realtime-worlds

  • Virtual Worlds Are So Hot Right Now: $345 Million Invested So Far This Year

    Virtual Worlds Are So Hot Right Now: $345 Million Invested So Far This Year

    I feel like today is Virtual World Day. We started off the morning covering the public beta launch of Vivaty, then Second Life and IBM announced that they bridged two virtual worlds, and Google launched its own version of virtual worlds with Lively. If it seems like everybody is starting their own virtual world, it is because they are. A report put out today by Virtual Worlds Management… Read More

  • Montgomery & Co. Raises $50 Million For Realtime Worlds

    Scottish game developer Realtime Worlds has raised $50 million in a third round of financing led by Maverick Capital, says a source with knowledge of the deal. The company previously raised nearly $33 million in capital from CIM Fund and NEA. We’ve also heard that Montgomery & Co. were advisors on the deal. Realtime Worlds is behind a number of game titles on a variety of… Read More