from the truly-massive dept.
Eliot Lefebvre over at Massively has shared some first impressions of VIE, one of the newest Western market titles being built on BigWorld. VIE’s a social virtual world designed as an idyllic island paradise, within which users compete, shop, socialize, and so forth. The world presents a unique case for the microtransaction model, mixed with structured gameplay, which has many of us very curious.
The ensuing conversation in the comments section, at the very least, is worth a look.