According to the posts in VirtualWorldNews and Centric Thoughts, The Chinese virtual world HiPiHi has talked to the Japan-based company Centric which now became HiPiHi’s first western development partner. Second Life was in Beijing a few weeks ago, and the resource also told me that HiPiHi would have a meeting with another potential partner from U.S. So, are we going to see a Japanese version or English version of HiPiHi? How and When?

A new version of HiPiHi client will be released next week. Check the screenshot followed, is this virtual world getting more REAL?

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