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.
ZHANG CHONG SPEAKS ON SHOOTING GAME ART AT CGDC 2019
Zhang Chong, Talent Development Director of Virtuos Chengdu Studio has been invited to attend the 2019 Chinese Game Developers Conference (known as CGDC 2019) as one of the speakers of the Shooting Game Session to share his insights and practical experience.
Virtuos Studio partners with Riot Games to develop League of Legends skins
3D Graphics and Animation studio Sparx*, a Virtuos studio in Vietnam, announces today a new partnership with Riot Games to develop new skins for the online multiplayer battle arena game League of Legends (LoL).
Virtuos continues global expansion with new offices in Montreal and South Korea
Virtuos has announced the opening of its first owned branch offices in Montreal and South Korea. These new offices will allow Virtuos to better serve its broad and growing range of clients in the North America and EMEA markets.
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.
EA Predicts Game Development costs to rise 200%
EA Vice President Jeff Brown expects development costs to sharply rise in the next generation.
Wideloads new development model
In an interview with Digital Media Net, Alex Seropian, ex Bungie Co-founder who recently founded Wideload, explains how his new model relies on outsourcing to reduce game development costs.