Wednesday, June 16, 2010

E3: Virgin gaming service offers cash prizes

Virgin Gaming is offering $1 million in cash and prizes over the next 12 months.

Unveilled at E3, the service was devised by competitive gamers and founders of William Levy and Zack Zeldin. The company is promising a secure service supporting a number of major titles and offering prizes as big as £1500.

Launch titles will be revealed at a later date. Confirmed features of Virgin Gaming include automatic results verification, player match-making, skill ratings and a reputation system.

Speaking at the launch, Virgin founder, Richard Branson, refused to confirm or deny whether Virgin would make a return to games publishing.


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