This week we discuss Second Life on Amazon, new products and features coming from Linden Lab and if the dream of a mainstream virtual world/metaverse is dead.
This week’s topics include:
- Linden Lab announce Second Life available through Amazon
- Tateru’s thoughts on the Amazon offering
- Linden Lab explains removal of Amazon special offer
- Botgirl’s Take on the Amazon Game Category Controversy
- Linden Lab’s Dio and Versu
- Ciaran Laval’s Hopes, Wishes And Forthcoming Improvements
- Virtual Worlds: Is the Dream Over?
- Valve and Xi3 announce in-development Steam-optimized mini PC at CES
- Valve’s Gabe Newell on Steam Box, biometrics, and the future of gaming
- Flufee on a Meshion – Episode 18: It Spread
Bernhard Drax (Draxtor Despres) is a musician, new media producer, and machinima journalist.
Karl Stiefvater (Qarl Fizz, formerly Qarl Linden) is visual effects artist, software developer, and interactive designer extraordinaire.