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Publisher name Virgin
Long name Virgin Games / Virgin Interactive Entertainment Ltd.
Birth year 1983
Year of death 2003
Mother country United Kingdom
Notes Began as an 8-bit games software publisher in 1983 when Richard Branson widened the business interests of his Virgin empire. In 1988, Virgin bought Mastertronic and officially became Virgin Mastertronic the following year. Sega took over Mastertronic in 1992, prompting Virgin Games to be renamed to Virgin Interactive after retaining some Mastertronic coders following the takeover.

In July 1994, Blockbuster Entertainment in association with Viacom acquired 90% of Virgin. In 1998, Interplay acquired 43.9% of Virgin Interactive, which gave Interplay the distribution rights of Virgin products in North and South America and Virgin distribution rights of Interplay products in Europe. Later that year in November, Virgin became a part of Irvine Games Inc. and continued its UK operations. In October 1999 French publisher, Titus took a controlling interest in Virgin Interactive, after taking a majority interest in Interplay. In March 2002, Titus took complete ownership of Interplay and Virgin.

In July 2003, the Virgin Interactive label was officially laid to rest when it was renamed to Avalon Interactive. In January 2005, Titus filed for bankruptcy in France, but its international subsidiaries including Avalon Interactive (formerly Virgin) initially remained unaffected. Avalon continued to publish/distribute Titus and Interplay titles in Europe for PC and consoles despite the financial woes of its parent company. In February 2005, Avalon's doors closed for the last time and the company was liquidated.
Main company Virgin Mastertronic
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AlienłECS OCS
1992EdenVirgin
Archer MacLean's Le Billard AméricainECS OCS
1992Virgin
Archer MacLean's PoolECS OCS
1992Virgin
DuneECS OCS
1992CryoVirgin
Fables & Fiends: Book One - The Legend Of KyrandiaECS OCS
1992WestwoodVirgin
Floor 13ECS OCS
1992P.S.I.Virgin
KGBECS OCS
1992CryoVirgin
Legend Of Kyrandia, The
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ECS OCS
1992WestwoodVirgin
Lure Of The TemptressECS OCS
1992RevolutionVirgin
McDonald LandECS OCS
1992Arc DevelopmentsVirgin
MotörheadECS OCS
1992KaitsuVirgin
MusicolorCDTV 1992Binary VisionVirgin
North Polar ExpeditionCDTV 1992Virgin
Shuttle: The Space Flight SimulatorECS OCS
1992Vektor GrafixVirgin
Vengeance Of ExcaliburECS OCS
1992SynergisticVirgin
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