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Thursday, October 9, 2008

The Beeb takes a look at Twinity.

From the Now it's mainstream dept.

The esteemed BBC takes a look at some virtual worlds and talks with Jochen Hummel, CEO of Metaversum, makers of Twinity, powered by the BigWorld engine.

"Fantasy worlds give you freedom and allow you to fly but the fantasy element limits them for the real world," said Jochen Hummel, the chief executive of Metaversum, the company behind Twinity.

"Teenage boys are the biggest users but for adults there is a need to improve their real lives rather than escape from them," he said.

Video of Twinity in action and audio interview with Mr Hummel available here.

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