07 Mar

Dave Perry announced, during last week’s Game Developers Conference, that the cloud-streaming game service Gaikai has gone live to public beta. The service has debuted with five PC demos for Dead Space 2, Spore, Mass Effect 2, The Sims 3, and Linden Labs’ Second Life. The network claims to be “the fastest interactive proximity network […]

05 Oct

Linden Labs, the creators of the leading virtual community of Second Life, have reported that they have been “entertaining” buyout offers from Microsoft. TechEye has reported on a supposed twitter message from a Linden Labs employee stating that “A little birdie told me that Microsoft may have silently offered to buy Linden Lab this week…entertaining […]

03 May

Linden Lab, the developer of the virtual social platform Second Life has announced that despite a shrinking market, the virtual world continues to grow. In 2009, user-to-user transactions were up 65% compared to the year before, to a total of $567 million. These types of transactions between players, or ‘residents’ as they are known within […]