Alan Smithee

Virgin Getting Back To Gaming

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almost a tongue in cheek joke to be made here.

Everyone’s favorite quirky billionaire with money to burn has been hinting at his wanting to get back to gaming for a little while…and it’s no secret that this is the big Virgin announcement at E3 this year, confirmed thanks to the countdown clock at VirginGaming.com.

Just in-case you’ve been living under a rock for ages or weren’t born in the early to mid 1980s, Virgin USED to be in the gaming business and were the guys who brought out the console versions of the Disney movies (like Aladdin, The Lion King, etc.), and if you’re a UK gamer you’ll remember them as the guys who brought over a ton of games all the way up to 2001.

What does this big announcement mean to all of us here at WPR? Well for one, it’ll give me an excuse to write a story about Richard Branson during the E3 coverage, and I’ll even be able to use a few clips of the Simpsons when doing so…but beyond that, there’s not much reason to be excited unless they’re going to be doing a bunch of fresh new IPs. But, we’ll have to wait to see what he’s got up his sleeve next month.

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