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World Zero, Shanda’s Gamified Second Life

You may hear a lot about a company called Second Life and its counterparts in China, HiPiHi, UWorld etc back in 2009 when the concept of 3D Virtual World was super hot. In those virtual worlds, every user is expected to be able to use the virtual tools to build his/her own virtual world containing […]

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HiPiHi Announced Strategic Partnership With IBM

HiPiHi, China’s pioneer of the 3D virtual world, and IBM (NYSE: IBM), just announced a strategic partnership to collaboratively promote innovation in the 3D virtual world industry-another major collaboration since HiPiHi joined forces in 2007 with Intel (China) and Vidal Sassoon. According to the press release, the partnership between HiPiHi and IBM will be involved […]

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Three Chinese Virtual Worlds In Conversation

[Ed: This post is republished on KZero which provides strategic insight, research and guidance to companies wishing to maximise metaverse platform. KZero is founded by Nic Mitham. Thank you Nic.] Recently, three pioneers in Chinese virtual world industry, Hui Xu (H.X), founder of HiPiHi, Weijiang Zhan (WJ.Z), founder of NOVOKing and Peng Ye (P.Y), founder […]