I must admit I had never heard of Club Penguin until very recently, when it was announced that the Muppets would be doing a “World Tour” of it. So I did some searching, and here’s how Wikipedia describes it:
Club Penguin is a massively multiplayer online game (MMO) involving a virtual world containing a range of online games and activities, created by New Horizon Interactive (now known as Disney Canada Inc.) using SmartFoxServer. Players use cartoon penguin-avatars and play in a winter-set virtual world.
You got that? Good, because I don’t understand a lick of it. But the good news is, Club Penguin will soon be hosting a “Muppets World Tour” to coincide with the release of Muppets Most Wanted. It starts on March 20, and — well, here, watch these videos. It’s two short teasers followed by a longer “trailer”:
And there you have it. If you’re on Club Penguin, get ready for Muppets! If you’re not on Club Penguin, maybe now’s the time to join? And no matter who you are: Don’t those Muppet versions of penguins look totally weird?
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by Ryan Roe – Ryan@ToughPigs.com