Virgin Interactive is one of the interactive entertainment industry’s most established players. Since its inception in 1983, Virgin Interactive has consistently pushed gaming boundaries with original content, innovative marketing and aggressive world-wide distribution. Publishing software across all major platforms, from the 8bit Game Boy unit through to the 128bit Dreamcast and PlayStation 2 systems, Virgin’s successful corporate philosophy has been to establish new brands and franchises with ground-breaking and original titles whilst supporting their development with world-renowned, award-winning marketing campaigns. Virgin is headquartered in London, England and has publishing, marketing, sales and distribution offices in Germany, France and Spain and a licensing office in Japan.
Virgin Interactive has affiliation deals with US publishing giant Interplay.
In 1999 French publisher Titus games SA took a controlling interest in the firm.
For further information on Virgin and their products go to www.vie.co.uk
VIE's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1990 title, "Wonderland" (Amiga).
The company has been involved titles released on the PC, PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast, N64, Game Boy, Saturn, Sega Megadrive, Amiga, 3DO and NES. Of these, "Worms World Party" (Dreamcast), "Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn" (PC), "Icewind Dale" (PC), "Marvel Vs. Capcom 2" (Dreamcast), "Jimmy White's 2: Cueball" (PlayStation) has been a best selling title.
The company's most recent involvement was on the 2005 release "Falcone: Into the Maelstrom" (Xbox).
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