This should make you sit up and take notice but maybe it’s a passing fad?
China is building it’s own version of Second Life!
OK – maybe not so exciting but look a little deeper. This is being housed in a server farm covering 100 Sq Km – that’s Big, VERY big. Second life has about 50,000 concurrent users, this will have capacity for BILLIONS of characters. This is a massive government project.
The aim is to present China as a marketing entity in it’s own right. This is NOT a game but very real global competition. Read the article, I think you should.