Good SF Chron article on kids and casual immersive worlds June 1, 2007Posted by jeremyliew in Consumer internet, gaming, Internet, kids, media, social media, social networks, user generated content, web 2.0.
For those who liked my previous post on how casual immersive worlds are hitting the mainstream in the US, there was a good article in Sunday’s San Francisco Chronicle, found via Ypulse.
My favorite comments was about webkinz, the plush toy that comes with a unique code for a matching online avatar:
“I don’t really play with it a lot,” Laurel said of her plush toy. “But sometimes, when I see it, it reminds me to go play (with the computer game).”