Virgin Interactive Entertainment (later renamed Avalon Interactive) was the video game publishing division of British conglomerate the Virgin Group. It was formed as Virgin Games in 1983.  Initially built around a small development team called the Gang of Five, the company grew significantly after purchasing budget label Mastertronic in 1987.
Founded. 1981. Headquarters. UK. Virgin Interactive was a British video game publisher. It was formed as Virgin Games Ltd. in 1981. The company became much larger after purchasing the budget label, Mastertronic in 1987. It was part of the Virgin Group. In 1994 it was renamed Virgin Interactive .
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Mar 19, 2021 · Virgin Games was a prolific British game developer and publisher formed in 1981, as part of Richard Branson's brand empire Virgin. They purchased Mastertronic in 1987 and were renamed Virgin Interactive in 1994. The company faced demise in later 90's, when U.S. assets were acquired by Electronic Arts and European assets passed to Titus Interactive.
Virgin Interactive. Virgin Interactive was a British video game publisher who were originally formed as Virgin Games Ltd. in 1981. The company became much larger after purchasing the budget label, Mastertronic in 1987 . The company developed and published games in partnership with Disney.
Virgin Interactive Entertainment (abbreviated VIE) was the video game publishing division of British conglomerate the Virgin Group. It was formed as Virgin Games Ltd. in 1983. Initially built around a small development team called the Gang of Five, the company grew significantly after purchasing budget label Mastertronic in 1987. VIE was a publisher to several successful studios like Westwood ...
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Nick Alexander started Virgin Games in 1982 after leaving Thorn EMI. It was headquartered in Portobello Road, London. The firm initially relied on submissions by freelancer developers, but set up its own in-house development team in 1984, known as the Gang of Five. Early successes included Sorcery and Dan Dare. Virgin Interactive's history spans two decades in which it was at the forefront of the home console revolution that spread video games to the masses. It evolved with an ever-changing industry into a sophisticated interactive entertainment maker with the aid of its close ties with Hollywood and the entertainment media. Virgin pioneered an era marked by increasingly sophisticated games that combined popular franchises with computer animations and laser discs.These changes turned the video game industry from a small operation into a multimillion dollar business and weaved video games in popular culture. Throughout its history, Virgin developed and published games for every major...Titles DevelopedTitles PublishedHudson SoftAcclaim EntertainmentLJN
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On a black background, we see a gradient red box. Inside is the corporate Virgin logo surrounded by a white circle. The word "GAMES" appears below the box.
Set in the sky, with a huge cloud underneath, we see a red airplane tail with the corporate Virgin logo on it. It passes from right to left, leaving what looks like smaller clouds. When the plane leaves, the clouds (22 of them, to be exact) morph into the words "Virgin Games Presents..." and we fade out.
This is just the corporate Virgin logo on a black background.
None or a group of guys saying "Virrrrgiiin!" for the still version. The animated variants sometimes use a triumphant fanfare.
The buzzing of the plane, and a downward 8-bit synth flourish, which is part of the intro to M.C. Kids/McDonaldland.
None. However, the animation on Harvesterlooks better.
Low. Nothing compares to the next logo though...