Virtual Fairground moves into engine market

Virtual Fairground moves into engine market
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

July 16th 2010 at 9:02PM

Flash MMO development platform The Ride goes public

Online world and MMO specialist Virtual Fairground has launched a new game engine designed specifically for the creation of Flash-based 3D MMO's.

Also capable of handling related virtual worlds and called The Ride, the development platform was created over two years, funded by a $4 million venture capital investment.

"Creating triple-A quality, highly scaleable virtual worlds and multiplayer online game experiences is an enormously time-consuming and costly process if you want it done right," said Ilja Goossens of Virtual Fairground, which recently launched a major update to its own flagship Flash MMO Club Galactik.

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