Metaverse Second Life

Sony create a competitor to Second Life?

The graphics in this trailer for Sony’s metaverse, named “Home”, are simply stunning. Unfortunately it’s for PlayStation 3 users only, but it certainly raises the bar for purveyors of other virtual worlds. Compare this to Second Life, for example.

3D Metaverse

Google Metaverse?

GigaOM reports that more evidence is turning up that Google are developing their own metaverse, i.e. a virtual 3D world like Second Life.

Google themselves have said nothing about it themselves, so this is pure rumour/wishful thinking.

What with Google’s acquisition of SketchUp and Keyhole which demonstrates their keenness in 3D, it wouldn’t surprise me if a Metaverse is up their sleeves. We shall have to wait, watch, and see…