VIRTUOS PRESENTING SPONSOR AT XDS 2018
Virtuos is delighted to announce that the company will be a presenting sponsor at XDS 2018 on September 5th-7th, Vancouver, Canada.
VIRTUOS RAISES $15M AND SETS UP NEW HQ AND R&D CENTER IN SINGAPORE
Virtuos, a leading video game content production company specializing in game development and AAA ‘Triple A' 3D art production for console and mobile titles, has announced the successful completion of a USD 15 million funding round, plus the set-up of a new headquarters and R&D center in Singapore.
XDS 2017: VIRTUOS GIVES TWO IN-DEPTH TALKS ABOUT THE GAMES EXTERNAL DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY
At XDS 2017 Virtuos took part in two in-depth panels’ discussions about the future and best practices in the games external development industry.
THE BIGGEST GAMING COMPANY YOU NEVER HEARD OF ? AN IN-DEPTH ARTICLE ABOUT VIRTUOS
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E3 2017: STRONGEST E3 TO DATE WITH A LINEUP OF 25 ‘VIRTUOS -GAMES’ INCLUDING FINAL FANTASY XII FULLY REMASTERED BY VIRTUOS
Virtuos is thrilled to announce that we have worked on 25 of the hottest games at E3 this year!
GILLES LANGOURIEUX, VIRTUOS CEO, RECEIVES THE YICAI BRILLIANT PRIZE, AWARDING THE MOST SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURS
We are proud to announce Gilles Langourieux, Virtuos CEO, has been awarded the Yicai Brilliant prize.
LUSIONSOFT RAISES RMB 12M TO FOCUS ON HIGH QUALITY VR CONTENT DEVELOPMENT
Lusionsoft, a spinoff Company from Virtuos , will take a strategic, user-first, approach to developing VR, AR and MR games and experiences.
BSI AUTHORITATIVE CERTIFICATE | VIRTUOS PASSED THE ISO 27001 INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATE
We are proud to announce that Virtuos has passed British Standards Institution (hereinafter called “BSI”) authoritative certificate and has obtained the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Certificate.
ELIJAH FREEMAN JOINS VIRTUOS TO EXPAND IN-HOUSE GAME DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITIES
irtuos, a global leader in videogame content production, today announced that 15-year game industry veteran Elijah Freeman has joined its headquarters in Shanghai as Group Development Director
VIRTUOS ACQUIRES BLACK SHAMROCK, CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH MOMENTUM WITH NEW IRELAND SUBSIDIARY
Virtuos, a global leader in videogame content production, today announced it has acquired a controlling interest in Dublin-based independent game studio Black Shamrock .
Sparx’ work showcased at all E3 2015 staged conferences
Sparx* is proud to announce that we have worked on 21 of the hottest games at E3 this year! The lineup of Sparx-contributed games included several prominent titles displayed at the press conferences held by Microsoft, Ubisoft, Sony, Bethesda and Square-Enix These 21 games represent 12 major different publishers. “Sparx* is proud to have contributed to eagerly anticipated new games at each of the big three’s press conferences,” said Sparx*’ GM Didier Montarou. Sparx*’s games of E3 also included several titles that won “Best of E3’’ awards from IGN. Those awards include: • Best PlayStation 4 game • Best action game • Best Sport game • Best Racing Game In addition, Sparx* worked on 5 runners up and 5 nominees for ‘’Game of the show’’ E3 2015 The whole Sparx* team is looking forward to playing them!
Virtuos Closes New Series B Funding Round to Sustain Growth Momentum
Shanghai, China, December 15, 2014 – Virtuos announces today that it has secured a new series B round of funding from Shanghai-based Xuhui Venture Capital. At the same time, Virtuos welcomes two new board members as strategic advisors: Steven Chiang, former President of Games at Zynga, and François Candelon, Senior Partner for Technology, Media and Telecommunications and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group. With more than 1,000 staff spread across eight studios and offices worldwide, Virtuos offers a full range of services from 2D/3D artwork to full game development across multiple platforms. While the Virtuos management team retains a controlling interest in the company, this new round of investment will support the company’s strategy to continuously grow its expertise in the latest game development and art techniques. It will also allow the company to further develop its creative abilities, adding skilled talent and increasing its co-production capabilities, where the company invests resources alongside publishers to create new titles, such as the recently announced Fairy Fantasy for iOS and Android, which was co-produced with Chinese publisher Netease. Virtuos also plans to build tools that facilitate integration with client teams in order to offer higher value-added services to game publishers and developers worldwide. The addition of Steven Chiang and Francois Candelon to the board of directors will greatly strengthen the company’s corporate governance at a time when it has stepped out of start-up mode and is focused on managing growth sustainably. Steven comes with 20 years’ experience in the games industry, having previously held top positions at Zynga and Electronic Arts, where he was responsible for managing game studios and development strategies. Francois is a practice leader at the Boston Consulting Group, where he specializes in Information Technology. He has been advising IT multinationals on strategies for growth and operational challenges for more than two decades. “The investment by Xuhui Venture Capital is a great testament to our ongoing success and will strengthen our ability to continue investing in talent and tools as we develop into the preferred partner for publishers and developers worldwide,” said Virtuos Co-Founder and CEO, Gilles Langourieux. “In addition, bringing Steven and Francois onto the board will ensure we have the right expertise to manage growth sustainably, while Virtuos focuses on adding value to its clients in order to help them achieve more.” Xuhui Venture Capital is an investment fund located in the Xuhui district of Shanghai, China, the same district chosen by other leading companies such as Tencent and Oriental Dreamworks as their base in Shanghai. The firm is a long-time partner of the government-supported start-up incubator where Virtuos was founded 10 years ago and has investment experience in IT and gaming companies, bringing valuable insight to Virtuos. Xuhui Government recognized Virtuos in 2014 with the title of ‘Top 30 Company Start-up from Xuhui District.’ About Virtuos Virtuos is one of the largest game developers specializing in 3D art and game development for consoles and mobile devices. The company has studios and offices in Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Saigon, Vancouver, San Francisco, Paris and Tokyo, and employs more than 1,000 staff 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.