JURASSIC WORLD EVOLUTION HITS ONE MILLION UNITS SOLD
VIRTUOS Singapore – August 17th 2018 Jurassic World: Evolution has sold over one million copies worldwide.Jurassic World: Evolution is a simulation game developed and published by Frontier Developments built for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
NINTENDO’S SUCCESSFUL SWITCH PLATFORM PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY FOR DEVELOPERS, AND OFFERS AN INSTALL BASE OF CLOSE TO 20 MILLION
The third in a series of regular articles highlighting learnings and best practice from Virtuos' global development, Art and VFX teams.
A CO-DEVELOPING FUTURE: VIRTUOS TO SHARE EXPERTISE ON EXTERNAL DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE AT XDS 2018
Singapore – September 2018 – The Virtuos team is preparing to head to sunny Vancouver to attend XDS 2018 from September 5th-7th, where the company will be involved in two interesting speaking sessions.
EXCELLING AT 2D AND 3D ANIMATION FOR GAMES, TV AND MOVIES TAKES NATURAL TALENT, A MYRIAD OF SKILLS AND SUPERB TRAINING
The fourth in a series of regular articles highlighting learnings and best practice from Virtuos’ global development, Art and VFX teams.
ELIJAH FREEMAN SPEAKS ON GAME DEV. AT AUTODESK UNIVERSITY CHINA 2018
Singapore – September 2018 – Elijah Freeman, the General Manager of Virtuos Shanghai was invited to attend the 11th Autodesk University China (AU 2018) as the keynote speaker to share insight and practical experience.
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.
EA Predicts Game Development costs to rise 200%
EA Vice President Jeff Brown expects development costs to sharply rise in the next generation.