Madrid, July 23 2007- Spanish distributor Virgin PLAY, with over 10 years of experience in the software and entertainment business, moved onto publishing its own titles in 2005. Virgin PLAY has now moved into the international market, also distributing its products internationally. It is because of this international expansion that Virgin PLAY will be present in the Games Convention Buisiness Center where it will present itself to the international market with their upcoming projects for 2007 which include: Snow x Racing, Crusades: Thy Kingdom Come as well as its key title this Christmas season: Donkey Xote, based on the CGI animated film by Filmax. Virgin will also present its future projects, including the newly signed acquisition with the Real Madrid Fútbol Club that gives the company the publishing and distribution rights to the clubs official games during the next 5 years.
Virgin PLAY– V2PLAY: GC 2007 Leipzig– Germany
Games Convention Business Centre.
Hall 1 Meeting Room J24
For more information:
Pº de la Castellana 9-11
About Virgin PLAY:
Virgin Interactive España opened its doors in 1995 by the hand of Mariele Isidoro and Francisco Encinas as a subsidiary of the Virgin Interactive, owned by VIACOM. In May of 2002 Tim Chaney and Francisco Encinas lead a management buyout and renamed the company Virgin PLAY becoming the exclusive distributor in the Spanish and Portuguese markets for companies such as: Midway, Ignition (SNK), Koch Media and Koei just to name a few.
During this period, Virgin PLAY has become a leader in the videogame sector being responsible for launching franchises such as: Resident Evil, Command and Conquer, Driver and Baldur’s Gate and is also the first 100% Spanish publisher for consoles.
Virgin´s first publishing projects were Torrente 3, Dead&Furious and Final Armada. The company will add on to their catalogue with titles such as Donkey Xote, Snow x Racing, The Crusades and Real Madrid, which will be published under Virgins new brand: V2Play.
Virgin sells and distributes its products worldwide using local distributors as well as their own offices in Spain and Portugal. For more information: www.virginplay.es