Entries in 'virgin' (30)

Capcom and Virgin launch real-money Street Fighter IV multiplayer

Capcom and Virgin launch real-money Street Fighter IV multiplayer

Street Fighter IV has been added to Virgin Gaming’s real-money multiplayer roster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 1:19PM in News
Virgin wants back into gaming

Virgin wants back into gaming

Sony’s Gamescom press conference ended with a flurry of announcements. Price cuts for PS3 and Vita. New PlayStation Plus offers. That all-important PS4 release date.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:33PM in News
Virgin Media confirmed as PS4's UK broadband partner

Virgin Media confirmed as PS4's UK broadband partner

Sony has announced a strategic partnership with Virgin Media, naming the firm as PlayStation 4's official UK ISP partner.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 8:00PM in News
UK ISP's renew efforts to block Pirate Bay

UK ISP's renew efforts to block Pirate Bay

Several major UK ISPs have expanded their blockade against The Pirate Bay by denying a number of new IP addresses known to be used by the file-sharing website to their ...

by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 3:38PM in News

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Virgin begins doubling user broadband speeds

Virgin begins doubling user broadband speeds

Cable ISP Virgin Media is set to begin rolling out a speed upgrade for customers in 30 towns and cities across the UK.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 11:14AM in News
Using OnLive downloads around 3GB of data per hour

Using OnLive downloads around 3GB of data per hour

Estimates from a number of online sources claim that playing games via new streaming service OnLive consumes between 2GB and 3GB every hour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2011 at 11:34AM in News
Virgin Gaming: Call of Duty Elite 'not a threat'

Virgin Gaming: Call of Duty Elite 'not a threat'

The Battlefield 3 Worldwide Conquest Tournament helps EA compete with Call of Duty Elite, Activision’s social service which also includes a competitive gaming element with prizes up for grabs, according ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 3:32PM in News
HMV hires online and marketing chief

HMV hires online and marketing chief

HMV has recruited former Asda chief Mark Hodgkinson as marketing and e-commerce director.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2011 at 9:00AM in News

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FIFA the killer app for Virgin’s Euro push

FIFA the killer app for Virgin’s Euro push

Virgin Gaming is braced for the big time in Europe after signing a deal with EA Sports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2011 at 10:30AM in News
Virgin Gaming partners with Ubisoft

Virgin Gaming partners with Ubisoft

Virgin Gaming has announced a new partnership with Ubisoft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 6:25PM in News
Branson backs BP, but new Virgin Gaming isn’t British

Branson backs BP, but new Virgin Gaming isn’t British

Virgin Gaming is an ‘international company’ says Sir Richard Branson, but insists he’s still proud to be British and defends BP from Obama’s ‘tarring and feathering’.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 24th 2010 at 3:54PM in News

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Virgin reveals new games brand

Virgin reveals new games brand

Richard Branson’s next venture will be called Virgin Gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2010 at 3:03PM in News
OPINION: Virgin's gaming return

OPINION: Virgin's gaming return

Global entrepreneur Richard Branson is set to surprise the industry when his Virgin brand returns to games next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2010 at 2:26PM in News
Branson back in games

Branson back in games

Richard Branson will use next month’s E3 in Los Angeles to unveil Virgin’s return to the video games business.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 20th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
OnLive hitting all UK ISPs

OnLive hitting all UK ISPs

Streaming games service OnLive will be available over any UK ISP, founder and CEO Steve Perlman has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2010 at 11:01AM in News

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Virgin Play in trouble

Virgin Play in trouble

Spain’s Virgin Play has gone into a form of liquidation in the firm’s home country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2009 at 1:00PM in News
Chaney on the prowl for studios

Chaney on the prowl for studios

Former Virgin Interactive and US Gold boss Tim Chaney has returned to the UK to set up a new online gaming platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2009 at 10:37AM in News
New Play games boss plots sales growth

New Play games boss plots sales growth

Ex-Zavvi head of games Patrick Kelly joined Play.com this week, and is already planning new ways to grow the firm’s games offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2009 at 12:53PM in News
Virgin rules out High Street return

Virgin rules out High Street return

Virgin has put paid to any suggestion it will return to High Street retail, after Sir Richard Branson ‘inherited’ seven Zavvi stores this week.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 9th 2009 at 9:51AM in News
Virgin to return to UK High Street?

Virgin to return to UK High Street?

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is to inherit stores from troubled retailer Zavvi – suggesting Virgin Megastores could return to the High Street 16 months after it left UK retail.
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by Tim Ingham
on Jan 5th 2009 at 10:11AM in News
FRANCE: Three strikes policy to hit file-sharers

FRANCE: Three strikes policy to hit file-sharers

The French Senate has passed a new law designed to crack down on internet file-sharing as the battle against online IP theft reaches the continent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2008 at 2:43PM in News
Xbox 360 on sale for under £35

Xbox 360 on sale for under £35

Tesco has been selling an Xbox 360 hardware bundle including Forza Motorsport 2, Viva Pinata and a wireless control pad for £34.99.

by Neil Long
on Nov 8th 2007 at 6:10PM in News
'New Virgin Megastores' targets games after MBO

'New Virgin Megastores' targets games after MBO

RETAIL stalwart Virgin Megastores is to disappear completely from the High Street in November – but the new group formed from its ashes wants to take on GAME in the ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 21st 2007 at 3:35PM in News
Virgin Megastores sold off in MBO

Virgin Megastores sold off in MBO

Zavvi Entertainment Group, headed up by existing Virgin Megastores MD Simon Douglas and finance director Steve Peckham, will operate all of the existing 125 UK and Irish stores and its ...
by Neil Long
on Sep 17th 2007 at 11:21AM in News