Virtual worlds

Virtual worlds: Can we travel without traveling?

This, he admits, is a problematic proposition. “The engineer in me thinks it’s a lot of fun, but of course there are a lot of potential dystopian outcomes, from overpopulation of androids to the ethical issues of electronically living minds,” he said. “There will be winners and losers, and – like in the X-Men – […]

Virtual worlds

With children and adults staying at home, are virtual worlds ready for prime time? – Tech Crunch

We’ve been diligently following the development of virtual worlds, also known as the “metaverse,” on TechCrunch. Hanging out in virtual gaming worlds has become more popular in recent years with the growth of platforms like Roblox and open-world games like Fortnite, but it’s still not a mainstream way to socialize outside of the gaming population. […]

Social games

Toya from Israel creates social games for girls on Roblox

Toya is a game studio that makes social games in addition to Roblox, but it’s different because it makes games for girls and women. Roblox has 115 million monthly active players, and people engage in it over 1.5 billion hours per month. Top games get over a billion games, and so it’s no surprise that […]