Today 343 Industries announced a partnership with Virgin Gaming to host their Halo 4 Infinity Challenge, a free-to-enter tournament in lieue of Spartan Ops updates during the almost month-long mid-season break.
Competitive Madden gaming, for the better part of a decade, typically involved a weekend of long drives, cheap hotel stays, and lots of standing, sitting and sometimes sleeping on ugly convention center carpet. It fairly assured that only the diehards and elites would show up for preliminary rounds.
Brush up on your Battlefield skills, folks, because being really really good at video games may score you a cut of the $1.6 million that will be paid out to skilled players who compete in Virgin Gaming's upcoming Battlefield 3 tournament.
Earlier this year retail giant GameStop and newly created Virgin Gaming announced a partnership that would power online video game tournaments. Gamers who purchased specific games at GameStop could join tournaments through Virgin Gaming registration.
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There are people who want to help you and your distant friends legally put money on the line the next time you play video games. The latest crew with this idea is called Playhem.
What brings the world's richest daredevil back into video games? Balloon-riding, building-jumping billionaire Richard Branson believes you want to get paid for beating gamers online.
A tournament ad packed inside Canadian copies of ModNation Racers leads us to a Virgin Gaming countdown clock, indicating June 14 as the date for the unvieling of Virgin's new gaming service, along with an early partnership with Sony.