• Zubworld set to launch – Monopoly meets Facebook

    [UK] A new social network that connects people with real-world places and enables them to have discussions around those places is set to launch in just over a week. Currently in a closed alpha, UK-based Zubworld mixes elements of Facebook and Twitter (and just about every other social network) but with a central and potentially distinctive theme. Members of Zubworld can purchase their… Read More

  • Twinity's virtual London opens for business

    [Germany] Twinity, the virtual world that mirrors the real world, has finally launched a beta of virtual London. And if mirroring the real world includes replicating London’s reputation for delayed construction works, then Berlin-based Metaversum, the company behind Twinity, is doing just fine. The virtual world, which distinguishes itself from the likes of Second Life by building… Read More

  • 20 years on, explore the Berlin Wall in Twinity's virtual Berlin

    [Germany] With only days away from the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, how best to mark the occasion? Rebuild it or at least a virtual two kilometer stretch. That’s the approach being taken by Metaversum, the Berlin-based company behind virtual world Twinity, who have constructed a replica section of the wall in-world. Visitors to Twinity’s virtual Berlin will be… Read More