Yes, You May Virtually Pimp My Ride

Having experimented in Second Life, MTV Networks releases a standalone branded virtual world for its popular car show

Santa Monica-based developer Trilogy Studios (formed in late 2005 by ex EA and VU Games execs) has found a new niche to explore while developing next generation video games like Daybreakers. First out of the gate for the new virtual world software development studio is a fully realized virtual world for MTV Network's Music Group's popular IP, Pimp My Ride. While the popular TV show has already been turned into a console video game by Activision Value, Trilogy Studios has designed Virtual Pimp My Ride as a free downloadable game that allows fans to enter Van Nuys, California and build custom cars, engage in competitions like drag races and interact with other fans.

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