Disney gets serious about fun.
It looks like Disney is taking a big step forward in the creation of Virtual Worlds, with a 100 million dollar investment.
Disney is creating up to 10 different virtual worlds at a cost ranging between $5 and $10 million a piece according to the New York Times. The article is an otherwise solid round up of existing children's worlds and plans, including Nickelodeon's plans to invest $100 million to create virtual worlds and casual games. In a recent keynote, Disney's Bob Iger pointed out that the upcoming Cars virtual world would cost millions, not hundreds of millions to develop, because it is built on an existing infrastructure.
Read all about it at Virtual Worlds News.