. The Avengers: Age of Ultron is the eleventh installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the sequel to 2012’s The Avengers, of which Sparx* also contributed to. Our art team produced several unique superhero vehicles along with digital doubles for the Avengers Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Scarlet Witch. Set in the Eastern European country of Sokovia, Earths mightiest superheroes band together to do battle with Ultron, a technological android enemy who believes he must destroy the human race in order to save Earth. A hair-raising global adventure unfolds as the Avengers encounter two mysterious and powerful newcomers (Pietro and Wanda Maximoff) and attempt to stop Ultron from enacting his plan of human extinction. Avengers: Age of Ultron was directed by Joss Whedon and features a multitude of A-list Hollywood stars such as Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Chris Evans (Captain America), Samuel L Jackson (Nick Fury) and James Spader (Ultron). The Avengers: Age Of Ultron Tops $1 Billion Box Office Mark In 24 Days After Debut This is an epic sequel that is not to be missed!
DISNEY REBELS SEASON 2 PREMIERED WITH FULL EPISODES PRODUCED BY VIRTUOS
Saigon, Vietnam – Wednesday 21th October 2015 – Virtuos is proud to have been a part of producing 5 full episodes of Star Wars Rebels Season 2, which premiered on Wednesday October 14th at 9:30pm on Disney XD.
DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 RELEASED WITH ANIMATION AND ART FROM SPARX*
We are proud to have had the exciting opportunity to contribute to Disney Infinity 3.0
SPARX* CONTRIBUTES FOR THE FIRST TIME TO THE JURASSIC PARK SERIES: JURASSIC WORLD
Sparx* proudly announces that the team had the opportunity to work on the blockbuster Jurassic World.
SPARX* CONTRIBUTES TO STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
In 2014 & 2015, our Sparx studio had the opportunity to work on the highly anticipated blockbuster Star Wars: The Force awakens. The team contributed to the production of 25 Characters including fan favorites C3PO, Han Solo and Rey. They also contributed to 10 Vehicles including Rey’s speeder, along with numerous props featured in key moments throughout the film.
Virtuos Christmas line-up
Virtuos is proud to announce its strongest Christmas lineup ever, as it has contributed to several major titles released for the 2008 holiday season.
Crash: Mind Over Mutant on PSP ships worldwide
Today saw the release on PSP of the latest installment in the multi-million selling Crash Bandicoot franchise. Crash: Mind Over Mutant PSP was developed by Virtuos as an adaptation of the Wii version produced by Activison studio Radical.
"Igor illustrates the intriguing internationalization of the animation genre.“ Stephen Farber of the Hollywood Reported. As Exodus Film Groups main production partner. Sparx* brought the complex world of Igor to life.
Speed Racer ranks top 3
One month after launch, Speed Racer has reached the No. 3 rank for driving games on Nintendo DS, achieving an average critics’ score of 76%, according to www.gamerankings.com.
Virtuos Chengdu back to work after earthquake
Virtuos announced today that its Chengdu development center resumed operations yesterday after 2 days of interruptions due to the earthquakes which struck West of China on May 13. While the team is deeply concerned and affected by the tragedy, no member was injured as the catastrophe only created limited damage in Chengdu city.
300 staff reached
Virtuos announced today that its team of game specialists has reached the bar of 300 people in its Shanghai and Chengdu development centers.
China is No. 1 online game market by number of players in 2007
BEIJING – The “Netguide 2008″ survey, begun in January 2007 by the Data Center of the China Internet and Internet Society of China, polled more than 300 websites, 270 enterprises and 50,786 interviewees around the country, reported that in China the online game’s market value in 2007 reached 12.8 billion yuan ($1.7 billion), witnessing a 66.7% increase compared to previous year’s. The number of China’s online gamers is expected to surpass 59 million in 2008, up 20% from last year’s 48 million.
Virtuos opens in Chengdu
Game development outsourcing leader Virtuos opens new center in Chengdu.
Gilles Langourieux to Keynote GC Asia Conference
The Organizers of the GC Asia Conference (GCAC, 6-7 September) today announced an additional keynote to the high-quality conference line-up.
Gilles Langourieux to present at GDC China
Shanghai, August 15, 2007. Gilles Langourieux, CEO of Virtuos, one of the largest game outsourcing companies in the world will present at GDC China on August 28.
First Trainee Program Graduation
Virtuos, one of the world’s largest outsourced services provider in the games industry, announced today the graduation of the first class in the paid Trainee Program for fresh university graduates.