Virtual Reality Makes Real-World Cash, Boosts Self-Esteem

Last year, a man who goes by the moniker "Sal9000" married the love of his life in a ceremony that was streamed live online. The 27-year-old lives in Tokyo. His bride "Nene" lives inside a Nintendo DS handheld video game. Sal9000 paid real money to marry a virtual woman, and he is not alone. Well, technically he's not. Worldwide, millions are offering up their credit cards to create their own avatar in Wee World, advance their criminal empire in Mafia World, or explore, interact and travel in...Full Story
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