Real Virtuality

Playmatics raises $1 Million to develop social games based on real world surroundings and events. Articles and analysis from:

Gamasutra ” Founded two years ago, Playmatics has launched several online titles, including games for Disney’s The Kingdom Keepers books, AMC’s Breaking Bad TV series, and the New York Public Library. It has 15 employees, including CEO Margaret Wallace, CCO Nick Fortugno, and CFO Phillipe Trawinka. “

TechCrunch ” Initially a Facebook platform game, Shadow Government will use economic and sustainability data, and government-modeling software from the Millennium Institute to give players a chance to build and run, or destroy their own virtual countries. “

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